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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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I picked up my first camera in September, 1966. In the five decades since then, I’ve come to understand a number of truisms about the art and craft of picture taking. The following are 50 tips I’ve compiled, based on my professional and personal experiences shooting with film and digital cameras, ranging from 8mm Minox spy cameras to 20 x 24" studio salon cameras. My list is broken down into two...

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The better your travel experience, the better your travel pictures will be.” Photographer Rob Knight provides practical tips on how to pare down your gear assortment so you’ll carry a lighter load and, along the way, makes a good argument for shooting with Panasonic Lumix cameras and Micro Four Thirds format lenses. Some of the tips that Knight relays seem pretty obvious, like eliminating gear...

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Photographer Omar Z. Robles brings an insightful discussion on street photography to the B&H Event Space, filled with many examples of his own work, and general and specific tips to improve your work. He starts with his three basic rules for street photography: know the law, know your gear, and shoot every day. He also peppers his talk with some quotes from the masters (Winogrand, Capa) and...

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In this B&H Photo Event Space presentation, photographer Evan Parker talks about the importance, relevancy, and value of printmaking. Approaching printmaking as an extension of the photographic process, Parker explains how to navigate the workflow of digital printmaking, including color management, reproduction accuracy, archival pigmented ink sets, and the various fine art media substrates...
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After posing for a few gigabytes of formals in a hall, you can sense the wedding party’s palpable relief when, weather permitting, it’s time to take it outside. If you’re lucky enough to have nicely landscaped grounds, it’s a great opportunity to stop fighting with the tungsten light sources inside and take advantage of that flash-friendly sunlight. Whether you’re just starting out as a wedding...
Infographic: Essential Tips for Cold-Weather Photography
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How unfortunate is it that some of the best photographic opportunities present themselves when it's miserably cold outside? It doesn't matter what kind of camera equipment you're using, proper preparation and knowledge of your gear and environment are essential to helping ensure success when you're out in the cold...
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You just got a shiny new digital (or film) camera. Of course, you can just pop the battery and a memory card or film in and start shooting, but there are some things you may want to consider before you head out into the world to make art. 1. Charge your battery. It is likely that the rechargeable battery that...

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