How to get light swirl on film ?

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  1. shadowbecomeswhite

    shadowbecomeswhite Member

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    This artist uses a Holga120S with using a remodeled board. I don't understand what a remodeled board is. I think she uses Fujichrome 120 format color film or the Velvia color film.

    http://bit.ly/2Zpf0u

    I want to learn how to do this with 35mm and 120 film. Does anyone know ?
     
  2. shadowbecomeswhite

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    This artist uses a Holga120S with using a remodeled board. I don't understand what a remodeled board is. I think she uses Fujichrome 120 format color film or the Velvia color film.

    http://bit.ly/2Zpf0u

    I want to learn how to do this with 35mm and 120 film. Does anyone know ?
     
  3. Christopher Walrath

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    What, flare? Point at the sun. Just don't look at it.
     
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    When I shoot into the sun using a regular Holga (and I have 3 of them) I get the same effect. It's the cheap plastic lens (although it appears she uses a pinhole as well) that does it. I don't think film choice really matters, although to get the most out of your Holga for the Holga effect, use 120 film.
     
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    This is pinhole, no lens just a small hole on a board where a lens should be
    seed the alternative process form it has pinhole.
     
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    Holga without lens, lens replaced with a pinhole cap.

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    Looks to me like additional defects were introduced to the lens, scratches or another type of defect. I have a older Zeiss 50mm C for a Hasselblad that renders a similar look in specular backlit situation because it has a nick in the front emement. I keep it just in case I want to create a drastic flare effect. Experiment, pick up a couple used Holgas or other cheap camera and screw around with the optics, you can up with your own look.
     
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    The captions over on Flickr say those are pinhole pictures. Which explains the remodeled board.
     
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    Threads merged, moved to Toy Camera forum.
     
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