Add Telephoto Powers to Your Lens for Cheap

Zoom lenses are expensive. Telephotos lenses are really expensive. But if you want to shove a little extra optical oomph into you camera, this 2x $50 telephoto adapter is a killer deal. Just screw 'er on and shoot. » 12/06/11 4:40pm 12/06/11 4:40pm

Blur Out Blemishes With These Lensbaby Portrait Kits

Lensbaby's Portrait Kits are filled with camera accessories that can make any blemished-faced teen beautiful. They're perfect for portrait photographers tasked with the difficult job of photographing people's not-so-perfect faces. » 7/21/11 10:27pm 7/21/11 10:27pm

iPhone Telephoto Lens Makes You the Cutest Little Paparazzo

Need to grab an 8x zoomed shot of your attractive neighbor or Lindsay Lohan stealing something, but don't have your camera handy? Photojojo's mini-telephoto lens will let you hone your phone on whomever or whatever you want in the distance. » 2/14/11 9:40am 2/14/11 9:40am

Magnetic Mount Lenses Add Wide Angle, Telephoto and Fish-Eye…

We have seen several different add-on lenses designed to enhance the iPhone camera, but these versions ditch the case in favor of magnetic mounts. There are also three different lenses to choose from. » 12/29/08 11:45am 12/29/08 11:45am

Quarter Million Dollars of Digital Photo Gear in a Single Photo

Here's a common scene-but still impressive-at the Beijing Olympics: dozens of photographers firing the most expensive digital photography gear available on the planet at full speed. The sound of all those shutters re-clacky-clicketing » 8/15/08 8:00am 8/15/08 8:00am alone must give goosebumps to any photo aficionado, but the total price of all this…

Canon 1200/5.6L USM the BFG of Telephoto Lenses

The 1000mm Sigma we saw at PMA is nothing compared to this ultra rare Canon zoom. The retailer B&H photo has one of these, a 1200mm, F5.6 USM lens. They've been around since 1993, but are made to order at the rate of 2 per year, and there are less than 20 in existence. What the hell does 1200mm give you on a 35mm… » 2/05/08 10:18pm 2/05/08 10:18pm

Zeiss Lens: It's a Giant, 1700mm and 564 Pounds

We've seen some big lenses before, but this Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 1700mm F4 lens is so big you can't even carry it around in a wheelbarrow. In fact, it weighs 564 pounds, so you'd better have a team of weightlifters to help you point the thing. » 10/02/06 9:35am 10/02/06 9:35am

Mobile Phone 6x Telescope Attachment

If you really need some up-close-and-personal shots using a cellphone camera, Brando of Hong Kong offers its 6x telephoto attachment that works with certain Nokia 6000- and 7000- series cellphones. » 7/05/06 8:17am 7/05/06 8:17am

Telephoto Lens For Your Phone


Falling into a tiny, sub-niche section of the market that I can't even begin to describe without the very real fear that my eyeballs might be blown out of their sockets by every individual brain cell in my head saying "what??" simultaneously, are these ridiculous conversion lenses made for MOBILE PHONE cameras. » 12/05/05 5:45pm 12/05/05 5:45pm