Posts Tagged 'lens'

Lomography Petzval Lens: Retro-Fantastic Goodness for Your Modern DSLR

Photography has come a long way since its beginnings, but there are still some amazing things to be discovered by looking at how things worked back then. Inspired by the early days of photography, this lens has been re-engineered from one that was invented in the 19th century.

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Trygger Camera Clip Aims to Improve iPhone Photos in a Snap

Smartphones make reasonably adequate cameras, especially if all you want is to capture some photos of your family and daily life. However, one thing that iPhonetographers will quickly find limiting are the optics included in their cameras. There’s not much you can do about improving them, unless you use some sort of add-on lens or filter.

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Phocus iPhone Case Lets You Use Your DSLR Lenses, Taking iPhonetography to the Max

There are cases that allow you to use additional lenses for your iPhone, but the Phocus case goes one step beyond those. It will let you use your DSLR lenses, either Canon or Nikon, to get the best picture possible. However, your iPhone might no longer be as compact as you would have liked.

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Gamma Ray Lens Created Using Amplifying Effect of Virtual Electron-Positron Pairs

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It was previously thought that making a lens out of highly energetic light, gamma rays, was impossible. Physicists have created such a lens and think that it will allow the use of gamma-ray optics for medical imaging, detecting illicit nuclear material and disposing of nuclear waste.

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Rare Fisheye Nikkor Lens for Sale… Just $160,000

SLR camera lenses can be pretty expensive, but this has got to be some sort of a record. A rare fisheye Nikkor 6mm f/2.8 lens, which is supposed to offer the world’s most extreme wide-angle, has gone on sale at Gray’s of Westminster in London, UK for the low, low price of $160,000 (USD), give or take a few dollars after currency conversion.

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TurtleJacket iPhone Case: For iPhoneotography Enthusiasts Only

Let’s be honest, I have a good DSLR camera, but I still take a lot of photos with my iPhone. That being said, my case is pretty ordinary. If you’re serious about taking photos with your iPhone 4 or 4S, then this might be the case for you. The TurtleJacket iPhone case adds some extra photographic functionalities to  your smartphone.

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Macro Cell Lens Band Lets Your Smartphone Get Up Close and Personal

I’ve never been one to add gizmos to my smartphone, but this handy little macro lens band does make a lot of sense, especially if you are using your cell phone to take a lot of close-ups. The added benefit is that it doesn’t cost much, but looks effective.

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