Category Archives: Holga

On the beach (sand in the sprockets)


There aren’t really any sprockets if you use 120 film, of course. And I took a lot more photos with my phone than with my bright red  plastic Holga. But if there were sprocket holes in the film in the … Continue reading

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My first steps with Holga


I have worn out my first Holga. I took it along to my father-in-law’s 80th birthday celebrtion and I couldn’t depress the shutter lever. RIP plastic brick with “optical lens”. I thought it might be interesting (and let’s face it, … Continue reading

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Online Gallery: featuring holga and Polaroid limited prints


I have created a commercial gallery site, where I am offering a rotating selection of my work as limited edition and unique digital prints. Please take the time to visit. If you appreciate this blog, you could also visit the … Continue reading

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From 120 film to Photoshop pixels: a video


How much trickery goes into your typical vignetted, grungy Holga shot? In this case not much. I’ve recorded a video showing how I take this from 120 film to something I can work with digitally. In future posts I’ll pick … Continue reading

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