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Bike touring is one of the most rewarding modes of travel. It puts you out there in the spaces between the tourist destination and guidebook recommendations. It’s raw and authentic where the miles are earned one pedal stroke at a time. The terrain and memories stack up slowly into a deeply satisfying narrative. I’ve seen many places from a bike saddle, but the one trip that stands astride the top... READ MORE
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By Blake Gordon |
3 weeks ago
Buying Guide
You’ve been studying star charts for weeks. You’ve read “Tips for Buying a Telescope,” picked out, and purchased your first telescope. You can hardly contain your enthusiasm while setting up your new scope. Finally, the moment arrives—you take your... READ MORE
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By Cory Rice |
3 weeks ago
Tips and Solutions
In this travel-related video, produced during the 2015 B&H Optic Imaging Conference, travel photographer and geologist Ralph Lee Hopkins talks about what goes into planning and executing a successful photo expedition. Topics include professional gear, iPhones, how to find and capture the “one” picture that makes the story, how to plan your trip, going “eye-to-eye” with your subject, and... READ MORE

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By B&H Event Space |
3 weeks ago
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Vanguard has been designing, manufacturing, and marketing innovative tripods since 1986 and now the company is aiming to serve the rapidly expanding travel tripod sector, with the VEO line, designed to meet the needs of photographers requiring a combination of solid stability, fast, intuitive... READ MORE
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An ideal lens for travel photography needs to be compact and versatile. For example, the 70-200mm f/2.8 lens that is made by several manufacturers is a stalwart for pros and enthusiasts alike, and certainly fits into the versatile category, but these lenses are far from compact so they will be left out of this particular discussion. Also left out will be “fast lenses,” which is shorthand for a... READ MORE
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As an assignment photographer for National Geographic Traveler for the last 10 years, I’ve learned that being prepared prior to leaving is the most important thing. Research, Research, and More Research The Internet has become my essential tool. I use a Google image search to help identify good locations for making iconic images. I also use it to find locales for an insider’s perspective.... READ MORE
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By Susan Seubert |
3 weeks ago
Buying Guide
So, you are getting ready to mix. For me, sitting down to mix is always the most exciting part of the music-making process, but I have heard many engineers and other colleagues lament that it is a necessary evil they wish they could avoid at all costs (and often do, at the cost of paying someone else to mix for them). Mixing can indeed be tricky, and like so many creative pursuits, walks a fine... READ MORE
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The miniscule-camera manufacturer is “slimming down” its product line with the new GoPro HERO4 Session. Approximately the size and weight of an ice... READ MORE
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Building your own computer can be an overwhelming process, but it is also a very exciting one. Brand names like Alienware and VoodooPC can build you a quality rig, but you will pay a hefty premium for them. Though it may be easier to pay someone else to do it for you, there is something inherently awesome about booting up a computer that you put together yourself. Still, with the ridiculous... READ MORE
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By Alec Kubas-Meyer |
3 weeks ago
Buying Guide
Traveling and photography go hand in hand; the desire to record the places you’ve visited and share your memories with others is an endless fascination that never gets old. The main problem with travel photography is that it’s impractical, if not impossible, to bring all your gear with you, especially if air travel is involved. Most airlines now charge extra to check bags and they typically allow... READ MORE
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In this week’s video, FocusEd explains the basics of shutter speed. In no time flat, you will understand the practical uses of shutter speed, and how it interacts with aperture to determine the exposure of your image. The video also offers a few settings tips to get creative shots, by adjusting the duration of the shutter speed. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide... READ MORE

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By BH Online Videos |
3 weeks ago
Hands-on Review
In the following video, Allan Weitz brings us the details of Vello FreeWave Aviator Transceivers, extremely capable wireless TTL triggers for Canon and Nikon flash units. The video covers the general operational features of the units, including a long working distance of 300', and what the kit includes. Weitz also... READ MORE

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Go to nearly any tourist attraction these days, and you will see quite a few people taking pictures and video with their iPads. Now, I’ve groaned to myself in the past whenever I’d see that transpire, often thinking, “Why don’t they just use a real camera, or even a cell phone?” It seems so impractical to use an iPad, of all things. However, as iPads have grown in their processing abilities and... READ MORE
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What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Microsoft Xbox One or Sony PlayStation 4 gaming consoles? Do you think of their high-performance hardware, extensive video-game catalogs, or making your friends bow to your gaming greatness? Of course you do—those are their biggest draws, and for good reason. As owners of these systems will tell you, however, these robust, multi-... READ MORE
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4 weeks ago
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In an expansion of its drone product line, Horizon Hobby is introducing the BLADE Chroma quadcopters. Available with an integrated HD camera or with a GoPro mount, the Chroma drones are designed for ease of use and making creative photographic and video compositions. The... READ MORE
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