So, you just bought your first DSLR camera and you are interested in joining the ranks of image-makers everywhere who find pleasure and creativity in documenting the world as they see it. What are you gonna do now? Do you know how to set your aperture? Or what ISO is? Did you know that DSLR stands for Digital Single Lens Reflex? It doesn’t matter: what you do know is that you’re ready to step up...
What are effects pedals?
If you’re not completely satisfied with the clean, unprocessed sound coming from your guitar and you want to experiment with and modify or color that sound, a great way to tweak it is with effects pedals, also called “stompboxes.” An effects pedal, depending upon its configuration, modifies the sound of your guitar through electrical circuitry or digital modeling via...
With much of photography’s attention being devoted to the sole creation of the image, and more recently the virtual and instant sharing of those images, the art and practice of physically producing prints is becoming less of a requirement than in the past. This scarcity of physical prints does have immense benefits, though, as it is still the best and most revered method of owning a photograph....
The writing staff at B&H collectively produced more than 120 holiday articles in late 2012, and the information they contain is still incredibly useful, even though the decorations have come down and many gifts have been exchanged.
When it comes to production sound for film or an original series, quality audio capture is imperative. Bad audio can ruin the experience for everyday viewers and critics alike. In this article, we’ll discuss the elements of an effective and ultra-portable sound recording rig.
A podcast is a digital audio or video show that can be created by anyone and shared through the Internet. The shows can be streamed live, and posted on a website after they’re finished. The format of a podcast can be anything you want it to be.
No matter how smart the set, the TV will be challenged to deliver the most effective entertainment experience to you unless it is accompanied by a cadre of accoutrements—some useful, others essential.
With each new iPhone release, Apple continues to improve on its camera - they always take their camera/phone integration seriously. The standardized size of the phone has opened up a great market for camera accessories, and when you consider the iPhone’s popularity and the innovative features on both the front and rear cameras, it’s no surprise that there are dozens of manufacturers producing all types of iPhone camera accessories.
If you’re looking to purchase a camera this holiday season, you probably have a lot of questions. Do I buy a DSLR? How about a compact point-and-shoot? Why don’t I stick with my smartphone? And what is a pixel and why is it mega?
When you shop for gifts for your loved ones this holiday season, you can’t forget the corner-office executives on your holiday list. These weekday warriors toil in their towers day in and day out, chipping away at their piles of paperwork—don’t they also deserve some nice holiday cheer?
As wintertime approaches and temperatures begin to drop, certain precautions and preparations should be taken in order to improve your photographing experience during this most beautiful time of the year. Wintertime provides a unique opportunity to photograph your surroundings, either nearby or whilst traveling, in a manner unlike any other time of the year.
The quality of light and activities...
With 2012 drawing to a close, let’s take a few paragraphs to mention some of the more notable cameras and photographic accessories that debuted in 2012. Not simply new items, but products that really impressed our customers and/or blazed a new path for their specific company or for photo technology in general.
Commuting can be a drag if you let it get the best of you. You can stand on the train and stew over the guy bumping into you and stepping on your shiny new sneakers every time the train jerks to the left or right, or you can occupy your time listening to music, reading or even watching television shows and movies.
As the weather finally changes and snow begins to fall in the mountains, many of us are dusting off our skis and snowboards, pulling our winter clothes from the back of the closet, planning weekend trips to the mountains and checking the conditions at our local ski resorts. Now, you can share your best tricks and the deepest powder with everyone who wasn’t there.
Beats by Dr. Dre has glamorized the marketplace of designer headphones. These days they are omnipresent. Andre Romelle Young (better known as Dr. Dre) has made his signature line of headphones both a status symbol and a fashion accessory.