Tipster Of The Day: Cut Parts & Pull Shapes


If you think you've seen and tried all the "Holga Modifications": possible, look again...

If you think you’ve seen and tried all the Holga Modifications possible, look again…


Here are a few chosen pics from my holgamodstuff using customised holga masks. Here’s how: just have yourself some cardboard or paper, make shapes out of it, put it in you holga frame, and shoot! Afterwards, use your spooled 120 film again and just repeat the process. Just make sure you place your holga mask in a slightly different position this time.

There’s always more to do and see than you thought with our beloved Holga. So please feed it with some films and abuse it with your crazy ideas! And when done, upload your lo-fi plastic Holgavisions here.

written by julirai on 2008-09-07 in #gear #tipster #tips-tricks #tipster #lomotipster #holga


  1. evev
    evev ·

    excellently done!!!

  2. fabyen
    fabyen ·

    yeah great shots !!
    really makes me want to try some masks...

  3. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    i really like the effect and there are great sample- shots

  4. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    julirai! the king of shapes!

  5. poitr
    poitr ·

    CRAZY!!!!!!!!....that's Super cool!

  6. hanspan
    hanspan ·

    im def going to have a go at some masks.. got plenty of film boxes lying about too... perfect!!

  7. taringkelinci
    taringkelinci ·


  8. cinzinc
    cinzinc ·

    wooooaaaaaa!!! wud this be possible for any camera??

  9. sumlom
    sumlom ·

    woah! crazy stuff! im definitely gonna try this soon!

  10. kernow_and_cambria
    kernow_and_cambria ·

    This confuses the hell outta me but i like it!

  11. julirai
    julirai ·

    ok, i am a little late, but: i think it works with all analogue cameras, but it's easiest with the holga because of the 120 format. i think it could be quite difficult with 35 mm, but, try it!

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