You’ve Never Seen Canon 18-55mm Kit Lens Like This Before [Video]

The video shows the aperture blades of a Canon 18-55mm kit lens — the kind of lens you get in a cheap DSLR bundle — opening and closing in slow motion. The mechanics of even this cheapo lens look amazingly sophisticated seen like this.

Here’s an interesting look at what the aperture blades on a Canon 18-55mm (the kit lens for many DSLRs) look like. The video above shows the blades moving into position at 120fps. This happens every time you shoot a photograph and in the blink of an eye. [Camera Technica via Petapixel]

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