Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Kehler View Post
I use a Holga as well (and greatly enjoy it, I even won an award with one) but part of the enjoyment is the unpredictability of it. You just never know what you are going to get and if it is usable. You have to admit it is very much a "pet rock" type of item, something that very in vogue at the moment but will likely not have long staying power.
Holga has been a mainstream camera since at least the late '80's here. As such, I wouldn't call it a pet rock type of item. Might have something to do with a photography school being in a nearby town. I'm sure plenty of people get them as gimmicks though. I've seen a lot of nice stuff from Holgas, but I prefer fuzzy large format (on good film) over fuzzy small format.