When it comes to ridiculously cheap but very useful lenses, you’d be hard pushed to beat 40+ year old Russian technology, and this suggestion from Mathieu Stern is no exception.
Sigma has officially lifted the veil on two new Global Vision lenses, the 50–100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art and 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary.
In addition to two new pieces of glass, Sigma has unexpectedly announced the MC–11, a lens mount converter for attaching Sigma glass to Sony E-mount cameras. [Read more…]
In an effort to show off how Nikkor lenses come to fruition, from concept to being placed in the hands of photographers around the globe, Nikon started a four-part video campaign called Philosophy of Nikkor.
Now, the fourth and final installment of the project is complete, consisting of two new videos that show exactly what it takes to ensure each and every lens that leaves the factory is up to Nikon’s standards. [Read more…]
We’ve already talked about what Apple might be getting up to for the camera in their upcoming tenth generation iPhone. But, as is usually the case with any research and development, Apple is already at work patenting unique tech to put in even later generation iPhones.
One of the most recent patents to come to light is the schematics for a spherically curved sensor. While curved sensors aren’t exactly new, it’s the spherical design that sets it apart from other curved sensors we’ve seen in the past. [Read more…]
Regardless of your thoughts on Lomography and their analogue antics, it’s hard to deny their ongoing success with bringing long-lost lenses back from the grave. Today, they continue that trend by officially announcing their latest ‘Art’ lens, a 50mm f/1.5 lens called the Jupiter 3+ Art. [Read more…]