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Company Overview of B&H Foto & Electronics Corp.

Company Overview

B&H Foto & Electronics Corp. operates a retail store that sells photo, video, audio, and related products in New York. The company offers products in various categories, including photography, computers, pro video, lighting and studio, pro audio, mobile, TVs and entertainment, camcorders, surveillance, optics, A/V presentation, and more. It also offers various used products. The company also sells products online. B&H Foto & Electronics Corp. was founded in 1973 and is based in New York, New York.

420 9th Avenue

New York, NY 10001

United States

Founded in 1973



Key Executives for B&H Foto & Electronics Corp.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Director of Corporate Communications and Online Reputation Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

B&H Foto & Electronics Corp. Key Developments

B&H Photo Announces Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f/2.8-4 ASPH

B&H Photo shared the announcement of the Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f/2.8-4 ASPH. POWER O.I.S. Lens. Designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras, this optic will provide an equivalent zoom range of 100-400mm, making it ideal for sports and wildlife photography. The lens features Leica branding, guaranteeing superb optics, while maintaining a relatively compact form factor. Also, the f/2.8-4 maximum aperture ensures enhanced versatility with a wider range of shooting conditions. Other advantages of this lens include POWER O.I.S., which is compatible with Dual I.S. and Dual I.S. 2.0 systems, for stable footage and sharper images. The AF system can be driven at up to 240 fps, making it suitable for tracking fast subjects. It even has a dust- and splash-proof design with freezeproofing to 14°F. It supports the 1.4x and 2.0x teleconverters for extended equivalent focal length ranges of 140-560mm and 200-800mm, respectively. Designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras, this optic will provide an equivalent zoom range of 100-400mm. Benefiting both stills shooting and video recording, a 240 fps high-speed AF motor offers quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance.

B&H Photo Announces Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera and Speedlite 470EX-AI

B&H Photo announced the Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera and the Speedlite 470EX-AI. This release marks two firsts: one is that the M50 becomes the first mirrorless in the lineup to offer UHD 4K video capture, the second is the implementation of a world’s-first Auto Intelligent Bounce system in the 470EX-AI. Both are notable additions to their respective series and offer many other features that make them highly capable tools for photographers. Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Digital Camera: 24.1MP APS-C CMOS Sensor; DIGIC 8 Image Processor; 2.36m-Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder; 3.0" Vari-Angle Touchscreen LCD; UHD 4K and HD 720p120 Video Recording; Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC, Bluetooth; Dual Pixel CMOS AF; ISO 100-25600, Extended ISO 51200; and Combination 5-Axis Image Stabilization. Starting with the EOS M50, usets will find a brand new 24.1MP APS-C CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 8 processor, which work together to produce clean, sharp images with an extended sensitivity range of ISO 100-51200. This sensor is also equipped with Canon’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Eye Detection, for fast, accurate autofocus performance. Also, this core combination is what enables UHD 4K video capture at 23.98 fps and 720p slow motion at 120 fps. A silent mode is available now, as well, for quiet shooting in sound-sensitive environments. Other advancements have been made to the body design, which features a 3.0" vari-angle touchscreen with Touch + Drag functionality and a 0.39" 2.36m-dot EVF for comfortable eye-level shooting. The compact camera is also equipped with Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth for easy connectivity with a mobile device. Additionally, the camera will be available as a body only in black, as a kit with the 15-45mm in black or white, as a kit with both the 15-45mm and 55-200mm lenses, and as a Video Creator Kit. With the release of the Speedlite 470EX-AI, Canon has made a significant advancement in the world of flash photography, as this is the first on-camera unit with completely automatic bounce capabilities. Auto Intelligent Bounce, as Canon calls it, allows the flash to automatically measure the room and determine the best position for optimal performance. Combine this with E-TTL /E-TTL II, and the 470EX-AI becomes the first flash with 100% automatic operation. The flash is quite capable, with a guide number of 154' at ISO 100 and 105mm, and a zoom head able to cover lenses from 24-105mm. It can also be set up manually, if so desired, and features an optical slave mode.

B&H Photo Announces Release of Fujfilm X-E3 Interchangeable-Lens Mirrorless Camera

B&H Photo announced the release of the Fujfilm X-E3 interchangeable-lens mirrorless camera, the FUJINON XF 80mm f/2.8R LM OIS WR Macro Lens, and, for the GF shooters, the FUJINON GF 45mm f/2.8 R WR medium format lens. The new X-E3 has the latest Fujifilm 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS III sensor driven by the X-Processor Pro high-speed processing engine. Also upgraded is the AF algorithm that better tracks moving subjects and features an autofocus speed of 0.06 seconds. On the outside, the XE-3 has a slightly revised interface, and has added the small thumb "joystick" that became a fixture with the launch of the X-Pro2. The new LCD screen has touchscreen compatibility with a variety of shooting and playback options including pinch zoom, touch shot, and focus area selection. New to the X Series lineup is Bluetooth Wireless Communication for transferring files to your smartphone or tablet. Previous X Series cameras featured a Wi-Fi connection option. 24.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS III Sensor; X-Processor Pro Image Processor; UHD 4K Video Recording at 30p; Rear Touchscreen LCD; Built-In Wi-Fi and Bluetooth; Focus Lever; Film Simulation for Photos and Videos. The first 1:1 magnification macro lens in the X Series lineup, the Fujfiilm FUJINON XF80mm f/2.8 [3] R LM OIS WR Macro lens, features 5-stop stabilization advantage and is dust and weather-resistant. The lens is optimized for Fujfiilm X-Trans sensors and contains one aspherical element, one Super ED element, three ED lenses, and a floating focus system that actually adjusts two focus groups. The 35mm-equivalent focal length is 122mm. Fujifilm XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro Lens: X-Mount Lens/APS-C Format; 120mm (35mm Equivalent); Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22; One Aspherical Element; One Super ED Element, Three ED Elements; Linear AF Motor, Floating Focus System; Maximum Magnification: 1:1; Minimum Focus Distance: 9.8; Optical Image Stabilization; Weather-Sealed Design, Fluorine Coating. The new FUJINON GF 45mm f/2.8 R WR lens offers medium format shooters a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 36mm. Weighing in at only 490g, the lens is light and portable. Eight groups and eleven elements make up the optical design that includes one aspherical element and 2 ED lenses. The lens also features optical image stabilization.

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