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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...
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Are you currently a photography student? Are you enrolled in high school, college, or graduate-level photography classes this fall? Here is some unsolicited advice from professional photographic educators to take with you into the classroom or out into the field. 1. “It is totally natural to emulate other photographers who you admire as you start your journey with the medium of photography, but...
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When most of us think of “sports photography,” we immediately think of iconic images from the world of land-based sports—American football, track and field, boxing, baseball, and others. One could argue, however, that yacht racing and sailing regattas provide the canvas for some of the most spectacular images in all of sports. And, if you have spent time around the water, seen the framed print on...
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Time-lapse videos have invaded nearly every form of media in recent years, even breaking into our social media apps with the recent development of the hyper-lapse. These types of videos can be quite difficult to make, especially with the time requirements inherent in capturing and transforming a lengthy event into a few seconds of footage. They can also be some of the most stunning and...
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Much like film, at-home printing seems more and more like a dying art with every passing day. There are still some of us who enjoy the feeling of picking up a print you made yourself. I understand it can be somewhat intimidating at first, so here are some quick tips that will help you get up and running. Calibrate your Display! I almost can’t repeat this one enough, because calibrating your...
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Join zoologist and wildlife photographer Ron Magill as he shares his tips for photographing the fauna that call the Florida Everglades home. Filmed at B&H’s Optic 2018, Magill’s lecture is richly illustrated with examples of his remarkable work in the field. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other ...
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Simon Lewis discusses the importance of narrative when creating his photographs at Optic 2018. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other instructional and informative videos at BandH.com. For more information and Optic 2018 coverage,...
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Ron Magill started as a zoologist who wanted to save money on stock images of animals, so he began shooting them himself. His first lesson is the best: “You gotta enjoy photography.” He stresses patience when shooting wildlife—but also not being afraid to break rules, shoot on continuous mode, or let common roadblocks get in the way. He speaks significantly about using various types of light when...
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Join Simon Lewis as he shares his approach to shooting architectural spaces, at Optic 2018. Lewis emphasizes creativity when representing spaces, as well as the importance of narrative across genres of photography. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other instructional and informative videos at BandH.com. For...
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Three of the guys from National Parks at Night—Matt Hill, Gabe Biderman, and Lance Keimig, provide a wonderful conversation and tutorial on night photography. From in-camera adjustments and dealing with myriad artificial light sources to post-processing techniques, these three photographers will offer all you need to know on shooting at night… and not just star trails! We hope you enjoy the video...
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While living far from her Kentucky roots, teaching English in South Korea, photographer Liz Groeschen harnessed photography as a powerful tool to communicate exactly what she was seeing to her friends and family back home. In this Optic 2018 video, she shares stories and photos about the self-assigned projects she undertook as an American expat in South Korea, and during an ensuing 443-day trip...
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Legendary portrait and fine art photographer Joyce Tenneson spoke at B&H’s 2018 OPTIC Conference about understanding the photography you create and the importance of having a specific project to motivate your work. If she didn’t say another word during her talk, the images alone would inspire, but she discusses looking for inspiration in all aspects of life, and the need to reinvent your work...
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Join wildlife photographer Charles Glatzer as he shares his tips for photographing bears in the wild. In his presentation for Optic 2018, Glatzer emphasizes preparation, in terms of artistic vision, as well as the technical considerations one must keep in mind when working in bear habitat. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other...
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Independent filmmakers working with DSLRs and mirrorless cameras should all have one critical accessory in the bag: a variable neutral density filter. This nifty little tool can change the way you shoot by allowing you to follow the 180-degree shutter rule more easily, or simply use wider apertures for shallow depth of field. It is also quite affordable. However, if you go shopping you may notice...
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Photographer, educator, and Leica ambassador Adam Marelli gives a wonderful presentation that will improve not only your travel photography but your travels, in general. While Marelli is very adept with the Leica M system camera and lenses, his talk centers on the importance of making real connections with the people and places you visit. He suggests keeping your camera in your bag initially and...
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