If someone asks you what the best medium format camera is, I am sure that you will have only a second to reply him/her that it’s certain Holga 120. And if he/she asks you more about its lens, yes, you will say “a plastic lens is my favorite.”
Using Holga is as free as a bird. Let your creativity flow unlimitedly. Forget all rules that you used to obey. Throw them out as far as possible. It’s time to be yourself with the extraordinary camera named Holga. There are two image modes which are 6×6 and 6×4.5 formats. 6×6 is extreme popular because it has vignettes in every corner. That’s Holga’s signature. But 6×4.5 mode cuts off the vignettes and gives you more four photos. I prefer square photos as they are unique and attractive. Moreover, I do love its plastic lens. It feels like being in a beautiful dream, soft and sweet. And Holga never limits your wonderful idea. You can create pseudo-panoramic photos, Holga sampler, Holgaroid, Holga 35mm or 75mm, let the light leaks in and so on. So, Holga is the most artistic camera!
I love taking photos with my Holga 120CFN. I always imagine that I am a scientist who never stops experiment. Holga is my every thing and has so many things I want to learn about it. I try on all film types to search my most favorite, but I did not find it as every type of film is suitable for Holga. I am never disappointed since I have had a new friend whose name is Holga. It is my super lovely friend ever!
Capture the world and all its contours in vibrant, wide-angled photographs any time, any where! The LC-A 120 is an adventure of its own with lots of exciting functions to experiment with, like seamless long exposures or full ISO control. It's also super-fast and ultra-compact - perfect for your everyday. If you're worried about the Medium Format film, don't be! You are free to use any 120 Film you want and there are plenty to choose from. In fact, that's what makes this camera so versatile! Scroll through this gallery for a little taste of the glorious shots this nifty invention is capable of.
Think the Belair X 6-12 medium-format camera is only limited to snapping square shots? Nope! It also gives you the option to shoot other photo formats, such as 6x12. We compiled some of the most impressive photos in this format for your inspiration!
If you want to know the heart of a person, peek inside his/her wardrobe! And no, nobody famous said that; I only just made it up. But really, don't you think it's true? After all, the way we dress screams our personality; at least for most of us. And that is why, as soon as I land on a new city, one of the things I absolutely must do is find the local boutiques. Sure, I love the fancy chain boutiques as much as the next person, but there's just something else about a local clothing store. It's unique!
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!
When asked to recall the moment they first became truly interested in photography, most photographers would remember the magical feeling of picking up a hand-me-down or secondhand camera, the thrill of shooting an entire roll through, and the elation upon seeing and holding their first ever set of photographs. Caleb Savage, however, had quite a unique experience. At 10 years old, he had his first taste of working in the darkroom making prints at Boy Scout camp, thereby beginning a more than a decade-long affinity with photography.
You read the right, folks! The 175 Years of Petzval Legacy Competition is officially extended. Discover the additional prizes awaiting our lucky winners and meet the esteemed Petzval photographers that comprise our jury.