How to learn to take pictures
Why are amateur pictures so weak? First of all, because the ordinary photographer is not aware of their weaknesses. This is not a big deal if the snapshot function is…

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How to overcome 6 fears of the photographer?
For most newcomers to photography, one of the biggest challenges is overcoming fear. This often leads to the fact that the photographer misses a great shot or does not even…

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Photo Archiving
The time of the film has passed, and with it the time of photo printing has somehow sunk into oblivion, sadly enough - if we discard professionals who are forced…

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What is the focal length?

The focal length (FR or ƒ) is the distance between the optical center of the lens and the camera sensor. The larger the focal length, the larger the image scale projected by the lens onto the sensor, the smaller the focal length, the smaller the image scale. We can say that a lens with a large focal length enlarges objects, as if bringing them closer to the photographer, and with a smaller focal length – it reduces, moves objects away.

The focal length determines the angle of the image of the lens (angular field). For a lens with a large focal length, the image angle is narrow – enlarging objects, a telephoto lens fills the entire frame with them. A Continue reading

Back focus

Imagine a terrible picture: you bought a reflex camera, and the pictures from it come out fuzzy. However, if you look closely at the pictures, you will find that the camera is focused, it’s just that a completely different object fell into the focus area, not the one you shot as the main one. Well, by the way, if your software supports focus points right on the picture.

Everything seems to be fine, but focused on the left eye (relative to me)
Focus, in such cases, “creeps” back to the background

(ie, further than the object, then its name is “back focus”, from the English back focus) or vice versa, Continue reading

How beautiful to photograph water droplets on flowers?
Hello! You saw similar photos of flowers on the Internet where drops of water sparkle and glow. But how are they made? I will not touch on the technical aspects…

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delay
Shutter speed or, as it is also called, shutter speed is directly related to the transmission of motion in the pictures. When shooting stationary objects with a fixed camera, shutter…

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Sharpness
Is sharpness important for a good photo? Yes and no. On the one hand, technically perfect photography, as a rule, should be absolutely sharp. No matter how entertaining it may…

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Back button focus
According to an established tradition, autofocus is activated by pressing the shutter button halfway, and pressing it fully releases the shutter. However, it is often much more convenient to separate…

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