News Roundup

by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 03/17/2023
Sennheiser releases the Profile USB Condenser Microphone, DJI launches the Mini 2 SE drone, Sony creates the VENICE 4K Live Bundle, and more. Week of March 12, 2023 It has been a light week in terms of announcements, with a few new releases from Sennheiser, DJI, and Sony. To make up for it, we’re going to take a look at some of our latest videos, with a focus on portraiture and one on upgrading your computer’s GPU. Sennheiser’s New Mic for Streaming and Podcasting There’s no denying the popularity of livestreaming and podcasting, and
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 03/10/2023
Leica goes long with a tele-zoom and teleconverter, RED releases the 8K S35 sensor, Sonos reimagines its wireless speakers, and more new releases from DZOFilm and Hollyland. Week of March 05, 2023 It's a new week and new round of releases at B&H. This time it's another multi-category week of launches, with something for the photographer, cinematographer, and home entertainment enthusiasts out there. Plus, we still have some deals from WPPI, which happened this week in Las Vegas, as well as a special episode of the B&H Photography
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 03/03/2023
Covering the full range of categories here at B&H, this week we've seen a new wireless systems from Shure for the pro audio world, new LED lights from Aputure and amaran for video and photo applications, a new FUJIFILM INSTAX instant film camera, a few unique accessories for cinematographers, the latest Godox lights, and a couple of special edition releases from Bose® and Leica. Shure broadens its bandwidth with the GLX-D+ Dual-Band Wireless System Expanding into the 5.8 GHz range, Shure has made it easier to find a reliable wireless band
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 02/24/2023
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
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 02/17/2023
DZOFilm has another new lens, Profoto has new Clic modifiers, and Zoom releases a 32-bit audio interface. Week of February 12, 2023 We have something for everyone this week with DZOFilm, Profoto, Zoom, and more in the mix. DZOFilm released its second lens announcement for the year with a wide-angle zoom: the Pictor Zoom 12-25mm T2.8 Lens for Super 35mm systems. Profoto added some more options to its compact Clic modifier lineup with new
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 02/10/2023
What a week! Tons of you showed up for the B&H Depth of Field conference, in person here in New York and online through our virtual portal. On top of that, we had loads of new camera and lens announcements from Canon, Nikon,
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 02/03/2023
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
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 01/27/2023
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
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 01/20/2023
Lots of stuff on the agenda this week—some of which even shocked us! Most relevant to our creative audience is likely the Sony FE 20-70mm f/4 G Lens, a fresh take on the mid-range standard zoom with an extra-wide starting focal length. Apple's surprise launch of upgraded MacBook Pros starring the M2 Pro and M2 Max chips was another big update for anyone in the market for a new
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 01/13/2023
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
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 01/06/2023
CES 2023 is dominating headlines this week, and it certainly seems like the show is returning to its pre-pandemic highs. For us, the most relevant bits revolve around photography and imaging tech, of which there is plenty to discuss. Panasonic takes top billing with the launch of the LUMIX S5 II series—its first camera with phase-detect autofocus. Nikon also got into the mix with lens announcements. Beyond that, we have some end-of-2022 news to catch up on quickly. There is lots of fun to kick off the new year, so let's get into it. CES 2023