This 24K gold lens will let thieves know you have more money than sense!

This 24K gold lens will let thieves know you have more money than sense!
(Image credit: Leica Rumors)

If you're anything like us, you don't feel conspicuous enough when you go out waving your camera gear around. Indeed, you've probably had the very same thoughts that we have. 

"Hmm, I'm not sure that thieves think I'm a big enough target… If only there was some way to draw more attention to the thousands of dollars worth of camera equipment I'm carrying around."

TTartisan 35mm f/1.4 24K Gold Skin: $1,149

TTartisan 35mm f/1.4 24K Gold Skin: $1,149
If you don't think your Leica is stealable enough on its own, or that the Big Red Dot™ doesn't draw enough attention, add a shiny 24K gold lens to the front of it! 

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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.