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Kosmo Foto’s guide to London film processing

Finding the right lab is as important as finding the right camera. Many of us don’t have the space or time to develop our own...

Kosmonauts: Matthew Maber

The latest Kosmonaut is someone I met on a recent photowalk in Brighton. Matthew Maber is an enthusiastic film photographer and he wasted no time...

Praktica BMS review

By Marek Orihel These are simple but great camera coming from the factory of Pentacon – the company responsible for cameras such as Exakta 4.5x6,...

Kosmopedia

Kosmopedia: Yashica T4/T5

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...

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...

Camera reviews

Praktica BMS review

By Marek Orihel These are simple but great camera coming from the factory of Pentacon – the company responsible for cameras such as Exakta 4.5x6,...

Olympus Mju-II review

By Ronald Hogenboom You either 'get' the Mju-II, or you don't. If you don't, you might compare it unfavourably to your SLR, or to a more...

Nikon FM10 review

By Ronald Hogenboom A lot of people don’t know what to make of this camera. It has a Nikon nameplate, but was in fact made...

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...