A Holga camera site for those with an interest in toy camera photography.
Browse Holga image galleries for photos created using a cheap plastic camera
a plastic lens. Be sure to click on the Holga
link above to view the Holga gallery designed for those that love
(medium format) photographs
created with the Holga! The Holga
Toy Camera Information link above will take you to a page with more
details about this Holga site.
Light Leaks: Magazine
Light Leaks magazine is dedicated to plastic toy cameras and pinhole cameras. Light Leaks magazine is published quarterly by Light Leaks Press. Subscriptions are available for $39.99 U.S.
Holga Manual (PDF)
This manual will tell you what you need to know about your Holga.
Holga - The world through a plastic lens.
A book that focuses on a low tech roll film camera made in Hong Kong, with minimal settings, a camera that may also leak light onto the film and the film advance doesn’t always space the frames out correctly.
Plastic Cameras: Toying with Creativity
Michelle Bates is a photographer who prefers Toy Cameras such as the Holga. She has taught many lectures on Toy Cameras, wrote a book titled "Plastic Cameras: Toying with Creativity," and is a member of the Educator's Resource Catalog's Advisory Board of Photographic Professionals.
Toy Camera Articles
Articles on topics such as The Travelcam, Diana Shutter Servicing, Half - Frame Holga, Holga Panoramas, Developing to Get the Best out of Your Black and White Holga Negatives, A Pinholga Odyssey, Close-up Lenses for Toy Cameras, 35mm Film in a 126, Holga Film Spool Tension Modification, Holga - A Wide Angle Modification, The Holga Velcro Mod, Plastic Pod Partner, Holga, Thoughts on the Lubitel 166 Camera, and The Diana Legacy.
How To Hack Your Holga and Shoot Digitally With it
Mounting the Holga lens on a digital camera body.
An Plastic Fantastic! Overview of the Holga Camera
This article gives an overview of the Holga, how it works, what it can do, and even some tips. After you read this article you will throw away your multi-element, multi-coated, auto-focus lenses and embrace the Holga.
Simple Cameras: The Holga Camera
Robert Hirsch explains the reason for using a plastic toy Holga camera.
Holga Tips by Susanne Friedrich
Tips on Focusing, Aperture, Film Tension, Night Photography, Exposure and Film Choices.
Holga Tips and Tricks
Holga tips and tricks, along with information on Pinhole cameras.
Light Leak – Medium Format Forum
Trouble shooting a Holga that is leaking light.
Holga - More Than Just A Camera
Kit Frost tells about how she recommends the Toy Camera the Holga. She uses the Holga with her students at Chase the Light Studios in Durango, Colorado.
The Authoritative Guild to Holga Tune-up and Modifications
Mark Hahn guides you through the step by step process so you can tune up and make modifications on you Holga.
Dr. Burnett's Magic Box: The Washington Post
David Burnett is an experienced photographer who recommends the Holga over any Nikon that money can buy.
A Holga Camera Overview
An Overview of the Holga and it’s capabilities along with some incite into the history of the Holga.
Holga Specs and FAQ
A website that provides information about your new Holga.
Holga Digital Modifications / H20
This site tells you how to turn your Holga into a digital camera.
Description of the Holga
The Holga's cheap construction and simple meniscus lens often yields pictures that display vignetting, blur, light leaks, and other distortions. Ironically, the camera's quality problems became a virtue among some photographers, with Holga photos winning awards and competitions in art and news photography
Holga 120S Camera Instruction Manual
The instructional manual for the Holga 120S.
The Facts About Holga Apertures
The Holga only has one aperture even though there are two settings.
Holga, My Holga...A Few Things Absolute Beginners Should Know About Holgas
Why a Holga? A Holga's Innards. Prepping Your Holga for the First Time. Shooting With a Holga. Film Types for Holga. Simple Holga Mods. But Now I Need a Lightmeter. Where to Find More Holga Info.
Medium Film Cameras: It's Hip to be Square
Square photography using medium film toy cameras is all the rage in the photography world of today. The Holga and other toy cameras are what its all about according to Gary Mortensen from the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
The 35mm Holga Modification
Modify your Holga so that it can use 35mm film. A step by step guide that teaches you how to modify and use your Holga toy camera.
