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ATWI80C 3: Geneva on an Olympus OM-1

By Paul McKay Geneva is the largest French-speaking city in Switzerland and the second-largest overall behind Zurich. Situated on Lake Leman (or Lake Geneva), it...

Kosmonauts: Olli Thomson

Olli Thomson wrote a lovely piece for my other blog World On Film which I’ll soon be reposting on Kosmo Foto. In the meantime,...

British police seek Olympus OM-20 camera to help solve murder case

British police are seeking an Olympus OM-20 camera which belonged to a woman murdered 35 years ago in the hope it could help solve...

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...