Each year, photographers of all levels, from professional to enthusiast, can reliably expect new and improved tools to help them realize their vision. Higher-resolution cameras, faster computers, as well as more powerful imaging software continuously expand what is possible in the process that begins within the photographer’s eye and ends inside the finished frame. Arguably though, the most... READ MORE
For you, me, and almost everybody else you and I know, cost is a consideration when purchasing new camera gear. For others, cost is a secondary issue—if not a non-issue altogether. The following products represent the priciest camera gear we offer at B&H, along with a few words about what makes them so special.
Luxury Camera Bodies
According to the rules, image sharpness and high pixel... READ MORE
When you’re looking for a new camera, the image sensor can end up just another bullet point in a list full of specs. It’s one of those things that’s ever-evolving in the digital landscape, promising us higher-quality images with the passing of every few years. In simplest terms, your image sensor converts light into an electronic signal. It’s the digital equivalent of film, and a critical part of... READ MORE
Recording work and data in the form of thousands of pictures or hours of video is made possible by compact memory cards. These devices are the standard for photo and movie storage, saving and protecting your files until you can transfer them safely to a more permanent home on your... READ MORE
The holidays are just around the corner and B&H has you covered with awesome stuff for every member of the family, including some new items that were just announced this week!
This week in the news:
Kodak PIXPRO SP360 Action Cam
It's not often we get to start off a gear review with the name most easily associated with photography, but the... READ MORE
Rokinon continues to impress with the production of durable, metal-barrel prime lenses in a range of focal lengths, and has recently been releasing more and more lenses specifically geared toward digital filmmaking. The most recent announcements include a full-frame-compatible, fast-aperture 50mm, and a 12mm fisheye photo lens, as well as a 12mm fisheye for the company’s DS Cine lens line. ... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Canon PowerShot G7 X digital camera, and focuses on its unique attributes relating to speed, image quality, and handling. The video begins with an introduction to the DIGIC 6 image processor and 1" 20.2MP CMOS sensor, along... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Sony Alpha a5100 mirrorless digital camera and covers its performance and imaging capabilities, along with a comparison to other current Sony mirrorless cameras. The video begins with an introduction to some of the camera's specifications, including its 24.3MP... READ MORE
Happy Halloween! It felt like a spooky week, as the camera world was fairly quiet when it came to new product announcements. The calm before the holiday storm? Regardless, there is some cool new stuff out on the market for you to check out!
This week in the news:
PDN PhotoPlus Expo 2014
The Photo District News PhotoPlus Expo is under way this week and weekend in New York City (just a few... READ MORE
With PhotoPlus just a few short blocks from B&H, I was lucky enough to get out of the office and spend a few hours walking the exhibition floor. As always, I found a multitude of exciting products. Here are a few that I found to be interesting.
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The Manfrotto Befree is a 3.0 lb tripod/ball head combo with four leg sections and a rapid column that rises to a combined height of 56.69”, folds down to 15.75” and can support still or video cameras weighing up to 8.8 lb. The Befree is an easy choice for hikers,... READ MORE
Nikon has been busier than ever during the past 2 years, releasing a total of 9 full-frame DSLRs. Less than three months after the release of the D810, Nikon rolled out the D750, with a mid-range 24.3 MP sensor, 51-point autofocus system, 6.5 frame-per-second continuous... READ MORE
Perhaps best known for extensive testing of different lenses and camera image sensors, DxO should also be known as a maker of high-end post-production and image-editing software. Offering distinct solutions for raw file processing and photo adjustments, DxO has just announced two new updates to its lineup of editing programs: OpticsPro 10 and FilmPack 5.
OpticsPro 10 Elite and Essential Editions... READ MORE