News Roundup

by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 06/09/2023
Apple and lenses! Apple launched new Macs at WWDC, Sigma showed off a 14mm f/1.4 lens, and IRIX has a 150mm macro and 15mm on the way. Week of June 4, 2023 Apple stole a fair bit of the news cycle this week with its annual WWDC conference. This year’s was a doozy. The brand not only released a new 15" MacBook Air,
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 06/02/2023
Nikon adds DX 24mm f/1.7, Aputure launches a pair of pro-grade cinema lights, and Godox creates a KNOWLED LED panel Week of May 28, 2023 No headliners this week—although I guess the standard edition of the RED KOMODO-X will soon be available. That doesn't mean there isn't lots to talk about. We have a new NIKKOR Z DX 24mm f/1.7 Lens from
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 05/25/2023
Sony ZV-1 II, Canon R100, FUJIFILM X-S20, Leica Q3, Pentax 50mm Week of May 21, 2023 We couldn't go into Memorial Day weekend without another round of product announcements and we sure had some this week. Sony is giving one of the most popular vlogging cameras around some well-earned upgrades with the release of the ZV-1 II. FUJIFILM and Canon are upgrading their entry-level mirrorless offerings with the X-S20 and R100, respectively. Leica is even
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 05/05/2023
Quiet announcements appear to be the calm before the storm, with new releases scheduled for next week. Week of April 30, 2023 Last month was loaded with a great deal of product news, thanks to NAB and many top brands getting in on the fun. By contrast, this week may feel somewhat dull. But one thing we want to touch on briefly is the trend of virtual production. We also have a new product to talk about—a revised
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 04/28/2023
Did you miss us? Our break was followed immediately by NAMM and NAB, and we were swamped—all the news for the week can be found on our NAB page, along with videos from the show floor. Time to get to the new stuff. Only a few weeks after the Inspire 3 was released, DJI surprised us with another major drone announcement: the Mavic 3 Pro. The Mavic
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 04/14/2023
Leica turns the Monochrom up to M11, NAMM is taking place, and the NAB preview. Week of April 9, 2023 Missed us? Let's get right to the news. In this week’s update we discuss a new Leica camera that photographers are going to love; NAMM, which is going on right now; and the NAB preview. Leica reveals the M11 Monochrom for next-gen B&W photography If you want a camera whose main focus is photography, it will be hard to beat the just-announced
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 03/31/2023
Sony announces the full-frame ZV-E1 vlogging camera, DJI introduces the Integra FPV goggles, and we bring you numerous pre-NAB announcements. Week of March 26, 2023 News always seems to ramp up right before B&H goes on holiday and this year is no exception. We found out what Sony was teasing last week—it's the ZV-E1, a full-frame mirrorless vlogging camera. Meanwhile, DJI is expanding its FPV offerings with
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 03/24/2023
The news is a bit light this week with B&H’s upcoming holiday and NAB just over the horizon, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun right now. Sony is previewing one of its releases with a teaser image and announcement date. Meanwhile, Cooke has added a few new focal lengths to its S8/i FF lens series and Zhiyun launched a
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 03/17/2023
Sennheiser releases the Profile USB Condenser Microphone, DJI launches the Mini 2 SE drone, Sony creates the VENICE 4K Live Bundle, and more. Week of March 12, 2023 It has been a light week in terms of announcements, with a few new releases from Sennheiser, DJI, and Sony. To make up for it, we’re going to take a look at some of our latest videos, with a focus on portraiture and one on upgrading your computer’s GPU. Sennheiser’s New Mic for Streaming and Podcasting There’s no denying the popularity of livestreaming and podcasting, and
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 03/10/2023
Leica goes long with a tele-zoom and teleconverter, RED releases the 8K S35 sensor, Sonos reimagines its wireless speakers, and more new releases from DZOFilm and Hollyland. Week of March 05, 2023 It's a new week and new round of releases at B&H. This time it's another multi-category week of launches, with something for the photographer, cinematographer, and home entertainment enthusiasts out there. Plus, we still have some deals from WPPI, which happened this week in Las Vegas, as well as a special episode of the B&H Photography
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 03/03/2023
Covering the full range of categories here at B&H, this week we've seen a new wireless systems from Shure for the pro audio world, new LED lights from Aputure and amaran for video and photo applications, a new FUJIFILM INSTAX instant film camera, a few unique accessories for cinematographers, the latest Godox lights, and a couple of special edition releases from Bose® and Leica. Shure broadens its bandwidth with the GLX-D+ Dual-Band Wireless System Expanding into the 5.8 GHz range, Shure has made it easier to find a reliable wireless band
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 02/24/2023
Sony gives 50mm f/1.4 G Master treatment, Blackmagic has a switcher and studio cameras, and RØDE gives the NT1 5th Gen a digital upgrade. Week of February 19, 2023 Nearly all the bases were covered this week with some pro video equipment, a bunch of new lenses, a new microphone, and a few other items. It was another exciting week, which only adds to the fun since we are currently working through the CP+ trade show and WPPI is coming up. But in the meantime, we are likely to have a few more things show up. Sony gives the 50mm f/1.4 a G Master
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 02/17/2023
DZOFilm has another new lens, Profoto has new Clic modifiers, and Zoom releases a 32-bit audio interface. Week of February 12, 2023 We have something for everyone this week with DZOFilm, Profoto, Zoom, and more in the mix. DZOFilm released its second lens announcement for the year with a wide-angle zoom: the Pictor Zoom 12-25mm T2.8 Lens for Super 35mm systems. Profoto added some more options to its compact Clic modifier lineup with new
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 02/10/2023
What a week! Tons of you showed up for the B&H Depth of Field conference, in person here in New York and online through our virtual portal. On top of that, we had loads of new camera and lens announcements from Canon, Nikon,
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 02/03/2023
It's always quiet before the storm, and the storm heading our way soon is B&H's own Depth of Field conference centered around fashion, wedding, portrait, and event photography. Being both in person and online this year means that anyone can experience it. In other news, RØDE released the NTH-Mic, a detachable, high-quality microphone for the