International Women’s Day

Celebrating Women In Photography

B&H is honored to present the inspiring stories of creative women we have featured in video projects, event lectures, written articles, audio interviews, and our “What is Photography” portrait series. We showcase them here for you to enjoy and share.

B&H Sponsors All-Female Workshop with Rachel Jones Ross

Photographer Rachel Jones Ross leads an all-female workshop in the beautiful Canadian Rockies, where they capture great photos from a variety of stunning visual environments—sunrise shots in the morning; daytime photography with wolves; and lots of Milky Way shots at night. Check out the video to learn more about this fun adventure!


Ami Vitale Advocates for Mother Earth

Photojournalist Ami Vitale views the world as “a beautiful, intricate web.” Learn about her path to becoming an advocate for endangered wildlife and raising awareness about the fate of our planet.

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Winter Night Magic, with Astrophotographer Rachel Jones Ross

Intrepid adventurer Rachel Jones Ross is most in her element amid heaps of puffy snow, blooming frost flowers, skies full of...

A Studio Visit with Lori Nix

Lori Nix’s photographs picture life on Earth after the fall of human civilization. Drawing inspiration from the Romantic...

The Visual Education of Katrin Eismann

Katrin Eismann’s fascination with the visual world started early. “When I was very young, my parents had a faceted crystal...

Barbara Davidson: Visual Humanitarian

Shortly before turning 16 years old, Barbara Davidson recorded her desire to be a photographer in her high school yearbook. “I...

Cristina Mittermeier’s Sacred Ecology

Cristina Mittermeier was hardly seeking to change the world with photography when starting her career as a marine biologist....

Rania Matar: Tracing a Universal Womanhood

Rania Matar did not anticipate a career in photography when she first started making pictures of her kids in the late 1990s....

10 Tips for Editing Travel Photographs, with Krista Rossow

Travel photography has a certain lure that brings out the uninhibited snapshooter in all of us. But how do you deal with the...

6 Questions for Lighting Master Lindsay Adler About Her New Book

Fashion photographer Lindsay Adler has just released the ultimate creative studio lighting guide in an e-book format, which...
What Is Photography?

Elinor Carucci

“What Is Photography?” is a portrait project that asks artists, editors, curators, theorists, and technicians to reflect upon the meaning of photography in today's world. Through image and word, we asked photographer Elinor Carucci.

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Sam Cannon: What is Photography?

Photography is magic. It’s like alchemy; a way I can make something out of nothing. — Sam Cannon, artist and director of very ...

Erin Barnett: What is Photography?

To paraphrase Lewis Wickes Hine, the great humanitarian with a camera, photography is a way of showing the things that have to...

Adriana Teresa Letorney: What is Photography?

Photography is perspective. In many cases, photography is a combination of image, story, editor, photographer, and even viewer...

Xyza Cruz Bacani: What is Photography?

Photography is a verb, it pushes me to action. I don’t have baby photos or really any photo of me as a child, I don’t have tha...

Delphine Diallo: What is Photography?

This is a different definition of photography, people have to understand that. I'm not just trying to be a better photographer...

Cinthya Santos-Briones: What is Photography?

Fotografia es la forma más sublime de describir lo que el ser humano interpreta que ve. Es una manera de decir y expresar, des...

Sandra Stevenson: What is Photography?

Photography is the medium of a moment. It is an extension of a feeling, a thought, or a mood of a photographer. It can transpo...
Women of Influence

Women of Influence is an inspirational look at the talent, drive, and perseverance that forged some remarkable photographic and filmmaking careers.

Ten leading women explore their works, the stories of how each built careers, overcame challenges, and developed signature styles.

This series is brought to you by B&H, with the generous support of Canon and Sony.

Women of Influence: Elsa Garrison

Elsa Garrison is a New York-based staff photographer with Getty Images Sport. A graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism,...

Women of Influence: Katrin Eismann

Katrin Eismann is an internationally respected artist, teacher, and author, specializing in creative digital photography and...

Women of Influence: Barbara Davidson

Barbara Davidson is a staff photographer for the Los Angeles Times. She won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography,...

Women of Influence: Cristina Mittermeier

Cristina Mittermeier is a Mexican-born marine biologist, photographer, and writer specializing in conservation issues involving...

