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smallerdemon
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posted March 02, 2002 10:12     Click Here to See the Profile for smallerdemon     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
http://oemagazine.com/fromTheMagazine/jun01/spie_member.html

Iain Neil picked up his -tenth- technical Academy Award this year. A record for an individual in the category.

His invention that won it was a macro zoom lens that lets you shoot as close as you want and sweep out as far as you want. It's pretty cool.

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ZorroTheFox
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posted March 03, 2002 07:10     Click Here to See the Profile for ZorroTheFox   Click Here to Email ZorroTheFox     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
that's a lot of zoom.............Z

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macadddikt18
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i can imagine. I need of of those lens for my camera.
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Sir Aureus
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posted March 03, 2002 12:54     Click Here to See the Profile for Sir Aureus     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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The Scientific and Technical Academy Awards were presented this year on 4 March.

Funny, I don't remember there being a 4 March yet this year. SOMEBODY HAS THEMSELVES A TIME MACHINE METHINKS ^_^

or maybe inside info on the Academy Awards... or maybe bad typing... hmm

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macadddikt18
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posted March 03, 2002 16:42     Click Here to See the Profile for macadddikt18   Click Here to Email macadddikt18     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
or all of the above.
Nayt

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