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Taking Back Tipsters: Holga 120

Looking for ways to better your experience shooting with the Holga? Check out these previously publsihed Tipsters from the community!

The Holga is deceptively simple, but it is a Pandora’s Box of photographic potential. If you’re new to the big black box or just want to hone your skills further, here are a couple of Tipsters from the community that can hopefully inspire you as they have inspired us!

Holga Close Up Lens on your Konstruktor Brings Lots of Fun by pearlgirl77

Get the best out of both worlds as you combine the macro powers of the Holga’s close-up lens together with the Konstrukor, the DIY wonder.

Photo by lomofrue

Camera Modification Tips: Holga Splitzer by lomofrue

Take your multiple exposures up a notch with this DIY splitzer solution using your Holga’s lens cap. It’s quick, cheap, and easy.

Holga Boat, Man: Summer-Proofing Your Holga by themindseye

Just because your Holga is cheap and made of plastic doesn’t mean that it can’t benefit from protection. themindseye tackles techniques in making sure your beloved Holga fights for another day.

The Velcro Mod for Your Holga by buttonmunch

Having a whole roll ruined just because the back of your Holga fell is not one of the best experiences to have. To avoid ever having this problem, you can try putting velcro on your camera to make sure everything stays put.

Photo by arurin

Modify your Holga 120 to Shoot in the 70mm Format by atria007

Last but not the least is something a wee bit more complex but incredibly rewarding as well. Shooting 70mm or 2 35mm films together is practically unheard of and is sure to elicit positive quite a few likes from your friends. Read on on how you can do it yourself!

The Holga Family is known for its saturation, shadowy vignettes, and dream-like scenes. This iconic camera clan will definitely steal your heart with its plastic charm. Head to our Shop and see which Holga is for you!

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