The Mighty Akira Camera
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The Akira camera is a pseudo SLR 35mm all plastic camera given away as a promotional item. Mine was purchased for a few dollars at a Purple Heart Thrift Store
Sporting a plastic lens, a bogus filter, and having f stops from 6.3 to 16, it has minimal value as a serious camera but is splendid for the photographer who would like a 35mm equivalent of the Diana or Holga. It has no "time" exposure capability and only a simple box camera instantaneous shutter. Oddly it has a tripod socket and the shutter is fitted for a cable release, making it even more ridiculous!
Here are some of the images made with The Mighty Akira
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