Indian industrial designer Saikat Biswas has come up with a novel and frankly, fantastic looking digital Holga. He calls it the Holga D. Saikat has managed to merge the key elements of the Holga and combine them with a digital sensor. We would love to … Read More →
Category Archives: Photography Articles
Last week I tried hard to be impartial while writing our brief article outlining the current problems surrounding the first film from The Impossible Project’s (TIP) factory and the backlash surrounding it. Personally I was torn about the new film: I was incredibly happy that … Read More →
Now that the dust has settled after a frenzy of excitement over the launch of The Impossible Project’s (TIP) new film the PX 100 Silver Shade, people are starting to wonder if it will live up to the hype. In this modern-age of twittering press … Read More →
People have been taking photographs for over 150 years and finding negatives and films from this long history of photography can be exciting and fascinating. However, this can be a minefield leading to copyright and taste issues. Hopefully, this article will help to keep you … Read More →
Holgablog pays tribute to the most spectacular instant camera ever created, looking at it's features, how it works, and into the future for this amazing feat of engineering.
Our final part to this series is a bit different to normal Holgablog articles. We have been lucky enough to have been granted permission by Pierre Luminet to translate his brilliant in depth reviews and comparisons of some of the most popular TLR's ever made.
The longest geekiest part of our guide yet! Discover over 30 cameras you probably have never heard of, and decide for yourself whether to add them to your collection.
Compared to ‘proper’ TLRs, specifically designed toy cameras are relative youngsters to the camera market. There are some TLRs that enthusiasts have adopted as toy cameras (the Lubitel 2 and 166U/B, plus a whole heap of plastic bodied/plastic lensed pseduo TLRs from the 60′s and … Read More →
To celebrate release of the Diana Mini and it’s half-framey-ness we thought we’d delve into the Flickr vaults to bring you 20 of the best half-frame diptychs. In this digital age it’s easy to place two photos alongside each other, but with a half frame, … Read More →
In the first part of my TLR guide we covered the benefits of TLRs and the heavy-hitters in the TLR market. We were originally going to cover Pseudo, Toy and other TLRs in this article, but it ended up growing into a behemoth of an … Read More →
In our first of a series of articles on TLRs, we run through the history of these strange beasts, why people use them, and a brief rundown of the most popular TLRs on the market. Stay tuned for further articles that will feature some of … Read More →
May I present to you the 6x9 Kershaw Eight-Twenty Penguin. Released in the 50's and made in Britain, it was crap even back then. One shutter speed (or bulb), and a choice of two apertures, plus some dodgy manufacturing didn't leave me feeling confident of getting decent photos.