Did you know there is a virtually separate camera store that lives inside the B&H Photo SuperStore, in New York City? The B&H Used Department can be found at the top of the staircase leading to the second floor of B&H Photo’s expansive showrooms or online! There you can sell your used gear, or you can purchase used gear in great condition. Not only does it have a selection of
As she approached her 40th birthday, Jennifer McClure decided to take stock of her life, using photography as a vehicle to explore why things had never really worked the way she thought they would.
Her previous work with self-portraits offered a basic framework for making the pictures, yet nothing could prepare her for the discovery she would make from the photographs themselves, which was the opposite of what she had expected. “I was just shocked,” she admits. “I didn't know self-portraits could take me there.”
Photographs © Jennifer McClure
If you've always wanted to get better results from your portrait photography lighting, but are fearful of the process, then JC Carey has a simple solution! In this B&H Event Space video, Carey discusses how lens selection, camera settings, and the lighting gear itself will inform your creative choices during a photo shoot. At the end of this presentation, you will know the three steps for setting up your off-camera flash outdoors!
Are you fearful of setting up portrait lighting? Watch this video and fear no more!
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“How do you make pictures about a person who doesn't exist anymore?” This was the fundamental question facing Jessica Hines while sorting through a box of her brother Gary’s letters, photographs, and other objects from his military service in Vietnam some 35 years after his return—25 years after his life ended in a battle with post-traumatic stress.
Photographs © Jessica Hines
This is an encore presentation of an episode first published in November 2018. When we finished recording this episode, Jay Maisel asked us which podcast episode was our favorite. It didn’t take Allan a second to answer, “This one!” While we now have recorded more than three hundred, there is no doubt that this episode of the B&H Photography Podcast is very
Leave it to the world of photography to confuse size and speed. In lens-speak, the term “fast glass” refers to lenses with large apertures. The aperture is the opening of a lens. The aperture’s size is expressed as a number that shows the ratio of the opening to the lens’s focal length. This number is referred to as an f/number, f/stop, focal ratio, f/ratio, or relative aperture.
What Does a Fast Lens Give You?
These large-aperture lenses
Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom is in the field to teach you how to compose striking wildlife photographs, how to choose your camera settings, and how to be creative in your wildlife photography. Using the Nikon Z9, she photographs wolves, buffalo, and other species of wildlife.
On what kind of wildlife adventure do you want to go?
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Professional photographer Joe Edelman walks through the portrait lighting setups he's used during his creative photo shoots, including how to use color gels for lighting. Want to know more about planning a portrait photo shoot? Watch this video.
Do you have any tips of your own to share? Do it, in the Comments section.
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Our guest on this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast is food photographer Christina Peters, and we start with a discussion of Peters’ macro food photography. We learn about her work with medium and large format systems, including FUJIFILM cameras. We also explore focus stacking, tilt-shift lenses, and when and why she might choose her
Canon Explorer of Light Michele Celentano shares five tips for more successful family photo shoots, from consulting beforehand to directing children. If you’ve ever had to wrangle a family for a portrait, this video could be very beneficial to you.
How do you go about photographing a family? Share in the Comments section.
Joe Edelman believes that portraits don't need to be basic or traditional; they can be very creative. Watch this video and learn how to come up with creative photography ideas, how to plan your photo shoot, how to collaborate with your model, and more!
How do you find photo inspiration? Do you study the portraiture of the great masters? Do you have a muse? Use the Comments section to discuss.
Brandi Nicole shares five creative photography ideas for using the Nanlite Pavotube II 30X Lighting Kit. Go behind the scenes in her home studio and learn how to use these RGBWW LED tube lights. We hope these portrait photography tips inspire you to try your own photo shoot at home.
How do you get creative with your photography lighting? Tell us, in the Comments section.
On today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we talk to an old friend about a new book―two-time past guest Amy Touchette joins us to discuss her book of street portraits. She also brings a friend with her, none other than photographer Larry Fink. Is it fair to call Fink a photo legend? We think so, and clearly the people at the
What's in Nikon Ambassador and wildlife photographer Kristi Odom's camera bag? She'll cover every piece of gear she packed for this Yellowstone National Park trip, such as cameras, lenses, accessories, and even clothing!
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Introducing the Kristi Odom Wildlife Photography Series!
JOBY, long known for its useful and effective handheld support systems, such as the GorillaPod, is diving into the full-size arena with a line of lightweight and easy-to-use tripods and a clever monopod. These “Compact” tools are all built with the needs of on-the-go content creators and vloggers in mind and even pull some inspiration from the