B&H Photography Podcast

B&H Photography Podcast

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The B&H Photography Podcast, a weekly conversation about all things photography.


Jeff Bridges - Actor, Musician, Photographer
Oct 10 • 29 min
Pictures Volume 2
Art Between Us — Photography on the U.S.-Mexico Border
Oct 4 • 72 min
Stefan Falke and Monica Lozano
Adventure Photography with Chris Burkard
Sep 26 • 54 min
When one of the world’s most “followed” photographers is available for a conversation, you make the time to talk with him, and when that photographer is acclaimed adventure, landscape, travel, and surf photographer Chris Burkard, expect that…
Day to Night, with Stephen and Bette Wilkes
Sep 19 • 90 min
On today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we revisit our conversation with Stephen and Bette Wilkes in honor of the release of Wilkes’s great new book Day to Night, and the accompanying gallery show at the Bryce Wolkowitz gallery, in…
In the Bag - Talking Camera Bags and Cases with the Experts
Sep 12 • 50 min
On today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast we take a deep dive into one bag and then into another one, and another. We welcome Jeannette Garcia and Yaakov Katz, two experts from the B&H SuperStore, to discuss the materials,…
Accept the Witness—Richard Drew and “The Falling Man” - September 11th Encore Episode
Sep 10 • 52 min
With the anniversary of the September 11 attacks upon us again, those of us in New York City, particularly, think back to that terrible day with great sadness, but also with a certain resolve and a sense of pride for the way we handled this tragedy,…
You Say You Want a Resolution; Panasonic LUMIX Sweepstakes Winners
Sep 5 • 45 min
We have been hosting the B&H Photography Podcast Panasonic LUMIX S1 Sweepstakes for the past several weeks and, today, we are excited to announce the winners of the LUMIX DC-S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 24-105mm lens and the LUMIX DC-G95…
We Are All Photographers - Elia Locardi and Alan Winslow
Aug 29 • 35 min
On this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we present two conversations from the 2019 OPTIC Photography Conference. Both chats are with photographers who understand the value of sharing their experiences and skills with other…
Narrative and Emotion with LUMIX Ambassador Shiv Verma
Aug 22 • 56 min
Shiv Verma is a Panasonic LUMIX Global Ambassador, so it’s no coincidence that he is joining us to discuss the LUMIX S1 Full-Frame Mirrorless Digital Camera—which is part of our current sweepstakes—and other cameras in the LUMIX line, but…
Street Photography - Two Eyes Are Better Than One and Panasonic LUMIX S1 Sweepstakes
Aug 15 • 50 min
We are in the midst of our B&H Photography Podcast Panasonic LUMIX S1 Sweepstakes and encourage you to check the link to enter to win a Panasonic LUMIX DC-S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 24-105mm Lens or a Panasonic LUMIX DC-G95 Mirrorless…
Vince Aletti’s “Issues” - The Magazine is the Medium
Aug 8 • 58 min
On this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we welcome a true photography legend—curator, critic, and author, Vince Aletti. Anyone who lived in New York in the 1980s and ’90s, and is interested in photography, will know of…
Extreme-Weather Photography and Storm Chasing
Aug 1 • 77 min
with Jim Reed and Jordan Cantelo
Mansions and Milestones - The Sony Alpha a7R IV
Jul 25 • 37 min
For this episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we took our portable recorders to an elegant mansion along Central Park, which had been decked out by Sony as a series of stylized photography sets, complete with full lighting, backdrops, and…
Pictures of Buildings and Building of Communities, with Ashok Sinha
Jul 18 • 31 min
On this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we welcome photographer Ashok Sinha to talk about his forthcoming book Driver-full City: The Unique Architecture of Car Culture in Greater Los Angeles and to discuss the Cartwheel…
Passionate Professionals - Wildlife Photography with Ron Magill, Frans Lanting, and Paul North
Jul 11 • 60 min
This is “Wildlife Week” at B&H Explora, and for our contribution we offer this most excellent episode of the B&H Photography Podcast. Truth is, serendipity is a goddess, and our B&H colleagues made it easy for us to bring you such…
The Copyright Infringement Superhighway
Jul 4 • 76 min
with Attorney David Deal
That Life and Photography Balance
Jun 27 • 73 min
Today’s conversations address the challenges photographers encounter when “real life”—children, family, economic changes, even personal tragedy—interrupt the work we would like to be doing, namely taking pictures, and how we find our way…
Printers, Full-Frame Mirrorless, and Sweet Glass at OPTIC 2019
Jun 20 • 42 min
B&H recently hosted the OPTIC Outdoor, Photo/Video, Travel Imaging Conference, which gave us an opportunity to sit with many wonderful photographers including Ron Magill, Frans Lanting, and Erin Babnik and we will be publishing these conversations…
Photography with Red-Green Color Blindness
Jun 13 • 13 min
It has been a short but busy week at B&H Photo and we hosted several wonderful conversations at this year’s OPTIC Photography Conference, so today’s episode is itself, wonderful but short. We will be presenting many of the recordings…
Lost Rolls America – Telescope into the Past
Jun 6 • 58 min
Do you have undeveloped rolls of film that have been sitting around forever? Maybe you don’t even realize that you have unprocessed rolls from the “good ol’ days of analog” in an old camera bag or a dresser drawer. Now is the time to look into…
