Holga and Hasselblad


So, as you are aware, I got my films back – I was especially looking forward to seeing the shots from the Hasselblad, given I paid a small fortune for it and am betting the farm that it’ll produce images that will stir my creative soul.   I know, not too much pressure then.

First, the Holga, which never ceases to surprise and amaze

Next, the Hasselblad – early days with this beastie, only just got hold of a lightmeter so the early films were guesswork and counting back from Sunny 16..

I think it’s safe to say that the camera has done ok 🙂

Pretty happy with those so far. I have another 2 films I’m scanning and there are some interesting shots there too.

Can’t wait to get out again and take more shots now!

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5 Comments on “Holga and Hasselblad

  1. Nice Holga shots Charlie! And the Hasselbad ones aren’t too shabby either 🙂 Also, thanks for following HolgaDirect on Twitter. Happy Shooting!

    Rgds
    Rick

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  2. Beautiful shots all around! I think my favorite is that picture of the scooter. If you can ever enlarge that to a big print, let me know. (My husband would LOVE it. He is obsessed with Vespas.)

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  3. Nice shots! How are you scanning these? Do you get them printed first, or scan the film? I’m a n00b…but I want to start doing more with my Holga!

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    • Hi – I actually did print these first and then scanned them in a bog standard scanner. They needed a little cleaning up with photoshop to remove dust etc, but they actually came out ok. For decent scans though, I’d scan from the neg using an Epson V-series scanner or similar.

      Good luck with the Holga, I love mine but I keep forgetting about it! Must do more with it this holiday! Look forward to seeing your shots 🙂

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