When it is time to see a rare bird up close, the binocular is the go-to optical tool for almost every serious birder. Unmatched portability and convenience make the binocular one of the best devices available for spotting and indentifying birds in their natural habitats.
In this first segment of a four-part series, we will discuss what to look for if you are looking for binoculars for birding, or... READ MORE
There is nothing that can replace the extreme close-up view of a rare bird in the wild. Binoculars can get you close but, if you want to look the bird in the eye or confirm that identification for your life list, you need a spotting scope. Spotting scopes pack incredible magnification in a generally simple and lightweight package that is durable enough for field work while boasting fantastic... READ MORE
With the ever-growing security needs of today’s technologically driven society, one area in which workgroups and businesses can start to protect themselves is with secure identification systems, and one area where B&H can help is by supplying users with the appropriate ID card printer for their... READ MORE
The ultimate in resolution for full-frame DSLRs: this is what Canon’s latest 50-megapixel 5DS and 5DS R offer users. These cameras take a huge leap forward in resolution for the legendary 5D series and, when one looks at the files, they are impressively sharp and detailed. I was also able to observe the main differences between the two models and zoom almost endlessly into those images. It was a... READ MORE
The gaming industry has definitely experienced its highs and lows throughout the years, but the most encouraging trend has been the acceptance that gaming has found in players from every walk of life. From executives to soccer moms to executive soccer moms; from kids to adults and back again, gaming is as ingrained in our culture as social media. But there are so many games out there that it’s... READ MORE
Over the course of the past decade, Sony has transformed itself from being a minor player in the digital point-and-shoot camera market—to being an innovative leader in the design of photographic equipment for professionals and consumers. The infographic below tells the story of the unconventional path Sony has taken, starting with their first DSLR in 2006, the A100, and ending with their most... READ MORE
When the digital camera revolution took hold at the turn of the century, the never-ending technological race among camera manufacturers sped up and, with no sign of that race ever slowing down, some runners dropped out; the order of who was leading and who was lagging changed in ways that surprised photographers everywhere.
For some time, Sony’s place within that contest was widely perceived as... READ MORE
Buying an underwater housing is just the beginning. There are many accessories that are helpful or necessary for taking photos underwater. An external flash, also called a strobe, is your most important accessory. Photography is the art of creating images with light, and while the control of available and artificial light is important for all photography, it is especially crucial when shooting... READ MORE
This April, Rokinon introduced the world to its brand new 100mm f/2.8 Macro Lens, an all-manual lens making a mark in a niche that demands top image quality. Fortunately, it holds its own amongst a wealth of competition. The lens is available for Canon EF,... READ MORE
At Computex 2015, ASUS is giving users an exciting glimpse of some upcoming products, including the Zen AiO PC, the ProArt PA32Q 32" UHD monitor, the Transformer Book T100HA, the ZenWatch 2, and the ZenPad.
The Zen All-In-One (AiO) PC will initially be released in two configurations. While both will be constructed of anodized aluminum, present a slim unibody shell, and an edge-to-edge glass... READ MORE
In the following video, Mia McCormick, from KelbyOne Media, discusses the SOLOSHOT2 Camera Bundle, a motorized camera system that lets you film yourself from up to 2,000' away without a separate camera operator. The bundle includes the SOLOSHOT2 Base, Tag, Camera Controller... READ MORE
Whether you're a professional photographer, video editor, gamer, or someone who just wants to simplify their setup, Intel© has just made your life a little bit easier. At Computex 2015, Intel announced the arrival of Thunderbolt 3.
With the ability to reach up to 40 Gb/s, Thunderbolt 3 doubles the speed of the previous generation, USB 3.1, and DisplayPort 1.2. With Thunderbolt 3, a single cable... READ MORE
In the following video, Allan Weitz walks us through the capabilities of Rising’s line of Pinhole Lenses for a variety of specialized and unique imaging capabilities. The video covers the basics of pinhole photography and mentions the angles of view and aperture range of the series. The lenses also comes in two versions,... READ MORE
Long gone are the days of having to pick between color or black-and-white film stocks before setting out the door. We have now entered a digital world where many critical artistic decisions are made long after the initial image is created. Leica has decided to change that by offering a new camera that makes images only in black-and-white, allowing photographers to solidify their vision and... READ MORE