D.I.Y. Camera Makers
May 30 • 72 min
On this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we welcome four “makers” who have designed and built impressive imaging tools with their own vision. Their locations, the formats, the materials, and the final products all differ…
Survive that Day - Freelance Photojournalism, with Adriane Ohanesian
May 23 • 57 min
Adriane Ohanesian has been on the B&H Photography Podcast in the past and we are very excited to welcome her back to discuss her photojournalistic work in Africa. As many of our listeners will recall, Ohanesian contributed to our podcast…
Animal Photography — Wild and with Respect
May 16 • 67 min
I think it’s fair to say that animals, even more than cars, sunsets, and children, are the most photographed subject by listeners of the B&H Photography Podcast and, on this week’s episode, we speak with two photographers who not only have…
Milk Factory – A Mother’s Day Chat with Corinne May Botz
May 9 • 58 min
Mother’s Day Special
Railroad Photography and the 150th Anniversary of the Golden Spike
May 2 • 70 min
On May 10, 2019, the 150th anniversary of the “golden spike,”—the ceremonial completion of The First Transcontinental Railroad, will be celebrated, and we at the B&H Photography Podcast are taking this opportunity to talk railroad…
Black and White and Blue—Underwater Fine Art Photography
Apr 25 • 66 min
Today we present an encore episode of the B&H Photography Podcast and revisit our conversations with two incredible photographers, Christian Vizl and Hengki Koentjoro. The timing is ideal as both photographers have new work to present —…
Camera Clubs and the Coney Island School of Photography and Art
Apr 18 • 44 min
The first amateur photographic entity in the United States was the Amateur Photographic Exchange Club, New York City, which existed from 1861–1863. The oldest continuously extant camera club in the United States founded, at least in part, by…
Car Photography, from Advertising to Motorsports
Apr 11 • 54 min
with Nate Hassler
Commitment to Community— Rhynna Santos, Michael Young, and the Bronx Documentary Center
Apr 4 • 76 min
On this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we welcome two photographers who are part of the diverse and thriving cultural and artistic life of The Bronx. Rhynna Santos and Michael G. Young are also both members of the Bronx…
Humor, Vulnerability, and Instagram - A Talk with Artists Mitra Saboury and Ben Zank
Mar 28 • 61 min
Is it necessary to have fun to create work with humor, what is the line between humor and discomfort, can art that is funny have a serious message? How does Instagram success translate to the art world? These are some questions we address in this…
Sweepstakes, Resolutions, and Sony Portrait Photographers
Mar 21 • 44 min
with Tomaiya Colvin and Tony Gale
It is What It is—Mark Mann on Portrait Photography
Mar 14 • 78 min
Today, we welcome portrait photographer Mark Mann to the B&H Photography Podcast, and as Allan notes at the top of the show, if you name a celebrity or famous politician, Mann has probably photographed them. His body of work is incredible. As an…
B&H Photography Podcast Facebook Group and SanDisk Sweepstakes Promo
Mar 11 • 1 min
The B&H Photography Podcast Facebook Group is live and we encourage all our listeners to join. The Facebook Group will be your way to engage with Allan, John, and Jason of the B&H Photography Podcast and to post photos, ask questions,…
Mick Rock: The Name Says It All
Mar 7 • 42 min
The name does kinda say it all, doesn’t it? On this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we speak with legendary rock ’n’ roll photographer Mick Rock. Despite his incredible body of work and numerous iconic photos, Rock’s…
Memory Card Myths and Storage Solutions
Feb 28 • 43 min
with reps from SanDisk and Lexar
New Gear Announcements - 2019
Feb 21 • 52 min
We’re not even two months into 2019 and there have already been several announcements for new cameras, lenses, and even a new format for a major camera manufacturer. On this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast we will list the…
Finding Your Niche in Wedding Photography
Feb 14 • 44 min
Charmi Peña, Petronella Lugemwa, Steven Rosen
Albert Watson at the 2019 Depth of Field Conference
Feb 7 • 25 min
At the B&H Depth of Field Wedding and Portrait Conference, being held this week in New York, we were fortunate to sit down with a straight-up legend—Albert Watson. It would be hard to overstate his accomplishments as a photographer, and his…
The Life and Death and Life of LIFE Magazine
Jan 31 • 64 min
with Bill Shapiro
Conflict Photography – Motivation and Consequence
Jan 24 • 69 min
Santiago Lyon and Anthony Feinstein Discuss “Shooting War”
Industrial Photography and the Recovery of Flight 1549
Jan 17 • 73 min
Stephen Mallon and 10th Anniversary of the “Miracle on the Hudson”
The Digital Photo Collage
Jan 10 • 61 min
with Jennifer Williams and Tommy Mintz
Photography Resolutions for 2019
Jan 3 • 34 min
As a companion to last week’s end-of-year review episode, and as a way of kicking off the new year, we will discuss our own photographic new year’s resolutions and gear wish lists on today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast. As…
Clip Job - Favorite Moments from 2018
Dec 27, 2018 • 39 min
It has been a fabulous year for the B&H Photography Podcast, with an incredibly diverse set of topics we discussed and guests we welcomed. The podcast team is very thankful to those who gave their time to talk about our shared passion, and to the…
Photography is…
Dec 20, 2018 • 58 min
