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After more than a year it was time to update our main header photo. Just a small collection of the cameras that are reviewed on this site.

Praktica FX2: the underdog from Dresden

Praktica FX2 review

There is no German camera brand as undervalued as the East German Praktica. Now, strictly speaking, it is not a brand, but a long-running model name of KW (Kamera-Werkstaetten) and later Pentacon. Once started as Praktiflex in 1939 and ended as Praktica BX20S in 2001. More than 40 models and versions have never brought the brand what it actually deserves: recognition for high quality at affordable prices.

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