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This Photographer Made a Working Eyeball Camera Lens


Photographer Mathieu Stern loves experimenting with very old and/or strange camera lenses, but his latest project is quite strange, even by his standards. He used a 3D printer and created a lens that looks like a giant eyeball. “If the model of the camera lens is the human eyeball, why ...

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Review: The Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 for Sony FE is a Home Run


When Tamron announced the new FE 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD, it sent a wave of excitement throughout the Sony user base. When Tamron announced that the lens would only be $799, most of those Sony users were shocked. Can Tamron’s $799 lens compete against the $1,198 (currently $898 after ...

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Zeiss Accuses Samyang of Stealing Its Lens Designs


The renowned German lens maker Carl Zeiss has accused the South Korean lens maker Samyang of copying its designs. As a result, the Samyang lenses at the center of the dispute are being pulled by distributors and retailers. The Swedish website Monitor reports that the Samyang Premium XP 50mm f/1.2 ...

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One of My Scariest Moments as a Photographer


This was one of my scariest moments as a photographer. What you don’t see in this photo is the 100-meter (~330-foot) drop in front of me and the gale force wind from behind. Two minutes of light and then it was dark again. I took this picture in March on ...

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