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ZEISS expands 3D optical measurement line with new COMET L3D 2 Base

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ZEISS introduces the new model with two of the most commonly used and essential application lenses, giving more customers access to advanced optical 3D technology. The ZEISS COMET® L3D 2 Base sensor quickly captures millions of surface points and now quickly visualizes them in real time as a 3D model in CALYPSO software. This accelerates inspection time significantly during development and production processes. ZEISS expands 3D...

The 7 Best 35mm Lenses for Portrait Photography

While the 35mm focal length isn’t always considered to be prime (pun not intended) for portraiture, it’s still fairly popular and a very versatile focal length. In fact, because it’s got a field of view that is the way that so many photographers see, it’s bound to be a favorite focal length. Luckily, over the years a number of those lenses have improved to simply just become better. So if you’re looking for a 35mm lens for portraiture, look no further than our favorites in this list.BONUS:...

Mitakon 35mm f0.95 Speedmaster Mark II Review For Fuji X

Mitakon 35mm f0.95 Speedmaster Mark II Review For Fuji X:If you’re looking for a 50mm equivalent focal length for your Fuji X Series body, there are two excellent choices from Fuji’s own catalogue of lenses: an f2 version and a f1.4 version.  I reviewed both, and ended up even buying the f1.4 version.  But let’s say you want something a little faster with arguably a more unique draw and rendering.  Where do you turn to?  Well, how about the Mitakon 35mm f0.95 Speedmaster Mark II?  Yes folks,...