Any Holga 120 WPC Users?

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  1. BrianPhotog

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    Is anyone else using the new-ish Holga 120 WPC to take pinhole shots with? What are your thoughts on it? I've only had mine for a couple of months now but so far I love it. There is some odd vigenetting from time to time (not even, circular vigenetting) that I *think* is caused by the "shutter" not fully clearing the image area if the cable release isn't in firmly enough, but besides that I love it...small, light, and 6x12 images :tongue:

    Below is my favorite photograph from it so far. I have about a dozen more in a gallery on my website here. With each image is included exposure, film, and processing information.

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    Just got mine last week haven't play around with.
    Going to try for a test shot this weekend.
     
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    Vignetting Holga 6x12 pinhole-cam

    I´ve got one too, just two weeks ago. Just processed and scanned my first B&W film a couple of days ago. First of all, I am not impressed yet because of the same reason, vignertting. At this time I am not sure about why all of my negs are vignetted. I am loosing about half a cm on either side of my negatives and I don´t know why.
     

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    btw, in this example, I already have cut off the vignetting left and right. I will look for another example
     
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    Vignetting Holga 6x12 pinhole-cam

    This is an uncropped negative with vignetting.
     

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    Freestyle has this camera in stock now--good news for us in the States.
     
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    That's not the vignetting I was reffering to. Circular vignetting is "normal" for pinholes (and holgas, for that matter :D). I occasionally get more of a hard, linear vignetting on one side as if the shutter door doesn't clear the image area.
     
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    The price is about the same as buying from eBay (i.e. Hong Kong + shipping) :sad:
     
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    Examples of photos i've taken with mine:
    Kodak Portra 400VC: 1 2

    Ilford PanF 50: 1
     
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    I really love the Pan F shot. Nicely done!

    I'm really thinking about buying one of these. I've been doing pinhole for years with 8x10 sheet film and though I love the giant negatives, having something a bit more portable while still retaining a fairly large negative sounds very apealing.
     
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    I made new Holga 120WPC pinholeshots today, in color ...

    Today I made a couple of new Holga 120WPC shots, now, for the first time on Fujicolor 400Pro negative ... The more I use the camera, the more I start to like it.
     

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