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The Apollo astronaut who lost a camera inside the command module

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If you’ve ever lost a camera in your house, you can take solace in the fact you’re in fine company. On the historic Apollo 11...

Kosmo Foto at The Photography Show 2020

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The Photography Show is the biggest photography trade show in the UK. Held at the NEC in Birmingham, it’s a showcase for companies big and...

Olympus Trip AF30 review

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They didn’t miss a trick at Olympus. In 1968, the Japanese camera maker released a selenium-powered 35mm compact that became nothing less than a sensation....

Kosmopedia

Kosmopedia: Leica Standard

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The Leica of the 21st Century doesn’t really do budget cameras. The cameras they make at their base in Wetzlar, Germany are precision items,...

Kosmopedia: Pentax MX

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A cult classic from the decade of heavy metal. In 1976, Pentax unveiled a pair of diminutive new SLRs to rival Olympus’s extremely popular OM...

Kosmopedia: Yashica T4/T5

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Kyocera could have had no idea what it was doing when it launched the Yashica T4 on the world in 1990. The T4 was just...

Camera reviews

Olympus Trip AF30 review

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They didn’t miss a trick at Olympus. In 1968, the Japanese camera maker released a selenium-powered 35mm compact that became nothing less than a sensation....

Yashica Electro 35 GSN review

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By Sony Kusumo I got this camera from my best friend whose father in law has just passed away in 2009.  This camera was his...

Contax 139 Quartz review

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By Steve Mitchell Back in 1984 I thought it was time I upgraded from the Yashica TL Electro X I had been using for a...

52 Photo Tips

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

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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

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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

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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...