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.

24 Tips on How to Photograph Air Shows

Airplanes and helicopters are very cool, and an air show offers a collection of cool aircraft. And, if you are like me, you want to not only take a ton of photos at air shows, you will want to come away with a bunch of “keepers.”

Photographs © Todd Vorenkamp

How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse

Learn about the gear and techniques you need to photograph a solar eclipse, on B&H Explora.

The Hows and Whys of Cinema versus Photography Lenses

Read about how to select the right lenses for still photography and video capture, on B&H Explora.

Lacie Offers Powerful Thunderbolt™ 3 Performance for Your Business Environment

Thunderbolt™ 3 is a technology that was developed by Intel® and utilizes the reversible USB Type-C connector. It delivers bi-directional data transfer speeds up to 40 Gb/s and supports 10 Gb/s USB 3.1, eight lanes of DisplayPort 1.2, four lanes of PCIe Gen 3, and more—all using one connector. While it may not be entirely widespread yet, Thunderbolt 3 is gaining traction, and is being included in more and more computers and motherboards.

Things We Love: Flip-Out (Articulating) LCD Screens on Digital Cameras

It’s a bit of a stretch, but for the sake of the Hallmark set, I can say that I love flip-out LCD screens on cameras. What I really love is the effect they have had on my photography and the creative possibilities they enable when photographing, especially for street photography. My first camera with a flip-out (and swivel) articulating LCD was the 4MP Canon PowerShot G3, which I purchased in 2003.

Nikon Lenses for Wedding Photographers

If you are a Nikon shooter who is considering wedding photography as a part of your repertoire, or currently shooting weddings and looking to add a new lens to your kit, there is no shortage of options, from the tried and true to the exotic. Let’s look at what’s available.

Vintage Lens Review: Non-Retrofocus Ultra-Wide-Angle Lenses

When 35mm reflex cameras (SLRs) began arriving on our shores 70-odd years ago, the widest focal length lenses available at the time were 35mm (about 60° AoV). Wider-angle non-retrofocus lenses existed, but because their rear elements back-focused to within 5 to 10mm from the focus plane (film or camera sensor), they proved impractical for use in SLRs, which require 35-40mm of back focus to accommodate the mirror box.

Podcast: Around the World, with Daniel Kordan

On today’s show, we continue our conversations on landscape photography with Daniel Kordan, one of the most interesting nature and landscape photographers working today.

In the Field: Nikon 70-200 f/2.8 G and E Lenses Compared

Show me a serious DSLR or mirrorless camera shooter and I’ll show you somebody who has a 70-200mm f/2.8 zoom lens tucked away in his or her camera bag. Paired with its wider-angle counterpart, the equally fast 24-70mm f/2.8 lens, a 70-200mm f/2.8 zoom is a must-have lens for 35mm shooters, and variations of this optical formula are available from no fewer than seven camera and lens manufacturers.


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