The Zenith Sharpshooter is typical of sixty four year old 6x9
metal box cameras. It's metal, makes 6x9 images and is shaped like
The Zenith could snap time if you wanted it to. I tried to snap
myself back to being thirty but I checked myself in a mirror and
it didn't work.
The Sharpshooter is missing its handle and shows significant signs
of usage. Somebody documented the hell out his or her life with
There was an exposed roll of Verichrome Pan inside.
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Rolls of found film rarely contain the maximum amount of exposures
allowed the film and camera combination.
The Sharpshooter provided for eight. This roll contained one and
it's pictured above.
Nobody knows who these people were but I know where the camera is
that photographed them. I don't know where it will be in the
future. Probably part of something made in China.
Undaunted by the poor showing, I loaded The Sharpshooter with
Arista EDU 200 and walked around my house.
Bench on the Deck
For the interior shots I placed The Sharpshooter on a solid
surface, leaned a 221 pound weight against the camera and used
the "time" setting. I counted to five or something.