The Fotodiox RhinoCam Vertex shoots medium format images on L mount cameras

Sep 27, 2023
John Aldred

Medium-format digital photography is expensive. There’s no two ways around it. Digital large format isn’t even really a thing outside of scanning backs, either. But…

How to make a pinhole lens from a coke can

Jun 8, 2023
John Aldred

Pinhole photography is photography at its most fundamental. Based on the camera obscure that came before it, the principle is essentially the same. The only…

Fotodiox release new auto extension tubes for shooting macro with L mount cameras

Jun 23, 2022
John Aldred

Extension tubes are one of the best ways to get started in macro. They’re easy to use with your existing lenses to be able to…

Photographer adapts a 1984 Ghostbusters toy lens to a mirrorless camera

Jan 26, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

As we have already seen, you can make a working lens from pretty much anything. Sean of Fotodiox decided to use a toy lens and…

How to make a DIY telephoto pinhole lens from a Pringles can

Dec 20, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

There’s an unusual amount of photo-related stuff you can make from a simple Pringles can: a macro flash diffuser, an extension tube, or a “saberstrip.”…

How to make a DIY camera lens using a magnifying glass and cheap macro bellows

Sep 6, 2021
John Aldred

If you ever want to experiment with optics, making your own lenses (or adapting old ones to fit on current cameras) is definitely a good…

Fotodiox’s new PRONTO adapter lets you autofocus Leica M lenses on your Fuji X cameras

Aug 12, 2020
John Aldred

Fotodiox has announced their new Fotodiox Pro PRONTO AF lens adapter that lets you autofocus Leica M lenses on your Fujifilm X mount mirrorless cameras….

Fotodiox has announced its new Pro Fusion “Smart” AF adapter for Canon EF to Leica L mount

Apr 8, 2020
John Aldred

Fotodiox has announced their new EF-L Fusion Smart AF adapter for Canon EF lenses to let you mount them to most L mount bodies. It…

These lens adapters turn your vintage glass into tilt-shift lenses for modern mirrorless cameras

Dec 3, 2019
John Aldred

The tilt-shift effect has become really popular in recent years as more people have discovered that these lenses exist and the miniaturising effect they…

The Fotodiox DLX Stretch adapters let you turn any lens into a macro

Jul 7, 2017
John Aldred

With the advent of mirrorless, lens adapters have become very popular. With such a short flange distance, mirrorless cameras offer so many more lens options….