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This is the Highest-Ever Resolution Photo of Atoms

In 2018, Cornell researchers built a high-powered detector that set a world record for the highest resolution state of the art electron microscope which, at the time, tripled the previous resolution it could capture. Now, they've beaten their own record by a factor of two.

This 826.9MP Photo is the World’s Largest Underwater Panorama

More than two years after actually capturing the image, Brazilian photographer Marcio Cabral has officially been granted the Guinness World Record for the "World's Largest Underwater Panoramic Image." The incredible 826.9MP photograph is made up of 28 shots that all had to be taken from the exact same spot... while diving... underwater.

A Timelapse of the Fastest-Ever Climb of El Capitan in Yosemite

On October 2017, rock climbers Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds broke the record for speed climbing The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite by making it to the top in 2 hours, 19 minutes, and 44 seconds. Photographer Tristan Greszko witnessed the climb and made this beautiful 7-minute timelapse showing how it went down.

This is the Largest Stunt Explosion Caught on Camera

Want to set a new Guinness world record with a stunt explosion in your next photo or video shoot? You're going to have to beat the explosion in the video above.

The new James Bond movie Spectre has been awarded the Guinness World Record for "Largest Film Stunt Explosion." Rather than use CGI for the scene, the team opted for 8,418 liters of fuel and 33 kilograms of explosives.

Photographer Creates the World’s Largest Negative

After hearing that a hundred-year-old building was soon to be demolished in downtown Vancouver, artist Joel Nicholas Peterson had an idea: why not give the building one last hurrah by turning it into one of the world's largest "disposable" cameras?

Peterson did just that, drilling 1/8-inch holes in the four walls of the building facing north, south, east, and west. He used the resulting camera obscura to shoot photos on the world's largest film negatives for a project titled "Blueprints for Observation."

This Camera Will Capture a 1,000-Year Exposure That Ends in 3015 for History’s Slowest Photo

Jonathon Keats wants to set a world record in photography that he won't live long enough to see. Nor will his children, or his children's children for many generations. It's a project that won't complete for a millennium.

Keats plans to capture the world's slowest photograph, a 1,000-year-long exposure of the city of Tempe, Arizona, that will be finished in the Spring of 3015.

200 Light Orbs Captured in Single Long Exposure Sets New World Record

Did you know that there's a Guinness World Record for the most light orbs painted into a single long-exposure photograph? The record was most recently broken by a group of 12 notable light painting photographers who gathered together in the middle of last year to create a photo featuring 200 light orbs.