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Nobody slips through the cracks with Oben. With variations in size, load capacity, composition, leg locks, and numerous other features, there is an Oben tripod for every photographer and every situation. In this overview, we will profile the wide range of available tripods, monopods, heads, and accessories from Oben.
However let’s start with a brief introduction to the nomenclature used to... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Digital Camera and covers its professional-grade attributes, as well as introduces the camera's wealth of new advancements over previous 1-series cameras. The video begins with an introduction to the basic... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Nikon D4S DSLR Camera and covers its professional-grade attributes, as well as provides a comparison to its predecessor, the D4. The video begins with an introduction to some of the new features of the D4S, including the EXPEED 4 image processor, improved low-light sensitivity, and enhanced 11 fps continuous-shooting performance.... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker discusses the CamRanger Wi-Fi Remote Control for Canon and Nikon DSLRs. Becker demonstrates the simplicity of setting up the remote and establishing a connection between your camera and your iOS or Android smart device or computer. With the free... READ MORE
When photographers begin to explore the world of photography, many often crave lenses with longer focal lengths to reach further from where they are standing into the world of telephoto. Others start to see the world in smaller and smaller ways and purchase specially built macro... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Samsung WB2200F Smart Digital Camera and covers its imaging features, unique design, and handling capabilities. The video begins with an introduction to the distinct shape of the camera, reminiscent of a... READ MORE
On Tuesday May 27th, B&H hosted a live video presentation that brought together filmmakers David Flores and Eduardo Angel, as well as Matt Frazer, the National Product Trainer for Panasonic's Lumix line, to discuss the virtues of shooting both video and still photos with the ... READ MORE
Join B&H Photo’s Allen Weitz for a quick review of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX 100 III digital camera. Weitz points out many of the new camera’s technological and design improvements, including its amazing ability to capture in low-light scenarios with improved noise... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker, of Kelby Media, explores the Sony Alpha A5000 digital camera, and gives us an overview of how the camera handles, as well as its notable features, including the 20.1MP sensor, BIONZ X processor, and the 180° tilting LCD screen. Also discussed are additional specifications, such as the 1920... READ MORE
When I moved from Minnesota to Los Angeles in 2004, I brought along three Kodak disposable cameras. They were the first cameras that I had ever owned, and I didn’t end up using them on my trip. Not even when I drove through Utah, which might be one of the most photogenic landscapes on Earth. At that point in my life, making photographs wasn’t really a concern.
As I settled into life in LA, I ... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Fujifilm X-Pro1 mirrorless digital camera and covers its breadth of features, functionality, and image quality. The video begins with an introduction to the firmware updates that have been made available since this camera's... READ MORE
Samyang is forever on the move, quickly responding to our unfulfilled focal-length and format needs by producing quality manual-focus lenses at affordable prices. They sometimes even fill needs we didn’t realize we had.
The company's most recent releases include an 8mm f/2.8 Fisheye for mirrorless APS-C cameras, a 10mm f/2.8 lens for DSLR and mirrorless APS-C cameras, a 35mm f/1.4 with an AE Chip... READ MORE
It's been a while since darkrooms have played an integral part in the art and craft of taking pictures, professional or otherwise. Enlargers, sinks, chemicals, safelights, print tongs, and makeshift doo-dads for burning and dodging have long been replaced by app-enhanced smartphones, tablets, Wi-Fi enabled you-name-its, and desktop printers... wireless, of course.
While all this technology is... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker, from Kelby media, discusses the Canon EOS Rebel T5 DSLR Camera. He talks about its 18MP CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4 image processor, as well as its Full HD video capability, autofocus system, and ISO sensitivities. He also showcases its Q Button feature, Creative Auto and manual modes, and ergonomic build. As a DSLR camera aimed at entry-level users, Becker... READ MORE