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
Although it is only one of many among Nikon’s currently available lenses, photographers across the photo spectrum will attest that the AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens not only provides opportunities to capture unique perspectives, but is one of Nikon’s most versatile options in its optics lineup. However, for any photographer who needs or prefers to apply filters while they shoot, the large,... READ MORE
Today, Sony unveiled the much-anticipated successors to three high-end cameras with a ton of new features and capacities: the 42.4MP, full-frame sensor, mirrorless a7R II and the 20MP, 1" sensor, high-end point-and-shoot RX100 IV and RX10 II cameras. All three feature the ability to record UHD 4K... READ MORE
Users looking for optimal image quality in a compact body would do well to check out Leica’s latest release, the Q (Typ 116) Digital Camera. Packing a full-frame 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor into a portable and, I must say, beautifully designed body, the Q aims to deliver high-end image quality while... READ MORE
Poor audio! While many tout the mantra that sound is half your film or broadcast, budgetary constraints can relegate sound to an afterthought—unfortunately, often to the peril of your project’s quality. While getting your sound captured correctly can be a daunting task, especially to the audio-uninitiated, you fortunately already have a powerful tool right in your pocket. No, not your wallet—your... READ MORE
Today, more than ever, a computer is an integral part of a photographer’s tool set. It is something indispensable to the working process, regardless of whether you’re a working professional, an artist, or nearly any kind of image maker; or just shooting photos to share online with friends. Even taking into account your camera, the computer is likely the most used piece of “photographic” equipment... READ MORE
When choosing a home theater receiver, there are several factors to consider. After all, this device will serve as the controller and centerpiece of your stereo or multi-channel system. While there are plenty of options available, it's important that your new receiver matches your needs and is compatible with your source components, whether they be smartphones, streaming devices, Blu-ray players... READ MORE
Apple's WWDC 15 was all about software. With the introduction of Mac OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, watchOS 2, and Apple Music, Apple was focused on providing a better user experience for its already popular devices.
Mac OS X El Capitan, which builds on last year's OS X Yosemite release, introduces enhancements to window management, built-in apps, and Spotlight search. Apple even switched the system... READ MORE
When you search “Cameras for Kids” on the B&H website, you get a small selection of cute cameras with princesses or cartoon characters on them. While these cameras are certainly functional and affordable and may be appealing to some toddlers, I feel that most kids age 5 or older are ready for a “real... READ MORE
In the following video, John McQuiston shows off the Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f/4 G OSS lens, and covers a range of topics relating to its design, specs, and image quality. The video begins with a look at the Power Zoom function, and covers its related controls and ability to operate at eight... READ MORE
If we were to claim that listening to music on vinyl records is more popular than ever, we wouldn't be historically accurate. However, the sustained popularity of record players continues to impress us here at B&H. Many people are rediscovering their fondness for the sound and feel of vinyl records, and droves of new people are encountering it for the first time. Whether you're interested in... READ MORE