Plas­tic Russ­ian-made medi­um for­mat cam­era (b. 1982). Leaky, unpre­dictable results, great bright col­ors. Used for lo-fi art photog­ra­phy.


to.com/july2001/plastic_fantastic.shtml”>Plastic fan­tas­tic!” is a nice intro­ductory arti­cle, with illus­tra­tions.

Once you’re sold on it, you need to get one. You can get a low-cost [amazonify]B000AL8JKW::text::::cheap Holga[/amazonify] itself, or spend just a few bucks more and get a [amazonify]B000JFGAUU::text::::lomo starter kit[/amazonify] that comes with all kinds of acces­sories.



to/eHolga.html”>Holga, my Hol­ga” fun page with FAQs and info. Fol­low the tips for to/eHolga.html#prepping”>prepping the Hol­ga when you first get it. [to/fHolga.html”>en français]

A page of hol­ga hacks.

Hol­ga cam­eras: site with tips and info.

Fuji still makes [amazonify]B000ANBAIS::text::::great film avail­able at a dis­count in bulk[/amazonify] (this is Velvia RVP 100 col­or slide film, great for the Hol­ga).


First published on March 8th, 2009 at 1:41 pm (EST) and last modified on March 8th, 2009 at 3:27 pm (EST).

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