11 Lighting Options for Mobile Photography

Not long ago, mobile phones were judged by their sound quality. Nowadays, phones are judged by their image quality. “Can you hear me now?” has been replaced by “Your phone has how many lenses?” But while image quality continues to improve in quantum leaps, the lighting systems built into our mobile communication devices are “quaint,” at best.

Guide to Optics for Kids

In the comments for one of my other binocular articles, a reader pointed out that I had neglected to suggest binoculars for children. In response, we’re publishing this piece that is devoted strictly to kids, and will deal with the different types of optics we offer here at B&H: binoculars, spotting scopes, and microscopes. Buying for children presents a complicated set of contradictory ideas.

10 Essential Tips for Night Photography

Making pictures by night is a curious practice. While specialists of this subject embrace it as a deep-seated passion and have a never-ending quest for technical and creative advancement, those more familiar with daytime photography are often unaware that tried and true photography rules often need to be adapted or even overlooked at night. With this in mind, consider the following tips the next time you venture out in the darkness, to help you to adapt.

Tablets for Kids

It happens every holiday. I go racing down every aisle of every retailer in my neighborhood in a mad frenzy, competing with other harried parents as we search for that perfect doll or remote-control automobile, or remote-control doll or whatever the television has been screaming at my kids to buy. And in that insane crush, I always ask myself, “Am I buying the right gift for my kids?"


Cameras for Kids

In this B&H buying guide, you will learn about a selection of cameras that kids can enjoy and use to hone their creativity. 

Holiday 2012: Telephoto and Supertelephoto Lenses

Say the word “telephoto” and many photographers automatically think “Oh, telephotos bring things closer.” Now while this is true—particularly in the mind’s eye of newbies—the imaging abilities of telephoto lenses go well beyond “bringing things closer,” especially when you start shooting with progressively longer optics.


Here Hello Kitty, Kitty, Kitty

Her sweetness is beloved by young children and rock stars alike. Her face adorns many items, from airplanes to toasters. And now Hello Kitty fans have even more to love with their favorite kitty's adorable face on laptop accessories and electronic gadgets galore!


Digi Cams for Little Photographers

Summer is the perfect time to introduce your child to the wonders of photography. The flowers are in bloom, the days are longer, and everywhere you go colors and adventure abound. Let your little photographer explore his or her creativity with a kid-friendly digital camera from B&H. There are a number of choices to explore, all well suited for budding young artists.

Summertime Photography Fun with the Kids

Summer is the time of the year when kids are off from school, the sun is shining and outdoor activities abound. It is the perfect time to stimulate a child’s interest in photography as an aside to their already active schedules. Additionally, it is the perfect time to capture images of your children out and having fun in the warm weather.

Which 3D Camcorder is Right for You?

Within the last couple years, top camera manufacturers like Sony, JVC and Panasonic have introduced consumer-friendly 3D camcorders that built on the advances already achieved in consumer-based compact HD camcorders. 


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