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
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
Ever dreamt of using some of the gadgets your favorite fictional secret agent always had conveniently in their jacket pocket? Well, with scanner technology advancing and shrinking, products like a pen that can translate and read text aloud to you are no longer limited to just the latest and greatest movie spies. IRIS is one company that has delved headfirst into portable scanning for individuals... READ MORE
The Manfrotto Befree is a 3.0 lb tripod/ball head combo with four leg sections and a rapid column that rises to a combined height of 56.69”, folds down to 15.75” and can support... READ MORE
I have some odds and ends in my camera bag; stuff I think is useful and necessary. I wondered what other photographers around B&H carried in their well-worn camera bags, and surveyed the crowd. Photographers at B&H span many genres of the art and, as such, what I got from each one was different.
I got some great food for thought and added some items to my B&H wish list!
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Keeping a watchful eye on the things you care about most just got easier, thanks to the FLIR FX wireless HD camera. The portable and cordless camera has built-in Wi-Fi and lets you control it and view a live video feed directly on your iOS or Android mobile device at any time and from any... READ MORE
Venus Optics has just announced a new full-frame wide-angle macro lens with 1:1 magnification ratio and 110° angle of view. The Laowa 15mm f/4 Wide-Angle 1:1 Macro Lens is available for Canon EF, ... READ MORE
Induro has announced a new series of tripods and monopods and is also honing its product line to appeal specifically to the professional still photographer. The company will no longer offer products made for video production nor will it produce aluminum tripods, and the lines of carbon fiber tripods and monopods will feature a new carbon fiber pattern, new matte-finish hardware, and improved... READ MORE
Olympus has announced the US release of the Air A01, a smartphone-controlled camera with a 16.05MP Micro Four Thirds sensor. The Air A01 is shaped like a lens and connects directly to your smartphone so that your phone’s screen effectively becomes the camera’s live view display. While... READ MORE
New York City-based wedding photographer Ryan Brenizer starts this very informative tutorial with a piece of information familiar to any photographer—most of your time working on a job will be spent in front of a computer. Therefore, it is crucial to develop a system to streamline your workflow while guaranteeing the safety of your images. Using Carbon Copy Cloner to back up images, Brenizer then... READ MORE
WordPress is your website! Scott Wyden Kivowitz walks you through the basics of WordPress, the open-source software and the website, and how to best use both to the benefit of your photographic work. He discusses the best hosts, how to install WordPress, manage the dashboard, utilize plug-ins and themes, and create your blog site. This is a very thorough tutorial, peppered with insightful... READ MORE
At first glance, it may be difficult to discern how a media player so small, at just 3.9 inches wide and 0.9 inches high, could serve as the brain of your streaming multimedia entertainment experience. And when I say multimedia, I mean just that—with this device you have the power to wield multiple media options with your fingertips. The Apple TV can adeptly bridge all of your stored content,... READ MORE
Zacuto has announced the Gratical X micro-OLED EVF, featuring the same optics and 5.4-million-pixel display with 10,000:1 contrast ratio as Zacuto’s flagship Gratical HD EVF, only at a lower cost. This makes it easier for you to purchase the Gratical X and enjoy the same clear, crisp high-contrast image that aids you in verifying focus with your camera, while providing you with a cost-effective... READ MORE
What are they and who uses them? Some call them drones, some apply the label “quadcopters” as a blanket term—though they can have any number of rotors or even be planes—the FAA calls them “unmanned aerial systems” (UAS). I prefer to call them “unmanned aerial vehicles” (UAVs), a neutral term broad enough to safely include pretty much the whole gamut from Hubsan nano drones up to commercial and... READ MORE