A site dedicated to the Holga. Contains varieties and articles on the Holga and many valuable resources for the Holga.
The Holga Gallery of Tomas Gerber
Tomas Gerber is a Switzerland artist who engaged in experimental photography several years. He is intensely interested with contemporary and experimental photography.
Holga Gallery by Ray Pempengco
All of these photos in this gallery have been taken with a Holga.
The Plastic Lens
Words and Photographs by CJ Stephen: Asiana, Colorflash Deluxe, The Diana, Empire Junior, The Fujipet, The Holga, The Pinhole Holga, The Polaroid
Holga Photos by Sara Lovering
Sara Lovering created this Holga gallery, including pictures from places all over the world.
The Holga Republic
A bunch of toy camera galleries and model comparisons, along with links to other toy camera sites.
PhotoSig: Holga Pics
A large variety of pictures taken with a Holga camera.
Zike's Toy Image Gallery
An image gallery showing variety in toy camera photos.
Holga Photos by Markus Puustinen
This is a Collection of Holga Photos By Markus Puustinen.
Trekearth Holga Photos
Hogla Photos from all around the world.
Run: Holga Pics
A website with Holga photos and more.
Toy Camera Gallery by Sean Duggan
Gallery of toy camera photos.
Holga Photos by Susan Bowen
Susan uses a toy camera called the Holga. The long overlapping images are created by only partially advancing the film between exposures – the overlapping occurs in the film itself. These unplanned juxtapositions capture the experience of a particular time and place and at the same time have an identity all on their own.
Found Photography Holga Gallery
A gallery of photos that were taken with a Holga 120s.
Holga.net is a resource for Holga cameras and optics for all needs. Holga.net has many hard to find cameras, including cameras by Lomo, Minox, Seagull, ZeroImage, and more.
Holga Products and Supplies
Holga Camera Bag, Holga Enlarger Negative Carrier Set (Replacement), Holga Enlarger Kit for 35mm (includes Arista 50mm f/3.5 lens), Holga Enlarger Kit for Medium Format (includes Arista 75mm f/3.5 lens), Holga Enlarger Kit for 35mm & Med. Format (includes Arista 50mm & 75mm f/3.5 lens), Holga 120N Plastic Medium Format Camera, Holga 120FN Plastic Medium Format Camera with Built-in flash, Holga Lens/Filter Holder, Holga Color Filter Set, Holga Soft Surround Filter Set, Holga Split Image Filter Lens Set, Holga Holgon MF Flash, Holga Masking Frame for 6x6 cm (12 exp.) for Holga Cameras, Holga Masking Frame for 6x4.5 cm (16 exp.) for Holga Cameras, 35mm Film Adaptor Kit for Holga Cameras, Holga Shutter Release Set, Premium 12 inch Cable Release with Vinyl Sheath, Holga Filter System for 35mm Point & Shoot and Digital Cameras, Instant Film Back for Holga Camera (Uses T80 series and 669/690 type films), Fisheye Lens for Holga 120 Cameras, Replacement Diopter for Polaroid Back for Holga camera, Holga Manual Electronic Flash.
Toycamera.com started as just two people with an interest in Plastic Cameras. Over a fairly short time and a few conversations with others who found themselves interested in the Cameras, they found themselves as a Group.
Group of "Holgamaniacs" who are devoted to the use of the Holga. Contains galleries, news articles, and forums for all your Holga needs.
Holga Mods and Tune-ups
The Holga has problems at the manufacturing level of the cameras and not with the design. Learn how to adjust the latch mechanism so that they work as designed for the Holga 120S.
Simple Holga Mods
Velcro Mod, Tension Adjustment, Counter Window Cover, 6x6 Photo Format and Bubble-Wrap Pressure Plate, Screw-In Filters and Lens Hood.
Homemade Holga Lens for EOS 20D
Create your own Canon-Holga hybrid camera.
Krappy Kamera Show
The winning photos from the Krappy Kamera Show.
The Holga Show at PhotoMedia Center
August 2006. Artists were welcome to submit up to 8 images for consideration for inclusion in the show. I submitted Holga images that are currently displayed on this site and did not win. Oh well...next time :)