Tripods Supports & Rigs

0 Views ·Posted 11/21/2023
Join Matt Zefi in the field as he focuses the Sony FE 300mm f/2.8 lens to take photos of birds. Stay tuned for all the tips he shares along the way! 0:00 - Introduction 0:25 - Sony FE 300mm f/2.8 Specs 0:59 - Shutter Speed 1:42 - Eye Autofocus 2:04 - Long Exposure 2:41 - Auto ISO 3:18 - APS-C/Crop Mode 4:09 - With 2x Teleconverter 4:44 - Final Thoughts Are you a fan of the Sony FE 300mm f/2.8? Let us know in the Comments section,
by Rebecca Melville ·Posted 11/10/2023
Content creation has exploded into a multi-billion-dollar industry with no signs of slowing down. While it’s true that anyone with a smartphone can become a content creator, the shift toward polished productions might have you browsing some more professional gadgets. Luckily, affordable, easy-to-use gear is widely available for every kind of content creator. Let’s explore some options you might consider snagging for your new hobby or upcoming project.  Best vlogging cameras for content creatorsBest
0 Views ·Posted 11/06/2023
Capture and create photos in unique ways with light painting. In this video, Susan Magnano teaches you to use the night as your canvas and make your photos shine, whether you're photographing an urban scene or desert landscape. 0:00 - Introduction 1:19 - The Unicorn Photo 4:03 - The Magic of Night Photography 6:11 - Light Painting 6:53 - ABC's of Light Painting 18:50 - Behind the Scenes 33:50 - Building a Photo 45:40 - Final Thoughts 46:46 - Recap Are you a fan of light painting? Have you ever tried it? Share your thoughts and experiences in
by Tim Ireland ·Posted 11/14/2023
Macro photography allows photographers to explore the intricate details of subjects at a 1:1 or greater magnification ratio. However, capturing sharp, stable, and well-lit macro shots can be challenging, due to factors like camera shake, focusing difficulties, and lighting issues. This comprehensive guide will delve into the support systems and related tools that can enhance your macro photography experience, addressing specific challenges that may arise. Stabilization Tools Studio Stands: Studio stands are large, stable support systems
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted 11/14/2023
Many budding sports and wildlife photographers dream of larger and larger lenses that get them closer to the action while letting in more light—allowing blazing-fast, action-freezing shutter speeds that capture priceless moments on the field or out in the field. But, with long lenses comes the increased chance of camera shake due to the extreme focal lengths. How do we combat physics here? Well, if you are entering the world of the
by Alexandra Ibarra ·Posted 11/14/2023
Although capturing the perfect photo is an art, many photographers these days are curious about the world of video. If you're thinking about exploring videography and adding motion to your storytelling tool kit, this guide is for you. We'll help you shift from snapping still shots to creating engaging videos, using the skills you already have. Moving from photography to videography introduces a few key changes. First, unlike photography, which captures a single moment, videography is about the passage of time, showing change and progression.
by Jordan Gallant ·Posted 09/21/2023
Buying new gadgets is thrilling, but if you run out of mounting space on your camera rig, some of that excitement turns to the dread of “Where will I put this?” Be prepared for any form of gear expansion with the Wooden Camera Accessory Plates and say goodbye to the days of jury-rigging accessories to your camera. Wooden Camera Accessory Plates The
0 Views ·Posted 09/01/2023
Get ready to bring powerful lens control to your camera rig with Tilta’s updated Nucleus Nano II wireless FIZ lens controller system. The updated Nucleus Nano II system is made up of a wireless touchscreen hand controller unit and a powerful, compact
by Stepan Andranikian ·Posted 09/18/2023
There's nothing like the feeling you get after playing your footage from an arduous day of filming, when you realize that everything you shot looks like your camera stumbled into a rogue washing machine, which then toppled down a comically large mountain range. Nothing like it. Unintentionally shaky footage can make a seemingly successful shoot become the bane of one's career. While there are certain measures one can take to mitigate the shakiness of footage in post, nothing will be as painless as simply stabilizing during production—hence the
by Nwakego Nwasike ·Posted 08/31/2023
From its roots as a small mom-and-pop store to the worldwide brand it is today, B&H Photo Video Pro Audio has been helping professionals and amateurs alike achieve their photo, video, and pro audio goals since 1973. This year marks 50 years of business for B&H and, to celebrate the occasion, we hosted the Bild Expo, a two-day conference at the Javits Center in Manhattan, on September 6–7
0 Views ·Posted 08/17/2023
Filmmaker Rubidium Wu dives into the DJI Ronin 4D. Wu explains how the Ronin 4D captures smooth footage, regardless of your skill level, letting you take your filmmaking to new dimensions. 0:00 - Introduction 1:09 - Different Gimbals and Camera Movements 7:15 - The Ronin 4D 11:00 - The Oner Example 18:00 - Lenses for the Ronin 4D 20:17 - Keeping the Flow of the Scene with the Ronin 4D 29:33 - Aperture Control 33:30
by Stepan Andranikian ·Posted 08/10/2023
So you just landed your very first music video gig. Congratulations! You’re about to enter a wonderful world where your creative vision will translate music into a compelling visual medium. But where or how do you start? You probably have a camera, a lens, and an idea that will help you realize your vision. However, a camera and lens alone probably won't cut it for certain shots and effects. In this guide, we’re going to look at some equipment that can commonly be found on a music video production set to help make your vision a reality. Tripod
by Stepan Andranikian ·Posted 08/18/2023
Long-time filmmakers can attest to the fact that while gear isn't everything, the right tools can make breathing life into a shot exponentially easier and more enjoyable. Today, we’re taking a perfunctory glance at camera sliders, stabilizers, and gimbals and how each plays a unique role in realizing your cinematic visions. Camera Sliders Camera sliders are just what they sound like: tools designed to slide your camera along a horizontal plane, producing smooth, stable, and controlled tracking shots. There is a variety of sliders available
0 Views ·Posted 07/21/2023
Join Matt in the mountains of Zion National Park as he captures long-exposure light trails from passing cars. You'll learn the process step by step, from location scouting to shooting to editing. 0:00 - In This Video 0:30 - Location Scouting and Gear 3:10 - Photographing, Step by Step 5:40 - Editing (Lightroom & Photoshop) 11:31 - Results Do you have any long-exposure shooting tips to share? Give us a shout in the Comments section, below.
0 Views ·Posted 07/10/2023
Matt Zefi is on location in Zion National Park to teach you how to photograph bodies of water. Watch this B&H video and learn how to compose a photo and get some recommendations for the gear and settings you’ll need when photographing moving water. 0:00 - In This Video 0:32 - Finding Your Composition 1:59 - Gear 3:51 - Settings 5:56 – Zefi’s Images 6:18 - Final Thoughts Are you a pro at capturing moving water? Let us know in the Comments section, below.