Camera in Hand

© Joe  Beasley IPA

McMinnville TN, United States

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HIT cameras were definitely a hit when they appeared on the Japanese market just after the end of World War II. The reason they were designed, and the reason for their popularity, was that cameras, film and processing — in short, photography — were horribly expensive in Japan after the Second World War. Most of their cities had been largely destroyed during the War, and just getting enough food was an enormous challenge and expense. The features and quality of these cameras was not great — the U.S. market considered them toys — but they sold well in Japan
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