Argus Cosina 35 c.1971

Argus Cosina 35

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This was a typical camera from the early 1970s—an automatic 35 mm camera that used a built in CdS (Cadmium Sulfide) meter cell to measure light. CdS revolutionized exposure meters with the introduction of photoconductive cells that were smaller and more sensitive than selenium.

The Evolution of 20th Century Camera Technology from the William B. Cavanaugh Collection