Smena-35 is a viewfinder 35mm film camera made by LOMO and produced between 1990-93. Smena = СменA, means Young Generation or Relay

There are 5 types and 3 sub-types of the Smena-35. [1]

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


Smena 35 04

Smena-35 type 3a (1992-93)

Smena 35 03
Smena 35 05
  • Similar with Smena-8M but has a new modern design
  • Engraving on the front plate: Made in USSR
  • Engraving on the back cover: ЛОМО
  • Lens: ЛОМО (LOMO) T-43 (Triplet) 40mm f/4 filter slip-on
    • There is an exposure guide according to ISO range on front of the lens
    • Aperture: up to f/16 setting: ring and scale on front of the lens
    • Focus range: 1-10m +inf
  • Focusing: manual front cell focusing, distance scale with potrrait, half-portrait, group and landscape symbols
  • Shutter: leaf shutter; speeds: 1/15-1/250 +B; setting : ring with speeds scale and weather symbols, on the lens-shutter barrel
  • Shutter release: a button on the top plate
  • Cocking lever: on the lens-shutter barrel
  • Frame counter: manual reset, additive type, window and setting ring on the back of the top plate, not works wo/ the film in the camera
  • Winding knob: a thumb wheel, on the back of the top plate, double exposure preventing
  • Viewfinder: reverse telescopic finder
  • Re-wind lever: folding crank, on the top plate
  • Re-wind release: set the shutter release button to R
  • Flash PC socket: none
  • Hot-shoe
  • Self-timer: none
  • Back cover: hinged, opens by a latch on the left side of the camera
  • Tripod socket: ¼"
  • Hand strap lug
  • Body: plastic; Weight: 190g
  • Serial no.first two numbers show the producing year, under the back cover

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Model info and typing are as to Alexander Komarov.[1]


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