Shawn C. Steiner

Shawn C. Steiner is currently the Sr. Manager of Web Content for B&H. Before working at B&H, he studied both cinema and photography with a strong focus in photojournalism and documentary work. You can check out his Instagram, as well as most other social media accounts, such as Instagram @shawncsteiner and Mastodon to see more of his work.

Latest Articles

3 days ago
For the B&H video team, nothing is more exciting than covering a trade show—it’s also the most challenging. Trade shows are action-packed environments and producing videos from the show floor requires lots of planning, preparation, and of course, the right gear. Here’s a breakdown of our current kit. Cameras and Lenses B&H is “The Professional’s Source,” so we make sure to use…
6 days ago
A busy week in an already busy spring. Panasonic is growing its full-frame mirrorless lineup with an even smaller model, the Lumix S9, which pairs nicely with the new manual Lumix S…
1 week ago
After a few years without a significant release in the compact camera market, Leica is making a strong return with the D-Lux 8. This is the eighth generation of the well-regarded camera and comes with premium image quality, a distinct Leica user experience, and an updated interface inspired by…
1 week ago
What a week! Fujifilm announced a ton of new equipment for both the GFX and X Series. The GFX 100S II and GF 500mm look like great additions to…
2 weeks ago
Long awaited, long rumored, and one of the final pieces of the mirrorless transition, the Canon EOS R1 Mirrorless Camera is finally here. This 1 Series flagship is the first true successor to Canon’s legendary 1 Series of DSLRs and is coming later this year.…
2 weeks ago
After a couple weeks off, we are jumping right back into the action with a solid week of announcements. Hasselblad is releasing its widest V-series mirrorless lens yet with the XCD 25mm f/2.5 V Lens, which is equivalent to that of a 20mm on a full-frame…
3 weeks ago
Even with “Pro” built into its brand identity, Profoto still takes care to explicitly define certain lights as professional products designed for commercial, industrial, and other demanding scenarios by giving them the “Pro” moniker. Right now, the pinnacle of Profoto’s flash line is the Pro-11—a power pack that is as impressive as it is expensive—and unfortunately out of reach of many…
1 month ago
NAB has wrapped and it was a big year with dozens of exciting news products to talk about. Tons of lenses, a few new cameras, too many lights to count, some audio gear, and tons of accessories to make filmmaking easier. Besides that, we had Sony and Insta360 with mid-week releases that deserve their own call outs. Sony is…
1 month ago
NAB begins on Sunday and this week was loaded up with plenty of reveals from brands hoping to capture attendees’ attention on the show floor. There’s always too much to cover—that’s why you should keep stopping by our NAB page to find the latest news, videos, and specials—and that makes it even more difficult to pick out…
1 month ago
We’re a week away from the 2024 NAB Show and lots of exciting new products have already been announced. Lens-crafters NiSi and Atlas Lens Co. unveiled new additions to their signature cinema lineups. Industry-titan Sachtler updated its lauded Ace tripod system. We also got not one but two teasers for upcoming product launches from DJI.  NiSi ATHENA PRIME series brings on 18mm, 40mm, and 135mm…
2 months ago
We live in fortunate times because there are no bad cameras. Modern technology has advanced to the point where practically every camera—from a smartphone to professional mirrorless—can be used to create pro-quality imagery. However, some cameras are better than others for certain purposes. Sony knows this, which is why the brand has developed an extensive line of cameras to cover the needs of…
2 months ago
This week was a busy one with a few lenses, a few firmware updates, and some other categories garnering newsworthiness. Of particular note is Nikon, with the release of an even more comprehensive all-in-one zoom for Z-mount: the NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Lens. Sigma went for speed…
2 months ago
Teased during the a9 III launch was that some major functions were slated to come to Sony’s other mirrorless cameras via firmware updates in the near future. That future has arrived with today’s official release of firmware V2.00 for the a1, V3.00 for the…
2 months ago
If you want to cover all your bases, you only need three lenses: a wide-angle zoom, a standard zoom, and a telephoto zoom. This set is so practical that every major manufacturer has its own holy trinity of zooms. Sony happens to have two—one G Master set with f/2.8 apertures and a G series with f/4 apertures. You can’t go wrong with either, or mixing and matching for that matter, but let’s take a…
2 months ago
Videographers will get a kick out of this week’s announcements because we have an interesting variety of products. The biggest reveal is the Mevo Core from Logitech. It is an advanced streaming camera that takes a big leap over previous releases from the brand by…