Holgarama: Mystery Squares Rumble

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Take out those mysterious Holga squares out and get a chance to win some Piggy Points!

The original Holga shrouds photos in wonderful, interesting mystique with its glass/plastic lens creating a ‘beautiful disaster’ with heavy vignetting on the corners of your shots. How do you convey the shroud of mystery of the Holga 120?

Show to us those broodingly mysterious 120 square shots with your Holga – bring on those vignettes, crazy colours and that unconventional appeal that elevated the Holga into the chunky plastic cult camera it is now, and you just might win some Piggy Points along the way!

  • Prize(s): 3 winners of 10 Piggy Points
  • Film/Camera Type: Holga 120 format shots only.
  • Upload Limit: 5 photos
  • Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height.
  • It would be great to tag your submissions with hearty descriptions as well!
  • By submitting your photos to this rumble, you allow Lomography.com to use your submitted photos for promotional purposes.

written by kazarareta on 2009-05-02 in #competitions #120 #square #holga #holga-cfn #medium-format #rumble #plastic-lens

27 Comments

  1. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    Great, a Holga rumble! But isn't a Holgarama a "panoramic multi-shot"? Or is it just about square shots.... ?

  2. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    agreed with vicuna's question

  3. thaiseb
    thaiseb ·

    I can't see most of submissions, including mine...

  4. awhisker
    awhisker ·

    I can't submit anything! Wht's going on. Keeps coming up with unknown program!

  5. saviorjosh
    saviorjosh ·

    i have the same question as vicuna.
    but judging from the theme photo, it seems to me that this time they just want plain square pics...

  6. anelfandhiszippo
    anelfandhiszippo ·

    I have problems submitting! I cant see all submissions and most of my Holga shots are not visible in my LAB :'(

  7. grad
    grad ·

    Holgamania, but not Holgarama.

    Lab is down

  8. neja
    neja ·

    I can't submit either! please do smth!

  9. ebolatheelectricmonk
    ebolatheelectricmonk ·

    Give your Holga a hug, everyday.
    Live long and prosper...

  10. disdis
    disdis ·

    I have problems with my submissions. They are uploaded but then you cannot see the pictures. The 5 of them.

  11. scootiepye
    scootiepye ·

    Still unable to upload new shots to my beta home :(

  12. golfpunkgirl
    golfpunkgirl ·

    i cant even upload a profile pic to my page :(

  13. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    My 5 submission can't be seen, linking to a "sorry, something went wrong" page... :(((

  14. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    can't submit images by a simple upload either

  15. eggzakly
    eggzakly ·

    Well, I submitted some 220 shots, but then I started wondering, is 220 ok for this rumble?

  16. blue-dog
    blue-dog ·

    I have been beta homeless off and on a long time over the year. This time 8 days. I can not get anyone to answer my letters. It has been very hard to submit to everything. Spread the lomo love.

  17. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    oooh :((( after doing all the "next-next-next" and finding one picture to submit I've pressed "yes!". after submission I see the first page again! :( need to "next-next-next" again.... :(((((

  18. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    can submit but can't see the submissions (have 404 not found)

  19. jblaze823
    jblaze823 ·

    When I click on Submit Photos, I am not given the opportunity to add my photos

  20. neja
    neja ·

    submission still not working!

  21. neja
    neja ·

    submission still not working!

  22. neja
    neja ·

    submission still not working!

  23. neja
    neja ·

    submission still not working!

  24. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    ...and still can´t upload pictures from the computer.....

  25. blue-dog
    blue-dog ·

    Nope; pretty sure mine show up like the broken camera. I have had this problem off and on now for many many months. Not fun any more. Spread the lomo love.

  26. oldskool_rider
    oldskool_rider ·

    great stuff, holga rules!!!!

  27. neja
    neja ·

    hurray! I did finally submit!

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