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Custom Cup Made from Real Canon 300mm L Lens

Forget those fake plastic (but wildly popular) mugs that look like Canon lenses, there’s a one of a kind custom lens cup made from a real $1,300 Canon 300mm f/4 L lens being auctioned on eBay. Kai over at DigitalRev had an accident while shooting a video about the lens and, instead of tossing it out, they decided to convert it into a cup and auction it off for charity (all proceeds will go to help victims of the recent Australian flooding).

Here’s a video discussing cup and how it came into existence:

At the time of this posting there’s still 4 days left in the auction, but the price is already up to $609 with 52 bids.


Update: The cup ended up selling for more than the original lens itself was worth: $1625!


 
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  • John

    These guys don’t have a handy-dandy set of lens wrenches to get that front element unscrewed?

  • http://alfanick.biz Amadeusz ‘alfanick’ Jasak

    BTW I hate that DigitalRev and Kai sooo much – it looks like some gadget show, but I wonder I he ever took any good photography with camera/lens he had tested…

  • don bosco

    I like it cuz of the drab british kai has…the top gear of dslrs lol

  • http://digitalrev.com Kai Man Wong

    You can have a look at my photos on Flickr and critique there rather than wondering any more.

    Cheers,

    Kai

  • Kai Man Wong
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