A Guide to Birding and Digiscoping

Imagine seeing an incredibly rare bird at a great distance through a spotting scope. Those birding next to you cannot see the same bird. You need to prove to them, and to your own life list, that you have spotted this rare species. It is way too far away for your camera to capture. What can you do? This is a job for… digiscoping!


Canon 5Ds & 5Ds R Webcast: Live from B&H

Moderated by Larry Becker, photographer Gregory Heisler and Canon Technical Advisor Rudy Winston have a live discussion about the new Canon 5DS and 5DS R digital cameras. These cameras have already created a year’s worth of buzz with their 50.6MP sensor, as well as anti-vibration and shutter design improvements.

Designed for Detail: The Canon EOS 5DS & 5DS R DSLRs

Read about the new Canon 5DS and the 5DS R DSLR cameras, at


The Canon EOS 5DS vs. the 5DS R

In this article from B&H, you will learn the key differences between the Canon EOS 5DS and the EOS 5DS R, which has a low-pass filter (LPF) 

A Decade of Innovation with the Canon 5D Series

Ten years ago, in 2005, Canon broke new ground in the imaging world with the EOS 5D, the first full-frame DSLR to feature a body size similar to that of a 35mm film SLR. Today, Canon is still revolutionizing the industry with the 5D series, most recently with the jaw-dropping 50.6-megapixel resolution of the 5DS and 5DS R, announced in February. In order to celebrate this decade of innovation, let’s take a quick look back at the most notable features and trends introduced by the 5D series.


Dynamic Range Explained

When the term “dynamic range” is mentioned, many people will quickly think of HDR, or “High Dynamic Range.” With this term, and technique, so popular in the world of photography, it is rarely ever considered what dynamic range actually is, let alone why you would want it to be “high.” In short, dynamic range describes the measurement between maximum and minimum values.

A B&H Photographic Journey, with the Legendary Canon EF 1200mm Lens

Someone, somewhere, recently decided to bid a fond farewell to one of the most legendary telephoto lenses ever made, the Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 L USM and, now that it is at the B&H SuperStore, a group of photographers from B&H were given the opportunity to take this optical giant out for a unique shooting experience. Not only is it legendary, it is rare and mysterious. Our friends at Canon cannot even tell us how many of these lenses were made, with any certainty. There is speculation around the Web, but most experts seem to think that less than two dozen were ever produced.

Telescope Filters Buying Guide

You’ve been studying star charts for weeks. You’ve read “Tips for Buying a Telescope,” picked out, and purchased your first telescope. You can hardly contain your enthusiasm while setting up your new scope. Finally, the moment arrives—you take your first magnified look at the night sky, prepared to be blown out of this world. It is a beautiful sight. Yet after the initial awe wears off, you can’t help feeling a bit underwhelmed.

Wedding Photography Tips: Wedding Photography Schedule, with Karen Hill

With very practical tips thrown into the mix, wedding photographer Karen Hill provides us with an exemplary version of a wedding-day timeline. She outlines the important sequences of a wedding-day shoot and the time she normally allots to each. Scouting, planning your moves and avoiding time snares—even if it means being polite but firm—are crucial to ensure that you are available to get the truly important shots. Regardless, Hill reminds us that “every wedding has its flow and it’s my job to tap into that flow.”


Canon EOS Rebel T6s DSLR Camera



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