It's always quiet before the storm, and the storm heading our way soon is B&H's own Depth of Field conference centered around fashion, wedding, portrait, and event photography. Being both in person and online this year means that anyone can experience it. In other news, RØDE released the NTH-Mic, a detachable, high-quality microphone for the
As we turn the corner into 2023, the emerging landscape for photography seems split between mirrorless maximalism, exemplified in the fourth-quarter releases of the FUJIFILM X-T5 and Hasselblad X2D 100C, and the triumphant resurgence of film that has culminated in Leica's re-release of its iconic M6 and an eleventh-hour announcement of an exploratory film camera project from RICOH Imaging's Pentax brand. It's more than a little strange that only two months earlier, Pentax announced its newest camera, the
With the GeForce RTX 40 Series Laptops, NVIDIA delivers the Ada Lovelace architecture, GeForce RTX 4090 and 4080 laptop GPUs, and 5th-gen Max-Q technologies, increasing performance and efficiency. Powered by 13th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and RTX 4080 and 4090 laptop GPUs, these laptops run up to three times more efficiently than previous-gen NVIDIA flagship laptops, enabling you to game at higher detail and speeds, as well as power through creative workloads in a shorter amount of
When it comes to choosing the best color-critical monitor, today's creatives enjoy a near-limitless range of viable options. But just because there are plenty of options available doesn't mean choosing the right monitor is an easy task. Finding the monitor that best addresses your needs and your budget can be a real chore, which is why I was delighted to review ViewSonic's latest monitor, the ColorPro VP2776, and see for myself if it
This has been a light week with only a couple of announcements for those into video production. Tascam made a niftier version of its 32-bit handheld audio recorder with the Portacapture X6, and Teradek launched the Prism Mobile, a professional camera-back encoder for 4K HDR streaming.
Tascam Portacapture X6
A handheld audio recorder has been a mainstay of the indie filmmaker's kit for a long while now, and Tascam has always had some
FUJIFILM announced several firmware updates for the X-H2S and X-H2 cameras and the XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens. This marks version 3.00 for the X-H2S, which improves its already stellar autofocus performance. Users can expect enhanced
Apple has announced a new, supposedly improved, second-generation HomePod Smart Speaker. The announcement comes just a day after the reveal of the new MacBook and Mac mini, continuing Apple’s recent trend of rolling out revised products on the heels of its keynote. The revamped HomePod is the first update to the full-sized model
If you’re looking to upgrade your production with a 6K full-frame cinema-style look, Kinefinity has just released two large-format cameras, the MAVO mark2 S35 and the MAVO mark2 LF. The brand has also created two new Agile Pack camera kits that include accessories for the
When it comes to computer peripherals, Logitech is one of the most widely recognized and well-regarded brands available. Not surprisingly, its exhaustive list of accessories includes several peripherals that pair nicely with Apple’s long list of computer offerings. Here’s a closer look at some of the current offerings of Apple-exclusive accessories, including those geared toward getting the most out of your MacBook series laptop.
MX Master 3S
I have two desktop setups, one at home with my Macbook and PC combined, and an office setup that is PC
If you are a content creator shopping for a pro-grade monitor that can fully support your workflow without obliterating your bank account, the PD3420Q monitor from BenQ might just be the affordable screen of your dreams. Featuring a gorgeous IPS panel with 10-bit color support, this monitor has plenty of connectivity options and more than a few panel-specific features, making it a solid professional monitor at a reasonable cost
Announced in a press release during the early hours of January 17, 2023, Apple introduced two next-gen SoCs (system on a chip), the M2 Pro and M2 Max. Building on the M2 architecture found on the MacBook Air, these two SoCs push the performance of Apple Silicon to new frontiers. The M2 Pro and M2 Max chips can be found on the 14" and 16" MacBook Pro models while Apple updated the Mac mini with M2 and M2 Pro chips.
Built using second-generation 5nm process technology, the M2 Pro consists of 40 billion transistors, which is almost 20
Logitech, a mainstay in computer peripherals, offers a full catalog of accessories that will help you get the most out of your Chromebook. From wireless keyboards to pro-caliber webcams, if there’s a Chromebook accessory you need, odds are Logitech makes it. Here are some of our favorite Chromebook-enabled accessories from Logitech.
Wireless Keyboard: Logitech K580, K585, & MK470 Combo
The Logitech K580 Keyboard was
Following CES is not an easy task, so one would think that this week would’ve been very quiet. This was mostly true in terms of huge announcements (e.g. cameras) although DJI, Sigma, and DZOFilm all had some notable releases.
DJI’s biggest announcement is the new smallest pro gimbal in its lineup: the RS 3 Mini. Sigma brought out its second Sports lens for mirrorless systems with a superzoom 60-600mm, DZOFilm expanded its large-format
Photographers and filmmakers of the past used to break out homemade tricks—some innovative and fun—when trying to achieve special effects to make their images stand out from the crowd. Many of us have heard of the technique of smearing petroleum jelly on a lens filter for soft-focus effects. Today, one company—Lensbaby—has brought professional-grade optical tools to the world of creative photography and videography, allowing users to create
Obtaining the perfect picture with high-quality visuals can be elusive for some creative producers and gamers alike. Color calibration, gamut, and panel technology are a few of the key elements that make a solid display suitable for photo and video editors, as well as gaming enthusiasts and at CES 2023, Dell, Samsung, ASUS, HP, and more are bringing some of their best and brightest to the table.
HP E27k G5
Constructed from 90% recycled and renewable materials like aluminum, ocean-sourced plastics, and even coffee grounds, HP gives creatives an