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New Horseman SLR conversion lenses

Posted September 21, 2009 in Product News

Horseman press release: Direct Source Marketing (DSM), the sole U.S. distributor of Horseman photo products for professionals and high-end consumers, today announced unique multi-coated conversion lenses for DSLR cameras. [Of course they should work on any film body, too. — ed] "What makes the Horseman lenses unique is that they provide wide-angle and macro photography [...]

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New Zeiss 28mm f/2 Distagon lens in Nikon F & Pentax K mounts

Posted September 19, 2007 in Product News

The title pretty much says it all! More info: Web page, PDF data sheet, and PDF user manual.

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Lensbaby wide-angle conversion lenses

Posted September 21, 2006 in Product News

Lensbabies launches the new Lensbaby accessory lenses, a Lensbaby Wide Angle/Macro Conversion Lens and a Lensbaby Wide Angle/Telephoto Lens kit. Most notable about the new wide angle accessory lens is that it is optimized for use with the Lensbaby – no other wide angle accessory on the market preserves the size of the sweet spot [...]

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Lens hacking for a wider view

Posted September 12, 2006 in Camera Hacking & DIY

Trask Bedortha has been playing with flipping and mixing lens elements to get distortion-free wider-angle coverage. Check out the examples and descriptions in this thread in the Through the Viewfinder group (where you shoot the ground glass of another camera) on Flickr.

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Zeiss Ikon SW superwide 35mm viewfinder camera

Posted August 15, 2006 in Kit/Equipment + Product News

Carl Zeiss AG Press Release: Oberkochen, August 15, 2006. The Zeiss Ikon SW is the 35mm precision camera for uncompromising superwide photographers. Its lens mount takes any lens with M bayonet, in particular the ZEISS high performance superwide-angle lenses Distagon T* 2,8/15mm ZM and the Biogon T* types from the ZEISS ZM range. An accessory [...]

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Horseman SW-D Pro super wide angle camera

Posted June 22, 2006 in Kit/Equipment + Product News

Direct Source Marketing (DSM) Press Release: CONCORD, CA, June 22, 2006 – A joint venture between Rolleiflex and Horseman today announced one of the widest angle cameras on the market, Horseman SW-D Pro, which accepts digital camera backs to give professional and high-end consumer photographers wide angle opportunities that weren’t available in the past for [...]

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