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Join renowned wedding photographer Moshe Zusman as he explains his approach and shares some of his techniques for posing brides, grooms, and wedding parties. If you want your wedding portraits to possess pizzazz, character, elegance, and a natural feel, Zusman suggests that you treat each image as though it were part of a high-fashion shoot. You can achieve the best images by posing your subjects... READ MORE

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B&H wasn't the only photographic institution to celebrate its 40th anniversary last year. The venerable Maine Media Workshops did so, as well. In this article, Gabriel Biderman, from B&H, chats with Elizabeth Greenberg, the Vice President of Academic Affairs at the Maine Media Workshops and College, about the unique experience their... READ MORE
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Most photographers encounter the Rule of Thirds at some point in their life, and likely recognize it as more of a theory or suggestion than a hard rule. But what are the origins of the Rule of Thirds? It turns out that its roots can be traced back to the 18th Century. The Rule of Thirds posits that a visual composition is most pleasing to the eye when its compositional elements conform to an... READ MORE
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This Week in the News:
  • The Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Camera and two 1 NIKKOR lenses were announced
  • A bunch of exciting new audio gear was revealed at Musikmesse 2014
  • Sony and Panasonic made progress with their Archival Disc project
  • Apple released iOS 7.1, with new features, UI tweaks, and bug fixes
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Whether you shoot in the studio or on location, Limelite offers an LED, tungsten, or fluorescent lighting solution to suit your needs. Increasingly popular LED technology is represented by Limelite's Mosaic lights. These 1x1' panels employ 576 LEDs with a CRI of >85 for accurate color rendering  and output up to... READ MORE
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A legendary lighting company is refreshed and repositioned to achieve its rightful place in the US imaging marketplace: Bowens International Ltd., based in the UK, has been a leading manufacturer of advanced photographic lighting systems for well over half a century, and has been a top-selling brand among professional photographers and serious enthusiasts worldwide, for many years. Until recently... READ MORE
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In this B&H Event Space video, veteran photographer Joe DiMaggio takes decades’ worth of experience and distills it down to nine elements that will enhance your photography. Both amateurs and budding professionals will benefit from this fast-paced, two-hour presentation. Some of the themes discussed include the following categories. The immediacy of a photograph: When later is unacceptable... READ MORE

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What reduces visual imperfections while it softens your skin? This kind of magic doesn’t come from using a specific brand of dishwashing detergent—it’s achieved by employing an optical technique called “soft focus,” and in this post, we’ll show you how do it in-camera, rather than relying on post-production software.      Think of soft focus as the “dreamy” look you often see in older movies and... READ MORE
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One of the many attractions of mirrorless system cameras is that despite their compact form factor, they don’t sacrifice image quality. Nikon plainly embraced this philosophy with the original V and J series cameras, delivering small but feature-packed offerings. Now the company has announced the ... READ MORE
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Join Bob Harrington on a photographic trip to the past. Let him show you how to achieve the high-contrast look of the black-and-white glamour portrait, reproducing those classic old Hollywood black-and-white glamour shots of actresses like Lauren Bacall, Joan Crawford, or Veronica Lake, using only 3 speedlights and a small selection of Rogue Flashbenders. During this presentation, Harrington... READ MORE

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In this third episode of Prospectives, Lindsay Adler takes us through her process as a fashion photographer. She discusses how she keeps herself inspired, where she gets her ideas, and how she surrounds herself with other professional creatives to achieve her looks. This episode has been sponsored by Sigma, lenses that Lindsay herself uses for her fashion shoots. Show created and directed by... READ MORE

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In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Nikon D3300 DSLR camera and covers its features in respect to its position as a compact, lightweight, entry-level model. Information is presented about how this camera's imaging assets perform, including its 24.2MP DX-format CMOS... READ MORE

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Louis Lumière was a pioneering French filmmaker, and in 1935, he took the concept of “the remake” to another level when he reshot the famous Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat in 3D. To those who don’t know, the original 2D version was among the first publicly shown films when it premiered in January of 1896. It has since become a classic for anyone interested in the history of cinema, and created... READ MORE
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America’s national parks, along with being natural treasures, are a gift to photographers of all levels. Chris Nicholson discusses how to go about researching a shoot in the parks, the best photo gear to bring along, the ancillary equipment and logistics for maximizing the experience, how and why to geo-tag images, info on the most accessible parks for photographers based in the Northeast, and... READ MORE

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"What's In My Bag" articles have become so popular these days that they're evolving into a full-blown independent media genre. It's a topic we often cover here at B&H, and everyone from National Geographic to The Verge has contributed to the trend. What you can discern about someone by examining the contents of their to-go bag is always a fascinating exercise, and the images can inspire... READ MORE
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