What is Photography? Portrait Project
Cameras and Lenses of the Year, 2018
Dec 13, 2018 • 53 min
It is that time of year, when we chat about the cameras that have been announced in 2018 and toss in some commentary by our in-house experts. We also make time for our favorite new lenses and a few accessories and miscellaneous pieces of gear. At the…
Jazz Photography and “Harlem 1958” by Art Kane
Dec 6, 2018 • 68 min
In 1958, Art Kane, already a successful art director looking to jump-start his photography career, pitched the idea of a “class photo” for Vogue magazine’s annual jazz edition. In addition to individual photographs of jazz legends, he proposed a…
Building and Curating a Photography Blog
Nov 29, 2018 • 64 min
with Rick McGinnis and Julie Grahame
Shooting Hoops—Basketball Photography with the NBA’s Best
Nov 21, 2018 • 51 min
Today we welcome two of professional basketball’s best photographers, and that’s not just me talking. Nat Butler is Senior Photographer for NBA Entertainment and has worked the last thirty-three NBA Finals. He is also the official…
Lumix Day Sweepstakes at the B&H SuperStore
Nov 15, 2018 • 51 min
We tried something new for this episode of the B&H Photography Podcast—we ventured into the B&H SuperStore to interview camera shoppers, fans of the podcast, and attendees of the Panasonic Lumix Day Event. We coordinated with our marketing…
Jay Maisel, Stephen Wilkes and the Documentary, “Jay Myself”
Nov 8, 2018 • 83 min
When we finished recording this episode, Jay Maisel asked us which podcast episode was our favorite. It didn’t take Allan a second to answer, “This one!” While we have almost one-hundred and fifty to choose from, there is no doubt that this…
“Still” Photography for Film and Television
Nov 1, 2018 • 60 min
When you think of an image from your favorite movie, what comes to mind? Is it a well-edited sequence, a dramatic crescendo, or perhaps simply a static photo, maybe even the poster art itself? If it is a static image, chances are it’s a photo taken…
Landscape Photography Takes Flight with Drones
Oct 25, 2018 • 51 min
Can you imagine a better perspective? On today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we welcome two shooting buddies who, perhaps not so coincidentally, happen to be talented and inspirational landscape photographers. Ryan Dyar and Miles…
Night Photography - Exploring the Creative Possibilities
Oct 18, 2018 • 51 min
On this week’s B&H Photography Podcast we dig deep into the vault for one of our most successful early episodes. In less than an hour, this podcast will teach you everything you need to know about night photography. Seriously….
New Gear from photokina 2018
Oct 11, 2018 • 54 min
On this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we get the old band back together for one more gig. Joining us are Explora writers and podcast veterans Todd Vorenkamp and Shawn Steiner. They are not on the show just because we like them…
Photoville 2018
Oct 4, 2018 • 60 min
Under starry skies, we took our recorders and headphones to a collection of shipping containers in Brooklyn, known as Photoville 2018 and Photoville did not disappoint—what a wonderful collection of photo exhibits. The exhibits span the breadth…
Whoever Saves One Life, Saves the Entire World—A Secret History of Leica
Sep 27, 2018 • 45 min
Encore episode
Hip-Hop Fellini – Anniversary of “The Greatest Day in Hip-Hop” by Gordon Parks
Sep 20, 2018 • 66 min
This year marks the anniversary of the shooting date of two iconic photographs, taken at the same location, forty years apart. In 1958, Art Kane created the image that has come to be known as “A Great Day in Harlem.” The photo presented…
Fujifilm and Canon Sweepstakes Winners, Past and Present
Sep 13, 2018 • 34 min
On today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we speak with the winners of our two 2018 sweepstakes. During the first part of our show, we meet the winners of our Fujifilm X-H1 Sweepstakes, get to know a little about their photography, and…
Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras from Nikon and Canon and Fujifilm Winners
Sep 6, 2018 • 35 min
We had planned a different podcast for this week, but when news broke that Nikon and Canon had announced new full-frame mirrorless camera systems, we reserved studio time and recorded an episode to provide just the basics on what we know about these…
Tennis Photography and the U.S. Open, 2018
Aug 30, 2018 • 52 min
Today, we discuss tennis photography from two distinct points of view. Our first guest is an independent photographer with twenty years of tennis photography experience to his credit, and later, we’re joined by representatives from Drawbridge…
The Many Lives of Color
Aug 27, 2018 • 60 min
Edvard Munch noted that “colors live a remarkable life of their own after they have been applied to the canvas” and, on today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we dip our brushes into the palette of art and color theory and, then,…
Deadline: The State of Newspaper Photojournalism
Aug 16, 2018 • 51 min
It’s no news that the print newspaper business is going through tough times and that newsroom staffs, particularly photographers, often bear the brunt of cost-saving moves. Day rates have stagnated, staff jobs are scarce and, in some cases, entire…
The Analog Renaissance and Brooklyn Film Camera
Aug 9, 2018 • 61 min
There is no doubt that a film photography renaissance is in full swing… just ask anyone under the age of 25. And to be fair, there are many wonderful artists—of all ages—who have never stopped using film as their primary photographic format. To…
Why Do You Love Photography?
