Podcast: Art Streiber—The Answer is Yes

From massive ensemble photographs to celebrity portraiture, advertising high-rollers, and about every movie and television poster you’ve ever seen, Art Streiber anchors the spot where Hollywood and the magazine industry meet. His versatility and production acumen are well recognized, and our conversation ambles easily through a wide range of subjects, but what remains evident—in addition to his quick wit—is that Streiber is a problem solver. Big concept, small budget? No problem. Giant set piece with 150 A-list subjects?

8 Options To Consider When Building a Studio Lighting Kit

Read this guide to creating the studio lighting setup for your needs, on B&H Explora. 

Gearing Up for an FDNY Photo Shoot

If you are about to go on location and shoot portraits, action, and groups, read this B&H Explora article about the photo gear you need to pack to be prepared.

12 Recommended Breakdown Studio Lighting Kits

Everyone who has ever lugged around heavy gear has a soft spot for the breakdown studio. They all have in common the barest you'll need to get the job done, are fast to set up and break down, and are lightweight. Of course, there are choices to be made—flash or constant light, for instance. Flash has the benefit of stopping action, while constant sources allow you to see exactly what you'll get in the finished product.

14 Recommended Lighting Kits for Photography

The holidays have always been a season of lights, so what better time to point out some of the great lighting kits available at B&H, as gifts or for those gifting themselves? It's a very broad field, and the items suggested here represent a fraction of 1% of the many kits we carry, so we'll take it one category at a time.

Hands-On Review: Dynalite Baja B4 Portable Electronic Monolights


Dynalite Baja B4 Battery-Powered Monolight for Handy Location Lighting

Read a brief description of the Dynalite Baja B4 Battery-Powered Monolight, a great location flash head.


Power and Efficiency with Portable Strobe Kits

Portable strobes combine the better of two worlds into a single entity; bringing the power and control of studio lighting together with the flexibility of speedlights or camera-based flash systems. Travel strobes are mainly used for location lighting situations, but can also prove to be a great all-around lighting system capable of fulfilling many studio-based tasks as well.


Lighting Gear for Outdoor Portraits

Lighting Systems for Wedding Photography

After cameras and lenses, the third slice of your wedding gear triad is your choice of lighting gear. The most basic system revolves around a dedicated TTL (through the lens) flashgun mounted on your camera’s hot shoe (or preferably on an adjustable flash bracket). 

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