Photographic Anachronisms

Mortuary technician in Whitechapel, set in 2012, with a rather suprising camera choice!
Resolution: 887 x 591

Anachronisms in television usually consist of something too modern for the period, but I’ve just spotted the opposite. In the UK series Whitechapel the mortuary assistant takes pictures of the all-too frequent victims using a Zenit TTL. Now I know they were bomb-proof cameras – I owned one in the early 1980s and dropped it down a Pyrenee – and I know Whitechapel isn’t the wealthiest corner of London, but surely the Metropolitan police and the London Coroner’s Office could afford something saying Canon or Nikon? Not convinced…

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