Adapting a 120 Holga Pinhole to 35mmI almost bought a 35mm Pin-Holga on Craigslist, but my best offer wasn’t good enough. Worldwide Pinhole Photography day was upon me, and I only had one roll of 120. It costs too much to process 120, even if I get a deal on out-dated film in the first place. I stocked up on 35mm film when it was cheap, so I decided to adapt the 120 Holga I had.Adapting a 120 Holga Pinhole to 35mm3 weeks ago in Personal More Like This
Please Note: absolute precision is not needed for this procedure. I did not carefully measure anything as I did the project, and it works just fine.
I started with an extra 120 spool I had. I placed a short scrap piece of film as centered as possible in the film slot. I taped that to itself as securely as possible. Then I wrapped electrical tape, cut to the appropriate width) around the area outside the width of the film. That left a 35mm wide space in the middle of the spool. I removed the scrap piece of film.
To hold the 35mm canister in place it was easy to make spacers from cardboard. I had old cardboard slide mounts that were r