Aug 2, 2018 • 63 min
B&H Photography Podcast FUJIFILM X-H1 Sweepstakes
Dance Photography Encore Presentation and FUJIFILM X-H1 Sweepstakes
Jul 27, 2018 • 62 min
In recognition of our B&H Photography Podcast FUJIFILM X-H1 Sweepstakes (and because we were at Podcast Movement 2018 this week) we are presenting an encore episode of our Dance Photography episode with the incredible Lois Greenfield and FUJIFILM…
FUJIFILM X-H1 Sweepstakes
Jul 26, 2018 • 2 min
B&H Photography Podcast and FUJIFILM X-H1 Sweepstakes
Rabbits, Hats, and Other Stories from OPTIC 2018
Jul 19, 2018 • 46 min
Brian Smith, Seth Resnick, Vincent Versace, and Simon Lewis
Legends – Keith Carter, Douglas Kirkland, and Joyce Tenneson
Jul 12, 2018 • 72 min
Sometimes you just have to shake your head and say, “Wow, it was a good day.” When you have the opportunity to sit and chat about photography with Keith Carter, Douglas Kirkland and Joyce Tenneson, things can’t be…
GIF Magicians - Sam Cannon and Matthias Brown
Jul 5, 2018 • 59 min
Stop-Motion Animation and Still Photography
That Human Dance—Collaboration between Fashion Model and Photographer
Jun 28, 2018 • 79 min
Model Jayne Moore and photographer Michael Sanders join us on this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast to discuss the creative and collaborative process between model and photographer on a fashion campaign. From…
Kamoinge Collective and “The Black Woman: Power and Grace”
Jun 21, 2018 • 58 min
On this week’s B&H Photography Podcast, we welcome three members of the Kamoinge photography workshop and, through their collective eyes, we discuss African-American photography of the past sixty years and the role that Kamoinge has played in…
Street Photography—Two Eyes Are Better Than One
Jun 14, 2018 • 49 min
Sisse Brimberg and Xyza Cruz Bacani
Wildfire Photography, with Mark Thiessen and Wine Country Camera
Jun 7, 2018 • 40 min
Hosted by B&H Photo, the 2018 OPTIC Conference for Outdoor and Travel Photography was a wonderful opportunity to speak with a range of great photographers, and we did just that. We sat down with a diverse mix of shooters, including Joyce…
Art Streiber—The Answer is Yes
May 31, 2018 • 72 min
Portraiture
Greg Constantine—The Story Demands More
May 24, 2018 • 73 min
Human Rights and Social Justice Photography
Beef, Chicken, or Fish—A Wedding Photography Smorgasbord
May 17, 2018 • 72 min
The two-day Depth of Field Conference, hosted by B&H, was an impressive gathering of wedding and portrait photographers, each sharing their unique talents, styles, and techniques with a receptive crowd. We had our microphones ready to speak…
Elinor Carucci—A Hurricane in Its Perfect Power
May 9, 2018 • 59 min
Mother’s Day Episode
Deep in Gear at Depth of Field
May 3, 2018 • 95 min
B&H Photo recently hosted the two-day Depth of Field Portrait, Wedding, and Event Photography Conference, in New York City, and invited many talented, experienced photographers to speak and show work. The conference also included representatives…
Street Portraiture — Intention and Interaction with Ruddy Roye and Amy Touchette
Apr 26, 2018 • 68 min
The simple theme for today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast was to be “how to speak to people in the street when you’d like to take their photo.” For this conversation, we invited two of the best street portraitists in New…
Frankencameras
Apr 19, 2018 • 69 min
Penumbra Foundation and the Camera Doctor
Time Vector—Day to Night with Stephen and Bette Wilkes
Apr 12, 2018 • 88 min
The “Day to Night” series that Stephen Wilkes has been working on for several years has received much deserved attention and has grown from its New York roots to encompass locations in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. These photographs,…
GI Diary and The Vietnam Slide Project
Mar 29, 2018 • 66 min
March 29 is now the official National Vietnam War Veterans Day, set aside to “observe with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities” the commemoration of the war. More important than commemorating a war is to commemorate the service, in…
KODAKOne and Blockchain for Photographers
Mar 22, 2018 • 72 min
If you follow photography industry news, two words that may have caught your attention recently are “Kodak” and “cryptocurrency,” and the fact that they were in the same sentence might just have caused you to sit up and click. There was an…
Aerial Photography with Jeffrey Milstein
Mar 15, 2018 • 59 min
As Allan Weitz says in the introduction, when you see a Jeffrey Milstein photo, you know it. He has a distinctive style, which is not an easy accomplishment for an aerial photographer. But, of course, not all his images are taken from high above—he…
Grunge! British Fashion Photography of the 1990s
Mar 8, 2018 • 77 min
Are the 1990s history? Well, for today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we look back to that decade when a new aesthetic in fashion photography was born in England, and later spread to the United States and the world; a transformative…
News and Gear from CES and WPPI 2018
Feb 28, 2018 • 43 min
On this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we’re talking gear—specifically, the latest gear announced at the two most recent trade shows, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and Wedding and Portrait Photographers International…
Get Serious with Chris Buck
Feb 22, 2018 • 71 min
Portrait Photography
3D Virtual Reality and the Vuze Camera
Feb 15, 2018 • 70 min
For the average photographer, many aspects of the technical side of virtual reality imaging are confusing, and when you add 360° and 3D to the equation, we can really be in over our heads. Fortunately, on this episode of the B&H Photography…
Murray Fredericks—Reflect the Divine
Feb 8, 2018 • 56 min
Winners of the Canon 5D Mark IV Sweepstakes
Embracing Technology in the “New” Landscape Photography
Feb 1, 2018 • 71 min
with Erin Babnik and Sean Bagshaw
The Joys and Challenges of Super-Telephoto Lenses
Jan 25, 2018 • 72 min
We welcome back Chris Williams, of Lens Therapy Live, and photographer David Speiser, of lilibirds.com, to the B&H Photography Podcast for a discussion on the applications, techniques, and specific features of super-telephoto lenses….
