Thoughts on Instagram, from the Mind of Chris Buck

Chris Buck is a photographer known mostly for his portraiture, in which he brings a unique and distinctive style to each of his images, and unsurprisingly, he’s brought this sense of invention to Instagram. Buck was kind enough to share his thoughts with us on what he once referred to as a “mix of photos of lunch, ironic landscapes, and Holga-filtered observations of everyday life.”

The Top 7 Questions from our Sony A7 Live Webcast

On Tuesday, March 18, B&H hosted a live webcast on the topic of Sony's Alpha A7 and A7R full-frame mirrorless digital cameras. Our live panel consisted of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Brian Smith, Sony's Senior Manager of Technology, Mark Weir, and our own Gabriel Biderman.

A Chat with Elizabeth Greenberg of the Maine Media Workshops

B&H wasn't the only photographic institution to celebrate its 40th anniversary last year. The venerable Maine Media Workshops did so, as well. In this article, Gabriel Biderman, from B&H, chats with Elizabeth Greenberg, the Vice President of Academic Affairs at the Maine Media Workshops and College, about the unique experience their workshops provide.

Let's get to know you better, Elizabeth. What's your background in photography and the arts?

10 Items that will Equip You for the Unknown

Hollywood has entertained us, particularly in recent decades, with scenarios of a post-apocalyptic world. We’ve also been subjected to reality television shows that portray groups of people “preparing” for various plausible (and not so plausible), extreme situations. While many of those programs focus more on the eccentric “preppers,” there is a healthy dose of legitimate probabilities and common-sense solutions discussed as well.

Don’t Miss Our Sony A7 Live Webcast Today at 1 PM EST

B&H will be hosting a live webcast on the new Sony Alpha a7 and a7R full-frame mirrorless cameras today at 1 p.m. EST. The show will feature a panel consisting of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Brain Smith, Sony's Senior Manager of Technology Mark Weir, and our own Gabriel Biderman, an accomplished night photographer.

Sony Alpha a7R Mirrorless Digital Camera

In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Sony Alpha a7R Mirrorless Digital Camera and  its features, such as its high-resolution full-frame sensor. Becker compares the a7R to the a7, especially in regard to its 36.4MP full-frame sensor, as well as its differences in focusing performance and overall speed.

Hands-On Review: Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 SP Di VC USD for Canon

Tamron’s brand-new 150-600mm f/5-6.3 SP Di VC USD has generated a lot of attention with its release. This is mainly because it offers Canon, Nikon, and Sony shooters access to the super-telephoto zoom. This lens replaces Tamron’s 200-500mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD and provides photographers with just a little more reach.

Sony FDR-AX100 4K Handycam

Sony has announced two new Handycam camcorders, each with 1” image sensors at CES 2014. A veritable show stopper, the FDR-AX100 is capable of recording 4K Ultra HD video at 30 frames per second and Full HD 1080p at up to 60 fps. The second camera, the HDR-CX900 has a practically identical design and feature set, sans the 4K recording mode. Both cameras represent a significant step forward for Sony’s consumer level camcorders.

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Unveiled: New Sony Mirrorless Camera, Full-Frame E-mount Zoom Lens, and Cyber-shots!

It seems that it’s the time of the season for multi-camera announcements from big camera manufacturers, and Sony is leading the way, offering a new advanced mirrorless APS-C camera and a new 70-200mm f/4 full-frame E-mount lens. They have also announced five new digital cameras set to succeed already popular compacts.

Sony’s UWP Line Gets Updated: Introducing the UWP-D Integrated Digital Wireless System

Sony’s UWP-V wireless mics, bodypack transmitters, and receivers are some of the most popular on the market and have become trusted tools for ENG and EFP audio applications, but users have been itching for a while for the series to receive an update.


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