As a professional photographer, you have many options for printing the photos you shoot. The kind of printer you choose is based not only on the type of photos you make and who your clients are, but on how you want to present your work and what style of personal promotion interests you. As a wedding photographer, you might want to present acceptable work prints to your clients and have a lab... READ MORE
In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, demonstrates the d:fine IN-Ear Broadcast Headset Microphone from DPA. Rives explores the headset’s design, interchangeable microphone capsules, and the available physical variations for using the headset in your... READ MORE
Many hobbyists reach a turning point in their craft when they decide to pursue wedding photography seriously. With the transition to pro comes the task of updating your lens kit accordingly, and most photographers would agree that investing in quality glass is essential. Unlike the rapid turnover of DSLR bodies, lenses will last for years and can make all the difference in creating truly... READ MORE
In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, discusses the Shure PG ALTA line of microphones. The microphones are designed to provide high-quality sound at an approachable price point for musicians and performers in a wide range of recording and live applications.
The video explores ten different microphones, as well as three different kits for various applications. Specifically, Rives looks... READ MORE
We asked a group of highly regarded wedding photographers for thoughtful tips on how to expand, sharpen, and maintain their creative approach to wedding photography. After getting a lot of great insight, we narrowed the pile down to six tips to pass along to you.
No matter what you do for a living, there is often a tendency to think that you have reached the peak of your... READ MORE
When you photograph a wedding, you are faced with a wide array of lighting conditions, ranging from bright sunlight to dimly lit interiors. Using ambient light as your main source is often preferable; however, in a situation such as a wedding where time is of the essence, you will need to know how to properly expose all of these varying scenes using both natural and artificial light sources.... READ MORE
Weddings are all about people and, for the photographer, success often depends on how you interact with the multitude of personalities you will find at a wedding venue. We spoke to a good cross-section of professional wedding photographers to assemble some tips for both beginner and veteran wedding shooters.
1. Know Your Client
“Know your client—their likes, dislikes, preferences, what they’re... READ MORE
The original Olympus Stylus was a wildly popular broad-spectrum point-and-shoot film camera that became a cult classic among enthusiasts who wanted a high-performance 35mm compact that would fit in their pockets. Now that we’re deep into the digital era, Olympus has brought forth the ... READ MORE
As the weather warms and the days grow longer, the first thing that pops into many people's minds is that summer is drawing near. And with each summer season comes its respective wedding season. Making use of the advantageous weather and abundant good spirits, wedding season brings out the greatest joy in everyone involved. However, as summertime and wedding season annually coincide and... READ MORE
In the following video, Mia McCormick, from KelbyOne Media, takes a quick look at the AJA CION, a 4K-capable production camera and the first ever camera offered from the company. The video explores the design of the camera, which features a sleek magnesium body, shoulder pad, and removable PL lens mount... READ MORE
The new Force Touch trackpad is so popular with the just-released line of new MacBook and MacBook Air that Apple has decided to grace the 15" MacBook Pro line, as well with Force Touch trackpads. Just announced, and available soon at B&H, the 15" MacBook Pro with Retina Display will not only have Force Touch, but the model will also be updated with faster flash storage and include... READ MORE
And I’m not a pioneer of any style: I am just taking the kind of photos I like to take, using the principles of composition embraced by Cartier-Bresson and the street photography style forwarded by Klein and Winogrand, and applying them to a wedding.”
Some may beg to differ—after all, the “Ascough style” is a phrase often thrown around,... READ MORE
1. Shoot every day Like any skill, the more you do it, the better you can get. The best camera you have is the one in your hand, so if you aren’t out with your full DSLR kit, don’t be afraid to take great photos with your cell phone camera or a point-and-shoot. Photography is photography, make pictures with a camera. Any camera.
2. Always have your camera near Pull up a chair and I can describe... READ MORE
Welcome to the Tiffen Filter Effects Directory! The directory is your interactive guide to 16 popular Tiffen filters. Here you can see, first hand, the effects a particular Tiffen filter has on an image by selecting a specific filter and then using your mouse to position the filter around the image.
There are those who say that you can simulate the effects of any filter when you use post-... READ MORE