About this group »
This group is for photographers who make their own lenses or who modify commercial lenses. This includes...
DIY tilt-shift lenses
See the About page for details.
Submit photos using your homemade lenses as well as photos of your homemade lenses. And Please add as much detail about the lenses as possible, so we can all learn.
Finally, feel free to ask questions.
STICKY DIY camera lens tutorial
DIY camera lens tutorial I probably should have called this "Confessions of a...
johnnyoptic3 months ago77 replies
If you have any interest in making a tilt-shift lens or you just want to know wh...
johnnyoptic3 months ago20 replies
Homemade Lenses: Measuring Focal Length, Aperture and F-Stop I've been asked...
johnnyoptic23 months ago16 replies
Hi there ~~ I have two glass discs that I've made in a glass studio, each wit...
rosokolo6 days ago2 replies
Setting up a tilt shift adapter for full frame sensor. I was obsessed by the ...
Ernest Irwandi3 weeks ago2 replies
I don't think I've seen a thread on this, so apologies if it's old news but may ...
SteveFE3 weeks ago5 replies
I have a leica R bellows but no Leica R lenses. I want to mount a lens board on ...
canon7dude4 weeks ago1 replies
Hi all, With the introduction of Sony A7 and a dozen of medium format lens (P...
bebegarden2 months ago8 replies
I saw someone talking about using lenses on different formats somewhere here, an...
richard3141593 months ago14 replies
Hello, I have build my first single element lens and, after the positive resu...
Ale_V.3 months ago10 replies
I've seen the tutorials on polishing the coatings off glass lenses but is there ...
genotypewriter3 months ago4 replies
Has anyone taken the macro element from one lens and use it on a different one? ...
b-roll524 months ago1 replies
Hello, this is my first post here even if I have been following you for quite...
Ale_V.5 months ago11 replies
Hi! A while ago, about a three years, to be more accurate, I have assembled my P...
Ivanichek.com Retrospective images6 months ago6 replies
I was cleaning a Silogor 135 f2.8, and trying not to smutch it and holding it in...
schalk.ras6 months ago2 replies
Hi experts, today I did this modification on a lens to get a sort of mirror-len...
Thomas Sommer6 months ago23 replies
If I get someone to tell me it is ok with this group to share about some great s...
popcorn Ron Jordan6 months ago2 replies
Hey all, After the monstrosity that was my first lens, I've been working on a f...
Mic Steel7 months ago5 replies
I've got a 154mm process lens that covers 10x8. I'm thinking about making a 10x8...
koolzakukumba7 months ago3 replies