Chaika (Чайка) II, 1967-1972, Viewfinder Camera, PhotoMuse Collection, 2019, Donation of Dr. Varghese Mani.
Chaika II is a half-frame 35mm film viewfinder camera made by MMZ (Minsk Mechanical Factory) which was founded in 1957. MMZ started making optical glass and producing cameras that were developed by GOMZ (State Optical-Mechanical Factory). In 1971 it became BelOMO (Belorussian Optical and Mechanical Association). It was based in Minsk, the capital of the…Details