Shawn C. Steiner

Shawn C. Steiner

Shawn C. Steiner is a writer, photographer, and occassional filmmaker based in the greater New York City area. Before working at B&H, he studied both cinema and photography with a strong focus in photojournalism and documentary work. You can check out his Instagram, as well as most other social media accounts, @shawncsteiner to see more of his work.

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2 days ago
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If there is one complaint about instant film cameras, it is that you can’t easily share your photos on social media with your friends. Fujifilm seems to be tackling that problem with the release of the instax SQUARE SQ10 Hybrid Instant Camera, along with...
6 days ago
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Fujifilm is going for both ends of the imaging spectrum with today’s release of the GF 110mm f/2 R LM WR and GF 23mm f/4 R LM WR lenses for the company’s fledgling medium format system. These...
6 days ago
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Nikon has brought the image quality and features of the D500 to a more accessible, yet still very capable body with its release of the D7500 DSLR. This camera uses the same 20.9MP DX-format CMOS sensor, 180,000-pixel RGB metering sensor, and EXPEED 5 processor as its big brother to deliver native...
1 week ago
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Even with the GH5 having just made its way off the shelves, Panasonic isn’t taking going to take a break this NAB, because the manufacturer has just announced a brand new wide-angle zoom for Micro Four Thirds, and an updated 4K-capable point-and-shoot. The Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8...
2 weeks ago
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When you need to throw some soft light onto a subject or scene, it is hard to beat a simple LED panel like the Genaray SpectroLED Essential 500 lights. These panels are available in bi-color 3200-5600K and daylight 5600K versions, and are extremely versatile and modular,...
2 weeks ago
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Canon wants to make sure you have the tools to get a close-up of your subject, with today’s announcement of an EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM Lens for APS-C DSLRs, and the PowerShot...
3 weeks ago
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Zeiss continues to stun with the rate at which they pump out near-perfect glass, this time with the introduction of the Batis 135mm f/2.8 lens for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras. Before jumping into our hands-on impressions, let me run through the core features and specs of this new lens....
3 weeks ago
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Photographers who have been looking for something a bit different from the norm for shaping their light should look at the ParaSail Parabolic Umbrella from Angler. Available in 45,...
4 weeks ago
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Undeniably one of the most popular camera series out today is the Fujifilm instax line, and now there is a small but welcome update, in the form of the instax mini 9. Available in Ice Blue,...
1 month ago
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Looking to expand and enhance its line of lighting gear for photographers and videographers, Fotodiox has recently made available larger versions of some of its popular LED panels and a brand new focusable spot fixture. This includes 18 x 18" and...
1 month ago
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Sigma’s latest portrait-length prime lens, the stunning 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art, is now available for pre-order here at B&H. Aiming to find its way into many photographers’ bags, this full-frame lens boasts one of the fastest apertures for its focal length, along with a variety of advanced features,...
2 months ago
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Keep your Profoto Air System and Nikon camera working in perfect sync with the new firmware, version B7. Easily downloaded from the Profoto website and installed via the Air Remote TTL-N’s USB connection, this update ensures full support for the D5 and D500 DSLRs. Also, it fixes an auto-power...
2 months ago
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Sigma continues to release more and more exciting and unique lenses for its ever-expanding Global Vision series, this time with four new full-frame options that will appeal to many photographers. The much-loved Art series sees a trio of options, including an ultra-wide 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM, a perfect...
2 months ago
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Profoto B1, I must thank you for illuminating the way during some of my darkest moments. Before you came along, the idea of having a capable and portable lighting kit of your caliber was unheard of. A stand-alone 500Ws monolight with lightning-fast flash durations and 20 fps burst shooting, and you manage to communicate with my camera in its own TTL language? Now I had access to features such as...
2 months ago
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I quickly fell in love with the Sony RX1R II. It’s small, has a big heart, and can always be found by my side. What caught my eye with this camera was the gorgeous Zeiss Sonnar 35mm lens. I’ve always been partial to this focal length, having owned many varieties of it over the...

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