Throwback Thursday: Before Instagram… Toy Camera Photography
This week’s Throwback Thursday post is dedicated to the Holga, or the Diana, or to lomography. You know, before Instagram there was the real deal. You didn’t just take ten quick photos, pick the best one, run some filters through it and post for your friends to see in an instant. No, there was a sweet roll of 120 in a plastic body with an even cheaper plastic lens. You loaded your film, electrical taped your camera shut and hoped for the best. Then, after a few weeks of taking one image here… one image there… you loaded your film into a Patterson tank, swished some chemicals around and waited to see what would appear.
Well, back in the fall of 2006, this is what appeared.
Shot in with a Holga, some electric tape and a roll of Ilford HP5 120
KristaOctober 31, 2013
Oh these are so perfect for Halloween!
Emilia JaneOctober 31, 2013
DaniOctober 31, 2013
So cool. :-)
Lauren COctober 31, 2013
I would love to get creative and try some different formats. If only there was more time in the day for a wedding photographer ;)
AmandaOctober 31, 2013
Haha! Perfect title for today’s generation.
katieOctober 31, 2013
Spooky! I’ve made a pinhole camera and shot with film cameras from crappy 35mm to high end 645s, but I have never used a Holga! I really want to get one!
ashley barnettOctober 31, 2013
I love looking back at my old images from high school! I didn’t know as much technically as I do now and my camera was super old, but I love seeing what I was feeling and thinking as an artist at that time!
Clipper Mill Head-shot Session | Jennifer Smutek PhotographySeptember 29, 2014
[…] what they were supposed to be. If you want to check out some of my Toy Camera stuff, you can check out this Throwback Thursday post I did last year… oooh, and this one […]