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A camera is only as good as the eye that sees behind it, and the eye is just an extension of a photographer’s point of view. In this article, we highlight four photographers with very different points of view: a mountain landscape photographer who hangs on the edges of cliffs at the Everest Base Camp; a globetrotting dance photographer; an editorial photographer who captures the quiet interiors... READ MORE
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In the following video, Allan Weitz, of B&H, provides an overview of four popular binoculars and breaks down their specs in terms of magnification, size, and lens coatings, as well as covers the benefits of Porro and Roof prisms, to help you make an informed choice. Weitz examines the similarities and differences between the... READ MORE

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As we noted in our previous segments, Understanding Aperture and Understanding Shutter Speed, photography is the capture of light on a photosensitive... READ MORE
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In this video, Allen Weitz, of B&H, discusses four different flashlights, from a small wristwatch light to a 3-lb 3,000-lumen giant. You’ll hear about what makes each one of these lights unique, whether it is the crenellated bezel of the Defender, or the batteries that power it, Weitz covers it all. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other... READ MORE

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As we said in our last segment, Understanding Aperture, photography is all about capturing light. In order to expose a photograph, we have to control the amount of light that is exposed to a photosensitive surface, as well as control the sensitivity of that surface to the... READ MORE
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Bristling along the sidelines of practically every professional sporting event, super-telephoto lenses are known for their ability to reach out and capture distant subjects with exceptional clarity and speed. They feel incredible in the hand, with top-of-the-line build quality and a heft that gives shooters confidence in their equipment. And, many feature a variety of switches and buttons that... READ MORE
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Way back at the dawn of the 21st Century, astronomy could be difficult, confusing, time consuming, and often, simply frustrating. But now, the future is here, and astronomy has taken on an entirely new dimension. We’re going to look at the current state of astronomical instruments, and show that there truly is a telescope for anyone at every experience level. The most common formula for people... READ MORE
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It's no surprise that consumers and manufacturers alike have spent most of the year with their sights set on the mirrorless camera movement—the cameras are designed to be compact, yet fully featured. Each new release had its own special quality or feature, as well as leaps in improvement over the past generation of digital cameras. So, let’s look at the most prominent developments of 2014. Sony... READ MORE
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In the following video, Allan Weitz, of B&H, presents a brief overview of four popular DSLRs available at B&H, and summarizes their main attributes and features. Including the Sony Alpha a77 II, ... READ MORE

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In the following video, Allan Weitz, of B&H, presents a variety of lens adapters designed specifically to enable the use of a wide variety of different manufacturers’ lenses with mirrorless digital cameras. This video focuses on four lens adapters that add to the basic functionality of an adapter. Profiled first is the... READ MORE

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An on-camera flash is an indispensible accessory for many photographers; it provides additional light when conditions become too dark to handhold your camera comfortably, allows you to achieve more balanced exposures in daylight conditions, permits freezing of fast-moving subjects and can also be used to control or trigger other flash light sources. Additionally, a flash can be used as a highly... READ MORE
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Photography is all about capturing light. In order to make a photograph that we can see, we have to control both the amount of light that is exposed to a photosensitive surface, be it film or a digital sensor, and also control the sensitivity of that surface to the light. In this three-part series, we will discuss light and how a camera and lens combine to control exposure. Exposure can be... READ MORE
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Camera bags, just like cameras and the photographers who use them, are not created equal. That means there’s no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to finding the perfect bag. Most photographers will find that the type of bag they need varies from one shoot to the next—and may even depend upon where they’re going and what they’re shooting. With so many bags out there to choose from, finding... READ MORE
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With much of photography’s attention being devoted to the sole creation of the image, and more recently the virtual and instant sharing of those images, the art and practice of physically producing prints is becoming less of a requirement than in the past. This scarcity of physical prints does have immense benefits, though, as it is still the best and most revered method of owning a photograph.... READ MORE
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In the following video, Larry Becker, of KelbyOne, reviews the Olympus PEN E-PL7 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera. This video covers the image quality of the 16-megapixel sensor, the camera’s design, and available lenses. Becker also explains the advantages of the 81-point FAST AF system, as well as the 3-axis in-... READ MORE

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