Lenses

09.17.12
Panasonic teases 42.5mm f/1.2 and 150mm f/2.8 MFT lenses, slated for release by 2014
09.17.12

Panasonic teases 42.5mm f/1.2 and 150mm f/2.8 MFT lenses, slated for release by 2014

Panasonic further reinforced its commitment to the Micro Four Thirds form factor when it released...

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08.28.12
Spherical glass lens concentrates sunlight by up to 10,000 times, boosts solar cell efficiency
08.28.12

Spherical glass lens concentrates sunlight by up to 10,000 times, boosts solar cell efficiency

Eking out more power from solar cells is an ongoing challenge for scientists, and now architect An...

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08.25.12
Harvard makes distortion-free lens from gold and silicon, aims for the perfect image (or signal)
08.25.12

Harvard makes distortion-free lens from gold and silicon, aims for the perfect image (or signal)

Imaging has been defined by glass lenses for centuries, and even fiber optics haven't entirely esc...

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08.24.12
Insert Coin: Quikdraw targets lens fumblers and multiple camera packers (video)
08.24.12

Insert Coin: Quikdraw targets lens fumblers and multiple camera packers (video)

In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit pro...

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07.25.12
Kipon preps Canon EF lens adapters for Micro Four Thirds, NEX cameras with electronic control
07.25.12

Kipon preps Canon EF lens adapters for Micro Four Thirds, NEX cameras with electronic control

Adapters to fit Canon's EF lenses on Micro Four Thirds and NEX camera bodies most definitely aren'...

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07.02.12
Canon confirms PowerShot S100 lens error, offers free repair for affected cams
07.02.12

Canon confirms PowerShot S100 lens error, offers free repair for affected cams

Select PowerShot S100 cameras are encountering a lens error, Canon confirmed on its Product Adviso...

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06.25.12
Fujifilm outlines X-Pro1 lens roadmap, brings zoom at last this fall
06.25.12

Fujifilm outlines X-Pro1 lens roadmap, brings zoom at last this fall

If there's been one outstanding gripe with Fujifilm's X-Pro1 camera, it's been the absence of zoom...

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06.14.12
IRL: Canon Powershot D20, FX Photo Studio and Nikon's 35mm f/1.8G lens
06.14.12

IRL: Canon Powershot D20, FX Photo Studio and Nikon's 35mm f/1.8G lens

Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in rea...

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06.14.12
Apple files for a patent on an iPhone with swappable lenses, picky mobile photographers rejoice
06.14.12

Apple files for a patent on an iPhone with swappable lenses, picky mobile photographers rejoice

Taking phone photography seriously is certainly possible. Short of tacking on a slightly ludicrous...

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