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 to find out what kind of drive is recommended for your undertaking.
Photo and Video Enthusiasts, Creative Content Professionals, and Power Users
“I solemnly swear to back up my important documents and precious memories on March 31.” That is the pledge for World Backup Day, an organization whose goal is to make sure your personal data is safe. It is a noble mission, and B&H would like to do our part to spread the message and help provide some resources so you can start backing up.
This page is neither officially supported nor endorsed by World Backup Day.
What Would You Do If You Lost Everything?
It’s a chilling question, and hopefully
When friends ask how I manage to create a full work-from-home setup in my small Brooklyn bedroom, I tell them, “Patience, a bit of finessing, and a monitor arm.” Specifically, the LX Monitor Arm from Ergotron, which has quickly become one of my favorite work-from-home accessories and the reason my small desk space is so functional.
Between high-resolution video clips, B-roll, music, effects, and more, it’s clear that you can never have enough storage when creating professional-grade video content. For instance, one hour of 8K REDCODE RAW 75 footage takes up about 7.29TB, which amounts to 121.5GB per minute, and storage requirements are bound to grow as we move toward 12K or higher resolutions. Even working at 4K resolution can amount to around 741.6GB for an hour of RAW BMPC 24 footage.
So, whether you prefer to shoot in compressed or uncompressed formats, it’s safe to
Zhiyun just announced its MOLUS series, which joins the ranks of the brand’s robust compact lighting catalogue. These new Bi-Color Mini COB Monolights come in G60 and X100 flavors, denoting their respective 60W and 100W of power output. Available
Angelbird has just released a new batch of ruggedized AV PRO microSD cards aimed at users in need of a more durable memory card with better safeguards against extreme conditions and harsh production environments.
AV PRO microSD card
According to Angelbird's specs, the AV PRO cards are designed to capture
Revered manufacturer Sennheiser is bringing its years of audio expertise to streamers and podcasters with the new Profile USB Microphone, a versatile and easy-to-use USB-C mic that’s ready for a wide variety of content creation, streaming, gaming, and educational applications when paired with your computer or mobile device.
When wedding, portrait, and event photos are required outside of the studio, you often need to bring portable lighting kits. As we all know, houses of worship and event spaces are rarely lighting friendly to the wedding shooter and portrait photographer. While we all wish we had enough hired help to lug full-sized lights and heavy C-stands to our locations, portable light kits help photographers get the shots their clients demand without requiring pack
When it came to upgrading the first iteration of the Solidcom C1 Wireless Intercom System, Hollyland knew it had to outfit the next version with something good, and boy did this brand do it. The new Solidcom C1 Pros feature dual-microphones with Environmental Noise Cancellation (ENC) technology for the
The world got a glimpse of a new RED V-RAPTOR camera, in 2022, when the initial V-RAPTOR RHINO 8K S35 model in gray was released. Now, B&H is pleased to announce additions to the lineup: the V-RAPTOR 8K S35 and XL 8K S35 DSMC3 cinema cameras. These
Godox has added three new Bi-Color LED Monolights to its already impressive lineup of lighting products: the SL150III BI, SL200III BI, and the SL300III BI. Promising high color fidelity, seamless control, and a
Sony gives 50mm f/1.4 G Master treatment, Blackmagic has a switcher and studio cameras, and RØDE gives the NT1 5th Gen a digital upgrade.
Week of February 19, 2023
Nearly all the bases were covered this week with some pro video equipment, a bunch of new lenses, a new microphone, and a few other items. It was another exciting week, which only adds to the fun since we are currently working through the CP+ trade show and WPPI is coming up. But in the meantime, we are likely to have a few more things show up.
Sony gives the 50mm f/1.4 a G Master
Godox has announced the KNOWLED RGBWW Pixel Tube Lights, available in 2, 4, and 8-foot lengths. Perfect for lighting tight spaces or combining to illuminate larger subjects, these versatile LEDs are equally suited to matching environmental light or adding creative colors in the frame.
KNOWLED RGBWW Pixel Tube Lights
When was the last time you updated your website? Despite the popularity and traction of social media sites, having a stand-alone website to promote your work and build your brand is key to connecting with your given audience. In this week’s podcast, we explore the dynamics of building and maintaining a professional-caliber website with insights from both sides of the coin.
We start by chatting with website designer Alex Vita, who shares pet peeves, as well as the best practices he’s honed over more than 13 years of work with photo-industry
Few RØDE products are as iconic or well known as the NT1 large-diaphragm condenser microphone, and now RØDE is proud to introduce its latest update to that popular line of large-diaphragm mics, the NT1 5th Generation. Available in black or silver varieties, this next-generation