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In this B&H Event Space video, sponsored by Ilford and X-Rite, music photographer Drew Gurian discusses the inherent value of outputting his images in print form, despite our increasingly media-driven world of LED screens. After talking about his photographic process during an image slideshow, featuring live shoots and studio settings, Gurian presents examples of how and why he prints his...

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In this B&H Event Space video, join commercial lifestyle photographer Erik Valind as he shares tips and tricks for capturing flattering portraits on location, no matter the time of day. You’ll learn how to locate, control and create the best possible light when capturing portraits with natural light, as well as mobile strobes. Valind breaks down what to look for in a mobile strobe light, such...

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In this B&H Event Space video, National Parks at Night’s Lance Keimig and Chris Nicholson share their combined experience in capturing the beauty and drama of our increasingly popular, yet crowded, national parks, under optimal conditions—at night. Almost everyone disappears from these great expanses of unspoiled land after the sunset fades, allowing photographers a rich palette of unique...
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As a working photographer, the center of the universe is your camera bag and its contents. Your cameras and lenses are the tools of your trade. As you may have noted, both are mentioned in plural because just as you wouldn’t jump out of an airplane without a backup parachute, you shouldn’t attempt to photograph an emotionally spiked, non-repeatable event armed with only one camera. The same...

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In this B&H Photo Event Space video, photographer and Nikon tech guru Alex Podstawski demonstrates how to use Nikon Speedlights in several lighting situations. Topics Podstawski discusses are color-balance issues when mixing flash and ambient light, controlling light direction, and the importance of proper positioning of lights, using fill flash with backlit sunlight, hard light versus soft...

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In the following video, photographer David Flores shows us how to freeze motion in photography, specifically by using the short flash duration of the Profoto D2 Monolight. Flores walks us through the basics of flash duration, explaining how it can be a better option than simply increasing the...
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When you say the word “photograph” to people, with the exception of square-cropping Instagrammers, most of us think of rectangles. This is because most consumer cameras produce photographs in the form of rectangles with aspect ratios of 2:3 or 4:3. The problem is that while most photographs fit well into these camera-defined format restraints, some images work better as squares—or elongated...

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In this B&H Photo Event Space video, Argentinian photographer and documentary cinematographer Ossian Lindholm discusses the gear and skills needed to capture dynamic wildlife and conservation-related photography. Topics include methods for approaching animals that may or may not be comfortable around humans, the importance of quick reflexes and gear that can respond in turn, photographing...

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In this B&H Event Space video, Canon Explorer of Light Simon Bruty takes you along on his journey to shoot the 2016 Rio Olympics for Sports Illustrated magazine. Photographing the Olympics can be a stressful task, requiring a huge commitment of advance preparation and seamless logistics. In this video, Bruty shares insider tips on figuring out what to bring and packing it properly, and offers...
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Seascapes are like landscapes… only more. I say that because just like landscapes, they contain open skies and land masses, but they also contain water—lots of water, and that’s where they differ. Photographs © Allan Weitz, 2017 A seascape captured at...

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In this B&H Event Space video, Canon Explorer of Light Ken Sklute shares all you need to know to create dynamic moving images using time-lapse techniques. No matter where you look today, time-lapse photography is being used to get your attention—reality shows, news programs, movies—across the board, these distinctive visuals add interest while also offering an engaging segue from one scene to...

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In this B&H Photo Event Space video, photographer Nicholas Pappagallo demonstrates how to pare down the size and weight of your camera bag when traveling without diminishing the visual impact or image quality of your photographs. In addition to gear recommendations, some of the topics Pappagallo discusses are the importance of researching travel destinations using Google Earth, tide charts,...

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In this B&H Event Space video, Impact Studio Lighting’s Joey Quintero goes beyond essential principles, techniques, and tools for lighting to demonstrate how to light classic headshots and beauty shots, as well as outlining the particulars of shooting a fashion catalogue. Focused on shooting in manual mode, Quintero stresses mastery of the big three—f-stop, shutter speed, and ISO—and the...

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In this B&H Event Space video, New York City-based documentary photographer Travis Emery Hackett presents his images and talks about making pictures with a view to shared human experience. Schooled as a musician, actor, and performer, Hackett is a storyteller with his camera, finding his purpose in the act of making pictures. Working primarily with natural and available light, and inspired by...

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In this B&H Event Space video, street photographer Derek Fahsbender immerses you in his thought process and approach to creating dynamic images on the street, from candid moments to intimate portraits. Street photography has seen an incredible surge in popularity in recent years, and Fahsbender has made a name for himself with his vivid photographs of life as it happens in the streets of New...

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