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5 days ago
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If, for whatever reason, you’ve had your eye pressed to the viewfinder for the past several months, the news that B&H is now a reseller for RED DIGITAL CINEMA cameras and associated products may have passed you by. If that was something that you were pining for, rejoice! However, that exuberance may be slightly...
6 days ago
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Whether you're watching the Big Game with friends, family, or all by yourself, there are a couple of key essentials for having a good time: a comfortable setting, solid TV setup, and plenty of quality snacks. But if you're looking to make your watch party truly memorable, you might need to call an audible or two to go beyond merely the status quo. To help you out, we've compiled a list of tech...
2 weeks ago
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It has been quite an exciting year for the B&H Photography Podcast, as well as for podcasting as a medium in general. Hugely popular shows such as S-Town, The Daily, and Radiolab have taken podcasts to new heights in terms of amazing content, and have also substantially...
3 weeks ago
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In an era that has witnessed rampant outsourcing of products and services, and innumerable items manufactured in foreign lands, it’s heartening to know that the B&H website offers more than 8,000 product SKUs from close to 250 companies promoting a Made in America status. Featured below are 18 such companies, and their associated products that caught our attention. Imaging Products * The...
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Buying a hard drive for most people is easy—you pick the highest capacity, the lowest price, an interface, and the type you need (external or internal). You check out deal zones, you scan circulars, you look through catalogs, and that pretty much sums up about 50% of users. You can even...
3 weeks ago
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We all know of Microsoft, thanks to its reputation and most popular products: the Windows operating system and its accompanying software. Since 2012, Microsoft has made a comeback into the consumer computer market with the release of the Surface, a 2-in-1 hybrid tablet laptop. Now the Surface lineup includes upgraded and redesigned systems, as well as new models. So, if you’re still looking for a...
4 weeks ago
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Although visually understood as “the type of camera the pros use,” DSLRs comprise a wide-ranging genre of cameras with numerous options available for all skill levels. Offering significantly more control while photographing than nearly any compact point-and-shoot camera available, DSLRs are a tried-and-true technology that blends intuitiveness and familiarity with the most current and up-to-date...
1 month ago
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When being in a band is mostly for the fun of it and you have no label backing, usually all production talent (or lack thereof, in some cases) is left to the members of that band. In this case, for my own band, I was enlisted to shoot a music video. We had basically zero budget, as we tilted our investment resources in favor of the recording and production of the song itself. Shooting your own...
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As film continues its resurgence, 2017 saw several introductions to the photography world that continue to inspire film enthusiasts everywhere. Ranging from new films, the rebirth of an old film, new cameras, and even digital innovations for film shooters, 2017 marks another year for film’s regrowth in popularity. Polaroid Originals One of the most exciting new, or sort of new, prospects in the...
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It’s that time of year again: The nostalgic look back on everything that’s happened. Or maybe it’s not so nostalgic. Not in 2017 anyway. But there’s been some cool tech this year, so let’s focus on that. Here are five of the most interesting individual technologies and general trends from the world of technology. (Runner up, by the way:...
1 month ago
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Fret not! There are holiday stocking stuffers available for your favorite photographer! Better yet, they cover the needs of a wide-ranging swath of holiday budgetary restrictions. I don’t know about the holidays at your home, but I do know that, growing up, my stocking stuffers ranged from chintzy thingies purchased at discount stores in the 11th hour to honest-to-goodness super-useful cool gifts...
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For the working photographer, a great bag is like a soft, portable treasure chest. Think of all the fun and useful camera equipment and accessories you can hold in its numerous pockets, compartments, nooks, and crannies. To help you realize the full storage potential of your bag, and to give you gift ideas for the photographer in your life, B&H has a superb assortment of items in virtually...
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Hey, it is the 11th hour! Are you like me (and many others), who cannot figure out what to get for all but your closest friends, family members, and romantic partners? Well, here are a few ideas for those with the dreaded gift-giving block. These aren’t just my ideas, some of my colleagues at B&H told me what was on their last-minute wish lists, as well! 1. Freehands Men’s Stretch Thinsulate...
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Wide-angle lenses often add depth and drama to landscapes, architectural photographs, still-life, and other genres of photography. When employed judiciously, these lenses make a great addition to the kits of sports, adventure, and wildlife photographers, and are also an important option for portraitists who wish to include an environmental context. For the casual photographer, they are...
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I am a sucker for design. Style is subjective. Design is art and, therefore, subjective. Does form follow function, or does function dictate form? In the world of photography, just like in many product lines, the camera has run the gamut, from utilitarian tool to work of art. Some of those utilitarian cameras were unintentionally beautiful and some cameras had attractive designs that got in the...

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