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The intimate portraits of burns survivors, taken on collodion

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Pleas note: This article includes some nudity and graphic images of burns. Clément Marion is a...

The Kazakhstan collector bringing Soviet cameras back to life

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It’s almost exactly a year ago since Andrey Khludeyev started writing for Kosmo Foto. He originally...

Street Candy announces new MTN 100 black-and-white film

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Film brand Street Candy has announced a new 100-speed black-and-white film. The film, which the brand...

Fujifilm axes Pro 400H colour negative film

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Fujifilm has axed its Pro 400H colour negative film, saying it can no longer find...

105-year-old camera store and renowned camera museum close doors due to pandemic

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A much-loved camera store that has been trading for 105 years – and its world-famous...

Soviet-Chinese camera collaboration: The birth of a giant

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By Vladimir Zverev I talked with old specialists from the Soviet factories Lomo (Lazar Zalmanov, St...

BelOMO Siluet-Elektro review

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The giant Soviet camera industry in the Cold War included a vast number of design...

The humble Soviet camera that made it to the top of Mt Everest

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On 29 May 1953, New Zealand mountaineer Edmund Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay wrestled...

Soviet-Chinese camera collaboration: An introduction

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In the first of a three-part series for Kosmo Foto, Russian photo historian Vladimir Zverev...

This rare Soviet prototype camera could sell for $80,000

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A prototype of the ingenious Soviet Leningrad rangefinder camera goes on sale at an auction...

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Camera Reviews

Pentax ME Super review

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By Aaron Gold “I just want you to live up to the image of you I...

BelOMO Siluet-Elektro review

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The giant Soviet camera industry in the Cold War included a vast number of design...

Contax T3 review

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By Jay SE1 Lust. Just a tiny word, but considered absolutely sinful by many. Many of...

BelOMO Agat 18k review

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By Lester Ledesma Maybe it’s because I’m a film camera enthusiast. Or maybe it’s the occasional...

Zorki-4 review

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By Caleb Snyder Dicesare Ever since I discovered photography, with a Nikon D40 lent to me...

Soviet-Chinese camera collaboration: An introduction

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In the first of a three-part series for Kosmo Foto, Russian photo historian Vladimir Zverev...

Rare Leica Gun Rifle camera sells for €140,000 at auction

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A rare Leica Gun Rifle camera system has sold for €140,000 (£125,000/$166,000) at the Leitz...

Camera used to take 1950s candids of Marilyn Monroe goes on sale

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A camera once used by one of Marilyn Monroe’s teenage confidantes to take candid pictures...

The creepy 1970s adverts for the ‘Girl Watcher’ telephoto lens

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The lot of female photographers is not always rosy. Even the most famous are routinely...

The confiscated Kodak factory that made film for the Nazis and Communist East Germany

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By Joerg Kowalski George Eastman was born on 12 July 1854 in Waterville, NY. At the...