Photography

Photography
4 hours ago
In celebration of Gail Buckland’s wonderful new book, Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present, and the accompanying exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, we take a look at sports photography from all angles. With Buckland, we discuss the making of her book and the role that sports photography has played in the history and...
10 hours ago
Are you in the market for a well-built, stable, and feature-packed tripod that's light enough to travel with you? Whether you're a pro photographer, or an enthusiast like me, 3 Legged Thing’s Equinox tripod series might be just what you're seeking. In the process of shopping for my first-ever tripod, I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to spend some quality time with the Equinox...
1 day ago
If the sight of an impeccably maintained Mercedes-Benz Gullwing, Ferrari 512M, a Formula Ford, BMW CSL, Caldwell D7, or an orange “Dukes of Hazard” Dodge Challenger make your heart throb, you owe it to yourself to visit the Saratoga Automobile Museum, in Saratoga Springs, NY. Even if you’re not into cars, the museum is located smack dab in the middle of the Saratoga Spa State Park, a 2,500 acre...
1 day ago
It used to be pretty easy to claim that smartphones would never deliver the same image quality as a real camera, but now Motorola has the Hasselblad True Zoom Camera, making a strong...

1 day ago
In this B&H Event Space video, Michael Bubolo, Sony’s Senior National Sales Manager of Digital Imaging, shares his knowledge about the latest generation of Sony A7 full-frame cameras. Cutting-edge technology, innovation, quality, and value are the defining attributes of Sony’s digital imaging...
by Todd Vorenkamp
2 days ago
Image “sharpness” has been the goal of many photographers over the years. Some photographers seem to nail the “razor-sharp” or “tack-sharp” image every time, while some struggle to capture a truly sharp image. Before we start, know that there are basic ways photos end up not being sharp. 1. Movement Either the camera, or the subject is in motion during the capture.2. Optics/Electronics Soft focus...
2 days ago
You know that cellphone cameras are seen as serious imaging devices when Zeiss, the venerable German optical master, is rolling out a whole line of high-performance lenses for them. Zeiss, in partnership with ExoLens, had already released its first one, the Zeiss Mutar 0.6 Asph T* wide angle (equivalent to an 18mm on full frame) for the iPhone, in June. Now the manufacturer has added a 56mm...
6 days ago
We are now at the end of the series about learning video, and either you read it and would like to know what you should do now or you haven’t read it and are wondering why you should even bother learning video as a still photographer. To help you out, I have compiled a list of ideas and projects that can help explain how this video knowledge can perfectly complement your still image skills....
6 days ago
One of the most intimidating aspects of working with film today is accessibility and availability of resources for processing. With professional labs becoming rarer and rarer in most parts of the world, except for major urban centers, one of the remaining options for the photographer pining to shoot film is to develop one’s own. The good news is, however, that developing film at home is...
6 days ago
Now you are really on your way to becoming the director or cinematographer you always dreamed of being, or at least getting your feet wet with the idea. If you aren’t you can check out the first three parts of this series: Getting Started,...
1 week ago
Coney Island and photography have been together almost since birth. There is a great tradition of photography associated with this beach, located at the last stop of the D, F, N, and Q trains, in Brooklyn. Our guest, photographer Mark Hartman, created an intense summer project of walking the beach at Coney Island photographing the...
1 week ago
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...
by Allan Weitz
1 week ago
LED lighting systems have only improved over the years and, as a result, they are being incorporated into a wide variety of lighting systems designed for shooting stills and video. As small, lightweight, and portable light systems go, the new Rosco 8 x 8" LitePad Vector CCT LED Light goes a long...

1 week ago
In this B&H Event Space video, Chase Guttman, author of the upcoming Handbook of Drone Photography, guides you through the airspace of the newest photographic frontier. The ancient human desire to take flight and see the world from a towering perspective is now available to the masses. In this short video, Guttman sheds light on all the basics—the anatomy of different types of drones, a...
1 week ago
While battery-powered monolights have slowly but surely taken over the industry, Impact has taken it a step further to develop the super-compact Venture TTL-600 Monolight, a lightweight option that can...

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