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Apple’s iPad, both the iPad Air and iPad mini models, has its obvious appeal and values that make it a go-to tool for numerous situations. Its wide-ranging functionality and general all-around utility make it an ideal component of almost anyone’s daily life. Sometimes its values lie in the realms of luxury, whereas other... READ MORE
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Tips and Solutions
Imagine traveling with a small camera kit that weighs less than 5 pounds and produces photographs worthy of a National Geographic photographer. Imagine being able to shoot all day, walk to the top of the mountain, and not have an aching back? Then imagine... READ MORE
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News
Showing that the A-mount is alive and well, Sony has just announced updates to its fast zoom lineup with the full-frame Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II and Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II lenses. These versions boast an AF subject tracking speed 4x faster than their predecessors, reinforced... READ MORE
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Tips and Solutions
Many years ago, back in the days of wired telephones and film, most photographers did not give white balance (WB) or color temperature much thought. Those who did would carry around color-correction filters to screw onto the front of their lenses that would cancel out the color casts of the artificial or natural light illuminating a scene. If you were paying attention back in those ancient times... READ MORE
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Succeeding 2013's K-3, Pentax's newest flagship DSLR, the K-3 II, takes some of the technologies first seen in its predecessor to new horizons. While many of the specs remain the same between the... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
In the following Quick Look video, Larry Becker, of KelbyOne Media, showcases the new Eye-Fi 32GB Mobi Pro SDHC Wi-Fi Memory Card, and highlights the differences between this new Wi-Fi-enabled card and its predecessors. Some of the new features include the ability to transfer raw files, in... READ MORE

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An impressive transformation has been taking place on the optical front over the past few years, and that trend is accelerating, going into 2015, with scores of new interchangeable lenses being introduced by major camera makers and lens companies alike. These innovative lenses run the gamut, from those designed for mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras to APS-C and full-frame DSLRs, and this... READ MORE
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Zeiss continues to expand its lens family for Sony mirrorless cameras with the announcement of two autofocus lenses built specifically for full frame E-mount cameras—in other words, for the wonderful a7 series of cameras. The new... READ MORE
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Arguably the best-rounded program within Adobe's photo-centric milieu, Photoshop Lightroom further extends its versatility in editing, organizing, and sharing capabilities with the launch of Lightroom 6. Encompassing a handful of new features and performance enhancements, this... READ MORE
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Even with advances in technology, shooting with a multi-axis gimbal rig and a professional camera can wear you out over the course of a shooting day. However, the Tilta Armor Man rig from Ikan may just be the solution that many an achy camera operator is looking for. B&H Photo’s own Steven Gladstone dons the exo-skeleton rig and interviews Ikan’s Dariel Resendez, delivering you the info... READ MORE

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Hands-on Review
Tamron has recently released the first full-frame-compatible ultra-wide-angle zoom to have a fast f/2.8 constant aperture and built-in image stabilization, the SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD... READ MORE
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Despite the seemingly endless grip of late winter upon New York City, I set out to test Nikon’s first DSLR of 2015 in the conditions they alluded to during its release. “I AM CONNECTED CREATIVITY,” screamed the introduction of the D5500, which was positioned next to marketing material highlighting a group of friends living it up on a summer day of relaxation and adventure. Without the scenic... READ MORE

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This week in the news: The Gear Roundup is back from another vacation and spring has arrived in New York City! For those of you keeping score at home, this week was the NAB Show in Las Vegas; the annual National Association of Broadcasters gathering that brought more than 100,000 attendees to the desert to see the latest in broadcasting gear and tech. B&H Photo was there, on the ground, and... READ MORE
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The XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR is Fujifilm’s newest lens, bringing increased versatility and imaging potential to the X-Mount system with a 35mm format equivalent focal length of 24mm and a bright, f/1.4 maximum aperture, which is adjustable in 1/3 EV steps. Together, these features provide excellent light-gathering ability during dusk, nighttime, or indoor shooting situations, along with an expansive... READ MORE
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Buying Guide
My lens came with a lens cap, so why do I need a filter? If you ask most consumer-camera owners why they keep a filter on their lens, a majority will most likely reply, “For protection.” Although filters do, in fact, protect the surface of your lens against dust, moisture and the occasional thumb print, the primary function of lens filters is really to improve the image quality of the pictures... READ MORE
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