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Vintage Buffalo: Zenit Keiv 15M Camera

by Emily Price | July 13, 2011July 13, 2011 7:00 pm PST

Vintage Buffalo is a weekly feature here at TechnoBuffalo where we take a look at our old gadgets, why we bought them, and what made us replace them.  Are you like us and hanging on to some gadget relics of the past? Submit your story to vintagebuffalo@technobuffalo.com be featured in a future Vintage Buffalo!

Gadget: Zenit Kiev 15M Camera
Purchase Date: 1980’s
Price: $200
Why I bought it: It was the best on the market, my friends had it, it made good photos
Best feature: Compact, well made, great quality photos!
Still working?: Yes, but it’s hard to get the film now.
What made me replace it: Digital cameras. A Sony CyberShot one.
Why I’m still hanging on/why you gave it up: It holds great memories and I just can’t imagine not being able to tell people that I have one!

Have a gadget story of your own to tell? Send us answers to the following questions and a picture or video of your gadget (even an old pic) to vintagebuffalo [at] technobuffalo.com. We’ll pick one person each week to have his or her story featured on the site!
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Emily Price

Emily has been obsessed with computers since the early 80s when she discovered she could play Ghostbusters on her father's Commodore 64. She...

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