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Win a Holga from Squarefrog!

Posted September 21, 2007 in Random

Squarefrog, who over the last year has put together what is far and away the most comprehensive Holga information site going, is having a one year anniversary contest. All you have to do to enter is fill out a very short questionnaire. The contest is open to everyone world-wide. Prizes and stuff: First prize – […]

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First look at the new Holga 135BC toy camera

Posted September 12, 2007 in Kit/Equipment

Sean Rohde gives us the run-down on the new 35mm Holga 135BC in two parts: Camera walk-through Photographic results and analysis (loads of pictures!) The camera isn’t generally available yet, but eBay user uranium99 has them for US $49.99 + $19.99 shipping (to the US) from Hong Kong.

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Plastic Makes Perfect toy camera photograph show, Atlanta, US

Posted September 11, 2007 in Exhibitions

Check it out at Beep Beep Gallery in Atlanta, GA, US!

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Erin Dorbin "Kalamazoo in Photos" book launch/show, MI, US

Posted August 25, 2007 in Books & Publications + Exhibitions

Don’t miss the book launch/exhbit for Erin Dorbin‘s new book, Kalamazoo in Photos: A Photographic Catalogue of Kalamazoo’s Most Unique Places. The event is 5–9pm, Friday, 7 Sept., 2007 at the Art Cons Gallery in the Park Trades Center, Kalamazoo, MI, US. There’s a larger, more readable version of the announcement here. About the book, […]

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Diana dissection photos

Posted August 10, 2007 in Camera Hacking & DIY

Wanna know what the guts of a Diana toy camera look like? Sean Rohde has the answer!

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Theres Brown launches web site

Posted July 3, 2007 in Photographers + Pinhole

Therese Brown, whose Holga, pinhole, and Polaroid work I’ve been following on Flickr for the last two years or so, has just launched a web site of her photography as well as a blog. Check it out at thisiswhatisee.com!

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Interview with Robert Holmgren

Posted June 30, 2007 in Interviews

Check out this interview with Robert Holmgren by Chris Keeney. You can see Holmgren’s work at his Web site, robertholmgren.com.

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Interview with Steph Parke (EN, PT)

Posted June 5, 2007 in Interviews

Check out this interview with toy camera photographer Steph Parke by Mário Venda Nova. In both English and Portuguese.

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Holga focus test

Posted May 6, 2007 in Extra Geeky

Squarefrog, who has put together what I believe to now be the definitive Holga resource site, has done a focus test to see if the generally cites distances for each focussing icon are correct. He writes: I decided to dispell some Holga focus myths and actually test the focus distance for the 3 people, and […]

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Interview with photographer Chris Keeney

Posted April 19, 2007 in Interviews + Pinhole

I met California-based experimental photographer/camera builder Chris Keeney on Flickr. He’ll shoot with anything that crosses his path: pinholes, toy cameras, digital, a pair of glasses, a can of Spam… he seems willing to try literally anything at least once. We decided to interview each other via email, a first for both of us. The […]

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