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Scott Kelby was not expecting to fall head over heels for Canon when he first tested a 1Dx at a football game. “I thought I would come back and say, ‘Thanks guys for letting me try it. I really enjoyed it,’” he explains. Yet, this brief encounter put the wheels in motion for his full-fledged brand switch from Nikon to Canon. In addition to a host of technical perks, what really sold Kelby on the...
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Vivienne Gucwa is a native New Yorker, born and raised in Queens, and residing in Manhattan for the past decade. A self-taught photographer, she began making pictures in 2009, with a simple point-and-shoot camera. Choosing a direction and traveling through the city as far as her feet would take her, Gucwa’s limited equipment forced her to learn about light, composition, and color. In her images,...
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The new Panasonic GH5 is here and the photography and filmmaking world is buzzing with excitement while we all wait to get our hands on the new Micro Four Thirds interchangeable-lens workhorse. B&H Photo has been taking customer questions since our live launch on our...
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Conservation photography can take many forms, and we will offer our definition, but more importantly, we will speak with noted outdoor photographer Art Wolfe about his definition of the term. After “Al’s Gearhead Pick of the Week,” we are joined by Mr. Wolfe for a segment in which we discuss how he produces beautiful images in the service of a...
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Sandy Puć, an internationally acclaimed photographer and businesswoman, delights in sharing her knowledge, experience, and passion for photography through a variety of speaking engagements, international tours, and her educational website, Sandy Puć University. A commitment to community inspired her to found the Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Foundation (NILMDTS.org) in 2005, for which she received a...
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Digital imaging and Internet culture have not been kind to the time-honored tradition of making photographic prints. Yet the endless flood of virtual image sharing only heightens the significance of the photographic print as a tactile object, particularly within the realm of fine art. Above Photograph: Example of double-sided printing for a Zeiss corporate book project “It’s really about getting...
by Dan Wagner, as told to Jill Waterman
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Picking the right gear for a location shoot is seldom easy. You need to ensure you have what you’ll need, while realizing that bringing too much will only slow you down. Choosing the right gear not only helps you make the most of each shooting situation, it also lets you handle a variety of lighting scenarios. The challenge is to distinguish what is essential from what isn’t, and not regret...
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This is one of our most informative and, dare I say, best episodes yet. We talk about emulsion-based and inkjet photographic paper, with an emphasis on inkjet papers. We are fortunate to be joined by two talented and articulate guests, photographer Robert Rodriguez Jr. and August Pross, Print Manager and co-owner of...
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Are you planning on photographing the great North American total solar eclipse, in August? Here are some frequently asked questions about taking photos of this remarkable event. If you have more questions, please feel free to drop them in the Comments section at the end of...
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As photographers, we are told at an early age, “Do not point your camera directly at the sun.” It is sound advice. If you follow that guidance, I urge you to continue to follow it—for several reasons that I will discuss in a short while. DO NOT try this at home—unless you really want to. B&H Photo is not responsible for personal or property damage incurred by recreating these experiments....
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In the wake of the great paradigm shift from analog to digital imaging, most experts proclaimed that film was doomed, that it would decline steadily to the point that silver-halide film would no longer be commercially viable. Countless film shooters switched to digital, often selling their high-end film cameras for pennies on the dollar, and by 2007 you could pick up a Hasselblad 500C/M complete...
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What are the latest camera and lens offerings announced at recent trade shows? We’ll let you know, and throw in our two cents regarding their purpose and performance while we’re at it. In February, the WPPI and CP+ shows were held, the former being the major wedding and portrait photography conference, in Las Vegas. It is attended by hundreds of photographers, and features seminars, networking...
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Elsa Garrison is a New York-based staff photographer with Getty Images Sport. A graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism, Garrison began her career in 1996, with Allsport, in Los Angeles, which was acquired by Getty Images in 1998. As a staff photographer, she has covered a wide variety of major sporting events, including the World Series, NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals, World Soccer, the...
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For this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we replace the camera in our hand with a game controller, but if artistic interpretation of your surroundings is the goal, is there any difference between the two? Today, we talk gaming and photography and, specifically, the practice of in-game or virtual photography. While...
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Brooke Shaden grew up in Lancaster, PA, and attended Temple University, graduating in 2008 with Bachelor’s degrees in film and English. Launching her photography career in Los Angeles, CA, she began creating self-portraits to have full control over her images. Instead of an autobiographical representation, Shaden places herself within environments she wishes to explore, where fantastic realities...

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