Canon Telephoto Lens Snapped in Half on Sidelines of NCAA Football Game

Sterling Shepard Lands on Lens

In the second quarter of the football game today between Oklahoma and Kansas State, Oklahoma’s quarterback Trevor Knight threw a fade pass to the corner of the end zone. Receiver Sterling Shepard laid out for the reception and landed just outside the back corner of the end zone.

The problem for Shepard and one unfortunate photographer was that Shepard landed on top of a Canon telephoto lens. [Read more...]

B&H Photo Receives 2014 E-tailer of the Year Honors

2014 E-tailer of the Year

It came as no surprise when I received a phone call last week from one of my contacts at B&H Photo that the company had been awarded 2014 E-tailer of the Year by Digital Imaging Magazine.

Photography Bay has been closely affiliated with B&H since shortly after this site kicked off back in 2006. And before that, I had been a personal customer of B&H for several years dating back to my high school days as I browsed its ad in the back of Popular Photography every month. [Read more...]

Follow Our NAB 2014 Live Blog All Week Long

NAB 2014

We’re here in Vegas for NAB 2014, along with several other bloggers to cover the show. There is so much that no single blogger or site could cover all of the show. So, that’s why Photography Bay has teamed up with Mitch over at Planet 5D and several other sites for a massive live blog of NAB 2014.

At last count, there were over 20 bloggers contributing. You can expect regular updates throughout the week. This is the first time we’ve attempted something like this, so let us know if you have suggestions for how to improve it.

You can see the live coverage here on Photography Bay.

Of course, we’ll still have longer form content with more in-depth coverage appearing daily on the home page. You can also follow Photography Bay here on Twitter and here on Instagram for updates from the show floor.

Follow Photography Bay Instagram and Twitter for More Immediate Coverage of CES 2014

I’m posting what I can in the evenings, but if you want to see new products as I see them, check out Photography Bay on Instagram and Twitter. I’m posting a lot of photos and content while I’m still at various booths around CES 2014.

You can find Photography Bay here at @photographybay on Instagram and here @photographybay on Twitter.

FAA Finally Allows Passengers to Use Portable Electronic Devices During Takeoff and Landing

Plane

The FAA has officially made it ok for passengers to use portable electronic devices, such as iPads, Kindles, iPhones (in airplane mode) and cameras, during all phases of flight. We’ve known for a long time that these devices are safe to use while the airplane is in operation, including takeoff and landing, but the FAA took plenty of time to make it officially ok. [Read more...]