Britain's biggest camera collector fair opens in London this weekend

Photographica camera fair
(Image credit: PCCGB)

The Photographica camera fair returns to London this weekend - on Sunday 21 May. Billed as Britain's biggest event for camera collectors and secondhand photographic equipment, Photographica has been running as an annual event for over 30 years, and returned back live last year after a break caused by the Covid pandemic.

This year there will be over 100 stalls selling for buying, selling and swapping classic and antique cameras. Collectable, user and retro cameras will be there, from wood and brass to modern classics and early digital – plus lenses, accessories, film, paper, literature and images. 

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 15 Pro Max.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.