Stunning Smena 8M Gallery

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A Russian beauty that's a blast from the past, the Smena 8M is afully manual lady that yields eye-popping color saturation and contrast.

Here’s some shots from our Photos page of the Smena in action. Crisp, sharp shots are yours for the taking with this old relic from the 80’s!

With full control over your aperture and shutter speeds, unlimited creativity is in your hands with the Smena 8M! Made by the LOMO factory, the Smena was and remains an icon in the analog world. If that wasn’t enough, this little wonder from Russia also features an uncoupled shutter so you have access to easy double exposures – even more if you want! Using it at first might be a wee bit confusing but once you get used to its quirks and controls, prepare yourself to get some golden shots!

written by cruzron on 2009-08-05 in #news #smena #gallery #8m

9 Comments

  1. vtayeh
    vtayeh ·

    #4, 8 and 9 are my favs! I'll put this cam on my list of "Must-Haves" :-D

  2. magdalenagabriela
    magdalenagabriela ·

    oh my God, 10!!!!!!!! breathtaking!

  3. stijn_b
    stijn_b ·

    was thinking the same thing, nr. 10 is amazing, props to the photographer!

  4. ethermoon
    ethermoon ·

    number eight is awesome!! who's shot is that? nice really really ncie!

  5. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    Amazing that such a basic cam can take those fantastic shots!

  6. myloveletter
    myloveletter ·

    beautiful! almost all of them!

  7. jblaze823
    jblaze823 ·

    cool shots, #10 is really good

  8. dogma
    dogma ·

    Yup smena 8m rocks!

  9. ndroo
    ndroo ·

    SUPERB!!!

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