Vintage Camera Ads Part V: Spring-Themed Advertisements

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The warmer climate and blooming landscapes that it brings makes Spring one of the best seasons to go out and about for photowalks. Of course, camera companies and film manufacturers of the yester-years understood this perfectly, so they tied up their adverts with the much anticipated Spring season. Let's take a look at some of them in this installment of Vintage Camera Ads!

I've said it before and I’ll say it again — they don’t do camera/photography advertisements today than they used to, don’t you agree? Today, many of the camera ads we see are more about the models holding and supposedly endorsing the goods, unlike the more creative ones we’ve been looking back at in the Vintage Camera Ads series.

For this installment, I bring you mostly Kodak advertisements, from as far back as 1910, that were made with the wonders of shooting the beauty of springtime in mind. Take note how all of them stressed on capturing the season’s colors, or, in some of the ads from the 1910s and 1920s, bringing along a camera whenever you’re heading outdoors.

Images via Vintage Ad Browser, Keh Camera Blog, and Nesster on Flickr.

If these ads have gotten you craving for more springtime photos, you might want to take a look at some inspiring lomographs in full bloom taken by our fellow lomographers!

written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-04-16 in #lifestyle #lomography #kodak #vintage-advertisements #vintage-camera-ads #spring #vintage #analogue-lifestyle #springtime

2 Comments

  1. bsdunek
    bsdunek ·

    Great Memories! Thank you for putting them together for us. I remember some of these, but not old enough to remember all of them. You're right, advertisements just aren't the same.

  2. plasticpopsicle
    plasticpopsicle ·

    You're welcome, @bsdunek, and I'm glad you enjoyed looking at these beautiful vintage ads! It's always a pleasure looking at these and sharing them with all of you in the community. The world should know about such beauties, as today's adverts are visibly different and far from these!

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