Somerville festival celebrates the toy camera's lo-fi joys

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SOMERVILLE, Mass. — In an era of iPhones and digital selfies, some photographers are celebrating the lowest of lo-fi technology: the toy camera.The Somerville Toy Camera Festival features photos taken on all manner of toy cameras: from the classic Holga and Diana to the lensless pinhole, the most primitive of primitive cameras.The goal is to turn what at first seems like limitations — the lack of autofocus — into possibilities — the use of double-exposures and the graininess of actual film.
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