Project 9

Faux Holga


Getting tired of pin-sharp, noise-free, character-free images from your 24-megapixel Pro DSLR? Then try this grunge effect to give your images the toy camera aesthetic – think WEIRD, think GRUNGE, think ART!

The Holga is a cheap (around us $30), plastic medium-format film camera mass-produced in China. Originally manufactured in the early 1980s for the home market, it has now gained cult status amongst bohemian western photographers who are drawn to the grunge ‘art’ aesthetic. The camera represents the antithesis of everything that the modern digital camera manufacturers are striving to achieve. If you are looking for edge-to-edge ...

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