Smena-Rapid is a viewfinder 35mm film camera made by LOMO and produced between 1968-77. (Смена-Рапид)

There are 2 types and one sub-type of the Smena-Rapid. [1] [2] [3] [4]

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

Some featuresEdit

  • Uses only the new Rapid film like Agfa Rapid or Orwo SL cartridges, of 12 frames
  • Very few made, because there was no Rapid Soviet film available on the market except Orwo SL
  • Film winding and cocking are connected
  • Shutter: speeds 1/15-1/250 +B w/synchronizer
  • Lens: T-43 (Triplet) 40mm f/4
  • Aperture: f/4-f/16
  • Body: plastic
  • You can set shutter speed only using symbols

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Model info and typing are as to AlexanderKomarov.[1]
  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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