No matter how many lenses a photographer has, there’s always another one that we long for. There are so many options out there that choosing your next lens can be a confusing task. We're going to help you choose the best lens to fit your specific needs.
The first question you have to ask yourself is, “What do I need that my current lens doesn’t give me?” Your answer is most likely going to fall... READ MORE
Wedding photography has become an extremely popular and lucrative specialty. First and foremost, a wedding is a grand, unrepeatable, emotionally charged event at which expectations run high, and second best won't do. Being a wedding photographer requires dedication and talent, but having the right equipment is crucial if you expect to achieve sharp, well-composed, well-lit images that depict... READ MORE
So, you want a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 but you can’t justify the hefty price tag? I hear you, brothers and sisters. We want the smooth look, the flexibility of a tablet that can double as a laptop and the perks and refinements that made the Surface Pro 3 one of the most sought-after tablets this year.
Microsoft heard you,... READ MORE
Reliable storage solutions for video and audio production are sometimes difficult to narrow down. There are hundreds of options available, and it can be a bit overwhelming to navigate through all the online chatter on what best suits a user’s needs.
Akitio has been an affordable option that addresses the high-performance requirements for both the desktop editor and a mobile film crew.... READ MORE
Based in Reggio Emilia, in northern Italy, BLUESHAPE launched as a battery-manufacturer, in 2004. Since then, BLUESHAPE has expanded its lineup to include chargers and accessories, as well as mounting plates and diagnostic software systems. Today, BLUESHAPE creates some of the finest lithium-ion V-mount batteries on the market, built to meet the demands of cameramen and video professionals across... READ MORE
Taking black-and-white photography above and beyond, Leica has brought the M Monochrom (Typ 246) Digital Rangefinder to the world, with the company’s signature styling and modern functionality. Improving upon the original, the new Typ 246 stars a higher-resolution 24MP full-frame CMOS... READ MORE
Formatt-Hitech filters and filter holder systems, long respected among professional photographers, cinematographers, and videographers for their high levels of design functionality and image quality, can now count two new seriously dense ND filters within their ranks: the Formatt Hitech 100 x 100mm Firecrest... READ MORE
Manfrotto, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tripods, tripod heads, monopods, lighting equipment, and camera bags, has partnered with Fizan, a prominent Italian company that’s been making ski, trekking, and outdoor gear since 1947, to create the Manfrotto Off road line. It’s a new collection of lightweight products aimed at hikers, wildlife observers, and other outdoor enthusiasts who... READ MORE
In this video, Larry Becker, of KelbyOne Media, presents an overview of the Toshiba Canvio Cast Wireless Adapter and describes how it can simplify the way in which you share files. Share data wirelessly with Android and iOS devices, as well as Mac- and Windows-based computers.... READ MORE
Traveling photographers are always looking for the perfect portable device, not only to upload their photos, but to edit them, as well. Many factors come into play, including dimensions (screen and device), weight, battery life, and more. Sleep is lost as one wrestles with the purchasing decision. Should a laptop be packed? No, it’s too big to nestle into a camera bag. It will fit in a carry-on.... READ MORE
For many in video production or electronic news gathering (ENG), the most complicated part of their rig is the wireless audio system. Without a dedicated sound person, capturing audio that matches the quality of your shot can be a daunting task. However, not every wireless system requires a Bachelors degree in audio engineering and fluency in German to get you great results. Enter Audio-Technica’... READ MORE
To test the new features of Nikon’s D7200 DSLR and show off its abilities, I took two simple strolls from the B&H SuperStore, at 9th Ave and 34th Street, around our West Side neighborhood, finishing one walk atop the Empire State Building, just four bustling blocks from our offices, and the other on the Highline Park as a lovely spring day was coming to a close. What could I find interesting... READ MORE
Here are a dozen of the latest travel tripods that fulfill the time-honored maxim that the best tripod is the portable one that’s in your camera bag, not the behemoth you left at home. It’s no accident that carrying and using a tripod is the mark of the professional photographer. There is no other photographic accessory that will elevate the technical quality of your pictures more easily or... READ MORE
Whether capturing photos, recording 4K video, storing games and apps, or downloading your favorite MP3s, the demand for storage to save those large files is increasing exponentially. To satisfy those storage needs, memory cards have increased in capacity to reach limits once... READ MORE
When my manager asked me to write a piece about pro audio mixing on a tablet, my curiosity was definitely piqued. The thought of resorting to a tablet-specific prosumer DAW, sacrificing a professional feature set, and forgoing the use of my favorite plug-ins, was a challenge I was... READ MORE