Father's Day

by Mos Khan ·Posted
Father’s Day is almost here and if you’re looking for gift ideas that won’t break the bank, we've got you covered. Our list includes 15 great gifts that cost less than $50. We’re talking Bluetooth trackers, half-frame cameras, power banks, and more. If your father is the forgetful type (and an iPhone owner), consider gifting him an AirTag or two. These handy little trackers can be placed just about anywhere, making it easier for
by Jill Waterman ·Posted
Columbus, Ohio-based photographer Aaron Sheldon was riding the bus with his young son Harrison when he had an epiphany. “What was a normal everyday event for me had him completely transfixed,” he writes. “I realized that my son is an explorer, and that the world I take for granted, to him, is an amazing place filled with new sites and experiences.” Later that week, the two were discussing bravery during a visit to the doctor’s office when young Harrison provided further inspiration. “What about astronauts, Dad?” he asked. “Are they brave
by Jill Waterman ·Posted
When it comes to photographic dynasties, the name Caponigro holds a privileged position at the top of the list. The father / son duo of Paul and John Paul Caponigro are masters of their respective crafts, spanning many years and a broad reach, from the muted tonalities and classical elegance of Paul’s large format landscapes to John Paul’s complex, ethereal digital composites. In 2016, B&H Photo hosted father and son as invited speakers at the B&H OPTIC Conference, where they both presented their work to great acclaim. Off stage, they
by John Harris ·Posted
The easiest dads to find Father’s Day presents for might just be photographers. For starters, there’s almost no end to the well-built and practical accessories they need or want for their cameras. Additionally, new lenses and cameras are always available, so a quick check of the Photography section on the B&H Photo Video website might be the best way to spark an idea for a gift. If not, I’ve asked several bona fide photographer dads and former guests of the
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
Not all fathers are photographers, but for those who are, I’d argue that a point-and-shoot camera is essential tech for the dads in the world. Even for those with the latest smartphone, point-and-shoots are dedicated, purpose-built tools that excel in areas where phones can’t quite keep up. And, besides, dads love tools, right? The
by Rebecca Melville ·Posted
If your father is a passionate photographer, you already know how hard it can be to shop for him. After all, what do you give the photographer who has it all? Luckily, we have some gear gift ideas to please even the most avid photographers. Nikon Film Digitizing Adapter Set There’s a pretty good chance your father shot some film in his time—and also a pretty good chance that there’s an abundance of film lying around somewhere containing images waiting to see the light of day once again. As an alternative to a cumbersome scanner, the
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Just in time for Father’s Day! Check out our video on fantastic photographic gift ideas for dad. David Flores runs down five of our favorites, including camera straps, compact mics, camera inserts, and more. After the video, you can head over to B&H to pick out a gift. And, if you want to see more great content, be sure to check out the B&H Online Video Center for news, tips, tricks, and more.        
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted
Despite what you may have heard, dads are complicated creatures. Like the rest of us, they come in a variety of shapes and sizes, with personalities and interests to match. This being true, shopping for dads can sometimes be tough. One necktie, as it turns out, does not fit all. To make things a little easier, we’ve compiled a list of gift suggestions sure to please every type of father, no matter where his interests may lie. Bose® QuietComfort Noise-Canceling Wireless Headphones One thing dads always seem to agree about is that things were