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Canon's Rumoured 28-560mm Lens Sounds Comically Gigantic

Technology is strange. As some things get smaller, like smartphones, others grow in size… like smartphones. OK, bad example there. How about camera lenses? Sure, advances in optics have allowed us to cram three (and a billion) lenses into one, but when it comes to taking photos, sometimes you just can’t compromise. And Canon’s rumoured 28-560mm EF doesn’t sound like it will compromise, at all.


Stick-On Lenses Turn Your Phone Camera Into A Microscope

Lens accessories for smartphones are by no means a new idea, but they’re often clunky, awkward to use, and far from something you’d want to try and squeeze into your pocket. These Blips lenses are a different story: They attach to your smartphone like a piece of tape, and are slim enough to carry alongside your credit cards.


Leaked Canon Lens Has Some Bright Ideas Built In

Properly lighting a tiny subject when doing macro photography is tricky since your camera ends up so close to it. A ring light surrounding the lens is one solution to the problem, and it looks like Canon might soon be releasing a macro lens featuring an LED ring light built right in.


Sony's New G Master Lenses Are Made For Pros, But The a6300 Camera Is For Everyone

Canon has its red-ringed L lenses for professional (read: cashed-up) photographers, and Nikon has its own gold-ringed competitors. Sony’s the newest entrant into the ring (ha, get it) with its G Master professional lenses; the first three pieces of likely-very-expensive glass for its full-frame E-mount cameras fill two of the three most-demanded focal length ranges for serious snappers.


Watch A Crystal Clear Video Shot With A Lens From 1880

Back in 1880, James Garfield was elected president of the United States and Thomas Edison was alive and tinkering in his Menlo Park lab. That’s also the year also when this camera lens was made.


Zeiss Is Finally Making High-quality Lenses For Your iPhone

They say the best camera is the one you have with you, but sometimes the fixed lens on your smartphone can limit your creativity. So Zeiss, makers of some of the finest camera glass out there, is finally making high-quality external lenses for the iPhone 6s including a telephoto, a wide-angle and a zoomable macro option.


Shooting Creatively With Your Camera: Special Effects Lenses And In-Camera Features

Feeling constrained by your camera’s kit lens? Want to get up close to the action, to capture a time-lapse video, to capture a beautiful Brenizer method photograph? There are a few things you can do in your camera’s settings, and a few different lenses you can try out, that can supercharge your photography and expand your skills.


Clear Ceramic Makes This Filter 10x Tougher Than Your Usual Lens Protector

This protective lens filter might look like any other, but it’s got an invisible secret. Making use of a new kind of clear ceramic, it’s ten times tougher than most conventional protective filters, so is virtually guaranteed to keep yours lens perfectly safe.


Snapchat's New Lenses Feature Is Utterly Horrifying

In tandem with a novel way to waste money, Snapchat now offers a new way to scare the shit out of your friends. It’s called “Lenses” and I never want to use it again.


Here's How Fast Canon Lenses Focus On The New Sony A7r Mark II

I’m in the midst of reviewing the new Sony A7r II camera. One of the most pleasant surprises so far? Just how fast autofocus can be with Canon lenses and a Metabones adaptor. Watch this video, and see what an amazing improvement this is from anything that came before.


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