Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard in post-processing, but it’s not the only game in town. It may be the most comprehensive and all-inclusive image-editing software system on the planet, but on the other hand, its interface can be daunting for many users, due to the sheer number of tools. Perhaps the biggest downside to the latest version, Photoshop CC, is that you can’t own it outright,... READ MORE
In this video from Kelby One, Larry Becker shares with us the many features of the Fujifilm X30 digital camera. He discusses the retro styling and the multitude of film simulations to choose from, including Provia, Velvia, Astia, and Classic Chrome. Becker also reviews the new EVF, the high-speed burst... READ MORE
A good-quality tripod is one of the most important purchases you can make for your camera, but with so many new brands and options out there, choosing the right one can be a challenge. We’ve compiled a list of ten great tripods, below, that are sure to offer something for amateurs and pros alike.
Before we get into the list itself, let’s go over some tripod basics that will help you make an... READ MORE
When did it decide to get so cold? The planet has tilted away from the sun in the Northern Hemisphere and that means that it is holiday-shopping time! This week in the news, Sony rolled out the Alpha a7II, Zacuto announced the Gratical HD Micro OLED EVF, and you can pre-order your Parrot BeBop Drone Quadcopter.
Sony a7II Mirrorless Camera and 70-33mm G SSM II A-Mount Lens
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Join Larry Becker, of KelbyOne, as he presents an overview of the Nikon D750 DSLR and focuses on its advanced feature set, along with some interesting additions that differentiate it from other Nikon DSLRs. Beginning with its most notable assets, Becker describes the FX-format 24.3MP CMOS sensor,... READ MORE
Traveling home for the holidays elicits images of comfy crackling warm fireplaces, plates full of mom’s home cooking, and nice, hot cups of tasty eggnog. But before you get there, you’ll probably be caught in the unavoidable last-minute crowds scrambling for gifts, luggage-packing nightmares, bumper-to-bumper traffic to the airport, never-ending check-in and security lines, only to end up sitting... READ MORE
In the last macro photography segment, we looked at three easy ways to get into macro photography: macro lenses, extension tubes, and close-up filters. As with most things photographic, there are many different ways to accomplish a single task, and... READ MORE
One of the easiest and most enjoyable ways to expand your photographic horizons is to use your camera to explore the world on a very small scale. Close-up, or macro photography, can turn everyday objects into visually interesting images and bring a new dimension to your photography... READ MORE
It was just over a year ago when the groundbreaking full-frame a7 series was released and now Sony Japan is looking to further establish themselves with the announcement of the Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera. Building upon its much lauded predecessor, the a7II features 5-axis in-body image... READ MORE
Chances are that most of you have a pile of family photo albums sitting in a box somewhere that rarely, if ever, get to see the light of day. We live in a world where photos are shared constantly through social media, text messages, and email. Wouldn’t you like to share those older family photos as well? Wouldn’t you love to surprise your sibling with a #TBT (throw-back Thursday) Instagram photo... READ MORE
Throughout the course of 2014, a number of notable SLR lenses were released, running the gamut from optically refined, fast primes to versatile and long-reaching zooms, with all other realms covered in between. While the lens releases varied from manufacturer to manufacturer and system to system, a number of distinct themes became recognizable, which act as foundation points from which to compare... READ MORE
The premise of the camera is simple: it's a box that allows a measured amount of light into it in order to create an image on a photo-sensitive material. Stroll through the B&H Photo SuperStore and you'll see there are literally thousands of different interpretations of how to best do this. Cameras of all shapes, sizes, and colors are on the shelves—all of them begging to be held and used to... READ MORE
How do you know it is Friday? Because you are reading the B&H Gear Roundup! This week in the news: DJI launched the 4K-capable Inspire 1 Quadcopter; Canon announced the EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens; and JVC debuted a new line of 4K video cameras with three different offerings to satisfy the needs of hobbyists and pros.
DJI Inspire 1 Quadcopter
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