Photography

The New Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Field Test

Since we first reported the introduction of Canon’s fast and flexible EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM with Internal 1.4x Extender Lens, we’ve had an opportunity to spend some quality time with this unique lens to see how it handles and performs in the field.

The 15 Features of Your DSLR that Every Photographer Should Know

To follow up on one of B&H's most successful video trainings, taught by Jeff Cable, "The Top 15 Features of Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know," Cable is back to teach "The Top 15 Features of Your DSLR Every Photographer Should Know."

Hands-On Review: the New Rokinon 24mm f/3.5 Tilt-Shift Lens

I come from a photojournalist background, so being asked to test the new Rokinon Tilt-Shift 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC lens was a bit of a challenge for me. I am accustomed to grabbing gear from my bag and shooting in a hurry, often with little regard for the well-being of my equipment. Tilt-shift shooting tends to be a slower enterprise, maybe a bit too precise and precious for my taste.

Hands-On Review: Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Lens

The recently introduced Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lens is the first lens to be part of Sigma’s Global Vision Sports line, and as such, strives to be a highly precise and optically sound lens that can function well in fast-paced situations. 

Hands-On Review: Sigma DP3 Merrill

The Sigma DP3 Merrill is a point-and-shoot camera with a 46MP, APS-C-sized sensor. About 15 megapixels are assigned to each of the primary imaging colors: red, green and blue. Renowned for their lenses, Sigma includes a fixed focal length 50mm f/2.8 lens with this DP3 Merrill.

The Lensbaby System Tour

Lensbaby is an adventure for any photographer and a sure cure for anyone that has been stuck inside the creative box. From the brand new award-winning Edge 80 optic to the classic Lensbaby selective-focus optics, and everything in between, you are sure to find something new for your creative arsenal.

Digiscoping with Swarovski, Part 1

In this first installment of our two-part series on digiscoping with Swarovski scopes, Larry Becker, of Kelby Media, explains how DSLR and point-and-shoot cameras can be used with Swarovski spotting scopes to capture images that would otherwise require extremely long telephoto lenses.

The Art of the Fisheye

How will you separate yourself from the pack of other photographers? It’s by looking for any extra edge. After Gene Ho's recent talk at ImagingUSA, someone commented, “It’s hard enough to try to stand out in a crowd of new photographers. So having a fisheye in your arsenal can get you that extra edge."

Kickstarter School: Bring Your Creative Project to Life

Kickstarter is the world’s largest funding platform for creative projects. Every week, tens of thousands of people pledge millions of dollars to projects from the worlds of music, film, art, technology, design, games, fashion, food, publishing and other creative fields.

Hands-On Review: the Canon EOS Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel DSLRs have always been impressively smaller than the competition, going back to their original film models. Canon’s EOS Rebel SL1 doesn’t disappoint in the size department, either. If anything, the EOS SL1 elicited variations of “Whoa,” “Wow,” “Jeeeeez,” and “Is that really a DSLR?”

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