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.

Creative Lens Effects That Add to Your Story

Cinematography, videography, photography: ultimately, it is about showing something in a way that hasn’t been seen before. How you achieve this is a combination of framing, exposure, and post effects. It is the Digital Age—you can create just about any effect you want if you have the time, tools, talent, and software, of course. You can also hire someone to pull it off for you. While either of those options are valid, as you probably know, there is more than one way to skin a cat, so the focus of this article will be practical lens effects and what they bring to your project.

15 Last-Minute Photography-Related Gift Ideas

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—some from my colleagues at B&H who told me what was on their last-minute wish lists!

10 Tips and Tricks for Photographing Holiday Lights and Candles

Besides getting awesome gifts from your B&H wish list, one of the best parts of the holiday season is the beautiful lights and candles that seem to decorate every neighborhood, shopping area, and home.

As stunning as some lights are to see, they can be even more fun to photograph. Here are some tips on how to make the most of your captures of holiday lights.

Perfect Lens Pairings

One lens can’t always do the trick, and sometimes three lenses is a bit too many to stuff in your bag. Luckily, if you plan well, a pair of quality lenses can often accomplish all you need, and then some. Here are some recommendations for lens pairings that may help you flesh out your lens collection, or decide what to bring on your next shoot.

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.

Lomography Releases Petzval 58mm f/1.9 Bokeh Control Art Lens

The Ultimate Guide to Lomography

As a photographer, it’s easy to get caught up with the quality of your gear. Are you outfitted with a high-resolution, full-frame sensor? How does the MTF curve of your lens compare to others? Can you record noise-free images at high-ISO levels? How many raw shots can your camera take before the buffer fills?

"Sometimes you just need a fresh shooting experience to allow you to home in on the creativity that photography can allow."

CP+ 2015: Taking Shots with the Petzval 85mm and Lomography Instant Cameras

Our writer John Harris gets his hands on the Petzval 85mm and Lomography Instant Cameras at CP+ 2015. 

Camera-Bag Stuffers

Your photo bag can hold an assortment of fun and useful treasures. It’s full of pockets, compartments, nooks and crannies for a reason, and a wide variety of compact camera gear and accessories is available to help you realize its full storage potential.



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