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Megadap Unveils First Auto Adapter for Sony E to FF/APS-C Nikon Z

Hong Kong-based lens adapter and accessory manufacturer Megadap has launched the world's first autofocus (automatic) adapter for Sony E-mount lenses to be used on the full line up of Nikon Z Mirrorless cameras, including both full-frame and APS-C versions. It's called the ETZ11.

LargeSense LS911 Hands-On: The First Digital Large Format Camera

The LargeSense LS911 is definitely a camera that is not for everyone. It is well-suited to individuals who want to thoroughly explore large format photography or who already have experience working with large format camera systems. Either way, the venture depends on having a large budget.

These are the World’s First Photos of Lightning

In the 1880s, photographer William Jennings set out to prove that lightning was a far more varied and volatile thing than a simple zig zag in the sky. After some trial and error, he ultimately succeeded, capturing what is often shared online as "the world's first photograph of lightning."

Delkin Unveils the World’s First 2TB CFExpress Memory Card

Delkin announced the latest leap in CFExpress technology today by unveiling the world's first 2TB CFExpress Type B memory card. That's double the capacity of the previous "world's largest" 1TB cards, which were first launched by ProGrade Digital in April of 2018.

This Photographer Shot a Wet Plate Portrait Over Video Chat

Photographers around the world have been getting creative to keep their skills sharp during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and widespread home quarantine. While many photographers are experimenting with doing remote photo shoots over video chat, Shane Balkowitsch took it to a new level by capturing a wet plate portrait.

Scientist Captures Incredible 1,000fps Close-Up of Ants Injecting Venom

An ant's stinger is thinner than the width of a human hair, and made up of a main stinger and two "lancets" that actively drill into you as they release venom. We know this because of the incredible footage of this process that was recently captured for the very first time in super-slow motion.