Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art Review: Great Glass That Punches Above Its Price

Sigma has been the darling of the lens world recently, producing high-performance products at reasonable prices. Its latest is the 50mm f/1.4 Art series lens, a long awaited addition to their line that we recently had the pleasure of trying out. You're not going to find much more lens for the price. » 4/11/14 8:35am 4/11/14 8:35am

Here's the Lumia 1020 Camera Chopped in Half for No Good Reason

If you are intrigued by the Nokia Lumia 1020's wild camera, you no doubt wonder what lies underneath the circular 41-megapixel bulge. Zeiss, the maker of the Lumia 1020's lens, did us all the kindness of slicing the teeny camera right down the middle so we could all see inside! » 7/16/13 5:20pm 7/16/13 5:20pm

Sony RX1 Review: A Camera So Bold, So Beautiful... and So Expensive

There are two terms in digital photography that signify two very different kinds of cameras. The terms are compact, and full-frame. The former defines those cheap, pocketable point-and-shoots, while the latter is a feature only found on the most professional DSLRs. With the RX1, Sony fused these two polar opposites in… » 5/29/13 1:00pm 5/29/13 1:00pm

Barack Obama's $3 Million 'Overhead Projector' Actually Pretty Cool

During the last Presidential debate, John McCain delivered this line about his opponent with withering contempt:
[Obama] voted for nearly a billion dollars in pork barrel earmark projects, including, by the way, $3 million for an overhead projector at a planetarium in Chicago, Illinois. » 10/09/08 5:20am 10/09/08 5:20am
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Giz Commenter Appreciation: Borrow Zeiss Cinemizer iPod Video Goggles…

Hey, Giz Commenters, I've got something for you. You know those Zeiss Goggles I reviewed a week back? Zeiss is letting the readers do a two week loan of them, shipping covered. All you've got to do is leave a comment in this post with an existing account, and then fill out this form with a link to your comment. The… » 6/18/08 2:34pm 6/18/08 2:34pm

Battlemodo of Highest Res Video Goggles: Zeiss Cinemizer vs. Myvu…

Despite the stigma, I've always wanted a pair of video goggles. I never did mind the nerd factor accompanying any piece of gear, at least not after admiring sci fi heroes like Cyclops of the X-men and Geordi from ST:TNG. But they've never been cheap or high-res enough until now. The Zeiss Cinemizer ($400) and the Myvu… » 6/07/08 9:01pm 6/07/08 9:01pm