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06-05-2008, 12:54 PM   #1
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Holga Digital "News Flash"

As I have signed an NDA with Holga they have told me what I can and can't say...But this IS HOT!!!

Between 16 to 32 KILO PIXEL "Fork You" technology sensor. Sensitivity from 50 to 75 iso. I would suggest staying closer to 50 because noise does seem to creep in at around 53 iso...Just want to give you guys the heads up. An all new 4 element polystyrene lens that has a maximum aperture of f11.0 and a minimum aperture of f11.0? That must have been a news release typo error. Stores images on a convenient DAT Cassette Tape or if need be a standard Chromium Dioxide analogue cassette tape. Keep them under ninety minutes. It even has a built in automatic advance to the next image. Brilliant. You just have to remove the cassette while pressing the off switch and shutter release. Re-insert the tape and OFF YOU GO...Take another picture. Now this will be greatly appreciated by those Canon fans who need a lightning fast camera for sports. Well this BABY won't let you down. More great news, as with all of the Holga products, the noise out of this Baby is Horrific, thus real cool. I was able to blow up an image to 2"x3" with no problem. I was awe struck. RAW...you don't need it. This F'ing thing is about as RAW as you can get.
The other night I got pissed drunk and puked all over the thing. No problem, just ran the baby under the tap for couple of seconds and off I went...Snapping merrily away. I must have taken geeeezzz at least three photos in a couple of hours.

How much will this beauty be, your asking?

Sorry..Can't answer that as I am under strict NDA control. Let's just say start saving your pennies and I do mean pennies.

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Delerium has set in once again.
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I'd rather rub a brick across and then glob Vasoline on an 85mm Pentax 67 lens and shoot with Pentax 67 MF than use a Holga.

On the other hand, I did take apart a plastic single-use 35mm camera so I could 're-use' it.. And sure enough, it produced another roll of shitty images.
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As I have signed an NDA with Holga they have told me what I can and can't say...But this IS HOT!!!

Between 16 to 32 KILO PIXEL "Fork You" technology sensor. Sensitivity from 50 to 75 iso. I would suggest staying closer to 50 because noise does seem to creep in at around 53 iso...Just want to give you guys the heads up. An all new 4 element polystyrene lens that has a maximum aperture of f11.0 and a minimum aperture of f11.0? That must have been a news release typo error. Stores images on a convenient DAT Cassette Tape or if need be a standard Chromium Dioxide analogue cassette tape. Keep them under ninety minutes. It even has a built in automatic advance to the next image. Brilliant. You just have to remove the cassette while pressing the off switch and shutter release. Re-insert the tape and OFF YOU GO...Take another picture. Now this will be greatly appreciated by those Canon fans who need a lightning fast camera for sports. Well this BABY won't let you down. More great news, as with all of the Holga products, the noise out of this Baby is Horrific, thus real cool. I was able to blow up an image to 2"x3" with no problem. I was awe struck. RAW...you don't need it. This F'ing thing is about as RAW as you can get.
The other night I got pissed drunk and puked all over the thing. No problem, just ran the baby under the tap for couple of seconds and off I went...Snapping merrily away. I must have taken geeeezzz at least three photos in a couple of hours.

How much will this beauty be, your asking?

Sorry..Can't answer that as I am under strict NDA control. Let's just say start saving your pennies and I do mean pennies.

Ben:
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But Ben! I want one in pink! will they come in different colors? and will it come with a neck brace? ....er....I mean strap! One last question...can I use it to anchor my boat if I get tired of taking pitchers and want to go fishing instead?

NaCl(I'll get one if they come in pink and can use 8 track cassettes too)H2O
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Ben I think those French women are driving you mad

I would swear I was taking pictures with that holga camera and not my k20 with some of the crap I've captured though :P
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Yes, I'm really tired right now, but that is the funniest thing I've heard in months, lol!

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Yes, I'm really tired right now, but that is the funniest thing I've heard in months, lol!
R U laughing because I dropped Pentax for Holga? Just you wait until next year when they release their PRO Version...You won't laugh then. I just invested my entire fortune in a new technology called "Cassette Decks" that actually use analogue tape on tiny cassettes..That is the future and Holga has the foresight to invest in this amazing technology. I just followed their lead.

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Would that be the "Compact Cassette"?
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Exclusive "Photo" of New HOLGA!!!!

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Would that be the "Compact Cassette"?
Of course..That as well.

Here is a "Hot off the Press" photo of the new "Holga" DSLR

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Diamond Head technology!
(I heard they stole it from NASA)


VHS stands for Very High Sensitivity, I bet.
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Damn it. I read: "Holga new flash" and I was already visualizing a yellow lighter and a couple of matches for fill-flash.
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Diamond Head!? man~ got to save a lots to get that!!
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Damm, I'm going to need a bigger tripod!
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