Mark the Focus Settings on your Holga-Lens!

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The only problem with the great Holga-Lenses is that you can't see the focus-settings. I found a really easy way to mark it and resolve this issue.

So I designed the labels with a label printer, you can do it with other stickers, with a white marker and other symbols. For me, the simple version with 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 is enough and there are no symbols on my label printer.

First I put the lens-attachment on the Holga, so that the slots from the lens-attachment are left and right of the symbols. I pushed the lens not till the end on the optic so that the symbols are visible.

Then I started to stick the individual numbers on the lens-attachment. Make sure you don’t twist the lens-attachment on the optic because it isn’t really tight.

I made this for all three lens-attachments.

Now the problem where i do the focus settings is away. In addition, I stick on the top of the Holga a N, so I remember to check if I turn from B to N!

Have fun with my new Tipster! Hopefully it will help anybody.

Your Pearlgirl

written by pearlgirl77 on 2013-02-20 in #gear #tipster #focusing #lens #fisheye #top #mark #tipster #holga #setting #label #distance #tele #holga-top-tipsters #diy
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3 Comments

  1. neanderthalis
    neanderthalis ·

    Simple but excellent solution

  2. drito
    drito ·

    I'd like to see some examples of shots taken with the lens attachments at different focal lengths other than infinity. I always shot with my attachments set to infinity for some dumb reason.

  3. stonerfairy
    stonerfairy ·

    HAY! This is good tips!!

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