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DJI’s Shiny New HQ Has a Sky Bridge for Showing Off Drones

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The Chinese drone juggernaut DJI has outgrown its current headquarters and is now building a giant new complex for its future. The twin towers will also be located in Shenzhen, Guangdong, and will feature giant quadruple-height indoor drone flight testing spaces as well as a sky bridge that will be ...

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Samyang Unveils an 85mm f/1.4 Full Frame Lens for Canon EF

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Samyang has just announced its new Samyang/Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 full frame autofocus lens for Canon EF-mount cameras. The announcement comes just one week after the company unveiled its new 24mm f/2.8 lens. The lens is the equivalent of a 136mm when mounted on a Canon crop sensor APS-C camera. Thanks ...

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Nissin’s New MG10 Flash Comes with a Versatile Hand Grip

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Nissin has just announced the MG10, a new versatile 2.4GHz wireless TTL flash that comes with a hand grip you can mount to it. The flash is part of the company’s Nissin Air System (NAS) and is designed for on-camera and off-camera, studio and outdoor. “Designed as a multi-purpose flash, ...

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Leica is Now in the Watch Business

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If you’re a die-hard fan of Leica cameras, the company has just unveiled a new line of watches that will pair nicely with your gear. That’s right: Leica is now in the luxury watch business. Leica has just launched Ernst Leitz Werkstätten, a division that is creating the new and ...

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This LEGO Hasselblad Camera Could One Day Hit Store Shelves

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Taiwan-based photographer, designer, and LEGO builder Helen Sham has created an incredibly realistic Hasselblad 503CX medium format film camera using LEGO blocks. And with your help, the design could one day become an official LEGO kit on store shelves. “I Lego-designed this camera because I am also a photographer and ...

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This Photographer Made a Working Eyeball Camera Lens

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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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Zeiss Accuses Samyang of Stealing Its Lens Designs

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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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