Camera - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
The camera had a case made from black hammered metal, the lens jutted out on a highly polished brass looking cylinder, finished at the end with a rim of more black metal. Two dials and a button poked out from the top and it bore the name Leica. It had to be almost 100 years old. It was satisfyingly heavy in the hand and made wonderfully mechanical whirring and clicking noises.
The size of a credit card and almost as thin, when off it looked like a simple silver rectangle of metal on one side and a screen on the other. When on a shutter opened soundlessly at the front to reveal a lens, the back was a perfect high definition picture of what the camera was aiming at. One tap of the screen and the picture was taken.
Keeping his voice low, he shifted their attention to the surveillance cameras discreetly hidden in the walls. It was nothing new to learn they were being watched, though the sheer number of little black pupils observing their every move put them on edge. The eerie scene was a blow to the chest, reminding them of the freedom they no longer possessed.