Thursday, May 21

blissful inspiration

happy thursday morning friends! for those of you who don't know me just yet, my name is mrs. french.  I have a blog called bliss and take millions of pictures.  I also spend just as much time, if not more time, admiring the work of others.   
 
Recently I have been amazed by the lovely images created by the Holga...a "toy" camera.  The charm behind Holga photography is the unpredictable nature of the images produced due to light leaks in this little plastic camera.  It's imperfections make it perfect in my eyes.

I have a Holga...I have taken a few photographs, but have yet to develop them....I am both excited and nervous.  I am used to much more control.  Perhaps that is why Holga photography would be good for a photographer like me...just thinking out loud....

Anyway, here are some of my favorites taken with this magical little camera by folks that relish in imperfect, perfection all wrapped up in a big surprise...









thank you so much...I look forward to coming back next week...xo mrs. french

18 comments:

The Voices of Nerd Fancy: said...

I think you're amazing!

mme. bookling said...

I echo above.
I am loving these.

mrs boo radley said...

Magical. I love them all.

Kelly said...

Those are really lovely. I too have a Holga and have yet to try it out. These photos make we want to finally do it.

Char said...

I need to develop mine. beautiful selections

Amy said...

These are lovely - I need to look more into this Holga thing!

MB said...

thank you!

Kelly and Kelly said...

now you need to show us yours!!

Bonbon Oiseau said...

soooo pretty, but i agree...let's see yours!

Du Fu (杜甫) said...

You've inspired me to dust off my Holga, buy some more of that crazy Holga film, and try again!

shanon said...

I keep meaning to get a holga. Especially now, when I'm out of polaroid film. We should make a deal and get cracking at it. ; ) I love insomnia's stuff so much. Totally inspiring!

sfgirlbybay said...

another amazing post, mrs. french! i just tried out my my diana camera, but haven't finished the roll yet. i can't wait to see how they turn out! :)

MB said...

thank you! have a niiice day!

Stéphanie said...

I love those pictures ! So nice !

the purcells said...

gorgeous gorgeous and inspiring me to break out the holga from it's dusty corner on the bookshelf!!

Anna said...

i just developed my first two holga rolls, also! it's so exciting!! these turned out great.

Terri said...

I want to buy a Holga so bad. I have it on my 'list'. In fact I have had one in my hand and then put it down. I love how the photographs look. They turn out with such a mystery to them. I need to buy the next one that falls in my hands or ask for it as a gift. These photos are amazing! Wonderful post!

denise said...

time to unpack my holga!