This week in the news: PocketWizard announced their new Plus III Transceivers; SanDisk gets into the world of itty bitty memory chips; a flash that promises not to become your next deep fryer; word of a Flickr redesign; and Pentax's Q-Series cameras get some ultra-fast glass.
This is your B&H Pulse news feed for February 24, 2012.
The tripod has been an essential piece of gear in the photographer's kit for years. Over the years, different types of tripods (and accessories) have emerged to accommodate the needs of media professionals. Fortunately, we feature almost every type of tripod, for every type of media professional. You name it: big, small, bendy, sturdy, photo, video—we've got it. Not only do we have them on display for you to try, but our professional staff is on hand to assist you, and answer any questions you may have.
Begin your brief tour of the Tripod section after the jump.
As artists, we can appreciate the value in having our creations reproduced with precise accuracy. So there’s no difference when it comes to artists of other mediums such as paintings, sketches and sculptures. At the Charleston Center for Photography, we have plenty of artists from all over who entrust us to digitally capture their work.
For the last two weeks of December and most of January, I was on the road for work, fun and family reasons. I learned a few new things—and reconfirmed a few old ones—while I worked in different parts of India and Vietnam, and spent some time in Singapore. Always the teacher, I was watching my own photographing process to see if there were any lessons worth sharing. One thing struck me as a potentially interesting lesson for any serious photographer.
Wild birds are one of the most challenging wildlife subjects around. It challenges you to understand your subjects, their habitat, the landscape and every last detail of your equipment's capability. Here are a few tips to help you get it right!
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