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Brooke Shaden is a storyteller at heart. While her creative pursuits began with writing, she notes, “I’m extremely inspired by storytelling in any form that might take.” She remembers beginning to write as early as when she first started to read. By the time she was 11 or 12, she was taking these creative efforts seriously. “I would try to figure out the most artistic thing to do, so I would go...
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Rachel Jo Silver did not anticipate the secret flash mob dance her guests pulled off at her June 2013 wedding—nor did she have a videographer on hand to capture the unscripted scene. When planning her wedding, she had pictured wedding videography as an overwhelming nuisance involving a giant camera and bright lights, so she decided to spend the necessary funds elsewhere. Yet, soon after returning...
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We took our mics to a basement laboratory on East 30 Street, in Manhattan, where legend tells of a scientist and his colleague who perform ungodly experiments, attempting to bring subjects long considered dead back to life. What we found rattled the nerves of even our steely host Allan Weitz, and brought us to a new consideration of what can be done when modern Prometheans fuse technologies from...
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The astronomical phenomena of a planet moving into opposition isn’t unique—but what is unique is when three planets are in opposition in quick succession. This spring, the three bright outer planets—Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars—will be at opposition during a span of just 79 days. Images courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/Cornell Jupiter’s opposition occurs first, on May 8, in the...
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Growing up in the small town of Brainerd, Minnesota, Elsa Garrison didn’t have an inkling that her ninth-grade photography class would become her ticket to the high-octane world of professional sports photography. “The class was an art elective, and I thought it could be kind of interesting,” she says. “After that semester, I ended up working on the yearbook, pretty much through the rest of high...
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The “Day to Night” series that Stephen Wilkes has been working on for several years has received much-deserved attention and has grown from its New York roots to encompass locations in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. These photographs, which capture a full 24-hour cycle in one frame are awe-inspiring when viewed as a whole;...
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March 29 is now the official National Vietnam War Veterans Day, set aside to “observe with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities” the commemoration of the war. More important than commemorating a war is to commemorate the service, in some cases the ultimate service, that soldiers gave their nation. For our part, we commemorate with what we know—photography—and on today’s episode of the...
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In this B&H Event Space video, photographer and author Grayson Dantzic shares behind-the-scenes stories and images from his 17-year journey to make the book, Jerry Dantzic: Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill. In 1957, Grayson’s father, New York photojournalist Jerry Dantzic, spent time with Billie Holiday during a week-long run of performances at the Newark, New Jersey, nightclub Sugar Hill. The...

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In this B&H Event Space video, photographer and author Grayson Dantzic shares behind-the-scenes stories and images from his 17-year journey to make the book, Jerry Dantzic: Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill. In 1957, Grayson’s father, New York photojournalist Jerry Dantzic, spent time with Billie Holiday during a week-long run of performances at the Newark, New Jersey, nightclub Sugar Hill. The...
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As Allan Weitz says in the introduction, when you see a Jeffrey Milstein photo, you know it. He has a distinctive style, which is not an easy accomplishment for an aerial photographer. But, of course, not all his images are taken from high above—he also has an incredible series shot from underneath airplanes. All kidding aside...
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If you want the past to be part of your future, there’s no better way than shooting modern vintage-look pictures with an old film camera—or a brand-new one that’s managed to survive the digital onslaught. Sure, there’s truth in the cliché that the person behind the camera is the most important thing, but photography is a technologically based art form. That’s why the photographic medium (film or...
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Are the 1990s history? Well, for today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we look back to that decade when a new aesthetic in fashion photography was born in England, and later spread to the United States and the world; a transformative style whose influence is apparent almost thirty years after its birth. First appearing in...
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Fashion images [reflect] the moral, social, technological, and economic imperatives of the era in which they were created …” writes Thomas Werner in his book The Fashion Image: Planning and Producing Fashion Images and Films. This 256-page resource delves into the many factors influencing image creation...
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Last year, we celebrated March with the Shutter Shootout, and pitted cameras, new and old, against each other. This year: lenses! Again, this is all for FUN! March is for rain showers, college hoops, and busted brackets. At B&H, we thought we would get in on the tournament madness and allow lenses to...
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On this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we’re talking gear—specifically, the latest gear announced at the two most recent trade shows, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI). In addition to a summary of some of the items announced at CES, like the...
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