Shawn C. Steiner

Shawn C. Steiner

Shawn C. Steiner is a writer, photographer, and occassional filmmaker based in the greater New York City area. Before working at B&H, he studied both cinema and photography with a strong focus in photojournalism and documentary work. You can check out his Instagram, as well as most other social media accounts, @shawncsteiner to see more of his work.

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Gaming is getting huge. A natural result of that is equipment being designed explicitly for gamers. One such brand is WD with its WD_BLACK series of products. Yes, they are great for gaming, but I want to say that these are genuinely good products that are worth a look for other industries. In particular, it was the Thunderbolt™ 3-equipped...
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Taking its rightful place as Sony’s mirrorless flagship, the Alpha 1, or a1, is one of the most impressive and feature-rich cameras ever made. Boasting 8K video, 50MP stills, 30 fps continuous shooting, and lots more, there is much to learn about the a1. Here’s everything you need to...
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Cameras are getting more and more technical and seem to add new features, formats, and codecs every year. The Sony Alpha 1, or a1, is one of the most advanced cameras ever released and, because of that, there is a ton of questions that need to be asked and answered. Below you’ll find a list of all the answers we have compiled so far. Quick tip: If you are looking for something specific, we highly...
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Welcome to B&H's Film Photo Week! Running from February 7-12, 2021 across all of B&H's channels will be loads of new content and events about film photography. You'll find invigorating chats with working photographers who still haven't put away their film cameras, tutorials to make the most of that camera in your closet...
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Everybody wants to find the one. For imaging professionals, “the one” is the one camera that can do it all. The Sony...
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Among the madness that is CES, Sony slipped in a surprise photo announcement: the FE 35mm f/1.4 GM lens. Sony has been very clear that this full-frame E-mount lens is aiming to deliver top-tier image quality in a compact package, and it looks like the company absolutely hit the mark. The 35mm GM...
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With a huge shift toward working from home, it became very clear to many that the small screen on their laptop or all-in-one PC wasn’t going to cut it. A monitor upgrade is, perhaps, one of the most important changes you can make when improving a computer work space because it is the thing you are going to spend hours viewing. I’m here to recommend the...
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I think we can all agree that 2020 could have gone a little better. Still, we can’t deny that throughout the year, tech companies came out with some impressive products—especially in terms of computer components like graphics cards and processors. Being such hot products has made it tough to get your hands on some of these items; however, assuming that production catches up in 2021, you might...
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Landscape photography has a lot to do with getting to the right location at the right time. Many photographers quickly find out that sometimes the best angle is unreachable by those of us stuck with our feet firmly on the ground. Drones might just be the next best tool for photographers. No need to...
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Even when you’re photographing distant landscapes with wide-angle lenses, you may notice that the image doesn’t look as sharp as you thought it would. Or perhaps some objects are tack sharp, but as you look farther into the foreground or background, it loses some of that detail. One solution is to use a technique known as focus stacking to ensure your images are as sharp as possible throughout...
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Macs have long been the go-to choice for creative professionals. Still, even with that legendary legacy it’s easy to see that there are a few relatively common features that haven’t quite found their way into the latest Mac. Many users find a solution by adding various accessories, such as a drawing tablet or secondary display....
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Everyone knows a creator—everyone is a creator. Being a creator is easy these days, especially with so many different social media platforms available to share your work and interact with others. There are also those among us who get way into it and want their streams, TikToks, YouTube videos, or Instagram posts to be the best they can be. If you know someone like that and want to find them the...
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If you haven’t flown a drone yet, you are seriously missing out. Drones are now far from just toys. A good drone can deliver cinema-quality video that you never would have been able to capture before. Aerial photography and video can elevate almost any production. We are going to take a look at the best drones for videographers...
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Who doesn’t love food? And, come the holiday season, your social media feeds are likely overflowing with mouthwatering images of festive feasts. If you or one of your foodie friends is looking to begin cooking up a new food photo project, or if you have someone in your life who already snaps some sweet photos, you’ll want to check out this gift guide. 1. A Smartphone Lens Whether you are far into...
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Considering the amount of video content now consumed daily by most people, it’s becoming harder and harder for photographers to isolate themselves fully from video. It’s an asset, and practically every DSLR and mirrorless camera made in the past five years not only has video recording but has near-cinema-quality video. Whether you are learning video for work, want to use your best camera for...
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