The Holga 135BC


A Holga with the convenience of 35mm film but with the lovely black corners we all know and love!

Not only does this camera shoot with any 35mm film – but it also has a hot shoe built in so that you can attach a flash. It’s pocket sized – well ok ok almost – lets say it will slide into a bag really easy. It is small compact camera will no frills.

Settings are super easy, with 4 distance settings which you just twist the lens round and following the pictures of classic the Holga icons – there is also a B/N lever so you can keep the aperture open for longer exposures depending on which you select. oh yes ‘B’ being bulb setting.

The camera has a tripod mount and a cable release mount fitted – bonus! with cloudy and sun settings – so enough for you to play with in a range of conditions.

There is a manual film winder on the left … now what else can I tell you. ah yes The vignetting is cool beans – and you wind it on with your thumb via a winding lock type mechanism.

I was super happy with the images I shot and it’s a really great addition to the Holga Family of which I am very fond – however my heart with always belong to the LCA. True love never dies!

written by scootiepye on 2009-06-07 #gear #australia #review #scootiepye #the-holga-135bc


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  1. dogma
    dogma ·

    Fantastic gallery!

  2. janidays
    janidays ·

    wow ! im in love with the gallery

  3. cinzinc
    cinzinc ·

    u have by far the best gallery!!

  4. stouf
    stouf ·

    Perfect shots. scootiepye rules !

  5. butter
    butter ·

    Amazing colours!

  6. trash-gordon-from-outer-space
    trash-gordon-from-outer-space ·

    I never considered buying this camera. Maybe you just changed my mind.

  7. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    These pics really take you on a journey!

  8. dfred
    dfred ·

    I really love this camera, one of my fav

  9. maddyoulook
    maddyoulook ·

    I've been using my LC-A+ and I've neglected this baby. Maybe I should break it out again. :)

  10. dennyluvers
    dennyluvers ·

    holga huh??one my fav. camera
    nice shoot...

  11. wendypops
    wendypops ·

    I love my little Holga 135!

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