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A Review of Camera Shutter Sounds: Nikon at Top, Leica at Bottom


The quality of a camera’s shutter sound probably isn’t high on the list of what any photographer considers when looking to buy a new body, but Lensrentals has just published a tongue-in-cheek review/comparison of shutter sounds anyway. “As a leading authority on optical testing and product reviews, it occurred to ...

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Scientists Create Contact Lenses That Zoom with Blinks and Looks


Scientists have revealed a new futuristic robotic contact lens that’s essentially an advanced zoom lens for the human eye. It can be zoomed and controlled by blinking and looking around. The researchers at the University of California San Diego detailed their design in a new paper titled, “A Biomimetic Soft ...

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