Norman Reedus—Art Is as Art Does
Jan 18, 2018 • 48 min
For some photographers, the phrase “run and gun” has a negative connotation, but when you’re Norman Reedus, that description takes on a much cooler meaning, one that is accurate to his style and a compliment to his ability to “sense a…
Latest from Canon and the 5D Mark IV Sweepstakes
Jan 11, 2018 • 58 min
If you are a regular listener to the B&H Photography Podcast, you’ve probably heard us talk a lot recently about our milestone 100th episode and a camera sweepstakes that we were eventually going to announce. As the episode title should…
Cig Harvey — Think, See, Make, Listen
Jan 4, 2018 • 58 min
What a start to the New Year for the B&H Photography Podcast. We are incredibly fortunate to kick off our year with photographer Cig Harvey and gallerist Caroline Wall, director of the Robert Mann Gallery. In conjunction with her new book, You an…
The Year-End Schmooze: Favorite B&H Podcast Episodes from 2017
Dec 28, 2017 • 64 min
For the B&H Photography Podcast, 2017 has been a wonderful year. We published our 100th episode, surpassed one million downloads, and reached #1 on the iTunes podcast chart in the Visual Arts category. Achievements aside, we are simply pleased…
Food Photography and “Eating Delancey”
Dec 21, 2017 • 59 min
Photographing food is far from being a new facet of photography. Whether for commercial or artistic purposes—think William Henry Fox Talbot, Edward Weston, Irving Penn—it can be found throughout eras and styles, but it sure seems like we are…
Celebrity News Photography
Dec 14, 2017 • 69 min
with Instar Images and Jennifer Graylock
Are Point-and-Shoot Cameras Still a Thing?
Dec 7, 2017 • 71 min
With the proliferation and improvement of cellphone cameras, even the idea of a stand-alone point-and-shoot camera is becoming obsolete. Or is it? Despite the inarguable decline in sales of the traditional point-and-shoot digital camera and its…
Industry Trends for 2018 and Episode 6 of “Dispatch”
Nov 30, 2017 • 61 min
In the previous episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we talked about the best-selling, the most important, and our favorite new cameras from 2017. In this week’s episode, we look ahead to 2018 with a discussion on “industry trends” and…
The 2017 Cameras of the Year and Best Sellers
Nov 16, 2017 • 50 min
We’re offering our annual end-of-year listicle of a podcast a bit early, but it comes with a good deal more information than usual. We polled the writers and experts at B&H to put together a set of cameras that represent the best or most…
A History of Hip-Hop Photography
Nov 9, 2017 • 89 min
The Contact High Project
A Walk through PhotoPlus Expo 2017
Nov 2, 2017 • 32 min
New York City affords a photographer many opportunities, including the annual gathering of photo professionals at the PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo. Founded in 1983, it is the largest photography and imaging event in North America and…
Bird Photography
Oct 26, 2017 • 67 min
Bird photography is a big deal around B&H, and we’re not just talking about the lenses needed to get those wonderful close-ups of warblers, herons, gulls, and raptors. Bird photography is a passion that grabs pros and amateurs alike and seems…
The Markers of Our Bliss—Lynn Goldsmith, KISS, and Rock ’n’ Roll Photography
Oct 19, 2017 • 77 min
With her latest book, KISS: 1977-1980, just released, legendary rock ’n’ roll photographer Lynn Goldsmith joins us to talk about her time with this extraordinary band and what drew her to photograph and befriend them. In addition to the stories…
The Passionate Photographer and Episode 5 of “Dispatch”
Oct 4, 2017 • 65 min
with Adriane Ohanesian
“Learn Travel Photography, Best”
Sep 28, 2017 • 57 min
with Eric Kruszewski
Photoville 2017
Sep 20, 2017 • 35 min
This week we took our mics and questions to Photoville, the free nine-day photography festival held in in the shadow of the beautiful Brooklyn Bridge. With exhibitions held in re-purposed shipping containers and on fences throughout the DUMBO…
Tilt-Shift Lenses
Sep 14, 2017 • 52 min
Canon has recently announced the addition of three new tilt-shift lenses to its lineup, a relatively big deal for a type of lens often considered merely a tool for architecture photography. The truth is that tilt-shift lenses are used in many…
BONUS CONTENT - Richard Drew
Sep 12, 2017 • 19 min
On this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast we spoke with AP photojournalist Richard Drew about his powerful and haunting photograph, “The Falling Man”, taken during the attacks at the World Trade Center on September 11,…
Accept the Witness—Richard Drew and “The Falling Man”
Sep 7, 2017 • 52 min
