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

Photokina, the giant photo exposition held in Cologne, Germany, every two years, is widely regarded as the top international venue for showcasing imaging in all its forms. This is a stunning achievement when you consider that Germany was the leading player in the worldwide photo industry when the show debuted in 1950, and much of the equipment on display is now made in Japan, China, and other Asian countries.

5 Reasons to Be Excited about the Panasonic GH5

Making a huge splash at Photokina, Panasonic has just unveiled early specifications and plans for the highly anticipated DMC-GH5 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera. This camera offers some massive video improvements and some other nifty tricks, so here is a list of five reasons why you should be excited for its release next summer.

Unveiled: Panasonic 4K LX10, FZ2500, Micro Four Thirds G85 Cameras

Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder: Built-In LED Light and More

New from Panasonic: The Premium HC-X1 4K Camcorder

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.

Recommended Cameras for Newborn and Baby Photography

Skill and patience aside, if you want to capture successful photographs of babies and newborns, it helps to have a camera with features that enable you to capture what are more often than not fleeting, unrepeatable moments in time.

Podcast: Gear Insights from the Major Manufacturers at OPTIC 2016

Every year, B&H hosts the OPTIC Imaging Conference, a four-day event showcasing the best nature, landscape, and travel photography. The 2016 edition was a stellar outing, with presentations from some of the most interesting photographers working in those fields. It also serves as a chance for participants to put their hands on the latest cameras, lenses, and gear from all the major manufacturers. 

Filmmaking Test: How Format Size Affects Your Focal Length

Without a doubt, your focal length choice affects the impact of your image, whether you are shooting video or stills. With the rise of digital imaging, there has been an uptick of available formats in which you can shoot. To help clarify the relationship between format and focal length, some have coined the phrase “35mm equivalent.” This term has value when you are planning a shoot, your lens package, and as an aid for anyone who began their careers using 35mm film and has transitioned to shoot in a new digital format.


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