2012: A Year in Review

2012 has been an interesting year with plenty of opportunities for photography. The biggest news stories from this year were the US Presidential election, Hurricane Sandy hitting the northeast, the Syrian civil war, and the riots in Greece and Spain over austerity measures. Other major stories include the gradual draw-down of NATO troops in Afghanistan […]

Historical Photographers: Robert Capa

Some of the most famous photos taken during the twentieth century were photos taken in times of war and strife. Brave photographers, armed with cameras instead of rifles, took to the fields of war alongside soldiers and captured the hectic heroism of war. One of those photographers, most well-known for the images of the Allied […]

Happy Holidays from Beach Camera!

It’s December 24th — Christmas Eve. All of us here at Beach Camera would just like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for your business over the past year and to wish you all a merry Christmas and a happy New Year! We will be offering special post-Christmas clearance deals later this […]

Famous Photographers: Henri Cartier-Bresson

The early part of the 20th century was a time of firsts and births in photography. Names like Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz, and others stand out among the crowd as being the men who brought photography out of obscurity and cemented it as a modern artform. However, these giants were not alone. Other men were […]

Cinematography: The Three Phases of Movie Making

With the winter weather setting in and cold and flu season in full force, movies are becoming a mainstay of entertainment during these cold, dark months. However, many people don’t know how movies are made. Today’s entry will attempt to dispel a bit of the mystery behind movie making by discussing the three phases of […]