Photokina 2016: What’s New in Imaging at the Big Show? Part 2

You know that cellphone cameras are seen as serious imaging devices when Zeiss, the venerable German optical master, is rolling out a whole line of high-performance lenses for them. Zeiss, in partnership with ExoLens, had already released its first one, the Zeiss Mutar 0.6 Asph T* wide angle (equivalent to an 18mm on full frame) for the iPhone, in June.

Unveiled: GoPro HERO5 Black, HERO5 Session and New Accessories

Unveiled: GoPro Karma

GoPro HERO action cameras have long been a popular choice for aerial image makers because of their small size, light weight, and ease of mounting. Now GoPro has put two and two together and created its own aerial platform: Karma.

Wrap it Before You Snap it: Waterproof Camera Gear

Summer is here, so get ready for a photo/video adventure on the beach or in the water, with B&H’s broad array of waterproof camera/smartphone bags, housings, and accessories. Whether you want to catch some rays, ride the waves, explore beneath the surface, or enjoy a scenic boat ride, these enclosures keep your camera or mobile device protected from the water while you’re having fun. Accessories such as color-correction filters and add-on conversion lenses help you enhance your images with ease.

10 Recommended Cameras to Help Raise Your Selfie Game

Yes, the selfie is firmly entrenched in the realm of mobile phone camera culture, but that does not mean your cell phone is the best tool for the job—it’s just usually the most convenient.

Unveiled: GoPro OMNI 360-Degree Video Rig for VR

With arrays of its popular HERO cameras already driving the engine that is spherical (also colloquially referred to as “360-degree” or “VR”) video, it’s only natural that GoPro would unveil its own professional solution, the Omni. Using six synchronized HERO4 Black cameras inside a single sturdy chassis, the Omni rig can capture footage from all angles simultaneously.

6 Things to Consider When Picking a “B” Camera for Filmmaking

For many video shooters, a single camera is often enough. If you’re one of those people who finds this to be true then, by all means, feel free to skip this article. But if you’re someone who works with multi-cam setups or is thinking about picking up a second (or third) camera to supplement your main camera, then please keep reading. There are many things to consider when selecting a “B” camera, and while you could easily just purchase an identical model to your main camera, this isn’t always affordable, nor does it give you the opportunity to complement its feature set.

Cheating Death for a Photograph: Volume One

Many photographers are inveterate risk takers, often going to unfathomable lengths for a great shot, and sometimes, in the process, treading a thin line between safety and common sense. Curious to hear the stories behind such daring efforts, we asked photographers Mike Arzt, Art Wolfe, Arthur Morris, Jeff Cable, Michael Clark, Don Smith, and Paul Moon to recount their experiences in cheating death for a photograph.

8 Recommended Camcorders and Cameras for Vlogging

Choosing a camcorder for vlogging (video blogging)? I get it—it’s confusing. There are so many, brands, prices, features, and choices, all of which seem to be calling your name when the inevitable GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) kicks in. I wrote about a similar topic, briefly, in my “Video Solutions for Vloggers” article, which also discusses other essential tools for vlogging. However, in this instance, I want to delve a little deeper into the world of camcorders.

Hands-On Review: GoPro HERO4 Session

Everyone’s favorite point-of-view (POV) action camera got a new look and design when the GoPro HERO4 Session was released. As an outdoor adventure photographer and filmmaker, GoPro cameras have always made their way into my kits for documentary or sports shoots, so I’m no stranger to their benefits in production.


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