Posts Tagged ‘Holga’

All photographs taken with a Holga loaded with Fujifilm Professional 400 film. These shots were taken during springtime walks around my neighborhood in Toyonaka, Osaka. I have it on good authority that the car in the bottom photo is a Toyota Levin type TE-27. Advertisements


Actually, these were all shot in the spring of 2013.  All shots were taken using a Holga CFN 120 loaded with LOMO 400 medium format film.  


The 2012 Aqua Metropolis Osaka Festival offered a series of delights, including a giant inflatable kokeshi doll produced by the artist collective Yotta Groove.  There’s something both benign and menacing about the cute blankness of the kokeshi doll when it’s magnified to kaiju proportions.  Yotta Groove wasn’t the only collective active at the Aqua Metropolis […]


Since almost everyone already knows about the Holga — a medium-format camera that was first produced in Hong Kong in 1982 as an inexpensive camera for aspiring art photographers — I won’t write much except to say that the Holga is nothing less than a miniature dream factory.  All the wise kids may be shooting […]


I’ve written about Shitennoji temple before, but these three photographs form such a nice set on their own that I decided to add a separate post.  Osaka’s Shitennoji, founded in 593 CE by the ubiquitous Prince Shotoku, is the oldest state-sanctioned Buddhist temple in Japan.  Shitennoji is dedicated to the Four Heavenly Kings — the […]


These shots were taken on the way back from a night walk up to Minoh Falls.  Somehow these shots all remind me of the kinds of dreams that I sometimes have after I’ve eaten a few too many slices of pizza or downed just a little bit too much nihonshu.  All shots taken using a […]


All photographs taken using a Holga 120CFN.  The Osaka photographs were taken using Kodak TMX400, while the Nagoya shots were taken with Fujifilm Neopan 400. Keys to the city: 1) This is a shot of a giant, golden, replica of Billiken being used for advertising purposes in the Shinsekai area of Osaka near Tsutenkaku Tower. […]