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3 days ago
Everyone knows that the best camera is the one you have with you—this session explores when to best work with your iPhone, point-and-shoot, or full-frame mirrorless or DSLR camera equipment. The class also addresses how to transfer images quickly and easily from professional camera equipment to your iPhone for creative image processing and social media sharing. Please note: Eismann works with the...
4 days ago
Assigned to photograph our headquarters, the B&H SuperStore at the corner of 34th Street and Ninth Avenue, in Manhattan, I was asked to make an image that was timeless and a unique portrayal of the building I encounter each day. While it may seem like an advantage to photograph a subject with which you are quite familiar, it also brings its own set of challenges, especially when attempting to...
5 days ago
In today’s digital cinema workflow, you’d be hard-pressed to avoid exposure to Look Up Tables. Whether you’re a director, DP, editor or colorist, Look Up Tables—or LUTs—are something you need to be aware of, because they play a prominent role in many on-set, editorial, and finishing workflows. LUTs have many uses, from calibrating monitors or giving your footage the look of a particular film...

6 days ago
Strong composition is one of the essential ingredients of landscape photography, yet many photographers still find the ability to make strong images difficult and elusive. While the art of composition is learned through practice and experience, there are fundamental concepts and approaches that can help to improve your ability to make stronger pictures. In this presentation, Robert Rodriguez Jr....

6 days ago
Ron Magill is a naturalist whose primary job is that of photographer who is dedicated to protecting wildlife for generations to come. In this B&H Online Video, he shows you how invaluable photography can be in telling these stories.

6 days ago
In the following video, Doug Guerra, from B&H, introduces six basic rules of video composition. Covering concepts such as the Rule of Thirds, headroom, and the 180-Degree Rule, Guerra explains what the rules are and why they should be followed. Once you know the rules, you can produce better-looking video content, as well as know how and when to break the rules. We hope you enjoy the video,...
6 days ago
Okay, well, maybe not everything, but as someone who spends nearly every day surrounded by the world of photography gear, I feel like I have a pretty good grasp of the current state of digital photography. As a writer at B&H, my job is to know the ins and outs of photographic gear: I have had a hand in producing content for nearly every digital camera release over the past few years, I stay...

1 week ago
Jay Dickman, National Geographic photographer and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, speaks about using visual narrative to tell your story. Whenever the photographer captures two or more images, they step into the world of narrative, and Dickman will illustrate with a template of how he builds a story for a publication such as National Geographic.

1 week ago
Nikon Ambassador, Epson Stylus Pro, and Lexar Elite Photographer Vincent Versace has traveled extensively to remote locations and returned with stunning black-and-white imagery that not only captures the spirit of the place, but enhances an aesthetic value that makes each photograph an instant masterpiece. In this B&H Online Video, Versace shows you how to train your eye to maximize...
1 week ago
Most of the time with small-budget pieces, shooting on location is a necessity, and all too often the choice of location is made from among what is available. I know the feeling well, although I’ve had a few instances where that restriction benefited the production. For example, I once used the subway tunnel walkway under 14th Street, in Manhattan, to shoot the POV of a patient for a medical...

1 week ago
With so many people traveling the world with cameras today, taking in-depth travel images will separate the professional and advanced amateur from the clutter of ordinary photos that reside on the Internet. This photography can be achieved by looking more deeply into local cultures, finding travel vistas that have more layers of information, and making images in more dramatic lighting conditions...

1 week ago
Join Central Park Conservancy photographer and historian Sara Cedar Miller for a short illustrated presentation on the beautiful design and spectacular features of the park. Learn about the miraculous transformation of the park from national disgrace to national treasure by the Central Park Conservancy, the not-for-profit organization that has managed, restored, and maintained the nation's most...

1 week ago
Photo editing is the art of finding the best images to tell a story, but Krista Rossow, a former photo editor at National Geographic Traveler magazine, would also argue that for travel photography, photo editing begins even before taking a picture. Today's photographers are their own photo editors, and not in the sense of using Instagram filters or Photoshop, but in the sense of selecting the...

1 week ago
Sigma Pro Roman Kurywczak has traveled the world, capturing all types of bird images. In this B&H Online Video, Kurywczak discusses why he chooses today’s super zooms over traditional fixed lenses, and how they have fundamentally changed the world of bird photography.  

1 week ago
Photographing animals in the wild is one of the most thrilling experiences for photographers, and also one of the most challenging. Advances in digital technology have opened up opportunities for wildlife photographers like never before, from fast, tack-sharp autofocus and rapid-fire burst modes to the high ISO capabilities of modern cameras. Ralph Lee Hopkins shares the stories behind his...

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