Podcast: When Was the Last Time You Touched a Photo?

This B&H Podcast examines a varierty of emulsion-based and inkjet photographic printing papers. 

The Great Film Renaissance Of 2017

Shoot film in your older camera. Film is making a comeback, and you can read about it on B&H Explora.

Why I Switched from Kodak to Ilford Black-and-White Films: Peter DaSilva

Despite our increasingly digitized culture, interest in analog processes is still on the rise. At a time when most of what surrounds us are ephemeral computations of zeros and ones, there is an indisputable appeal to photographs shot on black-and-white analog film.

For photojournalist Peter DaSilva, this appeal is rooted in having something tangible, “having an archive that’s not going to evaporate because the medium has changed or due to the incompatibility of files and systems.”

A Tintype Portrait of the B&H Photography Podcast Team

After having the folk from the Penumbra Foundation on our show this summer, they were kind enough to invite the B&H Photography Podcast team to their studio and sit for a tintype portrait.

The 12 Oddest, Weirdest, Strangest Cameras Sold at B&H

Let’s be honest. If you took the nameplates and other identifying alphanumeric markings off most of the cameras we sell at B&H and mix them together with their respective competitors, you’d be hard-pressed to tell many of them apart. Like most American, Japanese, and Korean sedans, the majority of consumer cameras look and function alike.

On Vacation with Three Cameras: Which to Use, When, and Why

Much like I wish I were the kind of traveler who only packed one bag, I wish I were the kind of photographer who only used one camera. Instead, I always have two or three bags and two or three cameras. Despite my best intentions, I can’t seem to go on a trip with just one of each. Even if I wear the same outfit or shoot with the same camera for three days straight—both of which have been known to happen—without fail, the next trip I take, I still find myself wondering if I’m packing one outfit or one camera too many. 

CP+ 2015: Five New Types of ILFORD and Hahnemuhle Papers

ILFORD papers had a tidy little display at CP Plus 2015, which was more like a small gallery exhibiting wonderful prints by equally wonderful photographers. The company also provided a printer, allowing you to print your own images on its paper. There are five new types of paper that made their premiere at CP Plus, all Galerie Prestige Inkjet paper. Four of these are 100% cotton papers without optical brighteners and one, the Fine Art Smooth, uses “a little” brightener and cellulose content. The Fine Art Smooth has a basic weight of 200 gsm while the other four offer 310 gsm.

Entertainment Gifts and Creative Tools for Students

Finding the right holiday gift for a high-school or college student can be daunting. Innovations in consumer electronics over the past decade have completely changed the landscape in which kids learn, communicate, create, and find entertainment.


Ilford Introduces New GALERIE Inkjet Papers

Ilford has recently updated their ever-expanding line of GALERIE Prestige inkjet printing papers that include new surface types. These paper types range from fine art printing papers to double-sided photo papers that are ideal for use in more hands-on situations. All of the papers are capable of producing exhibition-worthy results while maintaining archival qualities.

Ilford's New Line of Galerie Papers

Ilford has just refined its line of Galerie inkjet photo printing papers and incorporated a number of improvements for achieving an overall better-looking print. Among other changes, the Prestige Smooth Gloss and Smooth Pearl papers have been upgraded.


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