Jennifer Hahn

Jennifer Hahn

Jennifer is a native New Yorker as well as a writer, videographer, techie, and independent filmmaker. Before her career at B&H, she received a BA from Fordham University and worked in TV broadcasting, and then switched gears to become a systems administrator. After studying Digital Filmmaking at the Art Institute, she produced documentaries, online videos, and short narrative films, and has written over two dozen screenplays. Jennifer currently writes Pro Video content for the B&H website and articles for the B&H Explora online magazine. She plays the drums and video games in her spare time.

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3 weeks ago
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Sometimes you have to take your multi-camera broadcast studio on the road, or even if it’s in an indoor space, it may need to move around and deploy quickly as the environment and your production needs change. For mobile situations, you may need to find yourself looking for a slightly smaller video switcher than one of those massive, daunting video switchers installed in TV studio consoles....
1 month ago
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With the trend of DSLR and mirrorless cameras being released with more video features and recording higher video resolutions, it is tempting to purchase one for field production, since they are portable and can be outfitted easily with numerous accessories. But there are many reasons why one of these cameras might not be the best fit for your production style. For example, in the golden olden...
1 month ago
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One of the biggest challenges when shooting video on location, especially when you need to stay mobile for a long period of time, is how to keep all your gear powered without adding excessive weight to your rig. When I was out shooting long days handheld, there were many choices to keep the camera and accessories powered for a long shooting day. There’s a wide variety of mobile power options...
1 month ago
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Great news if you’re an ALEXA Mini LF cinema camera owner: ARRI has just announced the release of the latest ALEXA Mini LF camera software update, SUP 7.0. This update is the latest after the previous SUP 6.0.22 and extensive customer beta testing, and it offers a long list of requested features, such as Super 35 recording formats,...
3 months ago
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First up is the 2.0 update for the DC-BGH1—the biggest update of the five—releasing on March 24, 2021, which:
  • Supports the ability to livestream using a computer over a LAN with an Ethernet connection
  • Allows you to stream via RTP/RTSP protocols using 1080p or 4K60 using the high-quality, ultra...
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3 months ago
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Canon has never been one to sit out an opportunity to enter new markets, and during the past year, a need has manifested itself in the world for remotely controlled, networked cameras to create high-quality broadcast productions with minimal staff and crew over the Internet, from just about anywhere. To meet the requirements of the times, Canon has just announced a new line of 4K PTZ cameras,...
3 months ago
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Control an enormous lighting spectrum on your portable camera rig with Lupo’s newest on-camera light, the Kickasspanel RGBW LED panel. At only 7 x 5", the Kickasspanel packs a plethora of features into its compact form, and its high CRI rating of 96 provides accurate color rendering to fit...
4 months ago
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It's the time to take advantage of a cinema camera trade-in rebate program to obtain a RED DSMC2 MONSTRO or RED RANGER MONSTRO for a tremendous $25,000 discount. For a limited time between February 1 and March 31, 2021, you have the opportunity to trade in one of the following cinema cameras through The Studio at B&H:
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4 months ago
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Step up your on-camera monitor rig with professional features using the new Atomos Ninja V Pro Kit, for high-resolution 4K video recording as well as livestreaming your production to the Internet. The kit provides your independent documentary or mobile broadcast production with the...
5 months ago
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When I was shooting video as a one-person crew, to get some of the motion shots of cars or other moving vehicles, I needed a camera that I didn’t have to worry about operating but which also had high enough quality to match my main camera as closely as possible. I settled on different action camera setups since they have a few qualities that are indispensable to a filmmaker or videographer who...
6 months ago
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If you’ve ever seen a “video village” on a set, you understand how quickly cables and monitor equipment fill the area, making it hazardous, not to mention limiting to a single area where you can pile people up to see the shot. And then there’s the wire nest that piles up around the camera, requiring multiple people to be huddled around the camera to set up a shot, making it necessary to have...
6 months ago
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If you’ve been bogged down by making equipment choices for your video conferencing setup—which microphone, which speaker, how to connect to the computer or network—Kandao heard your plea and has introduced the Meeting Pro, an all-in-one conferencing 360° camera/speaker/microphone system that...
6 months ago
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Add a lightweight, ultracompact handheld gimbal to create smooth camera movement with the new AK2000C 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer, from Feiyu. The AK2000C is slimmed down compared to its predecessor, the...
6 months ago
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It’s an exciting time for compact cinema cameras as they get smaller and more modular while continuing to add better and better specs for lower-budget and mobile production. Although I’ve worked with many cameras on documentary and mobile productions, the Canon EOS C series cinema line has been one of the most versatile, and significant advantages usually come with each new model release. This...
7 months ago
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If you’ve gotten this far without having to use Zoom, Teams, Facebook, Skype, or another video conferencing platform, you are one of the few these days. But if you have been using the popular video conferencing platform (or one of them) for meetings, performances, or education, how good do you feel about your presentation? Are you happy with your look online, or do you feel the webcam is not...
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