“The Falling Man” is the name that has been given to the photograph of a man falling from the north tower of the World Trade Center during the attacks of September 11, 2001. The image depicts a lone figure falling headfirst against the backdrop of…
Conflict and Compromise - Ben Lowy and Marvi Lacar
Aug 31, 2017 • 71 min
On today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we continue our exploration of photographic collaboration with photojournalists Ben Lowy and Marvi Lacar. In addition to sharing a vocation, they also share two children and a life…
The Japan Camera Hunter
Aug 24, 2017 • 58 min
I don’t think I’ve ever seen Allan as happy as he was during our recording of this episode and, if you are into vintage cameras, lenses, and all things film photography, just sit back and enjoy our conversation with Bellamy Hunt, aka the Japan…
Photographing and Viewing the 2017 Solar Eclipse *ENCORE PRESENTATION*
Aug 17, 2017 • 75 min
On August 21, 2017 there will be a total solar eclipse passing across the United States from the northwest to the southeast. While the path of totality will be in the center of the country, at least 60% obscuration will be seen throughout the…
Seeing in Sixes with Brooks Jensen and Episode 4 of “Dispatch”
Aug 11, 2017 • 66 min
with Adriane Ohanesian
Irving Penn - Many Versions of Perfect
Aug 3, 2017 • 43 min
We tried something a little different with this episode of the B&H Photography Podcast. We took three writers from our Explora blog along with us as we visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art to see the much praised photography retrospective, Irving Penn:…
Fast, Wide-angle Lenses
Jul 27, 2017 • 52 min
On this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast we take a look at wide-aperture, wide-angle lenses. With our guest, Neil Gershman, a lens expert from the B&H Superstore, we touch upon the history of wide-angle lenses, their design…
Night Photography—From Film into Digital
Jul 20, 2017 • 61 min
When you get a chance to speak with an expert, you take advantage. At this year’s OPTIC 2017 Conference, when Lance Keimig and Chris Nicholson passed by our mobile studio, we did just that. Keimig is an author, instructor, and above all, a…
Why Do It Twice? - Visual Engineering with Steve Giralt
Jul 13, 2017 • 57 min
Steve Giralt is an accomplished still life, food, and product photographer and director with a list of advertising clients that includes Harman Kardon, Godiva, BBDO, Starbucks, PepsiCo, Petrossian, and Verizon. With a deep background in digital tech…
Road-trippin’ for Fun and Profit and Episode 3 of “Dispatch”
Jul 6, 2017 • 55 min
with Adriane Ohanesian
Can A Photograph(er) Make a Difference?
Jun 29, 2017 • 59 min
with Alison Wright and Salem Krieger
The State of the Industry and New Gear at OPTIC 2017
Jun 15, 2017 • 73 min
At this year’s OPTIC Photography Conference, we sat down with representatives from camera and gear manufacturers to talk about their latest products, and question them on their company philosophies and the general state of the camera industry. We…
Take the Plunge—Underwater Wedding, Portrait and Art Photography
Jun 8, 2017 • 65 min
Adolfo Maciocco and Jenna Martin
Spring Cleaning and Episode 2 of “Dispatch,” with Adriane Ohanesian
Jun 2, 2017 • 61 min
It’s a short week here at the B&H Photography Podcast, so we thought we’d take care of some cleaning that we have put off all winter. Unless one is a full-time pro or serious enthusiast, most of one’s photography is done in the fairer…
Black and White and Blue—Underwater Fine Art Photography
May 25, 2017 • 66 min
Hengki Koentjoro and Christian Vizl
Macro Lenses and Advancing Your Photography with Marc Silber
May 18, 2017 • 54 min
It has been “Macro Week” at B&H Explora, and this week’s episode will put a nice bow on all the articles and photos we have published on the subject, with an overview of what type of macro photography lenses and systems are available. We…
Multicultural and Destination Wedding Photography
May 11, 2017 • 65 min
with Jide Alakija
Talking Dollars and Sense with The PhotoCloser and Episode 1 of “Dispatch”, with Adriane Ohanesian
Apr 27, 2017 • 62 min
We start this week’s episode on a congenial and practical note with Frank Meo, aka “The PhotoCloser,” talking about what can be a very difficult aspect of photography for some—negotiating with clients and establishing a rate for your services….
Conservation Photography with Art Wolfe and OPTIC 2017 Preview
Apr 6, 2017 • 58 min
Conservation photography can take many forms and we will offer our definition, but more importantly, we will speak with noted outdoor photographer Art Wolfe about his definition of the term. After “Al’s Gearhead Pick of the Week,” we are…
When Was the Last Time You Touched a Photograph?
