Samyang 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC Lens


Samyang has released quite some manual-focus prime lenses over the last years. One of the most exciting is without doubt the 135mm f/2.0! This short telephoto lens consists of 11 elements in 7 groups and features Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass with Ultra Multi Coating (UMC). It is available for most common camera systems (including Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax, Fuji, Panasonic and Olympus) and can be adapted to almost any camera. The lens was designed for 35mm full frame sensors, but can obviously also be used on crop formats such as APS-C (yielding an equivalent focal length of approx. 200mm).

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Wireless Energy Control Switch


The Wireless Energy Control Switch from myStrom was designed in Switzerland for the Swiss market. But it is more than just a switch: It can be controlled with a smartphone, measures the energy consumption of the attached devices and can be programmed to automatically switch on and off at predefined times.

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How to backup photos when traveling


I’m a person who really likes to take photos on vacation, and I would be frustrated if I lost some (or even all) of them before I get home. When you think about it, there are many things that could happen to your camera and memory card: You could lose it, or it could get damaged, stolen or experience a hardware failure. Therefore I think it’s important to make a backup of your photos on a daily basis. But how?

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