Toy Cameras: Disarming Subjects with a Holga

Toy camera

Toy cameras are simple, inexpensive film box cameras made almost entirely out of plastic, often including the lens. The term is misleading, since they are not merely 'toys' but are in fact capable of taking photographs. Many were made to be given away as novelties or prizes.

Holga cameras can help disarm subjects and are less intimidating than professional equipment. Learn how Holga cameras help put people ease from a professional photographer in this free camera video.