Mar 30, 2017 • 59 min
Photography Paper
New Gear from CP+ and WPPI and a Chat with Pepe Castro
Mar 23, 2017 • 51 min
What are the latest camera and lens offerings announced at recent trade shows? We’ll let you know, and throw in our two cents regarding their purpose and performance while we’re at it. In February, the WPPI and CP+ shows were held, the former…
In-game Photography
Mar 16, 2017 • 68 min
We replace a camera with a controller for this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, but if artistic interpretation of your surroundings is the goal, is there any difference between the two? Today, we talk gaming and photography and,…
The Eyes Have it—Ophthalmic Photography, with Mark Maio
Mar 9, 2017 • 69 min
Today’s episode broadens our normal photographic sphere as we discuss ophthalmic photography and how the eye’s own optical system is used in conjunction with camera equipment—some very common, some not so—to examine the interior of the eye and…
The DJI Phantom 4 Pro and the Latest on Drone Technology
Mar 2, 2017 • 65 min
The B&H Photography Podcast team was invited to a special event hosted by DJI and the B&H Marketing team to introduce filmmakers and photographers to the Phantom 4 Pro and Inspire 2 drones. Not only did we get to fly these incredible machines,…
LED Lighting for Photography
Feb 16, 2017 • 51 min
On this episode of the B&H Photography Podcast we talk LED lighting for photography. We start with an introduction to the basics of LEDs, discussing their advantages and disadvantages compared to tungsten and fluorescent lights, and why an LED…
Taking the Long View — Social Documentary Projects
Feb 9, 2017 • 50 min
On today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast…
Canon, Epson and Digital Printing Options for Photographers
Feb 2, 2017 • 66 min
As we asked in an earlier episode, “When was the …
Around the World with Daniel Kordan
Jan 26, 2017 • 53 min
On today’s show, we continue our conversations on…
Ethics of Landscape Photography, with Ryan Dyar and Adam Burton
Jan 19, 2017 • 77 min
We are in a Golden Age of landscape photography. …
Third-Party Lenses
Jan 12, 2017 • 44 min
This week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast is on third-party lenses and the alternatives to the “glass” produced by the major camera manufacturers. From high-end optics to affordable knock-offs to respected lens makers, such as Tamron…
Post-Processing & Digital Asset Management with Katrin Eismann and Peter Krogh
Jan 5, 2017 • 71 min
On today’s episode, we welcome Katrin Eismann and…
Cameras of the Year, 2016
Dec 22, 2016 • 58 min
Join us as we talk with two of our most regular a…
Never Say Die – Film Rescue and Re-Spool
Dec 15, 2016 • 45 min
You need film stock for your 1947 Brownie Target …
The First Frame is Mine – Big Cat Photography, with Steve Winter
Dec 7, 2016 • 29 min
Continuing with our series of conversations from …
Crime-Scene Unit Photography
Nov 17, 2016 • 58 min
We have been looking forward to this conversation…
To Make Other People’s Work Great – An Editor’s Roundtable
Nov 10, 2016 • 54 min
The B&H Photography Podcast was very fortunate to…
Conversations from the Eddie Adams Workshop: The Thread with Tim Rasmussen
Nov 3, 2016 • 45 min
The B&H Photography Podcast was very fortunate to…
Conversations from the Eddie Adams Workshop: To Serve and to Soar with John H. White and Endia Beal
Oct 28, 2016 • 46 min
The B&H Photography Podcast was very fortunate to…
Camera Collecting and Photography Auctions
Oct 14, 2016 • 62 min
Is your Leica M7 worth more than what you paid fo…
New Cameras and Lenses from photokina 2016
Oct 6, 2016 • 63 min
Photokina is the world’s largest trade fair for p…
Sports Photography — More Than the Eye Can See
Sep 29, 2016 • 71 min
In celebration of Gail Buckland’s wonderful new b…
Beach Photography - A Coney Island of the Mind*
Sep 22, 2016 • 48 min
Coney Island and photography have been together a…
iPhoneography and the iPhone 7 Review
Sep 15, 2016 • 69 min
The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available …
Shooting Stars, Part II - Dark Sky D.I.Y.
Sep 8, 2016 • 66 min
In Part II of our series on astrophotography, we …
Shooting Stars, Part I – Imaging from the Hubble Space Telescope
Sep 2, 2016 • 68 min
In the first of our two-part series on astrophoto…
Photography and the National Parks Service Centennial
Aug 24, 2016 • 50 min
On August 25, the National Parks Service celebrat…
The Impossible Project and the Rebirth of Instant Film
Aug 18, 2016 • 49 min
While digital camera manufacturers are constantly…
Collaborating with Chance and the Essence of Street Photography
Aug 11, 2016 • 73 min
There are good reasons for this episode to have a…
Medium Format Goes Mirrorless
Aug 4, 2016 • 53 min
With the recent announcement of the Hasselblad X1…
Why is 4K Video in a Point-and-Shoot Camera?
Jul 28, 2016 • 40 min
Digital video is a huge a part of “photography” n…
Selfie or Self-Portrait
Jul 21, 2016 • 41 min
What will our future selfies be like? Our guest, …
Dance Photography with Lois Greenfield and Omar Z. Robles
Jul 14, 2016 • 60 min
Are dance and photography natural enemies? Well, …
The Best Gear at Mid-Year
Jul 7, 2016 • 58 min
As summer rolls around it’s a good time to assess…
Travel Photography: Travel or Photography?
