Filmmakers who shoot with DSLR cameras should be quite pleased at the news about the soon-to-be-released TASCAM DR-701D, a six-channel Linear PCM Field Recorder that attaches to the tripod thread of your camera for DSLR-style Filmmaking.
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Bristling along the sidelines of practically every professional sporting event, super-telephoto lenses are known for their ability to reach out and capture distant subjects with exceptional clarity and speed. They feel incredible in the hand, with top-of-the-line build quality and a heft that gives shooters confidence in their equipment. Many feature a variety of switches and buttons that allow... READ MORE
Peter Turnley is a renowned photojournalist who has been witness to most of the major conflicts and international news events of the past thirty years. His influential work has been featured in the world’s most important publications, specifically on more than forty covers of Newsweek, and he has produced several books of documentary photography, including his most recent, Cuba–A Grace of Spirit... READ MORE
Google is rarely satisfied with the status quo. Don’t like bloated operating systems? Meet Chrome. Want a mobile system that doesn’t have a lowercase “i” in it? Hello Android. Streaming media to your computer too problematic? Hi there, Chromecast. Google wants to run the world. At least the company... READ MORE
In today’s ever-evolving, digital world of images being shared online in an instant, it’s easy to think of printing your photos as a thing of the past. Yet there is still a strong case to be made for the pleasures and value of publishing photographs in print. In fact, the trend for self-published photo books has seen steady growth in our increasingly digital world. There continues to be lasting... READ MORE
Earlier this year, Avid announced version 12 of its industry-standard Pro Tools DAW (digital audio workstation). What made a bigger splash and caused more heated discussion on the pro audio message boards was not any one functional feature of the update, but rather the fact that Avid was adopting an optional subscription-... READ MORE
Whether you hate ’em or love ’em, there is no getting around ’em—literally. I have been bonked on the head by a selfie stick on the busy streets of New York, while skiing, and even in the confines of a major arena during a basketball game. I will soon prepare a how-to and how-not-to article on the... READ MORE
Autumn at B&H means one thing: Smartphone manufacturers are emerging, blinking from many months of R&D hibernation and are facing the world with their shiniest and newest creations ahead of the holiday season. And while a spate of new flagship handsets is exciting, we all know that the best part of getting a new phone is tricking it out with the hottest apps and accessories. To help you... READ MORE
Unlike their bigger brother—the brutish but more immobile gaming PC—gaming laptops sacrifice a certain degree of power and customization in exchange for portability. Choosing the right one can be a difficult process. That sacrifice of power doesn't necessarily mean a huge downgrade in performance, but foregoing the ability to easily upgrade or customize your device does mean you'll be partnered... READ MORE
Maybe you’re an amateur digital photographer, or a young professional photographer who got into photography after darkrooms were removed from your school’s classroom, and you’re interested in shooting film but you don’t know where to begin. This guide will help you navigate your way through the multitude of options out there. While there aren’t nearly as many types or sizes of film as there were... READ MORE
Everyone loves laptops. They’re portable, powerful, and productive. But some of us can’t afford to keep up with new laptop models every year. Some of us (most of us) hang on to our laptops until they wheeze their last breath. And even then, we try to find ways to get one last gasp of use out of them.
How can you extend the life of your aging laptop? How can you save a few bucks when buying a new... READ MORE
If you walked into a car dealership and blurted out, “Sell me a motor vehicle,” the salespeople would hopefully spend a little time qualifying you as a customer before shepherding you into an office to sign paperwork. This also isn’t an effective way to buy speakers for your home. There are just too many options that serve totally different needs. This article will help you pinpoint your personal... READ MORE
Five years ago, you could buy a quality 35mm film camera for the song playing in your head. Used medium format film cameras collected dust on store shelves. Today, if a Mamiya, Hasselblad, or Rolleiflex become available, they don’t last long before being snatched up by a zealous photographer. And those who regularly shoot digital SLRs know that buying older models does not diminish the quality of... READ MORE