The Lensbaby Pro Effects Kit, which includes the Lensbaby Composer Pro with Sweet 35 Optic, the Edge 80 Optic, Macro Converters, Lens Cleaning Cloth and the Lensbaby System Bag, is now available. Price is $750. Check it out at B&H for Nikon and Canon mounts.
The Yashuhara Nanoha x5 macro lens is available for Micro Four Thirds and Sony NEX cameras. The 5:1 magnification of this little lens is incredible. It sports a zoom range that goes from 4x to 5x as well as built-in illumination. In the video below, you’ll see a little over from NAB 2012, as well as some sample video and photo through the Panasonic GX1. [Read more…]
Ever wanted to really zoom in on the action with your iPhone? Well, if you’re willing to mount a Canon or Nikon lens on the backside of your phone, it’s now possible. [Read more…]
Sigma’s new 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro lens is now available. While Sigma’s listed retail price of the lens is $1400, street prices are closer to the $1100 range. You can find it at B&H Photo.
The Sony NEX-C3 is a follow-up to last year’s NEX-3 and NEX-5 cameras. Based on the feature set and price point, the NEX-C3 appears to serve as more of a direct replacement for the NEX-3.
The NEX-C3 offers a 16.2MP APS-C sensor and captures 720p HD video. The NEX-C3 covers a broad sensitivity range of ISO 200-128000 and is capable of capturing images at a frame rate of 5.5 frames per second. [Read more…]