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Pots, Pans and Tagines

December 20, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Pots Pans Tagines

Some people call it ‘the plastic fantastic’ and others just call it a toy camera. Holga cameras are simple and fun to use with unpredictable results such as soft focus, vignetting, light leakage, blur and other distortions. Shots taken with Holgas, as well as with other retro film cameras are part of a new style of artistic experimental photography called Lomography.

This shot was taken on my Holga 120GN outside a traditional Berber house in the Ourika Valley, not far from Marrakesh, Morocco.

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  1. December 20, 2011 at 8:12 pm

    beautiful . love the deeply saturated colors and textures of the wall that stands out and contrasts against the various utensils ! very earthly feeling to this

    • December 20, 2011 at 8:22 pm

      Thank you! The colours and textures were what caught my eye, simple ordinary things of everyday use. Really love using the Holga camera though I have to keep taping the back so it doesn’t fall off! I’ve ruined some film that way, very upsetting 😦

  2. December 21, 2011 at 2:10 am

    I can taste the food made in these pots. Great capture.

  3. December 22, 2011 at 10:02 am

    Thank you Angela! Love tagines 🙂

  4. Steve Barnes
    January 19, 2012 at 10:00 pm

    Really nice photo. Love the colour and shapes.
    I’ve always wanted to try a Holga.
    They might be termed “toy camera” but they are a completely valid way of capturing images, for sure!
    Hmmm, I think I need one…
    Cheers
    Steve

  5. settleandchase
    March 22, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    Hi Alicia, just found your blog and love your work on here..these Holga cameras look exciting – I think I may have to try one!

  1. January 10, 2012 at 8:28 pm

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