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The Beatles and their giant ‘Beatax’ camera

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At least three of The Beatles were firm fans of Pentax cameras. Ringo Starr famously bought a Pentax camera when The Beatles first toured the...

Kosmo Foto pop-up at The Photographers’ Gallery Bookshop

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Kosmo Foto is overjoyed to announce our first Christmas pop-up – at London’s fantastic The Photographers’ Gallery Bookshop. Kosmo Foto will be the special guest...

Nikon Museum launches watch inspired by the Nikon F SLR

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Fan of the Nikon F SLR? Now you can show your appreciation for this classic SLR everywhere you go - except possibly the shower. The...

Kosmopedia

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...

Kosmopedia: Olympus XA2

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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

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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

Lomography Fisheye 2 review

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By Ronnie Brandon Flipping channels one summer's evening a handful of years ago I happened across a BBC1 feature about an analogue film revival. Congruity...

Pentax ESII: The camera that captured rock’s most iconic photograph

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In May 2007, I went to take pictures of the Welsh rock band Manic Street Preachers for a long-term project shooting bands at soundcheck. For...

Praktica BMS review

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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,...

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...