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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....
by Susan Seubert |
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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...
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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...
by BH Online Videos |
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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...
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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...
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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”,...
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Nikon continues to upgrade their professional telephoto prime lenses, announcing the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens and the...
by John R. Harris |
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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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    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, ...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    In 1963, when my parents took my brother and me on a six-week odyssey, visiting our national parks, they didn’t realize to what extent they were cultivating my love of being on the road in America. Now, fifty years after that first trip, whether I’m 280 feet below sea level in Death Valley’s Badwater Basin, or at the summit of Mauna Kea, on The Big Island of Hawaii, I have a romantic vision of...
    by George Diebold |
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    Seven by fifty. That is all you need to know. Almost. The classic size of binoculars for marine use is 7x50. This means that they have 7x magnification and the objective lenses are 50mm in diameter. There are three characteristics of the 7x50 binoculars that make them attractive for marine use: conservative...
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