Smena-4 is a viewfinder 35mm film camera made by GOMZ, and produced between 1958 -60.

Smena-4 was the last Smena camera with bakelite body. Since 1961 GOMZ used thermoplastic instead of bakelite.

There are 7 types and 2 sub-types of the Smena-4. [1] [2] [3] [4]

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

Some features[]

  • Identical to Smena-3, except flash synch and selftimer
  • Winding lever
  • Shutter: speeds 1/10-1/250 +B w/synchronizer
  • Lens: T-22 (Triplet) 40mm f/4,5
  • Aperture: f/4.5-f/16
  • Self-timer
  • Body: bakelite

Notes and references[]

  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