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Winter Warmerland: Winter Gear to Beat Back the Cold

I hate to be the one to say it, but winter is just about here and now’s the time to get ready for it. It feels like I just wrote my beach gear article, but here it is… the end of November and I’m wearing boots and sweaters to work. But winter shouldn’t be a depressing time—sure, the days are shorter and colder, but we have holidays and snow days and skiing, snowboarding, sleigh rides, and football (and, of course, tailgating). There are plenty of great activities to do, even if it’s just walking down a quiet street during a blizzard to listen to the silence.

10 Essential Tips for Night Photography

Making pictures by night is a curious practice. While specialists of this subject embrace it as a deep-seated passion and have a never-ending quest for technical and creative advancement, those more familiar with daytime photography are often unaware that tried and true photography rules often need to be adapted or even overlooked at night. With this in mind, consider the following tips the next time you venture out in the darkness, to help you to adapt.

Solutions for Photographing in Cold Weather

Holiday 2012: Great Gifts for Photographers

Most photographers love getting gifts. (Well, who doesn’t?) But with the wealth of equipment available and accessories for that equipment and accessories for those accessories, there is always a new “toy” that can expand a photographer’s creativity.

 

Holiday 2012: 40 Under 40

These days holiday cheer is synonymous with holiday gifts. One usually leads to the other. Unfortunately, shopping for everyone on your list can turn holiday cheer into a holiday nightmare. That’s why we came up with this gift guide that features 40 B&H photo, audio and entertainment products that cost less than $40. It’s one-stop shopping for everyone on your list.

Key Accessories for Cold-Weather Photography

Even though the leaves are down and your frost-laden lawn makes crunchy sounds when you cross it in the morning, that doesn’t mean it’s time to pack your cameras away until March or April; if you do, you’re going to miss some fine picture-taking opportunities.

Gifts for Photographers

Choosing the “best” or “right” gifts for the photographer(s) in your life can be daunting, to say the least. So to ease the burden of having to wade through a gazillion or two pages of our website in your quest to be on target, we took it upon ourselves to narrow the choices down.

 

Eighteen Important Items to Bring on Wilderness Photo Shoots

So you’re going on a photo shoot, maybe even shoot some video. Presumably you’re bringing at least one camera, some memory cards and maybe some extra lenses and a tripod. But what other items might be useful?

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