Plastic Imagery: Episode 22 – Farewell to the Holga

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Shortly before Thanksgiving it was announced that Holga cameras would no longer be manufactured. Holga Jen has an excellent write up with sources. Additionally, Jen has a call for entries for everyone to submit your favorite photo from your Holga in 2015. Dennis's Book on Toy Cameras (German) He also has a book in English that is a pretty good primer for those who … [Read more...]

Plastic Imagery: Happy World Toy Camera Day

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Today is World Toy Camera day and to Celebrate, we have a special episode for you. A few months ago we had Bonnie and Susan from the Somerville Toy camera show on to talk about their event. In honor of that, friend of the show Carla, was kind enough to attend the show and record some audio for us with some of the coordinators at the show. … [Read more...]

Plastic Imagery – Episode 20 – with special guest HolgaJen

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HolgaJen joined us again this month to come by and chat with us about Holgaweek. As you may remember, HolgaWeek is a project Jen started last year to celebrate all things Holga. In a nutshell, you grab your holga and shoot to your hearts content for the whole week. After it is said and done you submit your photos to win some cool prizes. Then we got an update from Jen that … [Read more...]

Plastic Imagery – Episode 19 – Somerville Toy Camera Festival

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Sumerville Toy Camera Festival, an annual event organized by Bonnie B. and Susan Berstler is having an open call for entries. By the way, deadline is tonight, so hurry and get your entries in! Susan and Bonnie joined us this for a friendly chat to discuss the festival, and share with us what Toy cameras and Plastic cameras mean for them. Sit Back, and enjoy the … [Read more...]

Plastic Imagery – Episode 18 – $20 Challenge Redux

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A few years ago on Pdexposures, we brought you the $20 challenge. The challenge was to find a camera, a roll of film and development for under $20. With that in mind, Plastic Imagery has brought back the challenge from the past and is now issuing it to you all. Find a Camera, shoot a roll, get it developed -- for under $20 This camera can be anything you can find at estate … [Read more...]