America’s national parks, along with being natural treasures, are a gift to photographers of all levels. Chris Nicholson discusses how to go about researching a shoot in the parks, the best photo gear to bring along, the ancillary equipment and logistics for maximizing the experience, how and why to geo-tag images, info on the most accessible parks for photographers based in the Northeast, and... READ MORE
Noise is a given part of our daily lives, and if you live in a bustling area like B&H’s home in New York City, the clamor of buses, trains, construction, and people can be downright overwhelming. New Yorkers love to get away on weekend trips to quieter, rural locales. But is there such a thing as too quiet?
Two NASA engineers inspect a test setup in an anechoic chamber in preparation for the... READ MORE
"What's In My Bag" articles have become so popular these days that they're evolving into a full-blown independent media genre. It's a topic we often cover here at B&H, and everyone from National Geographic to The Verge has contributed to the trend. What you can discern about someone by examining the contents of their to-go bag is always a fascinating exercise, and the images can inspire... READ MORE
B&H will be hosting a live webcast on the new Sony Alpha a7 and a7R full-frame mirrorless cameras on Tuesday, March 18th, at 1 p.m. EST. The show will feature a panel... READ MORE
Michael Christopher Brown is a Magnum photographer who has shot multiple stories for National Geographic, and was a subject in an HBO documentary about photojournalism. Currently, he’s on an assignment in Africa, but was kind enough to answer a few questions about the benefits and drawbacks of using a smartphone to capture images in the field.
What do you find appealing about shooting with a... READ MORE
This Week in the News:
The new Panasonic 4K VariCam 35
This week... READ MORE
- Panasonic announced the new Super 35mm 4K VariCam 35 Cinema Camera
- Roku is releasing the compact and affordable Roku Streaming Stick
- Apple unveiled their CarPlay technology, which integrates the iPhone with automobiles
- K-Tek has a new audio bag that's ideal for the Sound Devices 633
William H. Mumler was the first well-known spirit photographer, and deservedly so, for capturing Mary Todd Lincoln with her deceased husband, President Abraham Lincoln.
Following the Civil War, many people wanted to make connections with their recently deceased relatives and friends. Photography was new, and considered a method of reaching out.
Today, this image of Abraham Lincoln’s ghost is... READ MORE
The utilitarian features of your sound recording bag are as important as the performance of the equipment it contains. The value of your investment in microphones, wireless systems, mixers, and recorders is diminished if the kit bag isn’t functional or comfortable to wear for an entire day’s work. It’s worthwhile to invest in a bag that protects and optimizes the functionality of your equipment.... READ MORE
In this video, Rob Rives shows us around the MOTU 828x, a professional digital audio interface that features a total of 28 inputs and 30 outputs. The unit, which is equipped with bothThunderbolt and USB connections, can be used with 32- or 64-bit Mac or PC systems. The interface is rackmountable and offers eight channels of 192kHz analog recording and playback, combined with 16 channels of ADAT... READ MORE
The Hikvision HIDS7604NI Network Video Recorder (NVR) has everything you’d expect, a few things you’d want, and a couple that you wouldn’t expect in an NVR. It’s a feature-filled surveillance center that allows you to not only individualize your IP cameras, but gives you Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) camera control, customized... READ MORE