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04-01-2008, 11:52 AM   #1
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New Official "HOLGA" Announcement from API

API News March 31, 2008

It was announced today that the "Full of Himself" photographer Benjamin Kanarek has decided to quit using digital cameras' and Pentax specifically to embrace the new line of "HOLGA" products. "HOLGA" have given Mr. Kanarek their new 6x6 prototype called the "U GOT BLLS 6x6" that can actually shoot at night with their new built in "flash unit", a technological marvel that others can only dream about. Holga will introduce this new camera this summer. "HOLGA" are using a new three element design hyper-polycarbonate all plastic lens that can resolve up to 347 horizontal lines per mm. Mr.Kanarek says.."this will change how we see photography today and in the future. People using glasses or contact lenses will no longer need to use these visual aids, as the final outcome will be similar to those who might be considered clinically blind..."

We expect to see this amazing device at most 7-11 Stores as well as "Radioshack" come June 21st, 2008. Announced price should be around $29.00 including a Fast Fixed Focus 38mm f11.0 Lens....

"HOLGA" are also planning to give a $19.00 rebate to the first million customers. This will be on a first come first serve basis.

We are waiting with baited breath!!


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wow! f/11! i wish my lenses were that fast.
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Oh, so that's the light I saw in the sky last night. I thought it was lightning, but it was just Ben and his new Holga!
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Wow! Ben, the pics from that camera must be as sharp as a baseball bat! Is it true that it will have twice the resolution of a coke bottle bottom?

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QuoteOriginally posted by NaClH2O Quote
Wow! Ben, the pics from that camera must be as sharp as a baseball bat! Is it true that it will have twice the resolution of a coke bottle bottom?

NaCl(powered no doubt, but a 12V lead acid auto battery)H2O

I cannot yet comment as I haven't yet signed the contract. All I can say is, "Not Coke, Pepsi!"

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And a Happy April Fools Day to you, too Ben!
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Wow. This is a first for Holga. 38mm wide angle. I hope they do make the version with the tri-colour filters for precision colour seperation. It would be a perfect companion to their legendary 120CanonFNikon.

I can sense "Chuckie in Love II" coming soon.........

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Oh ! Sh$T !

Pardon my FRENCH , Ben , Sir . I actually have one Holga coming my way ! I even thought about adapting that lens to use on my K10D . You know a PentaHolga camera .

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Oh ! Sh$T !
You know a PentaHolga camera .

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Should that be "Pentaholic" camera?

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Bugger....I thought it was "Ben photographs Olga"....I was looking forward to that!
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QuoteQuote:
People using glasses or contact lenses will no longer need to use these visual aids, as the final outcome will be similar to those who might be considered clinically blind..."
And for those of us who are blind, it will be similar to ... uh ...

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We are waiting with baited breath!!
Like a fish, eh?
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bored so soon with the K20D ?

QuoteOriginally posted by benjikan Quote
API News March 31, 2008

It was announced today that the "Full of Himself" photographer Benjamin Kanarek has decided to quit using digital cameras' and Pentax
Reading between the lines:
are you bored so soon with the K20D you praised so much ? I have a K20D and I think its a bomb to for IQ.
Was Pentax not satisfied with your enthusiastic perception of the camera ? After the release of the camera we have not heard your field impressions nor seen your work.
Finie la lune de miel avec Pentax ? Dommage !!
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can i have all your pentax equipment?
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Holga's aren't all bad--and no April Fool's joke here: North Coast Holga Photography by Bill Jensen
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yeah, I've been considering purchasing a holga myself too. The atmosphere they give the pcitures by being unsharp and with the light leaks and all... Just love it. Any one got a cheap-o laying around that they're no longer using?
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