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The perfect 21st Century film camera?

There are tens of millions of film cameras still working. But even so, the clock is gently ticking. Some of the models from the golden...

How to travel with film

Shooting film in the city you live in or a daytrip away is one thing. What if you want to go further afield? What if...

Poundland’s new film is not exactly a bargain

For UK film photographers with a strict budget, there’s some good news from one of the high street’s most wallet-friendly retailers. Poundland, which has nearly...

Kosmopedia

Kosmopedia: Olympus XA2

The Lomo LC-A, if it were designed by a Japanese genius The Olympus XA2 is a viewfinder 35mm camera made by Olympus from 1980 until...

Kosmopedia: Agfa CT100 Precisa

The film that built Lomography. Agfa CT100 Precisa was Agfa's consumer-grade 100-ISO slide film during the 1990s and 2000s. Germany's Agfa had been making colour transparency...

Kosmopedia: Octopus Weekender

Behold the Octopus Weekender - the analogue iPod, complete with storage compartment. When the iPhone came out in 2007, it ushered in the age of...

Camera reviews

Intrepid Mk1 review

By Mike Chopra-Gant These days it more and more people appear to be experimenting with large format photography, perhaps seeking to embrace the slower, more...

Ricoh GR1s review

By Ben Mills The Ricoh GR1s is a beautifully constructed camera; it’s incredibly compact for a compact. Its slim design goes to show that it was built...

Rollei 35S review

By Peter Adler One problem I have is that I am terrible at planning what photo gear to bring on my holidays. More than once, I...

52 Photo Tips

52 Photo Tips #26: Don’t overlook toy cameras

This is the latest in a series in collaboration with Film's Not Dead. They were the cameras built for curious fingers and enthusiastic, is...

52 Photo Tips #25: f/8 and be there

This is the latest in a series in collaboration with Film's Not Dead There's a lot more to the photojournalist's maxim "f8 and be there"...

52 Photo Tips #24: Find a favourite film

This is the 24th post in a series in collaboration with Film's Not Dead. When you first start shooting film, the choices can be a...