It's a cycle.. According to my dad (born in '55), SLRs were really 'hot' during his time (late 60's-70's)...
It would be one of the first things they started to save for once they started work.
There was even less to do in Singapore in those days. They'd go out with friends and just pose, take photos together.
I believe him because there's plenty of pictorial evidence to prove that :lol: