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Clients love a tangible product. Portrait and event photography is no longer about providing a few snapshots that get tucked into a drawer for safekeeping. Today, prospective clients are on the hunt for a photographer who can provide them with something to show off. Especially in the wedding-photography industry, offering some variation of an album can be crucial for your business. But, custom-... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
In this video from Kelby One, Larry Becker demonstrates the many features of the Pentax XG-1, including the 52x optical zoom lens and electronic viewfinder. Becker also covers the camera's image stabilization, aperture range, and 16MP CMOS image sensor. He displays examples of the slow-... READ MORE

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1 day ago
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In the following video, Larry Becker, from KelbyOne, discusses the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR. He explores the camera's many high-performance features, including its dual DIGIC 6 processors, 20.2MP... READ MORE

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4 days ago
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Watch Allan Weitz, of B&H Photo, as he takes a quick look at the Luna Folding Beauty Dish. The Luna opens up to a full 27.5" dish that provides the soft, even lighting portrait and beauty photographers expect from a beauty dish, but it folds up into a compact package that is eminently... READ MORE

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3 weeks ago
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Buying a compact mirrorless camera is one thing. Finding the right bag in which to carry it is another. The Mirrorless Mover series from Think Tank Photo has created just that­—intelligently designed and easily accessible camera bags that provide a made-to-measure fit for your mirrorless kit. Durable and water... READ MORE
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3 weeks ago
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Larry Becker, of Kelby Media, introduces the family of Bolt VS-560 TTL-compatible hot-shoe flashes for Nikon, Canon, and Sony cameras. He discusses power settings, guide numbers, speeds, and the group flash functions of these portable lighting units, which are available exclusively at the B&H SuperStore. We hope you... READ MORE

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3 weeks ago
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Pelican is ready to take you on an adventure—any adventure you may have in mind. After protecting sensitive technologies for the military, police, and firefighters for decades, Pelican is now ready to deliver its fantastic hardside luggage cases to you—watertight, crushproof, and guaranteed for life. Extremely durable for any weather or any situation, yet decidedly lightweight, Pelican Elite... READ MORE
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1 month ago
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The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mirrorless Camera has been out for a year now, but I have just been given the opportunity to review the camera, from the perspective of a long... READ MORE
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1 month ago
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In the following video, Larry Becker presents the Profoto AirTTL-N remote for Nikon DSLRs, first explaining the exciting features of the battery-powered Profoto B1 500 AirTTL off-camera flash that is meant to be used with the remote. Next, he moves on to summarize the results of his tests with... READ MORE

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1 month ago
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Last year Zeiss released the original Otus, the 55mm f/1.4 that set a new benchmark to which other SLR lenses would be compared for quite some time. The Otus quickly attained an almost mythic status and as this optic, with its owl-... READ MORE
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1 month ago
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In the following video, Larry Becker presents the Lensbaby 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye lens and covers its unique design, broad perspective, and drops some hints about potential uses. The video begins with an introduction to what the lens is, and how it strays from a conventional lens, as well as conventional Lensbaby... READ MORE

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1 month ago
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One of the latest trends to hit the big event scene is the photo booth. Odds are, if you've been to a wedding, birthday, graduation, or other big celebration in the recent past, you've seen a photo booth at one of these events. Their popularity is understandable―guests are always eager to line up for their turn to be goofy in front of the camera, picking out props and poses for a customized... READ MORE
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1 month ago
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In the following video, Larry Becker presents the Nikon D810 DSLR and covers its improvements and refinements in comparison to its predecessors, the D800 and D800E. The video begins with some of the standout updates, including the complete removal of the optical low-pass filter, upgraded EXPEED 4... READ MORE

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1 month ago
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At first glance, purchasing a step-up ring is a simple, straightforward transaction―all you need is a metal ring that enables you to use a filter with a wider-diameter thread size than the lens on which you want to mount it. What’s not so clear-cut is why there are so many choices for a lens accessory that, on the surface, is so simple and basic. The answer to the above is that the materials... READ MORE
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2 months ago
Hands-on Review
This video from Kelby One is Larry Becker’s hands-on review of the Canon G1 X Mark II. Becker discusses the camera’s 1.5" sensor, built-in 24-120mm lens, and Wi-Fi/NFC capabilities, as well as other features, such as a poseable pop-up flash and manual function controls. He also makes a good... READ MORE

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2 months ago

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