Bjorn Petersen

2 days ago
Leica has just announced a possible problem regarding its lithium-ion battery (catalog number 14464) for the M8, M8.2, M9, M9-P, Monochrom and M-E that was manufactured...
4 days ago
When working with tangible photographic media, the utmost care is necessary to preserve the lifespan and quality of your products. Unlike digital media, photographic film and inkjet and traditional darkroom prints can be affected by environmental conditions and handling, and proper techniques can be a simple way to maintain the quality and appearance of your media over time. What is archival? The...
2 weeks ago
Announced in conjunction with its new flagship medium format cameras, the H6D-100c and H6D-50c, Hasselblad has also completely updated the HC and HCD lens lineup. Featuring an...
3 weeks ago
Zeiss's newest and widest member of the Loxia family is now available at B&H, and broadens the range to ultra-wide-angle perspectives. The Loxia 21mm f/2.8 is a Sony E-mount lens...
1 month ago
Sometimes, there are those cameras in life that are overwhelmingly alluring, yet make you simultaneously scratch your head. For me, the Linhof Technorama 612 PC has always been one of these cameras, on my bucket list of cameras to own someday, but I cannot explain why. I'm not much of a practitioner or...
1 month ago
When working with flash lighting, it is rarely the case that bare-bulb flash is the ideal choice for lighting subjects, especially when those subjects are wedding participants and your objective is to create inviting, flattering light. Flash can be modified in a number of ways, which all effectively diffuse and redirect the initial light source into a broader, more aesthetically pleasing source...
2 months ago
Available for pre-order, Tamron's SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens is the latest release in the new SP series of fast, image-stabilized primes. Often thought of as an ideal focal length for portraiture, this short...
2 months ago
As cameras continue to evolve and impress, their newest features often play to the fast-paced multimedia world. For landscape photographers, the ability to minimize or eliminate the time it takes to print an image or display it online can have limited use, and tends to overshadow a range of core camera functions that appeal to our genre of photography. Landscape photography can arguably be one of...
2 months ago
When assembling a kit of lenses for photographing a wedding, one should take into consideration the location in which the wedding is taking place, the number of guests and, of course, the type of imagery you are seeking to create. To best represent a wedding in a dynamic manner, it is often preferable to have a range of lenses to achieve different perspectives of the event, rather than...
3 months ago
Bringing their innovative Foveon technology to the mirrorless market, Sigma is introducing the sd Quattro and sd Quattro H cameras—both of...
3 months ago
Spanning a trifecta of advanced compact cameras, comprising three separate and versatile zoom focal lengths along with three new COOLPIX point-and-shoots, Nikon is making a splash at CP+ in the world of sleek yet capable cameras. Beginning with the anticipated DL-series, this trio of multimedia cameras includes 18-50mm f/1.8-2.8, 24...
3 months ago
You may be thinking, "What a boring subject for an article," and you would be right. However, as boring as the interface between your camera and lens might be, the significance of your camera's specific mount, along with which lenses can be used on your camera, which lenses can be adapted to your camera, and why some lenses work and others do not, can prove to be a more interesting subject that...
3 months ago
Expanding the compatibility of the popular L-478DR light meters introduced in 2012, Sekonic has just announced a pair of new meters dedicated to Phottix and Elinchrom wireless lighting systems. Featuring the same feature set as their predecessors, the...
4 months ago
If you spend much time perusing the Lenses section of the B&H website, or follow along with the latest announcements of new glass, you're likely to run into a range of phrases that are not inherently known to those with less than a keen, honed understanding of photographic and optical geekery. Scientific-sounding...
4 months ago
Harking back to the days of the original Pen film cameras, Olympus has just introduced its newest Micro Four Thirds system camera, aptly named the PEN-F. Obviously inspired in design by the unique half-frame SLRs of...

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