This was the lens that started it all! As featured on numerous websites such as CNET, Boing Boing and many more this is the perfect lens to take your digital photography in a whole new direction. The perfect solution to pixel perfect and boring digital shots from your Olympus PEN this lens adds all the fun that you have with a Holga camera but now to your digital photography. The lo-fi effect craze started by Instagram and Hipstamatic is now within reach on your Mirrorless camera. You get the classic Holga look with the dark corner vignetting and the soft focus so beloved by the analog crowd but without any of the hassle or trouble of finding and developing film. The great thing is that other photographers spend hours and days in photo editing software to make their images look lo-fidelity and analog but now you can get this straight out of your Olympus PEN camera!
Choose the Holga Lens for Olympus PEN HLW-OP alone or add the new Pinhole Holga lens for Olympus PEN too for a very fun and different dreamier look! What's more we've put together a selection of Digital Holga kits to give you even more options in your creativity. And all our kits save you money as they all are cheaper than buying the items individually!
Compatible with all Olympus Pen Digital cameras including: Pen E-P1, Pen E-P2, Pen E-PL1, Pen E-PL2, Pen E-P3, Pen E-PL, OM-D E-M5.
The Holga lens that can be used with ANY Olympus PEN Camera
Get the Holga Lo-Fi look with corner vignetting and soft focus
No Photoshop, Lightroom or other software required!
Great looking Holga images straight out of Your Micro Four-Thirds camera!
As featured on CNET, Nikon Rumors, Peta Pixel, Boing Boing, etc...
*NOTE: Sample Holga images taken with the same lens but in a Nikon mount
Digital Holga Base Lens (HLW-OP) Specs
Effective Focal Length: 25mm (120 Medium Format - apply crop ratio as per your SLR)
Aperture: Fixed f/8
Focus: Manual Zone Focus
Lens Type: Plastic
Will this work with my Olympus PEN camera?
This lens is compatible with all Olympus PEN cameras.
Can I use the automatic functions of my camera with this lens?
As this is a 'manual' lens then the best way to use the lens is to put your camera into 'Manual' mode and then adjust a combination of shutter speed and ISO to obtain a correct exposure for any given lighting condition. This is easier than it sounds for digital cameras as you can always take a few trial shots and immediately see whether any adjustments are required.
Do I need any post-processing knowledge to use this lens?
Not at all. The images straight out of the camera will have that Holga look with the soft dreamy focus and the corner vignetting. Of course if you know your way around lightroom, photoshop or similar then you could further enhance this look even further.
Is this a fixed focal length lens? or a zoom?
The focal length is fixed to 60mm but this needs to be adjusted for the sensor size of the camera that you are using to get the true value. For more varied options you may like to check out the Digital Holga Ultimate Kit (the HLW-OP lens plus a Wide Angle, Telephoto, Close up, and Macro lenses) or the Digital Holga Kitchen Sink Kit (the HLW-OP plus a Wide, Telephoto, Close Up, Macro and Fisheye lens)
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