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A Review of the Venus 60mm f/2.8, the World’s First 2:1 Macro Lens with Infinity Focus

Last month, a Chinese company called Venus Optics unveiled a 60mm f/2.8 lens, the first 2:1 magnification lens with infinity focus. Thomas Shahan, …

Microsoft gives Android users a taste of the Windows Phone experience

HoloLens was so two weeks ago. Microsoft has just released its newest product, and it’s a lock-screen customization app for Android.<p>Microsoft fans wielding Android devices might comprise a narrow market, but with Picturesque, they can modify their Google devices with Bing background images, Bing …


kraftwerk: A Portable Power Plant That Can Charge Your Camera with Standard Gas

Want a portable generator for recharging your devices that you can literally fill up in just seconds? It’ll soon be available… but you’ll need to be …

Windows 10 Installs Automatically On Windows 7 And Windows 8

<i>Update: my new post Why Windows 10 Installs Automatically On Windows 7 And Windows 8 looks into the two major automatic upgrades Windows 10 will perform, why and what can be done about them.</i><p>Microsoft is getting a lot right. Making Windows 10 free, unifying it across desktop and mobile, introducing …

Satya Nadella

Are You Ready for 50 MP Cameras?

Later this week Canon will be announcing its first super high resolution cameras, the Canon EOS 5DS and the EOS 5DS R, which will feature a 50.6 MP …


10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Introduction<p>First things first. My name is Marius Vieth and I’m a 26 year old fine art photographer from Amsterdam who loves nothing more than street …

The 9 Most Spectacular Lost Cities in the World