Saturday, August 14, 2010
Cameras a lasting passion
Me Zenit-E and Pity by RaúlM.
Around '83 I bought my first SLR, the Zenit-E I'm holding on the above picture.
I took great pictures with that camera.
At the time it was the only SLR that I could afford.
When I started collecting cameras I had a project, to recover or substitute all the cameras that I have had.
So as part of the project and as I didn't remember to whom I had sold that camera, I bought a replacement
Zenit-E Olympic edition by RaúlM.
Zenit-E Olympic edition
Helios 44-2 F=58 1:2, pre-set diaphragm.
Focal plane shutter, cloth curtains in horizontal transit, 1/30, 1/60, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500 and B
Uncoupled selenium light meter
Mine wasn't the Olympic edition, but it's close enough.
But I was dreaming of a Nikon but it took me two more years to have one
Tomorrow I'll tell you more about it and other cameras I had.
Stay tuned (o;
Posted by RaúlM.
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