The Holga: plastic lens, light leaks, gotta tape it up so it doesn’t fall apart, 120 film, no winder-shutter connection so it allows me to make superimposed pans directly on the film.

Holga

Cameras

Holga

shot with my Holga

The Blackbird, Fly: The Blackbird, Fly is a Twin-Reflex 35mm Plastic Camera. Unpredictable, it is considered the Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) version of the classic Holga. It allows you to shoot in 3 formats (using provided masks): normal 35mm (24mm x 36mm), square format (24mm x 24mm), and large square format (36mm x 36mm). This last one is the format I use, which allows me to incorporate the film sprockets into the overall image.

Blackbird Fly

shot with my Blackbird,Fly

The “Robot”: a 35mm film plastic camera, nicknamed the “robot” because its three lenses in the front sort of look like the face of a robot—nothing automated or sophisticated about this one….

Robot camera

Polaroid

shot with my Robot Camera

This one is not a camera per se, but rather an application that transforms a digital file (taken with any camera) into a “Polaroid-looking” shot: the Poladroid (v9.6, © 2008-09 FusinaDomink), downloadable from www.poladroid.net. It works by drag & drop, and generates 400dpi, "ready-to-print" images with a Polaroid design and random and realistic Polaroid-like colors variation...

Polaroid

example of a Polaroid shot