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Plastic Cameras, 2nd Edition by Michelle Bates

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chapter five

Prepping and Shooting Your Holga

At this point you may be wondering why do I need help using this camera if it is so low-tech? Holgas are quite simple, but they have many quirks that affect their use and the look of the images. As with any camera, the more you know about how your Holga functions, the better you'll be able to make images that match your personal artistic vision. This chapter guides you through the main issues you'll need to know to gain control over the Holga's peculiarities. Once you know what they are, you can choose how you'd like to proceed; some photographers want to banish any unpredictability from their shooting experience, while others welcome it.

After that, you'll learn how to load and unload a Holga and ...

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