Jun 30, 2016 • 56 min
At the 2016 OPTIC Imaging Conference, we were imm…
The Mirrorless Divide—Fuji is for Artists, Sony is for Pros?
Jun 23, 2016 • 55 min
With deference to Linda Richman, today’s podcast …
Landscape Masters: Michael Kenna and Paul & John Paul Caponigro
Jun 16, 2016 • 57 min
The OPTIC 2016 Imaging Conference provided numero…
Gear Insights from the Major Manufacturers at OPTIC 2016
Jun 10, 2016 • 81 min
Every year, B&H hosts the OPTIC Imaging Conferenc…
If You Could Only Use One Camera, Which Would It Be?
Jun 3, 2016 • 49 min
Today we talk cameras! In this episode of the B&H…
Alternative Process Photography in the Digital Age – Penumbra Foundation
May 26, 2016 • 50 min
Wet-Collodion, Daguerreotype, Tintype, Calotype, …
The Prize—Two Photojournalists Reflect on Winning a Pulitzer
May 19, 2016 • 43 min
The Pulitzer Prizes for Feature and for Breaking …
Legends of Photojournalism – The Pulitzer Prize Celebration
May 13, 2016 • 32 min
Some days, I love my job, and this was most defin…
Concept to Cover: Collaboration in Fashion Photography
May 5, 2016 • 66 min
In addition to her fashion and commercial photogr…
Not Believing in Roadblocks- A Conversation with Photojournalist Adriane Ohanesian, Part II
Apr 21, 2016 • 45 min
Not Believing in Roadblocks, Part II – The Making…
Not Believing in Roadblocks- A Conversation with Photojournalist Adriane Ohanesian, Part I
Apr 21, 2016 • 34 min
Not Believing in Roadblocks, Part I – Women and P…
Lens Adapters—Your Link to Creative Photography
Apr 14, 2016 • 48 min
Lens adapters are certainly not new items in the …
On “AIR” - An Interview with Vincent LaForet
Apr 7, 2016 • 56 min
Pulitzer Prize and Cannes Lion award winner Vince…
Greatest Hits, Volume I
Mar 31, 2016 • 40 min
The B&H Photography Podcast has been streaming f…
Inspiration over Imitation – Developing Your Wedding Photography Style
Mar 23, 2016 • 36 min
Has your wedding photography gone stale? Do your …
The Wonderful World of Photography Workshops
Mar 17, 2016 • 37 min
For many, photography is a solitary endeavor. We …
Innovative Approaches to Funding Your Photography
Mar 10, 2016 • 43 min
With the prevalence of “staff” photography jobs d…
Defining the Iconic Photograph
Mar 3, 2016 • 62 min
We run a little long on this episode, but when yo…
New Flagships and the Future of the DSLR
Feb 24, 2016 • 37 min
In the past few weeks both Canon and Nikon have a…
Night Photography- Exploring the Creative Possibilities
Feb 17, 2016 • 51 min
In less than an hour, this podcast will teach you…
MoMA’s Ocean of Images: Art, Photography and Post-Internet Reality
Feb 10, 2016 • 43 min
If you’ve ever doubted that photography is a mul…
Get Off Your Fat Blog and Take a Photo
Feb 3, 2016 • 40 min
Despite poking a little fun with this episode’s t…
A Coffee Klatch on Creativity - Photography Tips for Your New Year
Jan 27, 2016 • 37 min
We’re none of us perfect, and thank goodness for …
The Stock Answer: Can You Prosper in the Stock Photography Market?
Jan 20, 2016 • 49 min
Anyone, I mean, anyone can submit their photos fo…
Instagram: “As it is Intended to be Used”?
Jan 13, 2016 • 34 min
Well, what does that mean? Yes, it’s owned by Fac…
Do You Have Gear Acquisition Syndrome (G.A.S.)?
Jan 6, 2016 • 30 min
My apologies for the personal question, but we al…
Cameras of the Year, 2015
Dec 10, 2015 • 48 min
Gearheads, tech geeks, fanboys, and all you gift …
From Photojournalism to Fine Art: Three Photographers Document Climate Change
Dec 2, 2015 • 32 min
Guests: Greg Kahn, Ed Kashi and Carolyn Monastra …
Whoever Saves One Life, Saves the Entire World: A Secret History of Leica
Nov 24, 2015 • 45 min
Guests: Frank Dabba Smith and Jill Enfield The o…
Film versus Digital Imaging, with Harvey Wang
Nov 18, 2015 • 33 min
Guests: Harvey Wang and Todd Vorenkamp Have you …
Cult Cameras and Why You Can’t Find a Used Hasselblad: The Used Camera Market
Nov 11, 2015 • 29 min
Guests: Jason Wallace and Chris Koentje Five yea…
The Benefits of a Long Term Project For Your Photography
Nov 4, 2015 • 36 min
The Benefits of a Long Term Project For Your Phot…
Are You Down with Drones? The Latest on Aerial Photography Platforms
Oct 28, 2015 • 43 min
The Latest on Aerial Photography Platforms …
From Classroom to Real World: How Young Photographers Are Succeeding in a New Environment
Oct 21, 2015 • 38 min
From Classroom to Real World- How Young Photograp…