Photography

Photography
3 days ago
Wet-Collodion, Daguerreotype, Tintype, Calotype, Gum Bichromate, Van Dyke Brown. Oh my! On this week’s podcast, we welcome Geoffrey Berliner, Executive Director of the Penumbra Foundation, and photographer Jolene Lupo, to talk about alternative process photography. The Penumbra Foundation is an incredible organization, dedicated to the art, science, and history of photography and Berliner...

3 days ago
In this B&H Event Space video, Mary Virginia Swanson, Executive Director of the Look3Festival of the Photograph, explains the steps involved in getting funding for long-term photography projects. Some of the topics discussed include choosing projects that personally matter to you, structuring time properly, travel issues, research, and exhibition and publication support.  This event space...
3 days ago
Eliminate the hassle of extra rigging on set for staging a remote-controlled lighting suite, with the professional-quality Cintenna Wireless DMX...
3 days ago
Somehow, an older digital or film camera is occupying space on a shelf in your closet, or taking up room in a drawer somewhere. Or, maybe a loved one has died and his or her photography gear has been entrusted to you. Or, maybe you just decided to hang on to that early-model 6-megapixel DSLR that you used 10 years ago. People often ask me, "Todd, what can I do with old photo equipment?” Well,...
3 days ago
Leica has just announced a possible problem regarding its lithium-ion battery (catalog number 14464) for the M8, M8.2, M9, M9-P, Monochrom and M-E that was manufactured...
4 days ago
You can go birding literally almost anywhere on earth. But, if you want to photograph rare species and large birds of prey, Manhattan is probably not on your birding bucket list. Nevertheless, Central Park, in the middle of New York City’s Manhattan Island, is known as one of the nation’s top birding spots. Photographs © Todd Vorenkamp One thing Manhattan does offer that most places don’t is the...
5 days ago
When working with tangible photographic media, the utmost care is necessary to preserve the lifespan and quality of your products. Unlike digital media, photographic film and inkjet and traditional darkroom prints can be affected by environmental conditions and handling, and proper techniques can be a simple way to maintain the quality and appearance of your media over time. What is archival? The...
5 days ago
If you are looking to expand your Micro Four Thirds lens portfolio, Olympus has just put together two kits that can help you out: a Travel Kit, with 14-150mm f/4-5.6 and 17mm f/1.8 lenses and a...
6 days ago
Impossible made big waves when the company helped revive the Polaroid photo format, and now it wants to usher in a new era of instant film, with the release of the I-1 Instant Film...

6 days ago
In this B&H Event Space video, X-Rite Coloratti and Sony Artisan Joe Brady demonstrates how to get perfect color in portrait photography. Using select audience members as portrait subjects, Brady walks you through the complete process from capture to edit, so that accurate and consistent color becomes natural and easy to achieve. He shows you how the ColorChecker Passport provides the...
1 week ago
The mysterious realms of miniscule objects, colorful flora and creepy-crawly bugs hold a fascination for image makers of all sorts. Most photographers know that capturing images on such an intimate scale requires a macro lens or special accessories to allow for close focusing, but another critical component is the lighting. For an overview on the different lighting tools and approaches to...
1 week ago
As someone who enjoys pushing the envelope photographically, I’ve always had a soft spot for manual focus lenses. Hence my excitement over the invitation to test a Lensbaby Velvet 56 and write a review of its macro capabilities. Back story Lensbaby...
1 week ago
The Pulitzer Prizes for Feature and for Breaking News Photography are the highest honors that a photojournalist can receive and, between our two guests, they have won four.  Martha Rial won the award for her coverage of Rwandan refugees returning home after fleeing genocide, and Ruth Fremson has won the award for her team coverage of the Bill Clinton impeachment process and for coverage of the 9/...
1 week ago
For years, photographers have prized the protective qualities of Pelican cases. Watertight, dustproof, crushproof, these finely crafted and attractive cases set the standard by which many other cases were measured. Some of the features that made Pelican cases indispensable are the ABS double-throw latches, watertight O-ring gasket, built-in...
1 week ago
Eager to expand the telephoto options available to its X-series mirrorless photographers, Fujifilm has just released a XF 2x TC WR Teleconverter for select lenses, as well as a stylish lens hood for the XF 23mm f/1.4 R....

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