Photographer Mathieu Stern loves the strange and unusual. He also enjoys DIY projects. He combined these passions by turning a disposable camera lens into a cheap lens for his mirrorless camera.
Camera modifier and Polaroid enthusiast Jim Skelton wanted to use the affordable Instax Wide film but didn't want to use a cheap, ugly Instax 100 camera. He hacked together the Instax 100 and a stylish bellows-equipped Polaroid Model 455.
Autel has released firmware updates for its Lite+ and Nano+ drones. These include accessible flight logs, the ability to turn off voice notifications when using the Sky app and an increase the maximum flight distance.
CineD's new video tour and interview with Sigma's CEO Kazuto Yamaki offers fascinating insight into the building's design and Sigma's philosophy toward creating better imaging products. Yamaki-san also talks about Sigma's new F1.4 prime lenses, Sigma's Foveon sensor and the ongoing chip shortage.
We've shot and analyzed our studio test scene and find the X-H2S gives a performance very close to that of the X-T4, despite its high-speed Stacked CMOS sensor. There's a noise cost in the shadows, though, which impacts dynamic range.
Fujifilm is expected to reveal additional details about its forthcoming X-Trans CMOS 5HR sensor and X-H2 mirrorless camera system.
The latest version of Sigma's 20mm F1.4 Art lens comes with substantial improvements, especially for astrophotography. Check out our gallery, including some astro images, to see how it performs!
Canon has partnered with Takara Tomy, the company behind Transformers, to release a run of Canon EOS R5 mirrorless camera models that transform into Optimus Prime and a Decepticon.
Intel has announced three Arc Pro GPUs for power users. Two of the GPUs are designed for workstation desktops, while a third is for laptops.
This second-generation adapter is smaller, faster and quieter than its predecessor. It's now available to purchase through Techart for $399
Midwest Photo was robbed late last week after a stolen truck broke through the store's front entrance. The store is in the progress of recovering from the damage and stolen goods. Photographers should be on the lookout for any suspicious product listings online.
OM System Ambassador Peter Baumgarten visits the wetlands of central Florida to photograph birds with the OM-1. Travel with Peter to see how he shoots, and view some of the spectacular photos he captures along the way. (Includes sample gallery)
We go hands-on with Sigma's latest 'Digital Native' wide-angle lenses for L-mount and Sony E-mount cameras to see what features they have and what sets them apart from the rather limited competition.
Sony has announced in-camera forgery-proof photo technology for its a7 IV mirrorless camera. The technology, aimed at corporate users, cryptographically signs images in-camera to detect future pixel modification and tampering.
CRDBAG's CRDWALL is a thin, space-efficient storage solution that you mount on your wall. It uses tracks, cords and hooks to store your gear flat against the wall without hiding it from view.
The new Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG DN Art has a brand new optical formula designed for mirrorless cameras. Check out our sample gallery to see how sharp it is, as well as how it handles flare, chromatic aberrations and sunstars.
Sigma’s new 24mm F1.4 DG DN lens for L-mount and E-mount features a physical aperture ring that can be de-clicked, stepping motors with full support for Sony MF assist modes, a rear filter holder and more.
Sigma's new 20mm F1.4 DG DN lens for L-mount and E-mount offers a unique set of features for Astro and landscape photographers, including a rear filter holder, a Manual Focus Lock switch and a Lens Heater Retainer.
This behemoth uses the same 8K full-frame Vista Vision CMOS sensor found inside the standard V-RAPTOR, but adds an impressive I/O array, integrated ND filter and more to make it a production-ready rig.
Nikon has released the financial results for the first quarter of its 2023 fiscal year, revealing increased year-over-year revenue and profits.
Alfie Cameras is launching its Alfie TYCH next month on Kickstarter, but before then it needs beta testers to see how its triple lens half-frame camera performs.
NASA is preparing for a simulated Mars mission that will house four crew members in a module on Earth. The crew will remotely control drones and rovers to collect rock samples on a simulated Mars. Skypersonic, a remote control drone company, is supplying mission-critical technology as part of the mission.
Scientists using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have observed a neutron star merger in millimeter-wavelength light for the first time. The explosion created one of the most energetic short-duration gamma-ray bursts ever observed.
The Tamron Lens Utility Mobile app is set to launch later this year. The app will let you use your compatible Android device to control, customize and update compatible Tamron lenses without the need for a computer.
NASA has released a new image from the James Webb Space Telescope, focusing on the Cartwheel Galaxy. The rare galaxy has been imaged using Webb's NIRCam and MIRI, with the composite showing incredible detail.
The images, which appear to be screenshots from a press briefing, reveal some of the details of the forthcoming lens.
In a recent Q&A session with stakeholders, Canon said it believes 'the camera market has largely bottomed out at its current size' and noted it 'expect[s] the professional and advanced amateur segment to expand further.'
The Peter McKinnon camera tool features a patent-pending design that features integrated Phillips and flathead drivers, as well as extendable arms capable of holding four other bits that can be swapped out to fit your needs.
Nikon has updated the firmware for its Nikkor Z 50mm F1.2 S, Nikkor Z MC 105mm F2.8 VR S and Nikkor Z 24-70mm F2.8 S to add new linear focus ring modes and more.
The United States court of appeals has upheld the FAA's Remote ID rule for drones, declaring it constitutional. Is this good or bad for the industry, and what are the long-term implications?
Is the MSI Creator Z17 the MacBook Pro competitor Windows users were hoping for? In our tests it delivers big performance and offers a few good reasons why you might choose a 12th-Gen Intel laptop over a Mac.
It's a far cry from the conventional lenses you're used to seeing, but it's sure to give you a look, unlike any optic you can purchase online.
The PGM0.5 card reader is designed for photographers on-the-go with its compact form factor and integrated USB-C connection, making it perfect for pairing with Android and iOS mobile devices with USB-C ports.
Sigma is set to release new 'products' next week, on August 8, 2022. What do you think Sigma has in store?
Hardware data recovery is complex, requiring sophisticated, expensive equipment. A data recovery expert in Poland, Enter Serwis, has shown off how they use a Spider Board to recover data from a non-functioning memory card.
This second-generation lens is smaller than its predecessor and uses a stepping motor, compared to the linear ultrasonic motors used in Samyang's first-generation 85mm F1.4 AF lens.
Destin Sandlin of Smarter Every Day is back with the second part of his three-part tour of the Kodak factory. This time, Sandlin shows how Kodak applies light-sensitive coating to the film support base we saw produced in the first factory tour.
Analog photographer guru Markus Hofstaetter shows how he merges 21st-century technology with a 20th-century experience to streamline his analog photography workflow.
Micron's next-generation 232-layer NAND has started shipping. First announced this spring, the new flash storage promises improved performance, more storage, better efficiency and a smaller footprint, allowing it to be utilized in various products, including laptops and smartphones.
Prolific photographer Reuben Wu uses drones and some strategic lighting to shed light on Stonehenge, an ancient monument, for the August cover of National Geographic.
The naming conventions for smaller sensors are confusing and misleading, so we're going to change the way we talk about them. Find out what we're doing differently.
Tamron doesn't share the optical construction of the lens, nor what the expected retail price will be, but does say the lens should be available in 'Fall 2022,' pending the 'global health crisis.'