Photography

A high-end ‘star’ 85mm f/1.4 lens is coming to the Pentax K-mount this year

Full-frame Pentax users will soon have access to a high-end, bright 85mm prime lens. The upcoming HD Pentax-D FA* 85mm f/1.4 SDM AW expands Pentax’s young ‘Star’ series lenses with a focal length that’s increasingly popular for portraits. Parent company Ricoh announced the lens’ development on March 23. The FA* 85mm lens follows the 50mm prime […]

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Amazon is hiring an additional 100,000 warehouse workers and raising pay as the coronavirus causes an ‘unprecedented’ increase in demand for this time of year

Amazon is adding 100,000 warehouse and delivery workers, according to a company blog post. It’s also raising their pay by $ 2 per hour through April. The moves are meant to improve the working conditions of their warehouse and delivery workers as they are seeing a huge spike in workloads following the coronavirus outbreak that’s […]

Emerging Tech

This awesome drone station could be coming to a hospital near you

Matternet has been developing its unique drone delivery system for almost a decade, focusing heavily on how it can use the technology to transport medicines and medical samples between health facilities. The California-based company has been investing much effort and money in creating a highly autonomous system, leading to this week’s unveiling of the cool-looking […]

Photography

This odd accessory adapts an expensive Hasselblad to shoot Instax Mini film

Hasselblad medium-format cameras are film classics, but what happens when you mix an old, high-end Hasselblad with the modern, inexpensive Fujifilm Instax instant film? The Escura Hasselblad Portrait back adapts the medium format film camera to shoot the readily available Instax Mini film. Putting cheap Instax film inside an expensive medium format Hasselblad V-system camera […]