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B&H Pulse News Roundup: July 12, 2013

This week in the news: JVC announced the new GC-XA2 ADIXXION Action Camera; Panasonic released feature-rich firmware upgrades for the Lumix GH3 and G5; a new "throwable" camera called the Squito was granted a second patent; Nikon worked with a robotics company to help capture Wimbeldon; and Instagram introduced the ability to embed images and videos.

This is your B&H Photo Pulse News Roundup for July 12, 2013. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest news as it breaks.

B&H Pulse News Roundup: July 5, 2013

This week in the news: Canon announced the 70D; Zeiss and Pentax got their names changed; Adobe updated Lightroom 4; the Canon C100 got a firmware update; Metabones shipped their Speed Booster adapters for Nikon-G and Micro Four Thirds; and Netgear released a budget-friendly 802.11ac router.

This is your B&H Photo Pulse News Roundup for July 5, 2013. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest news as it breaks.

B&H Pulse News Roundup: June 28, 2013

This week in the news: Sony announced the RX100 II and RX1R compact cameras; Fujifilm announced the X-M1 mirrorless camera and two new lenses; Panasonic introduced new versions of the Lumix 20mm f/1.7 lens; Voigtländer announced the availability of a new lens in Japan; and some popular cameras received new firmware updates.

This is your B&H Photo Pulse News Roundup for June 28, 2013. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest news as it breaks.

B&H Pulse News Roundup: June 21, 2013

This week in the news: Samsung announced the new Galaxy NX Mirrorless Camera; video sharing came to Instagram;  the Canon T4i and Olympus PEN cameras got new firmware; the Lytro camera had its Wi-Fi capability unlocked; and Leica unveiled the G Star-RAW Edition of the D-Lux 6.
 
This is your B&H Photo Pulse News Roundup for June 21, 2013. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest news as it breaks.

B&H Pulse News Roundup: June 14, 2013

This week in the news: Leica announced the new Vario X compact camera; Apple gave us a sneak peek at the new Mac Pro desktop; new MacBook Air notebooks with longer battery life and new operating systems; Adobe released Lightroom 5; and Pentax released new DSLR and Mirrorless cameras.
 
This is your B&H Photo Pulse News Roundup for June 14, 2013. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest news as it breaks.

B&H Pulse News Roundup: May 31, 2013

Cotton Carrier Hand Strap

This week in the news: Apple released new hardware with the 16GB iPod touch; Canon updated the firmware of the 1Ds Mark III, 1D Mark IV and 1D X; YouTube added slow motion controls; and Cotton Carrier introduced a new hand strap with a built-in tripod plate.
 
This is your B&H Photo Pulse News Roundup for May 31, 2013. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest news as it breaks.

B&H Pulse Weekly News Roundup: May 25th, 2012

This week in the news: Micro Four Thirds comes out with some fast new lenses; Pentax releases the toughest new entry-level DSLR on the market; Fujifilm lets Leica users adapt their lenses to their X-Pro 1, and more...

This is your B&H Photo Pulse News Roundup for May 25th, 2012.

Basic Tips on How to Shoot Better Food Photos Using Only Natural Light

With Memorial Day coming up soon, some of the big things that we all think about are barbecues and other fun food made to celebrate. Since this is a time for rest and relaxation, it also means that it is a time to keep things simpler. Something that you will also want to probably do is take pictures of the delectable bites. We know we all love to do that! But if you want your food photos to stand out from the rest while making the workflow more simple, keep these tips in mind.

Intro photo and all others in this post are by Food Photography Expert Lou Manna.

How I Got the Shot: Greg Basco on Photographing a Frog in the Rain Forest

Take a moment and think: How do you think the above photo was shot? Can you figure it out? Was it all natural light? Was it cropped in post-production?

This jaw-dropping photo of a glass frog was shot by Greg Basco, who runs Deep Green Photography. We asked him how he shot the photo above, and here's his response, with a breakdown including a lighting diagram, and also the gear he used.


Interviews with the PDN 30: Mark Fisher

Mark Fisher is a recent recipient of the PDN 30 Photographers to Watch award. His specialty is also pretty cool (pun totally intended)—Mark specializes in ski photography, and also captures the portraits of various athletes. But beyond this, Mark also shoots various lifestyle projects.

We recently reached out to Mark, and he chatted with us about the gear he uses, ski photography, and wanting to have a baby despite his busy career life.

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