DIY Holga Splitzer

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How to make your own Holga Splitzer using cardboard? I'll show you how I made mine :)

I tried to find Holga Splitzer in local shop and also online shop but I failed. Maybe Holga didn’t produce a splitzer yet. So I decided to make one by my own.

You’ll need:

  • Cardboard (I used my Holga Flash box)
  • Thick paper (I used film box)
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Sellotape
  • Black marker

Step 1: Trace your lens cap with a pencil and cut it as seen above.

Step 2: Cut a thick paper into two pieces.

Step 3: Stick them together.

Step 4: Fit it on your lens and stick them tightly so in can’t barely move.

Step 5: Make a straight line on the cardboard and cut it.

Step 6: Blacken the inside of your splitzer.

That’s it! Your splitzer has two wings! Don’t forget to close one wing upon shooting. Good luck!

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written by apissepet on 2011-11-15 in #gear #tipster #120g #diy #camera #135bc #120cfn #holga-splitzer #120fn #120gn #135 #120gcfn #120n #tipster

9 Comments

  1. flykiwii
    flykiwii ·

    good idea.. ^-^ maybe i will try! have you uplaoded pictures youve taken with the splitzer yet?

  2. apissepet
    apissepet ·

    not yet :) i've sent my film to get developed.

  3. gvelasco
    gvelasco ·

    Clever.

  4. odax
    odax ·

    Yeah, I'm also keen to see your results. I'm definitely gonna try this...

  5. apissepet
    apissepet ·

    This is the only one :) www.lomography.cn/homes/apissepet/photos/14721715

  6. qayyumhaniff
    qayyumhaniff ·

    DANG ! this is what i'm looking for ! you're such a creative guy ! :)

  7. faezrusni
    faezrusni ·

    yeah..me also wanna try it...thanx ya

  8. iamdnierod
    iamdnierod ·

    thanks so much! i got sooo depressed when i lost my lense cap DIY splizter last month. im gonna make this one!

  9. rlotze
    rlotze ·

    This is the best splitzer idea I've seen.

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