Photography

In the following video, Larry Becker provides an introduction to using neutral density filters and some tips concerning how and when to use them. He covers some basic effects they can help to achieve, such as shallow depth of field and intended motion blur, and also discusseshow they affect your exposure settings...
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In the following video, Larry Becker presents the second installment of his Neutral Territory series on neutral density filters. This segment provides a more in-depth approach to working with ND filters, including alternative reasons for their use other than slowing down your shutter speed. Becker also touches on...
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In the following video, Larry Becker completes his Neutral Territory series on neutral density filters with a roundup of information, as well as demonstrations of more specific techniques and pieces of gear. This video begins by covering a unique video-related use for variable ND filters, and then goes on to cover...
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I can’t blame anyone but myself. I suggested the title based on the many times I’ve been asked this exact same question. So here I am attempting to answer the almost unanswerable—what camera should you buy for your upcoming trip to Italy, Africa, theme park, or... fill in the blank. Well, I suppose your destination does make a difference. If you know you will be climbing mountains or snorkeling,...
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Buying Guide
Ten years ago, in 2005, Canon broke new ground in the imaging world with the EOS 5D, the first full-frame DSLR to feature a body size similar to that of a 35mm film SLR. Today, Canon is still revolutionizing the industry with the 5D series, most recently with the jaw-dropping 50.6-megapixel resolution of the 5DS and 5DS R, announced in February. In order to celebrate this decade of innovation,...
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I couldn’t wait to try out Dynalite’s new Baja B4 monolights ever since their announcement in October of 2014, so I was understandably excited when I got word that I would have the opportunity to take them home for a couple of weeks and put them through the ringer. With nothing on the...
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Photo-Editing Software: Get to Know the Other Options
Adobe Photoshop has long been the industry standard in post-processing software, but it’s certainly not the only game in town. Widely regarded as the most comprehensive and all-inclusive image-editing software system on the planet, its complex, multifaceted interface can be daunting for many users due to the sheer number of tools and options. Perhaps the biggest downside to the latest version,...
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Los Angeles-based editorial and advertising photographer Sean Teegarden provides a comprehensive overview of the spectrum of Photoshop-family products, including the newest releases: Lightroom 6 and Lightroom CC. Beginning with a...
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Mahogany, Padouk, Walnut… camera specs? For special edition cameras made by Hasselblad—yes, they are. When the Hasselblad Lunar Mirrorless Digital Camera was delivered to my desk, even the box that housed its box impressed me. It opened like a fairy tale to reveal the gleaming black display case that will be the luxurious home to your camera while it’s not in use. Think of it as a tri-level...
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With the official release of the Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH. lens, Leica has completed a series of fast-aperture prime lenses that also includes a 35mm and 50mm. The 28mm was...
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To get a little real-world insight on the use and provenance of the incredible Canon 1200mm f/5.6L EF USM Lens, we asked famed sports photographer Peter Read Miller, who probably used it as much as anyone, to reminisce about his experiences photographing with this lens. Canon...
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Someone, somewhere, recently decided to bid a fond farewell to one of the most legendary telephoto lenses ever made, the Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 L USM and, now that it is at the B&H SuperStore, a group of photographers from B&H were given the opportunity to take this optical giant out for a unique shooting experience. Not only is it legendary, it is rare and mysterious. Our friends at Canon...
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As a professional photographer, you have many options for printing the photos you shoot. The kind of printer you choose is based not only on the type of photos you make and who your clients are, but on how you want to present your work and what style of personal promotion interests you. As a wedding photographer, you might want to present acceptable work prints to your clients and have a lab...
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Buying Guide
Many hobbyists reach a turning point in their craft when they decide to pursue wedding photography seriously. With the transition to pro comes the task of updating your lens kit accordingly, and most photographers would agree that investing in quality glass is essential. Unlike the rapid turnover of DSLR bodies, lenses will last for years and can make all the difference in creating truly...
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We asked a group of highly regarded wedding photographers for thoughtful tips on how to expand, sharpen, and maintain their creative approach to wedding photography. After getting a lot of great insight, we narrowed the pile down to six tips to pass along to you. 1. Workshops/Mentoring No matter what you do for a living, there is often a tendency to think that you have reached the peak of your...
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