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Holga Lens for EOS mount

Lance McVay , Jun 12, 2006; 05:18 p.m.

Holgamods.com is now offering a Holga lens glued on to a converted EOS body cap. I was thinking of buying a Lensbaby for the hell of it, but have gone with this instead.

I'll post some photos once it arrives.

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William Kahn , Jun 12, 2006; 05:34 p.m.

This is a joke, right?

Daniel Lawton , Jun 12, 2006; 06:01 p.m.

Is there are "L" series version?

Pico diGoliardi , Jun 12, 2006; 06:39 p.m.

That's just a sick idea. But it ain't the first! Somebody with more money than brains had a Holga lens adopted to a LF camera. It must have been a shame because the link hs disappeared.

You want a Holga effect? Smash your lens over a rock.

Joe R , Jun 12, 2006; 07:06 p.m.

I received the Holgamods lens/EOS cap last week - really fun little toy. The lens is actually pulled off the front and glued back in between the Holga lens and body cap. Surprisingly sharp (for a Holga) in the center on a 1.6x crop camera. Fun stuff.

Tommy Lee , Jun 12, 2006; 07:19 p.m.

I use mine on a 5D body. It bring back some of Kodak 126 look & feel. Except if the shot is bad, I can't blame the camera any more.

Lance McVay , Jun 12, 2006; 07:20 p.m.

Joe,

Glad I'm not the only one that'll be held up to ridicule.

Rob Bernhard , Jun 12, 2006; 08:02 p.m.

Some people are just too serious. The more fun one can have with a camera, the better. I'm all for fun. Look forward to seeing some uploads, Lance :)

Alistair Windsor , Jun 13, 2006; 12:48 a.m.

The macro mode is great !

Giampi . , Jun 13, 2006; 10:50 a.m.

Looks like some huge gaps are between the lens and body cap...

After your sensor is covered in dust you'll an added 'special look' to your image.


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