Latest Photographic lens Stories

2012-05-11 23:02:19

Today, Henry´s Camera reported that Olympus has announced their new Olympus TG-1 iHS, a camera that features the world´s first f2.0 high-speed lens on a tough camera. The Olympus TG-1 iHS unites durability with DSLR image quality, full 1080p HD video and amazing features for thrill seekers, reef-loving explorers and everyone in between. (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 From atop an Alpine mountain to the depths of a tropical lagoon, the Olympus TG-1 iHS captures the perfect shot in...

2012-04-26 23:10:35

B&H Photo Video has announced that they are now shipping the Tamron 24-70mm lens for Canon Cameras. NYC,NY (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 B&H Photo Video has announced that they are now shipping the Tamron 24-70mm lens for Canon Cameras. The long-awaited Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Lens for Canon Cameras has finally arrived. The 24-70mm lens provides a very useful range, from 24mm true wide-angle, to 70mm short telephoto, useful for landscapes, interiors, portraits, street photography...

DARPA Orders Prototype AR Contact Lenses
2012-04-15 05:12:00

Pentagon officials have reportedly ordered a special type of contact lenses that provide a wide field of vision while also allowing individuals to focus both on a specific image and on their environment at the same time, CNET and BBC News are reporting. The contacts ordered by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are prototypes of Innovega's iOptik lenses, and CNET Senior Writer Martin LaMonica said that they allow users to focus on images at both very close and far-off...

Latest Photographic lens Reference Libraries

2010-09-16 15:48:43

A magnifying glass is a convex lens, usually mounted in a frame with a handle, which is used to produce a magnified image of an object. The glass works by creating a magnified virtual image of an object behind the lens. However, the distance between the lens and the object must be shorter than the focal length for the glass to work. If the distance is not correct then the image will appear small and inverted. Many magnifying glasses are mounted on a stand to insure the proper distance...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.