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Holga 60mm f/8, Manual Focus Lens for Nikon DSLR Camera

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About Holga 60mm F/8

The Holga Lens for Nikon DSLR Camera puts that iconic low-fi Holga twist into your super-high-tech digital images. This 60mm lens provides you with Holgaesque images, with, or without, the use of filters or other lens accessories.

Holga 60mm F/8 Specifications

Plastic Optical Lens
f/8, 60mm
Compatibility
Nikon DSLR Camera
Dimensions
38 X 57 mm / 1.49 x 2.24 in
Weight
38g / 0.08 lbs
Mfr #
779120
SKU
CZHLNK

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4.7

(based on 6 reviews)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Fun, but you get what you pay for

I bought this as an experiment and it has been a lot of fun. It is odd to put a [$] lens on a $1000 body, but why not? You do get the Holga effect. On my D7000 it works in bulb mode only where the shutter is open as long as you hold the shutter button down, so exposure is a challenge. All that means is that you must expect to spend time in Lightroom or Photoshop to get useful images. It is more fun and engaging than the various holga effect apps on my iPhone. So I recommend it, especially...

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I bought this as an experiment and it has been a lot of fun. It is odd to put a [$] lens on a $1000 body, but why not? You do get the Holga effect. On my D7000 it works in bulb mode only where the shutter is open as long as you hold the shutter button down, so exposure is a challenge. All that means is that you must expect to spend time in Lightroom or Photoshop to get useful images. It is more fun and engaging than the various holga effect apps on my iPhone. So I recommend it, especially because it is so inexpensive. You can't go wrong, as long as you understand what you are getting.

Reviewed by 6 customers

 
5.0

Fun lens!

By

Once you learn this lens characteristics, and you nail the focus and framing, it's a really fun lens to play with - Especially for only $25! Absolute must for the 'fun' shots.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Fun Lens

By

This was a fun lens to add to my collection. It is exactly what is is advertised as: the classic Holga toy camera lens for a DSLR.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

fun, but doesn't replace the film holga

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I really miss the surreal photos I used to get with my film Holga, so when I saw this I immediately purchased it. For the price it's a nice toy to play with. You definitely get that "dreamy" soft focus, but it obviously cannot replicate the light leaks that are a hallmark of the Holga look. Even so, it's a fun (and cheap!) lens. Compared to say, plastic optics in the Lensbaby lineup, it's an absolute steal!

(13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Inexpensive and fun!

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This is an inexpensive plastic lens. The shots tend to be blurry with heavy vignetting. However, that is why one purchases this lens -- it gives you the toy camera look, and it is done in the lens rather through software. The mount attaches fine on my 60D. It is very light weight. The lens is just a pinhole, so you need a lot of light to see what you are shooting. A tripod is recommended. This lens is a lot of fun and it is a nice diversion from more sophisticated lenses. I give it 5 stars because it does what it is supposed to do.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Inexpensive fun to have

By

Just had to get this; the expense very reasonable. On the D7000 set-up as a Non-CPU lens (page 159 ~ 160 of user maunal) then read info about M or A modes (page 270) so the camrea will meter. Then ... Holga fun on your DSLR.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Fun, but you get what you pay for

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I bought this as an experiment and it has been a lot of fun. It is odd to put a [$] lens on a $1000 body, but why not? You do get the Holga effect. On my D7000 it works in bulb mode only where the shutter is open as long as you hold the shutter button down, so exposure is a challenge. All that means is that you must expect to spend time in Lightroom or Photoshop to get useful images. It is more fun and engaging than the various holga effect apps on my iPhone. So I recommend it, especially because it is so inexpensive. You can't go wrong, as long as you understand what you are getting.

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Shopper  Why Did You Choose This?
BEN C  Very sorry to say but this is a good idea that utterly fails in the execution. Frankly, it is a poor fitting piece of plastic crap.
Phil T  Does this lens need any special adaptors for my nikon d 300?
ROBERT S  I use one on my d300, with no problem. Just keep in mind that it is fixed aperture and manual focus and exposure.
Shopper  Sorry, I have a question, this lens works with a Nikon SLR camera, like a Nikon F100, Nikon film cameras?
TAMMY U  I would assume that as long as you have the same mount that it would. It is completely manual. Just be aware that you need A LOT of light for this lens, just saying so you don't waste a ton of money on film just to come out with black images.
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