Women of Influence: Brooke Shaden

Brooke Shaden grew up in Lancaster, PA, and attended Temple University, graduating in 2008 with Bachelor’s degrees in film and...

Women of Influence: Sandy Puć

Sandy Puć, an internationally acclaimed photographer and businesswoman, delights in sharing her knowledge, experience, and...

Women of Influence: Vivienne Gucwa

Vivienne Gucwa is a native New Yorker, born and raised in Queens, and residing in Manhattan for the past decade. A self-taught...

Women of Influence: Polly Morgan

Polly Morgan (BSC) was born in London and worked internationally as a Camera Assistant before attending The American Film...

Cig Harvey and Caroline Wall—Think, See, Make, Listen

Join the B&H Photography Podcast as we speak with photographer Cig Harvey, and Caroline Wall, director of the Robert Mann Gallery, about how an idea becomes a series, how editing can be a physical act, and the role that a gallery—in this case through the eyes of a trusted collaborator—plays in the editing of a body of work and, ultimately, its exhibition and sale.

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Podcast: Elinor Carucci—A Hurricane in Its Perfect Power

Appropriately, this is our Mother's Day episode, and our title borrows Maya Angelou’s description of her mother from “I Know...

Podcast: The Markers of Our Bliss—Lynn Goldsmith and Rock ’n’ Roll

With her latest book, KISS: 1977-1980, just released, legendary rock ’n’ roll photographer Lynn Goldsmith joins us to talk...

Podcast: The Prize—Two Photojournalists Reflect on Winning a Pulitzer

The Pulitzer Prizes for Feature and for Breaking News Photography are the highest honors that a photojournalist can receive and...

Podcast: Concept to Cover—Collaboration in Fashion Photography

In addition to her fashion and commercial photography, Lindsay Adler is also a much sought-after speaker and educator and,...

Podcast: Not Believing in Roadblocks-A Conversation with Photojournalist Adriane Ohanesian

Photojournalist and 2015 World Press Photo award winner Adriane Ohanesian joins us for a captivating two-part conversation on...

Podcast: Inspiration over Imitation—Developing Your Wedding Photography Style

Has your wedding photography gone stale? Do your photos look just like everyone else’s? Perhaps you need to inject a little bit...

Podcast: Street Photography—Two Eyes Are Better Than One

For this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we return to our conversations from the 2018 OPTIC Conference,...
Insightful Video Interviews

Jennifer Hahn

Jennifer Hahn’s endless pursuit of knowledge drives her love for documentary filmmaking. As a member of the Quality & Assurance team, Hahn leverages her expertise to ensure B&H customers have the most accurate and helpful information available.

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Extended Lectures

Crafting Your Career with Lindsay Adler

Lindsay Adler gives great insight into how to approach photography with a business mindset.

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"This is 18" with Sandra Stevenson, NYTimes
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"This is 18"
Sandra Stevenson will explore “This is 18” as well as some of the ongoing Race/Related and gender projects at the NYTimes!
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Women Picturing Revolution with Lesly Deschler Canossi and Zoraida Lopez-Diago
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Women Picturing Revolution (WPR)
Women Picturing Revolution (WPR) will be sharing their unique teaching style which weaves the UN 2019 theme of “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change” into a look into how female photographers forge paths to progress.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
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Building Your Community with Lisa Cifuentes, Head of Community, Creative Mornings
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Building Your Community
Join CreativeMornings' Head of Community Lisa Cifuentes as she talks about building and sustaining your own community.
Friday, March 8, 2019
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Sandra Stevenson
Assistant Editor, Photo; New York Times
Over 13 years at The New York Times, she has worked in the photography department on various sections of the paper. Currently as an assistant editor, she oversees the digital picture editors.
Featured Speakers
Lesly Deschler Canossi
An artist, educator and photography consultant. She is faculty at the service established in 2009. She consults on a variety of photographic projects from edit to print for individual artists and institutions.
Zordia Lopez-Diago
An artist, photographer, and curator. Her images have been published in Mfon: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora, OF NOTE Magazine, GOOD Magazine, World Policy Institute Journal, El Diario, and Democracy Now.
Lisa Cifuentes
Head of Community, Creative Mornings
CreativeMornings is a free monthly breakfast lecture series that serves creative communities in nearly 200 cities around the world. Lisa Cifuentes joined the staff at CreativeMornings HQ in 2014.