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Maine Media Faculty, Alumni, & Friends Party

The annual Maine Media Workshops Alumni, Faculty and Friends party took place at the B&H SuperStore on October 23, 2013. A good time was had by all, and we've got the photos to prove it. If you're not familiar, Maine Media provides a variety of programs on photography, filmmaking, multimedia and writing. Classes take place at their serene campus in Rockport, Maine, and offer a rare opportunity for you to completely immerse yourself in your craft. Take a look at their schedule of upcoming workshops, and check out the rest of these party pictures—so you know what you're getting yourself into.

Tools of the Trade: B&H EDU Dept Goes to NYFA

When I was a communications student back in college, the first thing I said when my professor put professional gear in front of me was, "Oooooooo, toys!" That is how many students at the New York Film Academy reacted recently when the B&H EDU Advantage Team visited to show the future filmmakers some tools of the trade.


The Importance of Photographing Hands

Our hands are important to us. Imagine what you would do if you lost one. Your entire life would be entirely different. As in real life, hands are important in your images too.


How To Tell a Story Through Photos

 Digging out Sharon AlleyFor years, photos have been used to tell stories in photojournalism and documentary-type photography. Newspaper and magazine editors have sometimes told their staff that they can only accept one image for a story. So there has to be one image that gets it all right. Here are a few different and important features that every photo essay should have.

Photo by Alli77. Please note that all photos in this blog post are entries in the B&H Photo Flickr Group Cold contest.

How to Capture Better Candid Photos

When shooting street photography or a fun event like a party or wedding, candid photos can be the icing on the cake. Not only do those photos provide extra life to the story you're telling, but they also depict people in their most natural and comfortable state. It takes some practice to nail the better candids. Here are a couple of tips on how to do just that.

Photo by Gservo (be sure to join our Flickr group and your photos may be featured in future blog postings.)


Photographing Indoor Events: The Need For Speed

Indoor photography is always challenging. But standing head and shoulders above the rest in difficulty is the challenge of photographing large indoor events well. Rare is the well-lit auditorium, cafeteria or high school gym. Even most college sports venues aren't lit well enough to make life easy. In this article, I'll give you some tips on how to record events indoors effectively, whether they are your kid's sports, a concert, an exhibit or tradeshow that you need to chronicle...

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