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Your camera is the loyal friend that accompanies you on all of your trips. It allows you to create vivid images of your most memorable moments. Having invested time and funds on your camera, you hope that this relationship will be long-lasting. However, there are several external factors that work against its durability. Dust, humidity, and accidents can affect its delicate electronic parts, causing your camera’s performance to decline, or even cease. Here’s a list of recommendations to help keep your gear protected and in as best condition as possible. […]

We’ve discussed both filmmaking and vlogging in this space recently, but there’s another type of video we haven’t discussed yet, and it’s one that most everyone shoots at some point: the traditional home video. With the family at home, there are plenty of opportunities to capture memorable family moments. To shoot great-looking home videos, you don’t need a fully-decked out filmmaking or vlogging kit or a camera with multiple interchangeable lenses. The camcorder has been delivering memorable moments on video to families and individuals for many years, and continues to […]

The Best Wedding Photography Gear Wedding season is upon us, and Henry’s wants to make sure you have all the knowledge you need to shoot weddings. Our “Wonderful Weddings” series will tell you everything you need to know about the equipment, the planning, the shots and the moments you want to capture. This blog series is intended for serious hobbyists or semi-pro shooters who are thinking about getting into the wedding game. But even an amateur will learn some great tips about shooting events, and for professionals, a reminder is […]

“They grow up so fast.” It doesn’t matter if you’re a parent, have friends and family with kids, or even if you’re a kid yourself — we’ve all heard someone express amazement at how fast children grow. That’s why it’s important to capture as many precious moments with them as we can. And while our smartphones are a boon to making sure we don’t miss a thing, sometimes you want something that’s a little more special and memorable: a proper baby photo. Or two. Or ten! You don’t have to […]

When thinking about your next camera or even what makes a great camera, there are a few characteristics you want to check on: Picture/video quality, durability, flexibility, accessories, plus some features and specs like autofocus, shutter speed and ISO range. We don’t often think about a camera’s on-board menu structure until after we’ve made our decision — or until we start shooting! But how a menu is laid out, how intuitive the screens are to navigate and how easy the settings are to understand can make a huge difference in […]

Become an MVP with these Sports Photography Tips Shooting sports can be a thrill. Sporting events offer up so many incredible opportunities to capture the human experience — from the proverbial agony of defeat and joy of victory — that they can be a storyteller or photographer’s dream. There’s nothing quite like capturing that perfect moment, whether it be a winning goal or just a knowing smile between teammates. While most of us can make do with a good DSLR or mirrorless camera, along with some basic photography skills, to […]

Trying to find the right camera isn’t always an easy search. Visit a webpage dedicated to just about any model from any manufacturer, and you may be overwhelmed with a huge list of numbers and terms that may not mean very much, even to the average photographer. One of the most important of these specifications, though, is sensor size, and understanding how sensor size works can help you make the right choice when you purchase your next (or first!) digital camera. In this blog post, we’ll briefly describe what sensor […]

A new year is a great time to make a fresh start, and although 2020 is already a couple weeks old, it’s not too late to make a resolution. If you’re thinking about upping your photography game — or even just getting into photography — there’s no better time. And there might not be a better camera on the market for you than the Nikon Z50. Small, durable, easy to use and packed with features — what more could a beginner ask for? Whether you’re interested in photography as an […]

Like many of our favorite gadgets today, modern digital cameras are essentially mini-computers. And like many of these devices, cameras are regularly tweaked and improved upon via firmware updates from the manufacturers. Firmware is a piece of software code embedded into your camera, typically on a motherboard or other electronic component. Like any software, it can be changed, updated or overwritten. And because technology development and innovation is lightning quick in the digital era, our cameras need those updates and changes to keep pace. But camera firmware updates are often […]