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Jasmine Star: Timing Is Everything

I shot my first wedding in October 2006. Back then, I simply hoped for the best. Hoped the wedding wasn't delayed, hoped the family members remained nearby for formal pictures and hoped I received a timeline for the day in advance. I'll never forget the terror of standing outside—in a garden—after my first wedding on a pitch-black night for the family formal pictures.  

ProPhotoInsights Takes Us to Greylake Sluice

In this ProPhotoInsights Snapshot video, we are going to take you to a location in the beaufiful Southwest of England, called Greylake Sluice. Here at our location we explain what we are hoping to capture from the location, and give you a brief tour around.


Zack Arias: Impact 60-Inch Umbrella

If  Zack Arias had to choose a single light modifier for the next six months of his life, what would it be? No question about it, according to Zack: The Impact  60-inch convertible umbrella from B&H.

Just Give Me the F-Stop

Many photographers try to break down the concept of flash photography into what they think are the understandable elements: the numerical values of the settings used. They want numbers, they want the f-stop. However, the scenarios we encounter as photographers vary so much that it becomes meaningless for anyone to “give you the f-stop.”

Zack Arias: Amateur versus Professional?

What's the difference between an amateur and professional photographer? In this short video from his recent creativeLIVE weekend workshop, Zack Arias addresses this question from an online viewer. If you're getting paid, are you a pro? If you still love photography, are you an amateur? And who enjoys photography more?

What's on the Menu, Presented by Canon

In these videos, Canon USA’s Rudy Winston will give you insight—not just a quick definition—of what every item on the EOS 7D camera’s menu does. Rudy will start with the first shooting menu and proceed through each one from there.

DAZ QUICK TIPZ #1: Who Says On-Camera Flash Needs to Point Straight Ahead?

What a kick to be invited to be part of B&H's new B&H Insights blog. If you're reading this, you know that this is a great place to stop for the latest, greatest news about anything photo, video or sound related—tons of good information here. Since this is my first post for B&H Insights, let me give you just a bit of personal background.

3D-grees of Navigation

 The Space Pilot Pro 3D Mouse from 3Dconnexion is a professional three-dimensional controller, with its own LCD screen, for your computer. You can pan and zoom or rotate images and change the scrolling speed, among other navigational adjustments, even while you use the LCD screen to check your Outlook e-mail, calendar or tasks. The color LCD is called the Workflow Assistant and it also launches RSS feeds.

Samsung TL500

Samsung's TL500 digital camera is a 10-megapixel point and shoot with an f1.8–2.4 Schneider-Kreuznach (35mm-equivalent) 24-72mm lens—one of the fastest and one of the widest lenses available on a point-and-shoot camera. It is also RAW capable.

Shooting with the Sony NEX-3 and NEX-5

For the past few weeks I have been shooting with the Sony NEX-3 and NEX-5 cameras with both of the available lenses for the system, the 16mm f/2.8 and the 18-55 kit zoom. I have to say that the first week with the cameras were a bit hit and miss.

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