Plastic Cameras: Toying with Creativity
 : Plastic Cameras: Toying with Creativity

by: Michelle Bates

Binding: Paperback
Brand: Unknown
EAN: 9780240808406
Edition: 1
ISBN: 0240808401
Item Dimensions: 70082516075
Label: Focal Press
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: Focal Press
MPN: F0240808401
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 240
Publication Date: October 11, 2006
Publisher: Focal Press
Studio: Focal Press

  • A tour of the creative, fun world of toy cameras and low-tech photography
  • Chock Full of Fun Facts and Tantalizing Tips
  • A "First" By the internationally known "Holga Queen"
  • IF you have a Holga, Now What?
  • Find out what to Feed your Holga

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Product Description:
Take a tour of the burgeoning world of toy cameras and low-tech photography with Plastic Cameras: Toying with Creativity. Whether you're an experienced enthusiast or toy camera neophyte, you'll find Plastic Cameras: Toying with Creativity chock full of tantalizing tips, fun facts and, of course, absolutely striking photographs taken with the lowest tech and simplest tools around.

I got me a Holga. Now What?
Holgas need a little TLC before they're ready to go out in the world and start snapping. Plastic Cameras: Toying with Creativity digs through all the different Holga models available, lays out thier advantages and quirks and helps you get up to speed on all the prep you'll need to do to jump in on the toy-camera revolution.

What should I Feed my Holga?
Holgas, Dianas, other toy cameras can use many types of film. Plastic Cameras: Toying with Creativity, lays all their pros and cons on the line letting you get some images you want, and some you could just never imagine.

Can Holga come out to play?
Plastic Cameras: Toying with Creativity will help you steer your way through all the details and quirks of taking wonderful and weird pictures with your toy camera. We'll explore possible subjects and the best way to shoot them and play with all sorts of techniques from vignetting, to multiple exposures, to panoramas, close-ups, movement, night photography, flare, flash, color and more.

For the Intrepid Holga-ographer
For the Holga master, we've diagramed and described advanced toy camera modifications and introduce you to a variety of problems, solutions and inventions born from toy cameras' "limitations.”

What Next?
From negatives to prints or pixels, we help you navigate your post-shooting choices.

Don't Forget
The Diana, Banner, Action Sampler, Photo Blaster, and Lensbaby are all toy cameras with their own loveable qualities. We'll look beyond the Holga to show a whole wide world of toys.

Artists Artists in this book include:
Michael Ackerman
Jonathan Bailey
Eric Havelock-Baillie
James Balog
Betsy Bell
Susan Bowen
Laura Burlton
David Burnett
Nancy Burson
Perry Dilbeck
Jill Enfield
Annette Fournet
Megan Green
Wesley Kennedy
Teru Kuwayama
Mary Ann Lynch
Anne Arden McDonald
Daniel Miller
Ted Orland
Robert Owen
Becky Ramotowski
Nancy Rexroth
Francisco Mata Rosas
Richard Ross
Franco Salmoiraghi
Michael Sherwin
Harvey Stein
Gordon Stettinius
Mark Sink
Kurt Smith
Sandy Sorlien
Pauline St. Denis
;-p r a b u!

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