Homemade 90mm f/2.8 Camera Lens Looks Totally Professional

Homemade 90mm f/2.8 Camera Lens Looks Totally Professional

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As Michael Zhang details on PetaPixel, the lens is made from scratch (yes, even the glass), though the helicoid, blades and mount had to be ordered whole.

Here’s what the final product looks like.

And the photos the lens produces.

Image: Mats Wernersson

Image: Mats Wernersson

Sure, you need your own fully-kitted workshop (or access to one), but it’s mind-blowing what’s possible with some ingenuity, talent and time.

[YouTube, via PetaPixel]