Photography

Photography
18 hours 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...
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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...
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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...

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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...
4 days 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...
4 days 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...
5 days 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/...
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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...
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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....
5 days ago
With more than 5.2 million images at press time that are hash-tagged “#macro” on Instagram, finding great macro photos on the popular social media photo-sharing app is not difficult. However, putting together a list of top macro photographers from Instagram is a challenge with so much macro talent out in the world. Here is a list of 17 folks that we discovered on Instagram, putting out a solid...

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In this B&H Event Space video, printing wizard Vincent Versace demonstrates the myriad details involved in operating a pro-grade printer and making outstanding prints with an Epson P800. Whether your work is in color or black-and-white, those who wish to elevate their prints and create museum/exhibition quality output will be given the technical tools needed to reach and surpass those goals...
5 days ago
Physics always seems to get in the way of photography. The physics here refers to the fact that when photographers get closer to a subject, the depth of field gets shallower and shallower. Unfortunately, if you need more depth of field, stopping down can’t always get you where you want to be, especially when diffraction can compromise on image quality at extremely small apertures. Focus stacking...
6 days ago
Fully featured and ranging in weight from 2.5 to 4.6 pounds, the new Oben, 5-section, aluminum and carbon fiber folding tripods with matching ball heads are very appealing to photographers who demand the most from their gear. Designed for different load capacities, the tripods all have...
6 days ago
Are the pictures you shoot with your mobile device feeling uninspired or lacking in direction or focus? If so, perhaps it’s time to consider taking a macro approach. In other words—explore photography magnified.   The root of the word “macro” refers to something long or large in scope, yet in this case, it refers to making small things look bigger. A macro image is generally distinguished by...
6 days ago
For a photographer, macro photography might be the perfect “rainy day” activity. Once you discover close-up photos of things, you realize that everything can be turned into a photograph, especially on the macro level. All Images © Todd Vorenkamp So, with so many “everythings” out there to shoot, what should you train your macro lens on? I decided to challenge myself by taking photographs of the...

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