Underwater housing for Holga

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  1. Richard S. (rich815)

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    Wow! A shark-proof Ziploc! Film? Dunno. Anything tolerant of salt water, I guess.
     
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    Thanks. I want film that will give me the best color and also a b&w film with the best tonality.
     
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    Sigh..... No one can help me?

    Ok, I'll stop now. It is April 2nd now after all.... :smile:
     
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    Well, I was going to suggest Kodachrome. And since you're going to be diving, maybe some Efke 25 for the low light conditions.
     
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    I think they coulda done better than a zip lock bag.
     
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    For black and white I'd go Tri-x or HP5 for sure under water. In the bright sunshine above water FP4.
     
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    LOLOL this was funny. Probably works well too haha
     
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    I thought, "This guy better be kidding." Then I saw his April 2nd comment, and figured Kodachrome fit the bill just right.
     
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    Holga is built to leak. Why would you want to change that?
     
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    Treat the Holga as a single-use camera. Shoot Tmax 400 in it, and dispense with the housing. Just remember to keep the film wet until you can process it. Could be interesting!
     
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    Ha! Might be worth trying!
     
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    Forget the housing. That way, you can shoot and pre-soak at the same time. Could save a lot of darkroom time.:confused:
     
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    And if you shoot color neg, you'd be doing the Sea-41 process :D