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06-26-2017, 10:27 AM - 1 Like   #1
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The Five Ugliest Cameras. And the winner is...

...the Pentax Kr. Although in this case, to be fair, the fault is found not with the actual camera but with the colour scheme, which was a very limited-release special edition.

Fast forward to 8:11 to see it in all its glory. Has anyone here seen one of these in the wild? It's horrific.

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It was a very Japanese specific joke...

Edit: I was thinking it was the Korejanairobomoderu Limited Edition, but it is a different camera...

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The first three I have never seen, and the third looks like some kind of Rube Goldberg creation.

The winner is, most definitely, tres gaudy!
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Christine Tham made a hilarious series of posts about her predilection to buy Pink Camerasbefore she (sadly) jumped ship and stopped posting

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Interesting that the guy thinks a camera is ugly because of the shape, but the gal votes a camera ugly because of its color. I love that K-r and wish Pentax continues to be creative with limited edition colored bodies. Everyone loves skins and cases for their phones: why not the same for cameras?

#3 is clearly so ugly and badly designed I couldnʻt stop laughing. Simmon Omega 120:

I can imagine Alfred, Rudolph, and Frederick Simmon having an argument from conception to final release on what, how, and why. Oh brothers....
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QuoteOriginally posted by Alex645 Quote
#3 is clearly so ugly and badly designed I couldnʻt stop laughing. Simmon Omega
Designed ? Are you sure ? I've heard of the Blind Watchmaker - has he expanded his business ?
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QuoteOriginally posted by dcshooter Quote
Design meeting went something like this....

Homer Designs a Car - YouTube
Haha. So that car was called the Simpson Omega not too different than the Simmon Omega.

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