Photography

Video: Tips for Location Lighting, with Rick Friedman

After sharing some of his own professional work, including shots for Sports Illustrated and People, photographer Rick Friedman elucidates the relatively simple lighting techniques he uses to achieve intricate results. In a fast-paced presentation, which mirrors the time frame you may have with a subject, Friedman demonstrates several setups using strobes, a softbox, reflectors, gels, and speedlights to “build” a portrait.

FocusED: Lens Mounts

In this week’s video, FocusEd presents a discussion of lens mounts. Not every lens fits on every camera, and not every lens from each manufacturer works on every camera from that manufacturer. This video examines cameras from Canon, Nikon, and Sony, their mount systems, and explains the differences between their respective mounts.

Hands-On Review: Canon T6s and T6i

In the following video, Larry Becker, of KelbyOne Media, describes his hands-on experience with the 24.2MP EOS Rebel T6s and T6i DSLRs from Canon, which offer significant improvements to the EOS line. The video rolls out the overall image quality obtainable with the DIGIC 6 processor, APS-C CMOS sensor, and the new AF and metering systems.

How to Make Panoramic Photographs

In this B&H article, Todd Vorenkamp tells you all about the dos and don'ts involved in taking panoramic photographs.

The Yousuf Karsh Archive

Yousuf Karsh was an Armenian, born in the Ottoman Empire in 1908. After his family fled, he was sent to live in Quebec, with an uncle who was a portrait photographer. Noticing young Yousuf’s interest and ability, his uncle arranged for an apprenticeship with the noted Boston photographer John Garo. After a three-year stint with Garo, Karsh returned to Quebec and began his illustrious career.

Photographing Wild Alaska and Japan’s Winter Wildlife, with Robert O’Toole

In this travel-related video, produced during the 2015 B&H Optic Imaging Conference, travel photographer Robert O’Toole talks about his favorite subjects: wildlife and Japan. In this video, O’Toole describes the tools and techniques needed to capture dynamic wildlife photographs and the challenges of shooting in cold, wintry environments. 

A Guide to Tethered Shooting Accessories

In this B&H article, you can read about all the accessories you need for tethered shooting, to keep your workflow efficient, organized, and safe.

How Your Digital Camera Works

Ever wonder how your digital camera works? Find out how in this B&H article.

Hands-On Review: Zeiss Batis 85mm and 25mm Lenses

In the following video, Allan Weitz takes a look at Zeiss’s latest lens offerings, the Batis 85mm f/1.8 and 25mm f/2 for full-frame E-mount cameras. Weitz reviews the different optical designs and purposes of each, as well as walking us through specific features, such as the OLED readouts for focus distance and depth-of-field and built-in autofocus motors.

Canon Embraces DSLR Filmmaking with New Video Creator Kits

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