LOADING FILM INTO HOLGA 120

That’s ok, in developing it doesn’t matter, but if you’re getting them printed at the lab you’ll need to tell them that you shot them upside down, or if you develop and scan yourself, you’ll need to scan them upside down. Lorenzo, that is exactly what I am thinking, the black backing must make it quite difficult to see, it even did the winding by the window and glared into it, and didn’t see any movement. Thank you for everybody for their helps and tips, I will try each and one of them tonight! Lay the film into the left hand side so it unwinds counter-clockwise across the back of your camera. Gently pull that off so the film is now loose. Holding it down with your left hand, slowly wind the top right knob counter-clockwise until the film fully catches against that spool. Hey guys, i know this is really late but i have exactly the same problem! You can temporarily uncover it each time you need to wind to the next frame.

OK, so the film comes hopefully in a sealed outer container to keep it protected from light. Save Cancel Drag to set position! Remove the back and try again. Tuck that narrow end into the slot of the spool. Overview Discussions Photos Members Map. And you do have a wind a fair bit.

The first step is to open that foil container and take the film out.

You should start to see arrows appear as you continue to wind. Gently pull that off so the 1120 is now loose. With little knowledge, I went to the camera shop, and the guy told me that these Lomography film were made for cameras like the Holga I had. As long you scan with the shiny side down it doesn’t matter what orientation the neg is in as you can to adjust it in your editing software afterwards.

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Have you watched this? I’ve used GP3 in my holga with great results, careful looking loadijg winding on is all that is needed, and only shoot it in bright sunlight.

Loading 35mm Film into a Holga 120 Camera

Eventually you will get to the number one. Yes, leave the backing on. Good luck, and ask with any questions! There were no instructions to remove the black backing from the film, therefore I am assuming to leave it. Your pictures loaing be upside down. But that said, I think this is a great opportunity to try out different types of film to see which works out best.

Look under “Basics” and you find a Youtube video fil, show how to load it. And you do have a wind a fair bit.

Hey guys, I just gave it another go. Bravely I opened it up and rewinded it, I guess it didn’t roll over the spool properly the first time, and I was too afraid at first to open up and check. Have you seen the Squarefrog page? Your roll llading film should now have a paper strip around it to keep it sealed.

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Then it’ll still be upside down, won’t it? If this is the case, in your opinion, is there another way to tell if the film is operating correctly? Now take a look at the film window on the back of the camera.

Hey guys, i know this is really late but i have exactly the same problem! If you have wound for 3 mins and nothing has shown up, its likely you havent got the film caught on the take up spool.

Seal up the camera back. I love Flickr for the reason that people are always so helpful and encouraging! Lay the film into the left hand side filk it unwinds counter-clockwise across the back of your camera.

Ihto yes, I will try to re-wind it tonight to see if there are any improvements. BeccaG 7 years ago. OK, so the film comes hopefully in a sealed outer container to keep it protected from light.

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Overview Discussions Photos Members Map. You are now ready to take your first photo. Perhaps time to change film.? Thank you for everybody for their helps and tips, I will try each and one of them tonight!

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