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Sunday, February 1, 2009

My first camera

I accidentally came across some old scanned photos and couldn't resist to post one of them here. This is my first documented use of a camera! I obviously have a pretty long hair for a young gentleman and am very concentrated on the photographic equipment. I'm sure I took some great photos that day!
And I found an image of the exact model on the Internet. It was a Smena 8M, made in the USSR. This particular camera was stolen from my parents' car in Madrid, Spain while we were touring around Europe many, many years ago. Surprisingly, this funny device was capable of producing excellent images, especially if good-quality Kodak materials were used. How nostalgic!

yes, you can click on the picture to view a hi-res image

1 comment:

  1. What a great memory and you certainly got an early start with cameras!