Eric Reichbaum

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8 years ago
In this video from Kelby Media, Larry Becker demonstrates the vast capabilities of the Manfrotto Digital Director, a tethering solution that connects a Canon or Nikon DSLR to an iPad. Follow along and he shows what this innovative technology can do, and how it can improve your shooting workflow. We hope…
8 years ago
Maybe you’re an amateur digital photographer, or a young professional photographer who got into photography after darkrooms were removed from your school’s classroom, and you’re interested in shooting film but you don’t know where to begin. This guide will help you navigate your way through the multitude of options out there. While there aren’t nearly as many types or sizes of film as there were…
8 years ago
The word “professional” gets thrown around quite often in the photography industry, often without much credence; however, the Roundshot VR Drive Metric Panoramic Head from Seitz is just that—a professional’s tool. Used by forensic teams, real estate agents, engineers, and other…
8 years ago
Form and function combine to make the newest releases from Gitzo an impressive lot. A Series 1 Traveler Center Ball Head and Series…
8 years ago
If you are a photo enthusiast or passionate photo hobbyist, the 290-Series supports from Manfrotto are made just for you. Three different lines in the series aim to meet the needs of most: the 290 Dual, Xtra, and Light. The 290 Dual aluminum tripods feature a 90° center column and four leg-angle positions to…
8 years ago
Nikon’s newest additions to their line of professional FX-format lenses are sure to please a variety of photographers as all three lenses have very different applications. Nikon’s AF-S NIKKOR 24-…
8 years ago
Benro has long been a supplier of quality camera-support systems, and now, the company sees a complete brand overhaul, from the smallest ball head up to the sturdiest tripod. Leading the pack is the MACH3 line of tripods and monopods, which feature magnesium…
8 years ago
Control your Nikon or Canon flashes wirelessly with i-TTL and E-TTL/II functionality from up to 300' feet away with the FreeWave Aviator Transceiver and Aviator Receiver. The transceiver is a combination transmitter and receiver that provides +/-3 EV flash compensation and high-speed sync up to 1/8,…
8 years ago
I couldn’t wait to try out Dynalite’s new Baja B4 monolights ever since their announcement in October of 2014, so I was understandably excited when I got word that I would have the opportunity to take them home for a couple of weeks and put them through the ringer. With nothing on the…
8 years ago
There are innumerable ways to produce aesthetically unique images, whether you’re using a filter on your smartphone, shooting on expired film, or using a specialty lens from Lensbaby on your DSLR camera. Lensbaby is a company known for optics that provide soft focus, selective focus, or other effects that most other lenses try to specifically avoid, hence the uniqueness of their optic systems.…
9 years ago
If you use a speed light on your camera, chances are that at some point you will move that flash off your camera and, when you do, a whole new world opens up before your eyes. You’ll start to have dreams of umbrellas, softboxes, reflectors, light stands, beauty dishes, and other light modifiers that can turn a…
9 years ago
You’ve probably heard the astounding Instagram numbers before: 200+ million monthly active users, 58 million images uploaded per day, 1.7 billion likes per day! With such an oversaturated platform, how can you possibly stand out? Well the truth is that there are probably as many ways to stand out as there are photos uploaded each day, but here we’re going to concentrate on just one: your camera…
9 years ago
Chances are that most of you have a pile of family photo albums sitting in a box somewhere that rarely, if ever, get to see the light of day. We live in a world where photos are shared constantly through social media, text messages, and email. Wouldn’t you like to share those older family photos as well? Wouldn’t you love to surprise your sibling with a #TBT (throw-back Thursday) Instagram photo…
9 years ago
Ideal for wildlife or outdoor sports photographers, the new Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM is an impressive update of the original…