Is there a famous photographer using a holga?

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    Is there a famous photographer using a holga? Thanks,
     
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    One of the left-leaning US magazines had an article on the republican party taken entirely on a Holga to indicate being out of touch.
     
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    i forget his name, but a couple of years ago I saw a picture in newsweek that just screamed "HOLGA" and it was shot in combat in Afghanistan. I checked around and found him on a Holga chat list and he confirmed that he uses a holga while covering the war as well as lesser cameras.
     
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    whats "lesser" than a holga? LOL
     
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    I dunno they make some really nice glass for magnifying lenses... even that might be better ... hehe :whistling:
     
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    Yes, Wolfgang is so great in darkroom printing that he does not need better camera than a holga :smile:.
     
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    he uses Holga AND Hasselblad - it depends....
     
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    "Lesser" would be the mother of Holga: The Diana...
     
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    I love my Dianas. I use them much more often than my Holgas.
     
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    I thought I saw a comparison on here between a Hasselblad and a Holga actually, and the guy was saying that the center of the image from the Holga was as sharp as the Hasselblad
     
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    Haha I would love if that were true, then I could really make fun of Hassy owners for spending too much, now if they would only compare Leica's to Holga's that would be the ultimate burn! haha
     
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    hah, keep in mind I said just the center though. the plastic lens is surprisingly sharp where it wants to be.