Canon Lens Completely Disassembled (Result: A Lot of Rings)

Zoom lenses are by no means a rarity, but it's not often that someone chooses to sacrifice one to the internet. FredMiranda » 10/06/08 9:20am 10/06/08 9:20am forum member sbv20 found himself with a useless Canon 17-85mm lens after the aperture became stuck, so he did what any good gadget freak would: he tore it apart. He documented the process with a…

Zoom Lens Coffee Mug Helps Keep Photographers Caffeinated

It takes a lot for a coffee cup to impress me. Hell, if no cups were available I would probably have the barista pour coffee into my cupped hands. Still, it is hard not to be taken aback by the nerdy coolness of this zoom lens design. Unfortunately, the cup is only a concept at this point, and making one for yourself… » 9/16/08 7:20pm 9/16/08 7:20pm

iPhone's Telescopic Zoom Lens Comes With a Case

Now that manufacturers are creating add-on lenses for cellphone cameras—similar to the one we saw at CES—they need to step up their game to attract your attention. This iPhone telescopic lens from Brando does just that, adding a nifty protective case to go along with the lens. The good news is that it does seem to… » 1/24/08 1:50pm 1/24/08 1:50pm