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Just How Good Is The 65x Optical Zoom On Canon's SX60?

The easiest and arguably cheapest way to improve the zoom on your camera is to move yourself closer to the object you wish to embiggen. Alternatively, you could shell out for Canon’s SX60, which features a 21-1365mm lens that offers 65x optical zoom. Yes, sixty-five times. How good is that exactly? Well, these videos should demonstrate the camera’s abilities pretty well.


How A Moth's Eye Could Help Improve The Efficiency Of Solar Cells

Inspiration lies in the strangest of places — and for researchers at the Agency for Science, Technology & Research in Singapore, that includes the eye of moth. A new antireflective coating inspired by the creature’s ocular faculties could help bump up the efficiency of solar cells.


Fujfilm's 16-55mm F/2.8 Lens Is An All-Weather Zoom With No Compromise

Probably the most common lens that pro photographers use is a standard zoom with a constant aperture. Up until now, Fujifilm has lacked such a lens for their X series of cameras. That’s all changing with the announcement of a 16-55mm f/2.8 lens to add to their already impressive lineup.


You Have To Solve A Sliding Puzzle To Change Lenses On This IPhone Case

If you’ve come to rely on your smartphone as your primary camera, you’ve probably found yourself frustrated at its lack of zoom or even macro capabilities. Clip-on lenses can vastly improve its capabilities, and taking a cue from those sliding puzzle games that have you re-arranging tiles to form an image, the Puzlook iPhone case has five swappable lenses on the back that slide into position to improve your shots.


Canon Lens Adaptor For Sony Cams Adds A Whole New Level Of Useful

When shooting in bright light, a neutral density filter can be extremely useful if you want to use a large aperture for some nice background blur. A new Canon EF to Sony E-mount adaptor by Fotodiox incorporates a variable ND filter so you don’t have to buy one for each lens.


Sony A7 Owners Get A New Super-Wide Lens, With New Primes Coming Soon

Sony’s trio of full-frame mirrorless cameras, the a7, a7r and a7s, are wonderfully capable machines. Unfortunately, there just aren’t that many native lenses to choose from. Today, a new super-wide zoom enters the fold that will hopefully make these slick bodies more appealing, with some primes on the way.


Sony Releases Burly E-Mount Lens With Serious Video Chops For Your A7

Sony’s a7 and a7r full-frame mirrorless cameras were only so-so for video, but the a7s is an absolute killer. The only thing lacking at launch was a good selection of lenses to suit the needs of videographers. That is starting to change with the new 28-135mm f/4 OSS.


Sony A7 Series Gets Two Gorgeous New Prime Lenses From Zeiss

Sony’s A7 line of full-frame mirrorless cameras are friggin’ awesome, but there haven’t been many native lens options, especially in the realm of fast prime lenses. That’s slowly changing, and it’s starting with Zeiss.


Walking Around With A Giant 1200mm Lens Is Sure To Draw A Crowd

There are many ways to remain inconspicuous as a photographer. One way is to only use small, unimposing lenses. The guys over at MPB Photographic went another direction, as seen in the video above.


The Super Rare Canon Lens You'll Never Be Able To Afford

If you’re willing do the research, you can get great lenses for your Canon shooter from the likes of Tamron and Sigma. Even so, nothing quite beats the high-quality EF range from the company itself. So, if you’re in the market for a genuine, 1200mm Canon lens, you can grab one right now for a cool $177,278 Australian. We’ll wait while you sell the required number of organs to raise funds.