New York City-based wedding photographer Ryan Brenizer starts this very informative tutorial with a piece of information familiar to any photographer—most of your time working on a job will be spent in front of a computer. Therefore, it is crucial to develop a system to streamline your workflow while guaranteeing the safety of your images. Using Carbon Copy Cloner to back up images, Brenizer then... READ MORE
WordPress is your website! Scott Wyden Kivowitz walks you through the basics of WordPress, the open-source software and the website, and how to best use both to the benefit of your photographic work. He discusses the best hosts, how to install WordPress, manage the dashboard, utilize plug-ins and themes, and create your blog site. This is a very thorough tutorial, peppered with insightful... READ MORE
At first glance, it may be difficult to discern how a media player so small, at just 3.9 inches wide and 0.9 inches high, could serve as the brain of your streaming multimedia entertainment experience. And when I say multimedia, I mean just that—with this device you have the power to wield multiple media options with your fingertips. The Apple TV can adeptly bridge all of your stored content,... READ MORE
Zacuto has announced the Gratical X micro-OLED EVF, featuring the same optics and 5.4-million-pixel display with 10,000:1 contrast ratio as Zacuto’s flagship Gratical HD EVF, only at a lower cost. This makes it easier for you to purchase the Gratical X and enjoy the same clear, crisp high-contrast image that aids you in verifying focus with your camera, while providing you with a cost-effective... READ MORE
What are they and who uses them? Some call them drones, some apply the label “quadcopters” as a blanket term—though they can have any number of rotors or even be planes—the FAA calls them “unmanned aerial systems” (UAS). I prefer to call them “unmanned aerial vehicles” (UAVs), a neutral term broad enough to safely include pretty much the whole gamut from Hubsan nano drones up to commercial and... READ MORE
In 1963, when my parents took my brother and me on a six-week odyssey, visiting our national parks, they didn’t realize to what extent they were cultivating my love of being on the road in America.
Now, fifty years after that first trip, whether I’m 280 feet below sea level in Death Valley’s Badwater Basin, or at the summit of Mauna Kea, on The Big Island of Hawaii, I have a romantic vision of... READ MORE
At this year’s CE Week, the halls of Manhattan’s Metropolitan Pavilion were laden with gadgetry as far as the eye could see. Everything from basic charging cables to projectors that cost as much as the family car were on display, ready to be put through their paces by attendees. Here are some of the coolest things we saw at the show.
Leef Mobile Memory
If you’re like most consumers, your... READ MORE
Sunfire debuted the XTEQ Series Subwoofers, which include 8, 10, and 12" models and provide massive, yet accurate output from a small form factor. Each enclosure is fitted with an active side-firing driver and side-firing passive radiator, powered by the Tracking Down Converter amplifier with up to 3,000 watts of clean power. Additionally, the units feature a digital Auto-EQ, which utilize an... READ MORE
At CES Week 2015, we saw a variety of new products and technologies from a number of established and up-and-coming brands. Manufacturer reps were available to field our onslaught of questions and demonstrate their products in person. Here are a few items that caught our attention.
New Onkyo Receiver Lineup
Onkyo displayed three new receiver models at CE 2015, the TX-8160 stereo receiver and... READ MORE
CE Week kicked off in Manhattan yesterday, and B&H Photo was on hand to test some of the latest and greatest wearable tech and consumer health products the industry has to offer. Global brands, established industry players, and even on-the-cusp “Kickstarters” were all there to showcase the products we’re likely to see on the hands, wrists, necklines, and in the households of consumers in the... READ MORE
Seven by fifty. That is all you need to know. Almost. The classic size of binoculars for marine use is 7x50. This means that they have 7x magnification and the objective lenses are 50mm in diameter. There are three characteristics of the 7x50 binoculars that make them attractive for marine use: conservative... READ MORE
Do you want to preserve the memory of that awesome neighborhood fireworks show? Let's discuss the best ways to try to make a memorable photograph commemorating the event.
Before we get started, let me say that there are many ways to accomplish fireworks photography and none are usually worse or better than others. The only thing that really matters as you head home after the show is:
Keeping your digital photos organized is difficult, especially if your cataloging system changes as you grow as a photographer. Lightroom helps simplify things, but there are tricks to the trade that you should know in order to maximize your organization. In this video, Tim Grey helps you streamline your workflow and organizational system to help prevent frustration in the future, and allow you... READ MORE
In this video, we take a look at the ISEE 1 from SHAPE. It is a 2-axis motorized gimbal optimized for GoPro HERO action cameras. The gimbal is powered by two readily available... READ MORE