The Travel Series: Jet-Set Shooting with Mirrorless Cameras and iPad Apps


Aquabotix Underwater: Explore the Sea Depths from the Comfort of Your Boat

Explore the world beneath the water’s surface without getting wet, using ROVs and viewing systems from Aquabotix.


Unveiled: Ricoh's New Super-Zoom, the Pentax XG-1


The Travel Series: Putting the Give Back into Your Picture Taking

Much of life as a professional photographer involves taking—indeed, our job description as photographers is that we take photos for a living. It is a beautiful way to make a living and see the world and all the richer, I have found, when we are able to create opportunities to give as well.


The Travel Series: The Benefits of Making Virtual Contact Sheets

How to Prepare for and Be Aware of Floods

As with all types of weather, it’s important to know the differences between categories of Weather Alerts. Floods have three basic classifications of potential alerts: Watches, Warnings, and Advisories.

Types of Flood Watches, Warnings, and Advisories


B&H Gear News Roundup: July 11, 2014

This week in the news:

Sony announced a new smartphone that's equipped with a front-facing selfie flash. The Leica M received a new set of features and fixes in a firmware update. And DxO Optics Pro 9 added raw-file support for the Sony a7S and RX100 III.

Front-facing selfie flashes arrive on smartphones


The Travel Series: Creating Sketches in the Field

When I'm on location, I shoot lots of material. I cull my work constantly, and feel relieved every time I delete another hundred or so images. Some people are amazed that I delete anything, and almost everyone is amazed at just how much I delete.


The Travel Series: How to Shoot 360-Degree Panoramas

When we travel to amazing places, taking pictures allows us to show our friends and family what we saw. Composing the perfect photo is a process of pointing your camera at something interesting, and shooting at the right time. But what if the people viewing your photos could virtually stand where you were standing, and look around, fully immersed in the scene?

The Travel Series: Finding the Most Interesting Things to Shoot


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