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Recent news: Tokina announced that their 11-16mm f/2.8 II lens is coming to the Sony Alpha mount; Glyph Technologies released the affordable BlackBox mobile hard drive; and the popular iOS photography app VSCO Cam arrived on Android.
This is your B&H Gear News Roundup for December 6, 2013. Be sure to follow us on ... READ MORE
The gift-giving season is upon us. Chances are you’re one of the millions of people shopping for a new digital camera this year. Whether for a friend, a loved one, or you’re simply spoiling yourself, tackling the ever-changing and expanding market can be daunting.
So where to start? There’s no overly specific technical formula for buying a camera. Be sure to do thorough research and ensure that... READ MORE
Gabe’s dreaming of wonderful holidays.
Photo calendar My wife and I started making calendars as gifts for our families several years ago, and now it is our most anticipated present. It’s a great way to relive and remind yourself to keep having good times! There are many online companies that offer this service, but I’ve been happy with the Apple calendars.
Aluminyze Metal is the hot... READ MORE
Rumors of the original Canon 5D started circulating in early August of 2005. A few other full-frame digital cameras existed at the time, but their large physical size and hefty price tags were deal breakers for the majority of photographers. It seemed like everyone wanted the same... READ MORE
In light of contemporary fashion, Fujifilm has redefined, yet maintained, their image as a classic photography brand. Best known throughout photographic history as one of the major film producers, Fujifilm has expanded on their legacy by delving into the digital photography realm in an equally revolutionary and trend-setting manner. Their appreciation of functional design, mixed with modern... READ MORE
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and this is what I’m getting for my photo-loving friends and colleagues this season!
Lastolite 1-stop Diffuser
If you want your outdoor portraits to have beautiful light, put this diffuser between your subject and the sun and you’ll be amazed at the... READ MORE
The emergence of long zoom cameras as a legitimate multi-purpose digital camera option continued in 2013. Bridging the divide between conventional point-and-shoot and DSLR cameras, these compact cameras offer portability similar to their mirrorless cousins with more novice-friendly interfaces than advanced interchangeable-lens cameras.
A defining characteristic of long zoom cameras is their... READ MORE
Creative minds love flexibility, and photographers are certainly no exception. Over time, both amateurs and professionals alike tend to amass an impressive collection of gear. What happens when you inevitably come across a beautiful lens that isn’t compatible with your camera system? An adapter can come to the rescue.
Lens adapters are a fairly simple concept. A fitted, threaded ring allows you... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker, from Kelby Media, introduces three new PIXMA all-in-one inkjet printers from Canon: the MG7120, MG6420, and... READ MORE
I love tough cameras. Nowadays so much sophisticated, high-tech finery is protected by a thin plastic casing and when that casing breaks—and it will—the whole system risks collapse. “Tough" cameras fly in the face of adversity and have earned a category unto themselves with a simple and befitting name to match. Sure, these cameras share core features—underwater capability, shock and cold... READ MORE
With a maximum aperture of f/1.8, a 12.1-megapixel CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 5 image processor, the Canon PowerShot G15 is a formidable little shooter that fits in a coat pocket. But don't take my word for it. When you're looking for an objective opinion about how good (or bad) a product... READ MORE
Most of us have smartphones with built-in cameras, but many of us just point and shoot without much consideration about how we want our pictures to turn out. This video introduces three basic shooting concepts that can help you capture better images with your smartphone camera.
After addressing light, composition, and technique, the video goes on to cover twelve more shooting tips for creating... READ MORE
Nikon AF-S 58 f/1.4 Busted, because my wife just got me this killer lens! I love f/1.4, but only with a few focal lengths. This just happens to be one of them.
History books, WWII aviationLike our English teachers taught us in the beginning, to write about a subject, you've got to know it. For... READ MORE
New camera messenger and shoulder bags from Tenba, Think Tank, Domke, Ruggard, and Crumpler make thoughtful and practical holiday gifts for your favorite photographer or photo enthusiast. The bags present a variety of specialty features, some of which include silent touch fasteners, quick-access top zippers, expanding compartments or pockets, and extra protection in the form of water-resistant,... READ MORE
To give you a heads-up for gift giving this holiday season, we’ve compiled a scrumptious selection of awesome gifts for the photo enthusiasts in your life that are guaranteed to put a smile on their faces and enhance their shooting experience. Our bodacious baker’s dozen includes items ranging from cool compact cameras to ingenious bags and straps, to the ever popular and always appreciated high-... READ MORE