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Werewolf-proof Pentax DA silver lenses coming your way

02/07/2011, We caught sight of the silver limited edition K-5 DSLR camera earlier this evening and briefly mentioned the new silver lenses available, but here are more details on the nitty gritty for those who are interested. The unique DA Limited series of prime...

Real Canon 300mm f/4 L lens turned into a mug

01/25/2011, You might remember those novelty lens mugs that we brought to your attention a while back. If those aren’t realistic enough for you, maybe you’d like to bid for a mug that was created from a real $1,300 Canon 300mm f/4 L lens? The lens isn’t working...

Contact lenses of the future projects images onto eyeballs

01/11/2011, The future does bring some rather interesting additions to the fore, among them include contact lenses that are capable of projecting images right on top of your retinas, according to researchers at the University of Washington who have been hard at work...

Tamron Introduces Smallest 15X DSLR Zoom Lens

12/13/2010, Tamron has announced what it calls the world’s smallest and lightest 15X zoom lens for DSLR cameras. The after-market camera equipment maker is using a piezoelectric internal focus motor to achieve this feat along with Vibration Compensation for...

DIY camera lenses help you save plenty of dough

11/12/2010, So you’re feeling rather tight at the moment in terms of dough, and yet want to pursue that digital camera hobby of yours? There is nothing quite like DIY lenses then for your camera, and we do have some ideas that could save you several thousands...

Nikon D3100 DSLR Announced Along With New Lenses

08/19/2010, Considering the number of recent leaks regarding Nikon’s D3100 DSLR, it’s not too surprising to hear that Nikon has officially announced its latest entry-level DSLR, along with a number of new lenses. The D3100 offers a 14-megapixel CMOS...

Sony NEX3, NEX5 Cameras: Huge Quality in Tiny Bodies

05/10/2010, The Sony NEX3 has leaked (from a Chinese store), and it looks quite exciting. The NEX3 and its sibling the NEX5 come with a relatively small body, but a huge 14 Megapixel APS-C sensor (my Canon 50D has an APS-C sensor, APS-C defines the size) and a...

Electronic contact lens applications…

09/01/2009, What would happen if you could have a display as close to your eyes as it can get? Some say “augmented reality”, but there are lower hanging fruits that might even be more useful. Assuming that the resolution is as high as what you eyes...