This 3D-printed $15,000-lens cap is better than Canon’s original

3D printed lens cap for the canon RF 600mm F/4

In relation to $13,000 lenses just like the Canon RF 600mm f/4, you’d count on that they might ship with a state-of-the-art lens cap. And whereas Canon delivers a lens cap for this lens, it’s far fromect. Enter Ben Bokeh and his 3D-printed design.

Ben’s major subject with the unique lens cap is that it’s not truly a cap. It’s extra of a delicate cowl that goes over the lip of the lens. This makes it precisely laborious to pop the duvet on and off the digicam when a lens coat and a hood are on.

Canon RF 600mm f/4 original lens capCanon RF 600mm f/4 original lens cap
I suppose you see the problem now…

You wouldn’t be stunned to listen to that Ben is a nature photographer (most likely the prime goal marketplace for this lens), so utilizing a lens coat and a hood configuration is fairly primary for him.

Ben tells DIYP: “As a result of the unique cap is a big factor that’s tight by a strap. And while you use a lens coat, it is rather laborious to place that factor on it.”

After a couple of hours of designing and printing (Bambu P1P+AMS for the curious); Ben had not solely a better-functioning lens cap but additionally a gorgeous one. Ben shares: “I printed this with the P1P with AMS (one) I made this cover for defense once I journey. I put the digicam and lens on the backseat. And if there’s something additionally on the seat that goes in direction of the lens, it’s protected.”

Canon RF 600mm f/4 3d printed lens cap on the Bambu P1PCanon RF 600mm f/4 3d printed lens cap on the Bambu P1P

The lens cap is printed in a number of elements and supplies a wonderful resolution for safeguarding the lens with or and not using a hood.

Ben goes to maintain engaged on his cap, and you may tune into his Instagram account for undertaking updates.

P.S. This isn’t the primary 3D-printed lens cap we’re sharing right here. Should you favor daring letting, you possibly can take a look at this 3D-printed lens cap, or, if you happen to simply desire a little bit of aptitude, you possibly can add designs to present lens caps.

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