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this was taken today morning.....
the past week i've been looking at a lot of holga shots,had a conversation with phil from terrorkitten and ben in this regard as well.

really wanted to get one, 30$ is cheap,but im not too sure if 120film is easily available and if i'll be able to get them processed nearby,anyhow the rubber cup of my camera broke off,and i thought i'd place that in front of the camera to get a sort of, say pinhole effect....and the holga like vignetting,hehe trying to make an expensive dslr shoot like a cheap 30$ camera....!
love the effect holga's produce,like the 'paint' like colours,the vignetting,the light streaks....does anyone know where i could learn to process like that.....? sam..?



April 3 Jan 2007, 15:02
Nice holga shot! Perfect for this subject. I swear I thought I saw the second hand move!
shiv ahuja: haha,thanks april....

Ashish Sidapara 3 Jan 2007, 16:21
Lovely tones, great capture!
Check your email for a new year gift ;-)
shiv ahuja: thanks ashish smile

Mal 3 Jan 2007, 17:37
Very well done! I like this. Experimentation is everything in photography. Never tried Holga style processing though. Mal
shiv ahuja: aaah,thanks mal,glad you like it...!

P.J. 3 Jan 2007, 17:59
The shot looks like something you could dig out of, say, a grandfathers box of photos. An old feel. I like it a lot. Nice job.
shiv ahuja: thanks p.j

Chantal 4 Jan 2007, 12:10
good color tone.
shiv ahuja: thanks chantal...!

micki 4 Jan 2007, 12:49
Very creative, nicely done!!

Good luck on the whole Holga thing. If more of us start shooting film, it will be easier to find the labs to get the good work done. Hope things work out positively for you.
shiv ahuja: thanks micki...! looking at your film work,everyone would want to shift back....!!

Sola from The Shires of Nottingham 4 Jan 2007, 12:56
This is Shiv, I wish it was bit sharper though!
shiv ahuja: hehe, well i thought if its a bit sharper,the holga feeling would kinda vanish...!

Bavand from Iran 4 Jan 2007, 13:03
A nikon-d100 in 1747!
shiv ahuja: haha,thanks for the visit bavand

sguardiamo 4 Jan 2007, 15:23
nice tone and subject...
shiv ahuja: thanks smile

Laurie 4 Jan 2007, 16:33
I think a square crop might work better for this type of shot. But it's a nice experiment. I like the effect.
shiv ahuja: thanks laurie,thanks for pointing that out,holga shots should be square...!

navin 5 Jan 2007, 05:51
Very nice shot. We have a Victoria Terminus here in Bombay too but now it is called Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus
shiv ahuja: thanks navin,
i have a shot or two of the terminal in bombay,but nothing worth posting....

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Tom 5 Jan 2007, 21:22
I like it Shiv...It has a nice relaxing feel to it.

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camera NIKON D100
exposure mode full manual
shutterspeed 1/40s
aperture f/4.5
sensitivity ISO320
focal length 85.0mm
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