Getting alot of dust on holga film

Discussion in 'Lo-Fi Cameras' started by brian steinberger, Jan 20, 2008.

  1. brian steinberger

    brian steinberger Member

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    When I take my Holga out without being protected, I seem to get alot of dust in the resulting negatives. I've never seen this before, although it is January and the air is very dry and staticy. I blow out the camera with canned air each time before I put the film in, so it must be getting in from the outside somewhere. Is the only place for dust to get into a Holga from the back? Has anyone else experienced this?
     
  2. Shawn Rahman

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    Not the best engineering on these Holgas!

    Get some black gaffers tape and tape it over the metal clips and around the camera to form a tighter seal once you load the film. This is also likely to help with potential lightleaks.

    Good luck!