1 Ultimate vacation: the Soviet Instagram

Ultimate vacation: the Soviet Instagram

Posted on August 3, 2016 by Andrey


The “Instagram Generation” may not be aware that the format of square photos was not born with the advent of social networks. Cameras taking 6×6 and 6×7 pictures, such as “Lubitel”, “Kiev 88″, “Salut”, “Moskva”, were very popular in the Soviet times, and owners took them for holidays.What would have photo reports from the Soviet resorts looked like on the first day of August, when the hottest holiday season starts, if people had known words like “hashtag”, “like”, “repost” and if they have had the opportunity to post their photos in the social networks.

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One Response to “Ultimate vacation: the Soviet Instagram”

  1. Martin Barlow says:

    Nice photos. I remember visiting Yalta in 1994, it was like stepping back in time – in a pleasant way.

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