HDSLR Guide Chapter 13: Audio

The audio capabilities on HDSLRs are relatively limited and in many situations will produce unusable sound. Professional users have to contend with a range of issues, such as low quality built-in mics and automatic gain control. Thankfully, there are workarounds for a wide spectrum of uses and budgets.

My Photowalk: A Native's Guide For the Tourist Visiting New York City

Taking a trip to New York City this travel season? Tour guides and others will take you to the more, "touristy" areas of NYC but there is so much more to the city I've lived in my entire life. The best way to see it all is with a camera in your hand and on foot. For those of you who love photowalks, this is one that you'll enjoy on a nice day in Manhattan.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 is the smallest and lightest Micro Four Thirds, mirrorless, interchangeable-lens camera in the world. The 12MP live MOS sensor is sensitive to 6400 ISO, and now with the DMC-GF2, you can shoot full 1080 HD video with stereo sound.

HDSLR Guide Chapter 14: Post Production

In general, the post requirements for most of these cameras are quite similar. All shoot to flash cards in one of several major formats that are reasonably easy to transcode into an editable format. The choice is less about the media they produce than it is about the essential characteristics of that media: resolution, frame rate, and potential problems like noise and moiré.

How to Choose the Lens That's Right for You

A question we hear often at B&H is, "What lens should I buy?" We may follow up with, "What are you going to shoot with it?" The reason for this is because different lenses are meant for different shooting situations. Here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing a lens (or lenses) for your camera system.

Meet B&H: The Lighting Department

In this edition of Meet B&H, we take a look at the Lighting Department. Located on the first floor of the SuperStore, the Lighting Department has studio lighting, radio triggers, reflectors, light modifiers, and lots more. All items are on display, and customers can test different units to figure out which one is right for them. Take a quick tour of the Lighting Department by clicking the Read and Discuss button.

HDSLR Guide Chapter 15: Technique

White balance is the nearest digital equivalent to “daylight film stock” or “tungsten film stock.” The actual response of the image sensor to light is designed and fixed at the point of manufacturing, so adjustments for white balance are done electronically.

Sony CLM-V55 Five Inch, Clip-On LCD Monitor

The Sony CLM-V55 5" HDMI monitor is a lightweight, portable HDMI monitor designed for use with your DSLR. It has several valuable features to help you while you're shooting such as color peaking, pixel-by-pixel magnification and marker displays. The CLM-V55 ships with a flip-out sun shade.

Puppy Portraits

 Create a fun portrait of your four-legged family member in just a few quick and easy steps.

HDSLR Guide Chapter 16: Video Basics

The amount of equipment and electrical power required to match a powerful studio strobe with a continuous-output movie light is prodigious.


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