John-Paul Palescandolo

John-Paul Palescandolo writes for B&H’s computer team but is also a freelance photographer, videographer, and filmmaker. While he has embraced digital technology, he still enjoys shooting with film and developing black-and-white emulsions at home. He maintains a photoblog at willscarlett.aminus3.com and has also fostered some unique animals over the years, including baby raccoons.

Latest Articles

2 weeks ago
SanDisk Professional’s PRO-BLADE lineup isn’t just a series of products—it’s a complete ecosystem that delivers performance, versatility, and fast workflow scalability. The PRO-BLADE lineup includes the PRO-BLADE SSD MAG, PRO-BLADE TRANSPORT, and the PRO-BLADE STATION (which will be available later this year). Let’s take a deeper dive and see exactly what is offered.…
1 month ago
Power through professional workflows with the HP 15.6" ZBook Power G9 Mobile Workstation, which lets you tackle large projects, blaze through 3D modeling, eliminate slowdowns, and perform serious multitasking with 12th-Gen Intel® processors, fast storage, and large memory configurations.…
1 month ago
Tap into your creativity with recent offerings from BenQ’s DesignVue series, which include the PD3205U 31.5" and…
1 month ago
World Backup Day will soon be upon us and with all the tech that’s available, the topic of storage is bound to come up sooner or later. Whether you’re a casual user, a gamer, or a creative content professional creating backups, archiving data, or designing a surveillance system, storage will be one of the key factors in your overall build. However, not all drives are created equal, so read ahead…
1 month ago
The phrase “SD cards” is a blanket term that covers SD, SDHC, and SDXC media. While SD cards aren’t the fastest cards available, they’re still pretty darn fast and are, by far, the most widely used of all the memory card types. Their versatility is a huge advantage, and they will often be seen in any grade camera, ranging from those used by beginners all the way up to flagship models used by the…
2 months ago
Built to capture 4K video, continuous loops, time lapses, rapid photo bursts, and Protune video in devices such as dash cameras and GoPros, Delkin Devices DASHCARD UHS-I microSD Memory Card features read speeds of up to 95 MB/s and write speeds of up to 85 MB/s, meaning…
3 months ago
Professional photographers and videographers looking to combine strength, reliability, and performance in their high-end, CFexpress Type A cinematic host need not look further than the latest offerings from Delkin Devices, which include its BLACK and POWER CFexpress Type A memory cards, plus a CFexpress Type A & UHS-II SDXC card…
5 months ago
The HP Z lineup has long been a staple for intensive and next-level creative content workflows. Whether you’re a 3D, VFX, or motion-graphics artist, designer, photographer, video editor, or all-around creative, there’s an HP Z display that will refine your work experience and enhance your creativity. Let’s take a look at some popular Z Series displays from HP. For Color Professionals: The HP…
7 months ago
Fall is here, and with the autumn season officially beginning on September 22, all you studious folk have returned to the halls of higher education, whether in-person or remotely. For better or for worse, you’ve also decided to be a photo major, so whether you’re a first-year frosh or a third-year grad student pursuing their MFA, let’s take a look at cameras that can aid you in your journey to be…
8 months ago
Optimized and ready for the upcoming Windows 11 and macOS Monterey 12, as well as current M1-based Macs, Parallels Desktop 17 is available as a Pro or
1 year ago
There’s something magical about starting up a new computer for the first time. As it efficiently whirs along and quickly gets you to the setup screen, you probably can’t help but notice how fast everything works. That is, until one day, when your user login takes 10 minutes, with another 5 minutes before the application you selected loads. From there on out, everything is very slow and laggy, and…
1 year ago
Whether you need a boost for gaming, a seamless workflow for heavy graphics, or extra power for intensive files, the Samsung 980 PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 Internal SSD more than fills the bill. Available in capacities of 250GB, 500GB, and 1TB, the 980 is a direct replacement for Samsung’s…
1 year ago
Modern business and enterprise environments whose day-to-day operations depend not only on working with and storing large amounts of data, but moving that data quickly and safeguarding it, should take note of three new multi-bay NAS offerings from Synology. Be warned, however: Arrays with 12 and 16 bays aren’t for the faint of heart—this is some serious storage we’re talking about. And to help…
1 year ago
As we creep past the middle and close in upon the end of January 2021, it’s safe to say that nobody thought so many would still be working from home. Bearing that in mind, HP wants you to feel even more connected, despite any physical distance, so that work from home can remain viable. To that end, HP has introduced the…
1 year ago
2021 is here and HP has wasted no time providing lightning to spark our creativity and imagination. In this sense, the lightning and spark draw inspiration from the aptly named lightning bug, or firefly, which has given rise to HP’s ZBook Firefly 15 G7,…