Photography

The Latest Light-Shaping Tools From Profoto

Light is what makes photography possible, and precise, nuanced lighting control is what enables photographers to capture truly professional-looking images that showcase and enhance whatever is in front of their cameras. Some of the primary tools knowledgeable photographers employ to control the lighting precisely are light modifiers.

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Nikon D3300

In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Nikon D3300 DSLR camera and covers its features in respect to its position as a compact, lightweight, entry-level model. Information is presented about how this camera's imaging assets perform, including its 24.2MP DX-format CMOS sensor and EXPEED 4 image processor, as well as a bit on its 11-point autofocus system, continuous shooting rate, and video recording capabilities.

Unveiled: The Nikon D4S DSLR is the New Standard-Bearer

Professional Nikon shooters have been waiting with bated breath for the update to the D4, and that day has finally arrived. The Nikon D4S DSLR Camera has been announced as the new flagship Nikon DSLR and it brings with it a few major upgrades and numerous minor improvements to justify the two-year wait.

Depth-of-Field Basics

Join Kelly Mena, of B&H Photo, as she explains the basic principles of depth of field in photography. Mena defines depth of field and explains the distinction between its deep and shallow variations—the former rendering everything from subject to background in sharp focus, the latter rendering the subject in sharp focus and the background soft and out of focus.

Adobe Creative Cloud and Photography

After Adobe Creative Cloud came to full fruition in mid-2013, much discussion arose surrounding this new cloud-based subscription service versus the previous model of issuing perpetual licenses. In many regards, this new business model provoked a sense of insecurity in many users who were accustomed to owning a piece of software rather than having to rent it.

Limelite’s Wide Range of Tungsten, Fluorescent, and LED Lighting

Whether you shoot in the studio or on location, Limelite offers an LED, tungsten, or fluorescent lighting solution to suit your needs.

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5 Reasons Why Astronomy is Popular

You’d think that in this digital day and age, something as decidedly analog as amateur astronomy would be going the way of CDs and Blockbuster Video. But something odd has been happening since around the turn of the Millennium: astronomy is popular. I’m not talking hipster-ironic popular, I’m talking real life, “if it were a dude it would be the starting quarterback” popular.

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TimeFULLness: Creativity and Portraiture

Beth will break down the science of creativity. What does it mean to be creative? How can you achieve creativity to remain unique and sought after in a crowded field of photographers. Technically oriented photographers are plentiful, so to survive in this market photographers must stand out and become individuals that showcase their own creative self and vision.

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 Lens

In the following video, Larry Becker, of Kelby Media, presents an overview of the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens and covers its features, design, and its distinction of being the first constant f/1.8 zoom. Learn about this lens's overall performance, including its specifications, ability to produce notably shallow depth of field, auto-focus attributes, and more.

B&H Gear News Roundup: February 14, 2014

This week in the news: Sony announced the new Alpha A6000 mirrorless camera (and several other photographic things); Canon announced the new PowerShot G1 X Mark II, EOS Rebel T5 DSLR, (and several other photographic things); Sigma announced the dp Quattro compact camera; Blackmagic shipped the Production Camera 4K and dropped its price by $1000; and Roland announced the Aira series. 

This is your B&H Gear News Roundup for February 14, 2014. Follow us on Twitter for the latest news as it breaks.

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