Editorial and commercial photographer Kreshonna Keane shares five tips for posing her portrait subjects. From finding creative angles to directing models, Keane paints a keen portrait of her craft.
What are some of your own tips for posing your portrait subjects? Wax poetic in the Comments section!
286 Views· Posted 12/19/2019
Jake Estes, from B&H, has holiday gift ideas for the photographer in your life. Whether they (or you!) are beginner photographers or seasoned professionals, there's something on this list for all to enjoy. Plus, these all cost less than $260!
More Holiday Gift Ideas:6 Practical Gifts to Give Your Photographer Friends
882 Views· Posted 02/23/2018
In the following video, photographer David Flores offers up some tips for photographing in the cold. Ranging from how to prepare for your shoot to how finish your shoot for the day, Flores gives insight on some simple tricks to make photographing a bit easier during this cold-but-beautiful time of the year. For further reading, check out our other cold-weather articles on Essential Tips and
292 Views· Posted 02/18/2018
In the following video, videographer Chase Kubasiak shows us how to capture the appearance of floating in water without breaking the bank. Kubasiak meets with photographer Melissa Morley, who has perfected this technique for her own work, and asks her to walk us through the process. Morley and Kubasiak describe the tools and materials you may need, as well as any post-production that needs to be done to complete the shot, by performing their own shoot for you to watch. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of
6,751 Views· Posted 01/22/2018
In the following video, photographer David Flores discusses focal length and how choosing the proper lens can have a dramatic effect on your images. He walks us through the basics and then discusses each major type: wide-angle, normal, and telephoto. Following this, Flores quickly addresses the advantages of prime and zoom lenses to help you make an informed decision. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other instructional and informative videos at BandH.
2,056 Views· Posted 01/17/2018
In the following video, photographer David Flores puts Canon’s three current 50mm lenses to the test, demonstrating the major differences and advantages each one offers. Flores focuses on the compact f/1.8, speedy f/1.4, and
1,101 Views· Posted 12/29/2017
Whether you shoot stills or video, mirrorless or DSLR, full frame or medium format, 2017 was a big year for cameras. Innovation flourished as old favorites were updated and new flagships were created. Join photographer David Flores as he recaps four of the most impressive releases of the year: the Fujifilm GFX-50S, Sony A9,
2,604 Views· Posted 12/22/2017
In this video, renowned photographer Pete Souza sits down to reflect on his time at the White House, photographing President Obama. Using intuition and professional judgment, Souza captured 1.9 million frames across the eight years of Obama's tenure, giving him a unique, personal perspective on the President.
8,682 Views· Posted 11/17/2017
In this video, photographer David Flores shares five mistakes often made by beginner photographers, and how to solve them. By dealing with these technical and artistic pitfalls right away, photographers just starting out can begin making compelling photographs even sooner. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other instructional and informative videos at BandH.com.
1,170 Views· Posted 10/20/2017
In this video, photographer David Flores shows us how to combine two or more images to create double exposures using our cameras' multiple-exposure mode. This video demonstrates the different ways the Canon, Sony, and Fujifilm cameras create multiple subjects, and how to use features such as blending modes to craft original and unique images.
725 Views· Posted 09/20/2017
In the following video, photographers Corey Christian and Paige Denkin, of Going Home Productions, explain the unique dynamic that being a couple brings to their wedding photography. They describe how they work together and work with the couple to capture stunning images that encapsulate the essence of the event. Also, Christian and Denkin discuss how their bond, and always having each other’s back, can greatly help the other during the event. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other
657 Views· Posted 09/13/2017
Rounding off fashion week, B&H takes a look at how makeup and lighting work together for successful fashion shoots. In this video, Cory Rice, a writer for the B&H Explora Blog, works with celebrity makeup artist Moani Lee and discusses how to combine makeup and lighting to create strong images in natural and artificial lighting setups.
30,116 Views· Posted 09/12/2017
Sony keeps getting faster and faster as it has set yet another speed record with today’s release of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV Digital Camera. This long-zoom model is known for its versatile 24-600mm equivalent f/2.4-4 Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens and ultra-fast 20.1MP 1" Exmor RS stacked CMOS sensor which combine to provide a phenomenal all-in-one imaging solution for both stills and video. This model steps
11,057 Views· Posted 08/29/2017
Announcing the new Canon 85mm F.14 L IS lens. David Flores takes it out on a shoot working with some models to see what it can do.
7,274 Views· Posted 08/29/2017
In this video, cinematographer Mark Raker takes a look at three new exciting tilt-shift lenses the Canon. The TS-E 50mm f/2.8, the 90mm f/2.8, and the 135mm f/4 - the first tilt-shift of its kind! Mark explores interesting ways to use the characteristics of a tilt-shift lens to create more compressed framing, and to focus between two distant subjects.