Many newbie photographers tend to look for a solid detachable camera flash following their first DSLR purchase. The allure of a sweet third-party flash deal is hard to pass up, especially for fledgling photographers who might want to practice with a cost-efficient flash over an expensive name brand. Regardless of your skill level or budget, third-party on-camera flashes have a lot to offer, and we are going to highlight a couple that are worth checking out
A future career path wasn’t even a blip on the radar when Sara Dietschy first displayed the determination and moxie that would catapult her to Internet stardom in the traditionally male-driven arena of tech. As a 4-year-old in Grapevine, Texas, she just wanted to play sports with the boys.
Dietschy credits her parents, particularly her mother, with the total support that has allowed her to always follow her dreams. “From that early on I was like, ‘You know what mom, the ladies aren't taking this as seriously as I would like to, I think we're
In 1975, the Internet didn’t exist, smartphones didn’t exist, wafer-thin laptops were a pipedream, and if you were a photographer, you shot film. Thanks to a Kodak employee named Steven Sasson, all this was about to change. By hacking parts of an old Kodak Super 8 movie camera together with a half dozen or so circuit boards and a 2MP monochrome CCD sensor, Sasson created what is recognized as the first working digital camera. Though considered more of a curiosity than an industry game changer early on, photographers began reckoning with the
by Staff Writer · Posted 09/25/2019
Upgrade your everyday carry with the Canon M200 Mirrorless Camera, available in black or white finishes. Designed to be lightweight and well featured, this updated entry-level model will serve well as a tool
It was October of 2012, and I was in the middle of a 40 km trek to remote Hmong and Khmu villages outside of Luang Prabang, in Northern Laos. I was two months into a fifteen-month trip around the world that I had been dreaming of for quite some time and planning for a year prior to my departure. I spent more time debating which camera system to bring than anything else. I forwent my film cameras for a DSLR with a few different lenses and a
Whether you live to take photos, or take photos to earn a living, few things compare to the joy and satisfaction of making a new portfolio featuring your best shots. Besides being rewarding activities, marketing, meeting with buyers, and showing new work is essential to the success of a professional photographer. Slower periods such as those around holidays, the end of summer, and the first month of the year are ideal times to get your promotional materials in tiptop shape. Be sure to gather supplies ahead of time, as some portfolio materials
Beep, beep, beep... that's the sound of the Nikon truck backing up to the loading dock at B&H, delivering the wealth of new cameras that Nikon is introducing for the 2015 shooting season. In addition to a D810 DSLR specifically reëngineered for astrophotography and a D750 Filmmakers Kit, Nikon has also announced nine new COOLPIX point-and-shoot cameras that are sure to please every type of shooter. And don’t forget the many new accessories that complement the use of this impressive new crop of cameras.
The compact camera market is broad, and Olympus holds its own as one of the top manufacturers of quality point-and-shoot devices. Their 2013 lineup offers perfect solutions for a range of both traditional and unique applications; whether it’s taking to the seas with the rugged Tough series or shooting from nearly anywhere with some of the smallest ultra-zoom cameras on the market.
The Olympus SH-50 iHS, available in black or
Nikon’s 2013 spring lineup of compact cameras brings an element of creative energy to the formerly static realm of point-and-shoot cameras. Whether you prefer ultimate manual control or look to the assistive functionality of automatic shooting modes, there’s a camera to fit your needs.
The Nikon COOLPIX A, which comes in
by Megan Iverson · Posted 11/16/2012
Even with the dropping prices of DSLRs and the rising appeal of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, the so called “bridge” camera is as popular as ever. “Bridge cameras” are big-bodied, big-zoom point-and-shoot cameras that have the look and heft of a more expensive and feature-heavy camera but still maintain the simplicity of the standard and compact point-and-shoot cameras.
People will usually purchase “bridge cameras” as they become more serious about photography. They may want to experience shooting with a bridge camera before
The new Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR is a compact point-and-shoot camera featuring a 16 megapixel 1/2” EXR-CMOS imaging sensor and long-reach 20x zoom lens. Its wireless capabilities allow you to share your images instantly through the use of smartphone and tablet apps and post them online wherever you go. Additionally, this camera gives you the ability to capture still images or HD videos in a variety of conditions, due to its low-light