Making An f/1.2 Lens For LESS Than $100

by Tom Calton

For less than $100 I managed to make functioning 51mm f/1.2 and 16mm f/1.4 lenses buy backwards engineering some old projector lenses that I found on eBay. The results absolutely blew me away!

Not only are the lenses sharp, but the bokeh is insanely thick and swirly, giving my portraits an almost dream-like quality that I’ve never really seen before! The whole thing was super easy to do, too – here’s how I did it!

Find all the part and links here:

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