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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
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
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
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
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
"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
B&H will be hosting a live webcast on the new Sony Alpha a7 and a7R full-frame mirrorless cameras today at 1 p.m. EST. The show will feature a panel consisting of... READ MORE
Michael Christopher Brown is a Magnum photographer who has shot multiple stories for National Geographic, and was a subject in an HBO documentary about photojournalism. Currently, he’s on an assignment in Africa, but was kind enough to answer a few questions about the benefits and drawbacks of using a smartphone to capture images in the field.
What do you find appealing about shooting with a... READ MORE
This Week in the News:
The new Panasonic 4K VariCam 35
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- Panasonic announced the new Super 35mm 4K VariCam 35 Cinema Camera
- Roku is releasing the compact and affordable Roku Streaming Stick
- Apple unveiled their CarPlay technology, which integrates the iPhone with automobiles
- K-Tek has a new audio bag that's ideal for the Sound Devices 633
William H. Mumler was the first well-known spirit photographer, and deservedly so, for capturing Mary Todd Lincoln with her deceased husband, President Abraham Lincoln.
Following the Civil War, many people wanted to make connections with their recently deceased relatives and friends. Photography was new, and considered a method of reaching out.
Today, this image of Abraham Lincoln’s ghost is... READ MORE
Steve Winter has spent decades traveling to remote places to photograph endangered wildlife, especially big cats for National Geographic magazine. He works closely with scientists to cover stories about wildlife and the impact that humans are having on the environment. His goal as a conservation photojournalist is to help protect species and the ecosystems they inhabit. He now divides his time... READ MORE
Hidden away in the menus of advanced DSLR cameras is something called “Autofocus Microadjustment,” which allows you to make changes quickly and painlessly to your camera’s autofocus system, resulting in more accurate focusing and sharper images. If one, or all, of your lenses consistently focuses just a little too far (back-focusing), or too close (front-focusing), you can make adjustments to be... READ MORE
Enjoy a full year of unlimited access to hundreds of courses and thousands of lessons on photography, Photoshop, Lightroom, Adobe Creative Cloud, design, software, and business with the KelbyOne Annual Membership Online Subscription, from Kelby Media. Learn from the experience and... READ MORE
After Adobe Creative Cloud came to full fruition in mid-2013, much discussion arose surrounding this new cloud-based subscription service versus the previous model of issuing perpetual licenses. In many regards, this new business model provoked a sense of insecurity in many users who were accustomed to owning a piece of software rather than having to rent it. On the other hand, Adobe CC’s merits... READ MORE
Growing up in the 1980s and receiving my formal photographic education in the 1990s and early 2000s, my technical background was formed in a world of technological flux as mass-market photography was shifting from film to a digital platform. I began my education in a well-outfitted traditional black-and-white darkroom, and honed my film-based craft throughout college, working exclusively with... READ MORE