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2 weeks ago
Zeiss is working hard to fill in the wide-angle gaps of Sony’s full-frame E-mount lens line with its most recent releases, including the brand new Batis 18mm f/2.8. This lens series is...
2 weeks ago
Sometimes, there are those cameras in life that are overwhelmingly alluring, yet make you simultaneously scratch your head. For me, the Linhof Technorama 612 PC has always been one of these cameras, on my bucket list of cameras to own someday, but I cannot explain why. I'm not much of a practitioner or...

2 weeks ago
B &H took the new Panasonic DMC-ZS100 out for a New York City photo adventure to some of our favorite spots in Bushwick, a neighborhood in Brooklyn known for walls of colorful graffiti and eclectic scenes—perfect for a compact and versatile camera. Favorite locations make for lasting...
3 weeks ago
GigaPan technology first made a big splash during President Obama’s inauguration in 2009, where it was used to capture a rather phenomenal photograph of the crowds that gathered in the Washington Mall. Wolf Blitzer was like a kid in a candy store, and kept looking in on the progress of the picture as it evolved. Since then, amazing GigaPan images have been used to capture international sports...
1 month ago
The G Masters have finally arrived, and definitely deliver on their promises of outstanding sharpness, creamy bokeh, and durable, ergonomic construction. Starting off this new high-end series are the much desired FE 85mm f/1.4 GM and...
1 month ago
Since its introduction, Sony’s flagship a6000 has proven to be one of the most popular APS-C format cameras on the market, and deservedly so. Fast-forward two years and Sony has released the a6300, a camera that is markedly better in a number of ways than the camera it replaces. Aside from a few tweaks to the layout of...

1 month ago
In the following video, Larry Becker introduces a variety of instant cameras and instant printers available today. Long thought of as a historical film technology, Becker shows a variety of new "instant digital" options for outputting physical prints, beginning with ZINK (Zero Ink) technology and the ...

2 months ago
In the following video, Larry Becker brings us a roundup of the best modern instant film cameras, including Fujifilm’s instax line and classic Polaroid cameras refurbished by the Impossible Project. Larry goes over basic operation of a few select models as well as the beauty of instant film. The models included are the refurbished...
2 months ago
In what was a somewhat passed-right-through part of Manhattan, a new “neighborhood” is emerging and at its heart is a transportation link. Nothing new, really, for the City of New York—neighborhoods have always followed the availability of transportation. From the ferries and then bridges that connected Brooklyn to Manhattan, to the growth of The Bronx when the IRT arrived; this is just the way...
2 months ago
For many, the photographic experience ends with the print instead of the computer screen. Digital printing is constantly evolving, with technology being infused into printers, ink, and paper. We put the latest from Moab, the Juniper Baryta Rag 305 paper, through its paces to see how...

3 months ago
In the following video, Larry Becker, from KelbyOne Media, takes us into the studio to discuss Broncolor Siros Monolights. These relatively compact strobes are available in 400Ws and 800Ws variants with additional models for enhanced control, in addition to built-in Wi-Fi and radio...
3 months ago
When Leica unveiled the SL (Typ 601) Mirrorless Digital Camera, I was astounded by how many items it checked off on my dream-camera wish list. It has great low-light performance, fast autofocus, intuitive operation, and 4K video. It embraces both video and stills with vigor and offers users a...
3 months ago
The cold days of winter are finally upon us and that means hunkering down with a cup of hot chocolate and taking a long deserved break. It also signifies shorter, darker days, when many of us will chow down with our family and friends, embracing the foodie inside all of us. As for me, I used the time to embrace the unique look of Lensbaby’s latest...

3 months ago
Sony a7R II and a7S II for Photography In the following video, Larry Becker, from KelbyOne Media, dives deep into the features of Sony’s latest full-frame mirrorless cameras, the a7R II and a7S...
3 months ago
Fittingly, I was given the Canon Connect Station CS100 along with the Canon EOS Rebel T6i DSLR Camera to test. The camera and Connect Station together make a great match. The CS100...

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