Posts Tagged ‘b&h’

We’re Giving Away a $1,000 Gift Card to B&H Photo Video

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We love our readers. As a thank you for being a faithful follower of this blog, we’re doing another big giveaway. One lucky reader will receive a $1,000 gift card to B&H Photo Video for anything in the store your heart desires.
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10 Tips for Optimizing Your Photos with Lightroom: A Primer on Basic Techniques

If you’re just starting out in Adobe Lightroom and would like some guidance on how you can use the software to improve your photographs, here’s a free lesson that may be of interest to you. Photography instructor Tim Grey shares his top 10 tips for optimizing photographs in Lightroom.

The talk runs for nearly 2 hours, so you’ll need to carve a chunk out of your day to watch it, but it could be helpful for anyone in need of a primer on some basic tools.
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Yongnuo Products Are Now Carried by B&H, Including a Canon Lens Clone

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Yongnuo has taken another big step towards legitimacy as a third party brand for camera gear. The Chinese company’s wares are now being carried by B&H, the largest non-chain camera store in the United States and one of the largest gear retailers in the world.
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Jerry Ghionis On Capturing Striking Images with Any Light Source in Any Environment

Jerry Ghionis is a man who knows how to make the most of almost any environment. Whether he’s in a proper studio setup or is trying to make the most of one of his ‘MacGyvered’ setups, he always seems to find a way to nail the lighting and produce an extraordinary photograph.

In the two-hour presentation above — a recording of one of his B&H classes — Ghionis covers almost every detail of his methodology for lighting images in tricky situations. Read more…

PSA: Why You Need to Be Careful When Placing a ‘Preorder’ with PayPal

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There are a lot of reasons people use PayPal to pay for things online. It’s convenient, it’s (or at least it should be) secure, and the option is available on pretty much any site where you can buy things. But there are also cons, not the least of which being that pre-ordering things with PayPal can be a risky and dangerous game to play. Read more…

B&H Photo Debuts One of the Most Comprehensive and Useful Canon Lens Guides You’ve Ever Seen

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Earlier today, B&H officially launched a new online resource called the Canon Lens Experience. It’s a dedicated microsite that takes a comprehensive look at the various lenses Canon offers, presenting unique and interactive features that demonstrate the various capabilities.

Even more interesting is the series of interviews which features 15 well-respected photographers from different fields, each of whom talk about their experience as a photographer and how their respective Canon gear have helped them make the iconic shots they’ve captured. Read more…

Go From Static to Dynamic: How to Create Photographs with Impact

Taking a picture has never been as easy as it is now. But just because you can snap a photo doesn’t mean you’re going to capture a photograph that’s thought provoking and tells a story the way many of the best images do.

But don’t worry if you’re not there yet, because Brenda Tharp is here to help with a thoughtful, in-depth presentation in which she examines what it is that turns a photograph from a static image into a dynamic scene. Read more…

Tutorial: How to Properly Pose Subjects in Every Circumstance

As much as composition, proper exposure, and location can affect how good your subjects look in a photo, posing plays a very crucial and often overlooked role — well, overlooked until you realize that all of your portraits look awkward and unnatural.

Fortunately, there are resources out there to help. And so if you’re one of those photographers for whom posing individuals and groups doesn’t come naturally, this fantastic seminar put together by B&H should help a great deal. Read more…

Deal Alert: Canon Gear, Nikon Gear and the Sony NEX-6 On Sale at B&H

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Someone must’ve heard my birthday was just around the corner, because from now through most of the month of May, Canon, Nikon, and Sony all have incredible deals going on over at B&H. I’ll briefly go over some of the best deals below. Read more…

Ryan Brenizer’s Full Presentation from the ‘Wedding Event of the Season’ Seminar

Teaming up with noted NYC wedding photographer Ryan Brenizer, B&H has released the complete presentation from their seminar, Wedding Event of the Season. Recorded live at the New Yorker hotel, Ryan Brenizer shares his invaluable insight into the world of wedding photography. More specifically, he delves into the business side of this huge industry.

It comes in at 71 minutes, so it’s quite a watch, but he covers just about every aspect of the business end of wedding photography, something many amateurs often overlook to their detriment. If you have the time, we highly suggest you get out a notebook and give it a watch.

(via The Digital Picture)