I love my pocket watch and I take it everywhere. It’s actually quite modern because I’m frankly too lazy to keep winding one. That could be the only reason I wouldn’t use the Tesla Watch from ThinkGeek. Well, if the … Continue reading Goodbye pocket watch, hello Tesla Watch?
The Lomographic Society and Zenit have teamed up to present a gorgeous new accessory for your photography. The Petzval lens is a redesigned version of the original Petzval from 1840. It’s a beautiful brass tube with modern lens elements and a mount to fit Nikon F and Canon EF SLR and DSLR. No communication is made from lens to camera and even the aperture uses the old Waterhouse system.
It looks a little weird on the end of a DSLR, but isn’t that what steampunk is all about? Not to mention that the actual development of this lens is steampunk essence in itself. The designs come from a Victorian lens with modern lens technology in an old fashioned design.
Take a look at the information below and let me know what you think. Continue reading “Petzval (D)SLR lens from the Lomographic Society”
The Octopus never fails to amaze me. When it’s not predicting sportsing results, providing light for a steampunk lamp or squeezing through an impossible hole, it is stealing cameras and photographing the camera man. Continue reading “Octopus turns the lens on the photographer”
Olympus can pretty much be held responsible for the surge in vintage looking digital cameras after they revived the PEN in a digital form back in 2009. Since then, they’ve overseen the popular rise of the digital OM series as well. Recently, they released the OM-D E-M5 II and they provided a wonderful backdrop for a shoot. Continue reading “Olympus treat press to a steampunk shoot”