Smena-E is 35mm film viewfinder camera made by LOMO, and produced as a prototype camera between 1970-72. [1] [2] [3] [4]

It is a Smena-Symbol body with CdS exposure meter.

The list of all Smena models is in the article Smena Series by GOMZ & MMZ & LOMO.

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Some featuresEdit

There are two prototypes, and both have no serial numbers

  • The first one
    • Black plastic body
    • Lens T-43 40mm f/4 (Triplet)
    • CdS exposure meter (powered by 2+1 VP 625 batteries)
    • Batteries nest in the bottom
    • DIN/ASA / GOST scales
    • 1m to infinite distances scale
    • One red led on the right side of finder
    • Aperture priority automatic shutter (?)
  • The second one
    • Grey plastic bottom
    • 2 leds in the finder
    • Different scale on lense top
    • Manual/semi automatic shutter (?)

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. According to SovietCams by Aidas Pikiotas [1] and USSR-Photo [2]
  2. There are usefull books about cameras of former USSR and have classifications also.
  3. Pages from the the book of former USSR cameras by Suglob, Shaternik, Kochergin
  4. Discussion about clasifications in the books of Princelle and Suglob, Shaternik, Kochergin in USSR Photo Forum


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