Vintage Camera Ads Part III: Cameras for Christmas!

With November recently concluded, the last leg of the countdown to Christmas begins! Through the decades, cameras have long been top choices for memorable and unique Christmas presents. In this installment of Vintage Camera Ads, we put together a gallery of camera advertisements for Christmas that will surely make you drool! Are you ready to see some wishlist-worthy analogue goodies?

We all know what comes after November’s passing; it’s time once again for us to eagerly wait for Christmas! In this season of Yuletide cheer and gift-giving, part of our to-do list is the search for the perfect gifts for those who are dear to us. For your analogue-loving friends, a vintage camera will surely make an awesome present! Not sure what to get? Let some Christmas-themed camera ads from the yester-decades guide you!

Like the other retro advertisements featured in the previous Vintage Camera Ads articles, this installment features simple yet eye-catching posters, magazine covers, and magazine pages. More than the average advertisements, they are certainly artworks showcasing beautiful vintage cameras that captivate analogue lovers to this day. Kodak is once again a major figure in this compilation, with several advertisements sporting quite powerful taglines such as “The gift you never quite give away,” and “Now more than ever, a Kodak Camera is the ‘wanted’ gift.”

Now, on to the vintage camera ads for Christmas!

As a bonus, here’s a clip of a Christmas commercial for the Kodak Pocket Instamatic 20!

Want to see more? Go ahead and check out the other installments of Vintage Camera Ads!

What do you think of these vintage camera ads for the gift-giving season? Tell us with a comment below!

Photo sources and additional readings for this article are Vintage Ads and Covers for Christmas -- Keh Blog and Photography Ads.

written by plasticpopsicle on 2011-12-05 #videos #lifestyle #holidays #christmas #lomography #analogue-lifestyle #vintage-cameras #film-cameras #vintage-camera-ads #christmas-2011

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