The style is a bit different from the rest of my site, and I no longer vouch for much of the content, but I won't even consider rewriting it.) Hi, I'm Alfred Klomp and I'm a 17-year old photographer-wannabe from the Netherlands.
For three years now, I make black-and-white photographs of about anything that comes to eye.
It was an article on the Holga (die Holga und wie sie die Welt sah), but it also vaguely mentioned the Diana: the mother of toy cameras. I basically wanted to be a toy camera photographer.
But sadly, imported Holgas are rare, expensive and just unavailable in Holland.
The photos sin against my own text below, so they should only be seen as examples of what the Diana does to the world.
My involvement with toy camera photography started when I read an article in a German photo magazine (Das Foto MAGAZINE, they did an article on the Diana in their february-1999 issue). I wanted to go back to basics after using a Nikon for two years.
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