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If your dreams involve capturing stunning images of beautiful, wild animals in nature, there is no getting around it—you need the right gear. Although every camera can capture wildlife, not all cameras are created equally and some certainly have technological advantages that benefit wildlife photography. We have discussed buying considerations for the right lens in this article, and here we will take a deep dive into what to look for in a camera for dedicated wildlife photography. What Makes a Camera Better for Wildlife? For wildlife
by Cory Rice ·Posted
We write about a broad range of cameras on B&H Explora. But which ones do we have at home and use regularly? Read on to find out. Cory Rice: FUJIFILM GFX 50S II After testing, renting, and dreaming about FUJIFILM’s GFX cameras for the past three years, I finally took the plunge and bought a GFX 50S II two months ago. I have no regrets. Paired with the
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“To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.” There is no better role model for this Thomas Edison quote than Steve Sasson, the electrical engineer fresh out of grad school who was hired to work in a Kodak research lab in 1973. With a passion for scavenging parts and a penchant for invention, he developed the world’s first self-contained digital camera just two years after his arrival in the lab. In honor of National Camera Day, we invited Sasson to the podcast for an in-depth discussion about his invention of this revolutionary
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Sam Hurd and Dixie Dixon may target different photo markets, yet they both prioritize craft and emphasize a human connection to their subjects. In this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we get the lowdown on their respective careers in wedding photography and fashion/lifestyle assignment work as part of our coverage of B&H’s 2023 Depth of Field
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(This episode of the B&H Photography Podcast was originally published on January 20, 2017.) We are living in a Golden Age of landscape photography. Digital cameras and improved software enable the kind of imaging that, until recently, was only possible via the budgets of large publications and the talents and ambitions of a few select photographers. Ambition and talent remain, and with enhanced dynamic range and color algorithms, higher
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It’s worth the time to see the work of photographer Mandy Barker before listening to this episode. Take a glance at the B&H Photography Podcast homepage or Barker’s website to get a sense of the simple but imaginative images she creates; it will certainly enrich the experience of hearing her speak about photographing plastic garbage, which is what she has found to be her calling. Of course, we’re being a bit facetious but, as we discover
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Professional photography Tony Gale is back with an in-depth guide to camera and lens buying, specifically for Sony cameras and lenses. What is the difference between a full frame vs. crop sensor? Should you get a prime or zoom, wide angle or telephoto? What type of lens is perfect for wildlife, portraits, street photography, etc.? Gale answers all these questions and more! Are you a Sony fan? Use the Comments section below to share with us what’s in your kit.
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We were expecting this episode to be a great one, and it did not disappoint. The B&H Photography Podcast team welcomes photographer Lester Sloan and his daughter, author Aisha Sabatini Sloan, to discuss their new book, Captioning the Archives: A Conversation in Photographs and Text. The book is a conversation about photography and photojournalism, but more a conversation between father and daughter, one
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This week on the B&H Photography Podcast, we welcome two old friends of the podcast to talk about the latest gear from their respective companies. First up is Rudy Winston, Technical Advisor at Canon USA, and then we welcome Marc Farb, Technical Rep from Sigma. Both Winston and Farb are breaking records with this, their fifth visit to our show. With Rudy Winston, we discuss a few cameras that were released last year or earlier in 2020, such as the
by John Harris ·Posted
After our introductory lesson to creating narrative and telling personal stories with smartphone cameras, I asked my kids to advance their skill set by telling visual stories using a more advanced, more versatile camera. In this case, they’re using my Sony Alpha a6500 mirrorless
by Jill Waterman ·Posted
The forced isolation of recent weeks has left many of us with extra time to catch up on reading. With that in mind, we’ve compiled this list of ten memorable photographer interviews from the B&H Photo Explora blog, your go-to spot for inspiration, education, and entertainment about photography, video, audio, and media of all sorts. Dig in, and let these stories inspire you to create! Jean Fruth’s Baseball Roots Run Deep If the temporary suspension of all sporting activities has you down,
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
Long awaited and highly anticipated, Leica has, at last, formally announced the S3 Medium Format DSLR camera. Originally unveiled at Photokina 2018, this camera has been on the minds of medium format traditionalists for a while. Bucking the trend of new medium format cameras going the mirrorless route, Leica is sticking with the tried-and-true DSLR design, and keeping compatibility with its lineup of excellent S-System lenses. Bringing the system
by Allan Weitz ·Posted
The introduction of the Nikon D780 answers two burning questions. The first is: “Will there ever be a replacement for the still-popular-after-all-these-years Nikon D750?” The answer is “Yes.”  The second question is: “Does the successful reception of Nikon’s Z-series mirrorless cameras put the kibosh on future DSLR development from Nikon?” The answer
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Kitty Peters from Atola Visuals and Armando Ferreira from Mondo Bytes challenged each other to create a 1-minute film in 1 week. The rules: use the Nikon Z50 and one surprise movie genre. The results: two fantastic short films! See their films and hear their reactions to each other's movies. Learn more about the Nikon Z50, watch our
by Cory Rice ·Posted
Ah, the first camera. Few things spark more passionate reverie in photographers than the camera that got them hooked on making pictures. But what kind of camera should that be? Below are a few suggestions for you or someone you know who is just getting started. There are many, many, many more great cameras than can possibly fit into a single article on this topic, so be sure to browse online or visit in store if you are looking for more options. Mobile Device Accessories Among the consequences of the overwhelming popularity of mobile devices