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Five cheap but capable old-school film compacts

The compact cameras that get all the attention at the moment are the ones with the heftiest price tags. Many film photography blogs and YouTube...

Ilford Photo hides prize-winning silver ticket in a roll of film

Ilford Photo has hidden a special silver ticket alongside one of its films – with the lucky winner getting an all-expenses-paid trip to the...

Why Johnny Depp might be about to make Minolta’s SR-T SLRs...

Minolta’s SR-T family of SLRs has never quite got the attention they deserve. In the 1960s and 70s they were passed over by many professionals...

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

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...

Bronica ETRS review

By Wayne Lorimer My love affair began with a post on social media. To my surprise, a very lovely lady replied almost immediately, and we...

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...