Photography Accessories

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You just got a new camera and lens kit! Now what? Sony Alpha ambassador Mahesh Thapa breaks down some amazing accessories for your photography kit, such as filters, tripods, bags, and much more! 0:00 - Intro 2:18 - Beginner lenses 5:48 - Memory cards 8:40 - Accessories for outdoor shooting 11:12 - Batteries 12:28 - Bubble levels 13:54 - Tripods & other mounts 22:14 - Filters 26:08 - More go-to accessories 32:30 - Must-have non-photo accessories 36:19 - Mics 37:33 - Gloves 39:15 - Screen protector 40:55 - Q&A Sponsored by
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For artists and photographers who make their art on paper, a key consideration is how it will be displayed later. In this B&H video, Barrie Lynn Bryant demonstrates viable options for artists and photographers to use for displaying their works with the art of framing. 0:00 - Introduction 1:30 - Bryant’s Intro 5:36 - Frame History 8:03 - Displaying Your Work with the Community 11:21 - Studying Framing 18:47 - Printing and Shrink Wrapping 21:10 - What Goes into Framing 29:50 - Printing on a Prism Jet Printer 32:02 - When to Use a Picture
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Professional photographer Mahesh Thapa shares what's in his travel camera backpack, including camera bodies, lenses, filters, a tripod, and other accessories. Plus, Thapa discusses the apps he uses to plan his photos, the composition rules he utilizes, and more. Whether you're capturing mountains or buildings, these travel photography tips will improve your images! What's in your camera bag? Is there something you carry that we have not included in this video? Tell us what it might be, in the Comments section! Sponsored by
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Except for the new flagship OM SYSTEM OM-1 Mirrorless Camera (formerly Olympus), there haven’t been many major camera announcements thus far in 2022, so we thought for this episode of the B&H Photography Podcast we’d start an introductory conversation about photo accessories and the wide range of
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If you use an interchangeable-lens mirrorless digital camera, you know that one of the pleasures of mirrorless shooting is the ability to use lens-mount adapters to photograph with any number of vintage lenses (manual focus or autofocus), as well as some modern-day lenses from your favorite optical manufacturers. When using a crop sensor camera, you might have stumbled across adapters with the monikers
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There are few things as slow and tedious in the photographic world as threading a head on a tripod or a camera on a tripod head—or turning of any threaded screw, for that matter. The process of threading a camera on a tripod has been mostly eliminated by the invention of the quick-release (QR) dovetail plate. Can this concept and functionality be brought forward into the world of the modern creative? The Manfrotto MOVE Ecosystem has done just that. The previous sentence had the word “Ecosystem” in it. MOVE is truly a system of accessories and
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There’s always room for improvement, even for the most tried-and-true designs. Such logic guides the thinking behind the Pelican Air™ lineup, a lightweight reboot of some of the industry’s most trusted hard cases. I tested the Pelican Air 1525TP™, a mid-size case fitted
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Conflict photography of the past twenty years is a subject we have discussed in previous episodes with photographers, psychologists, and scholars, but
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For roughly 50 years, Manfrotto has been leading the way in delivering quality and capable camera and lighting supports to photographers and videographers around the globe. Many years ago, I was traveling to visit family in my hometown of New Orleans. I was dabbling in night photography and my grandfather’s discount-store tripod was not making the grade. I went to a local camera store and bought my first “real” tripod. Excited about my new purchase, I called my
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PNY has just announced the X-PRO 90 line of UHS-II SDXC memory cards, designed to keep pace with the increasing rigors of high-resolution still and video capture. Available in 64, 128, and 256GB capacities and harnessing the power of UHS-II to reach write speeds up to 280MB/s and read speeds up to 300MB/s, the X-PRO 90 is a solid card whether your job requires capturing bursts of raw stills or recording uninterrupted
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ProGrade has rolled out the latest CFexpress card from its factory. The ProGrade Digital 160GB CFexpress Type A Cobalt Memory Card is designed to keep up with today’s super-high-resolution digital cameras by offering 800 MB/s read speeds and sustained write speeds of up to 400 MB/s (VPG 400), designed specifically for digital video capture. The card has a maximum write speed of 700 MB/s.
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This week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast provides a lesson we all can use: how to be better businesspeople while we are being better photographers. Much of this advice comes from our intriguing guest, photographer and educator Todd Bigelow. A longtime pro, Bigelow has freelanced for the likes of Sports Illustrated and The Los Angeles Times, among many other editorial and commercial clients, and he is a
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Manfrotto has added six new covers with vintage-inspired designs to the modular EzyFrame Background System. Drawing from some of its most popular collapsible background patterns, the new options include: Ink, Sage,
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Manfrotto has just announced refreshes of three of its camera bag families, including the PRO Light gear, the Advanced lineup, and the Street series. With myriad options in these series of bags, Manfrotto is meeting the needs not only of professional photographers, but also of videographers and filmmakers, as well. Let’s look at the improved bags and their new features. PRO Light The PRO Light collection was designed for high-demand professional photographers and
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If you are a photographer who goes way off the beaten path for multi-day treks, Lowepro has just released the pinnacle of its PhotoSport backpack line―introducing the PhotoSport Pro 55L AW III and the larger PhotoSport Pro 70L AW III with compatible GearUp Pro II camera box inserts.