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Every photograph tells a story. Do you want to learn some techniques to help you become a more eloquent storyteller? Selective focus is a technique that can help you control which part of your image stands out. Understanding selective focus will expand your creativity. Whether you are a photojournalist or traditional photographer, this technique will enhance your storytelling skills in every... READ MORE
Travel offers extensive opportunities and challenges for the photographer. Whether your interests are a casual record of your family trip or a serious visual exploration of a place far from home, this presentation provides practical tips and visual stimulation so that you come home with pictures that make you proud.
Renowned photography instructor Lester Lefkowitz discusses pre-trip planning;... READ MORE
Learn how to light any situation! In this video, Moshe Zusman teaches you how to move beyond natural light and embrace the beauty of combining flash and ambient light to make the perfect engagement or portrait shot. Even the most challenging, darkest locations can become vibrant backdrops with the help of some key techniques and tricks. Learn the secrets behind creating beautiful, dramatic light... READ MORE
When photographers begin to explore the world of photography, many often crave lenses with longer focal lengths to reach further from where they are standing into the world of telephoto. Others start to see the world in smaller and smaller ways and purchase specially built macro... READ MORE
This week in the news:
- Apple announced the latest versions of the mobile and desktop operating systems, as well as new home automation and health-tracking app initiatives.
- Canon unveiled Irista, its new cloud backup service that was specifically designed for image storage.
- Instagram added the ability to adjust brightness, contrast, saturation, and other creative tools to...
In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Samsung WB2200F Smart Digital Camera and covers its imaging features, unique design, and handling capabilities. The video begins with an introduction to the distinct shape of the camera, reminiscent of a... READ MORE
Professional lighting results with minimal space and gear: let Gary Fong demonstrate how to transform any space into a professional studio easily and with minimal equipment. Explore the possibilities of using simple lighting setups to produce high-fashion, dramatic images that will set you apart as a photographer. Learn how to maneuver through many "looks" in a single space to provide the most... READ MORE
This week in the news:
- Apple officially acquired Beats Electronics, and the ubiquitous headphone manufacturer released a new version of its most popular product: the Solo2.
- Canon announced a Dual Pixel Autofocus upgrade for the C300 cinema camcorder.
- B&H hosted a live video presentation of the Panasonic GH4 mirrorless camera, which was packed with useful insights....
On Tuesday May 27th, B&H hosted a live video presentation that brought together filmmakers David Flores and Eduardo Angel, as well as Matt Frazer, the National Product Trainer for Panasonic's Lumix line, to discuss the virtues of shooting both video and still photos with the ... READ MORE
When New York City's planners were laying out a grid system for Manhattan’s streets in the 19th Century, they probably didn’t think much about all the streets lining up with the setting sun. But twice a year, New York City’s densest borough has its... READ MORE
Join B&H Photo’s Allen Weitz for a quick review of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX 100 III digital camera. Weitz points out many of the new camera’s technological and design improvements, including its amazing ability to capture in low-light scenarios with improved noise... READ MORE
Mirrorless cameras have been on the market for a decade, but they have really begun to make waves in the past few years. Most serious photographers would have certainly been shooting with a DSLR camera just a few years ago, but now many have traded in their DSLRs for the smaller and lighter form factors that mirrorless cameras provide. Not only are mirrorless cameras usually lighter and smaller... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker, of Kelby Media, explores the Sony Alpha A5000 digital camera, and gives us an overview of how the camera handles, as well as its notable features, including the 20.1MP sensor, BIONZ X processor, and the 180° tilting LCD screen. Also discussed are additional specifications, such as the 1920... READ MORE
When I moved from Minnesota to Los Angeles in 2004, I brought along three Kodak disposable cameras. They were the first cameras that I had ever owned, and I didn’t end up using them on my trip. Not even when I drove through Utah, which might be one of the most photogenic landscapes on Earth. At that point in my life, making photographs wasn’t really a concern.
As I settled into life in LA, I ... READ MORE