Whiskerino 2009

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  • posted: January 02 @ 11:17am
For those of you that were wondering what the inside of a 50mm lens looks like, here you go.

Comments

Creative Liberty says:
Finally!! And cool wedding ring!
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 11:26am -
mynameisjason says:
and now i know.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 11:31am -
Yogi Beard says:
I have been wondering for exactly 2 years, 8 days.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 11:35am -
TrickyD says:
Tragic
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 11:40am -
Andrew says:
looks like a slight zacklebute. clame.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 11:44am -
Andrew says:
and clamebute or not, this is rad. +fav
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 11:44am -
jason says:
nice...kinda like one @zackle did awhile back.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 11:45am -
brandon says:
It's definitely a @zackle-bute.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 11:56am -
Grower&Shower says:
Last night I had a nightmare that happened to me. I am very sad for you!
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 12:14pm -
Finn MacCool says:
Double beard!
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 12:39pm -
dizzywizard says:
love it.. check out my wideangle version on fb.. CLAME (here's one i made earlier) :)
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 1:11pm -
Johnny Rebellious says:
This is phenomenal.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 1:28pm -
c dub says:
awesome. my 50 will be here tomorrowwww : )

uber cool shot.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 2:02pm -
O.G. Manly Beard says:
it just so happens that I was wondering what one of those lenses looks like, from the inside. thank you
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 2:29pm -
tedford says:
i thought maybe it was a Tonka truck tire from the thumb. this is cool too.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 3:01pm -
Ula O cealleigh says:
wow. crystal clear perfection.

are you gonna give it the technician skillzzz??
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 3:15pm -
brandon says:
@ulaocealleigh I'm gonna try to use it as the lens for a scanner camera.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 3:21pm -
mackle says:
oooh.. nice idea! making something positive out of the damages. kudos.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 3:57pm -
zackle says:
Nice one!
Looks like yours is slightly more intact than mine was (a total of 4 pieces here).
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 5:22pm -
brandon says:
@zackle mine's in two pieces, busted apart at the focusing mechanism.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 5:58pm -
Gavin says:
i love it. gives you a double beard. which is more desirable then a double chin.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 6:22pm -
Poe says:
hey your upside down in there.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 7:27pm -
Ace says:
scanner camera lens? oh brandon... always resourceful. you make everything around you a prop into gold! or i guess really good whiskerino images.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 8:00pm -
damnweather says:
not surprising. those lenses feel like they're going to fall apart in your hand...
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 8:12pm -
brandon says:
@damnweather I know. I wonder if the more expensive version is more substantial than the thrifty 50.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 8:25pm -
zackle says:
I've got the focus ring, the shell, the outer glass, and the guts/inner lens all as separate pieces. I managed to fit them all back together once, but the mechanisms are busted and the glass is all scratched up and dirty. I was able to snap some cloudy, blurry pics with it, then it all fell apart again. Sadface.

The good news... now that I've got paychecks rolling in again, I shall finally replace it.
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 8:30pm -
c dub says:
just read your post from yesterday and realized what we're looking at here. way to make lemonade, man. let's chat tomorrow or this week bout stuffs. timing is good : )
Posted: Jan 2nd, 2010 - 10:32pm -
chance says:
Did it die?
Posted: Jan 3rd, 2010 - 2:52pm -
Just Jamey says:
I was just wondering that last night.
Posted: Jan 3rd, 2010 - 3:10pm -
brandon says:
@chance Yep. Took a flying leap off a dresser and snapped in half.
Posted: Jan 3rd, 2010 - 3:42pm -
chance says:
I'm guessing it was the Canon f/1.8? The thing is a nice buy for like 85 bucks, but you get what you pay for, what with it being made of what feels like the cheapest plastic ever.
Posted: Jan 3rd, 2010 - 4:15pm -
brandon says:
@chance. You guess right. The thrifty 50 has a lot to love, but build quality isn't one.
Posted: Jan 3rd, 2010 - 4:21pm -
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