Pinhole Pro X 18-36mm – world’s first pinhole zoom revealed at TPS

Pinhole Pro X 18-36mm – world’s first pinhole zoom revealed at TPS

Thingyfy chose The Photography Show to debut the Pinhole Pro X 18-36mm – the world's first ever pinhole zoom lens, which bolsters its line-up of professional pinhole primes. 

"Adding the zoom, obviously because the pinhole is such a small aperture, if the focal length is too long and you have a finite diameter, that basically means that you could have a very pronounced vignette – sometimes it could even create a tunnel effect, like dark corners," Boz Zou, CEO of Thingyfy, told us regarding the challenges of adding a zoom to pinhole technology.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.