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NYC through a Holga.

I was wandering around Flickr recently and ended up spending a lot of time clicking through some great little photographs by Paris-based graphic designer, Stephanie *. If you’ve ever used a Holga to shoot anything you know it’s somewhat of a crapshoot until you’ve shot rolls and rolls and you have a good feel for the focus.

boooom photo photography photographer holga lomo blog


I took a Holga with me to Sri Lanka and I never really got a good feel for it, so 90% of my shots were horrible but the ones that turned out made it well worth it. The Holga camera, for those that don’t know, is a cheap little plastic camera (buying and developing film will cost you more than the camera itself) whose imperfections are loved by many. Each Holga is a one of a kind in the way it allows light to leak inside and “ruin” the film, some people tape of sections to manipulate the way the light leaks in.

boooom photo photography photographer holga lomo blog

boooom photo photography photographer holga lomo blog

boooom photo photography photographer holga lomo blog

boooom photo photography photographer holga lomo blog

boooom photo photography photographer holga lomo blog

Take a gander at the entire NYC HOLGA SET and be sure to look at the other sets as well – great stuff.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/stephaniekac/sets/72157604938961617/