Sam Mallery

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8 years ago
No matter what you're using to shoot video these days—a mirrorless hybrid, a DSLR, or a more traditional palm- or shoulder-mount camera—you are capturing both moving images and sound. Although more emphasis is placed on the visuals, the importance of sound should never be overlooked. There are a great number of things you can do to improve the audio quality of your video productions, and using a…
8 years ago
Compared to other kinds of electronics, purchasing a record player is typically a more meaningful acquisition. It carries with it a commitment to embrace the technology of yesterday. It makes it possible to play the music of past generations—not from compressed, impersonal Internet streams—but often from the same…
8 years ago
Imagine you’re a famous rock star, and you just got on stage in front of thousands of screaming fans. When you approach the microphone, you realize that your absent-minded roadie forgot to adjust the stand to your specified height. Thankfully, the microphone stand in front of you has a special grip that lets you adjust it easily. You don’t need to grab the stand forcefully with both hands to…
9 years ago
Over the course of the past decade, Sony has transformed itself from being a minor player in the digital point-and-shoot camera market—to being an innovative leader in the design of photographic equipment for professionals and consumers. The infographic below tells the story of the unconventional path Sony has taken, starting with their first DSLR in 2006, the A100, and ending with their most…
9 years ago
Whether you grew up listening to records, or you recently discovered collecting and playing vinyl, the idea of recording your favorite vinyl records into your computer may have crossed your mind. Having a digitized version of your vinyl collection is useful for loading songs into portable devices and for having an archive of your favorite tunes in the digital realm. When captured properly, a…
9 years ago
Voice-overs are an essential ingredient in the creation of dynamic media. They can be an unseen character in a story, or just a friendly voice persuading you to buy pet food. Voice-overs are found in every form of media, from news reporting to experimental filmmaking. Even photo slideshows can benefit from a well-executed voice-over. Creating a voice-over isn’t difficult to do, and the basic…
9 years ago
No matter what you're using to shoot video these days—a mirrorless hybrid, a DSLR, or a more traditional palm- or shoulder-mount camera—you are capturing both moving images and sound. Although more emphasis is placed on the visuals, the importance of sound should never be overlooked. There are a great number of things you can do to improve the audio quality of your video productions, and using a…
9 years ago
There is elegance in the application of excellence, and one look at the Hasselblad Stellar Special Edition Digital Camera should crystallize this concept. For those who appreciate the beauty of ultimate design, the value of fine materials in an era of plastic, and the cognizance to employ a graceful and…
9 years ago
Award-winning professional photographer Michael Grecco is a big proponent of storing your working archive on local hard drives. We spoke to Grecco earlier this year about inspiration, creativity, and gear in our Finding a New Road article. His latest initiative is a new resource…

Camera experts from B&H Photo share their thoughts on the just announced Canon 7D Mark II DSLR. Check out this story and more at www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/

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10 years ago
On Tuesday May 27th, B&H hosted a live video presentation that brought together filmmakers David Flores and Eduardo Angel, as well as Matt Frazer, the National Product Trainer for Panasonic's Lumix line, to discuss the virtues of shooting both video and still photos with the…

In last week's "Guess the Gear" section of B&H Explora, we featured a cropped image of a relatively bare, orange spherical object.

10 years ago

On Tuesday, March 18, B&H hosted a live webcast on the topic of Sony's Alpha A7 and A7R full-frame mirrorless digital cameras.

10 years ago

B&H wasn't the only photographic institution to celebrate its 40th anniversary last year. The venerable Maine Media Workshops did so, as well. In this article, Gabriel Biderman, from B&H, chats with Elizabeth Greenberg, the Vice President of Academic Affairs at the Maine Media Workshops and College, about the unique experience their workshops provide.

10 years ago