The Smena 8M is about as pretentious as a bottle of Popov vodka.
The 8M had a remarkably long life. I'm sure millions were sold and tens of millions of bleak photographs of The Soviet Union were created with the Smena 8M.
The camera name makes me think of some sort of S.T.D..
"Yes comrade, you have Smena."
Abandoned buildings at The Belchertown State School site.
Kodak Gold 200
Other State School efforts: