Camera modes
Today, any digital camera offers the photographer a frightening variety of shooting modes. Due to the fact that the instructions for the cameras describe the features and purpose of a…

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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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Dynamic range
The dynamic range or the photographic latitude of the photographic material is the ratio between the maximum and minimum exposure values ​​that can be correctly captured on the image. In…

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Climbing Elbrus

Lens device

The lens should be considered a key component of an optical device called a camera. That’s right: not a matrix, but a lens. A photograph is an image, and nothing more than a photographic lens forms this image on a photosensitive material. The matrix only converts the image created by the lens into digital form.

A photographer does not have to be an expert in the field of applied optics, but having some idea of ​​how the lens of your camera works will not only not interfere with your creative growth, but will also help make photography more conscious and manageable.

Lens design

The main objective of a photographic lens – to collect the light coming from the scene, and focus it on the Continue reading

Optimum Aperture Selection

The ability to effectively use an existing lens has a much greater effect on the sharpness of a photograph than the choice of the lens itself. The number of apertures is the most important of the shooting parameters that affect the technical quality of the image. The difference between different aperture values ​​of the same lens can be much more noticeable than the difference between different lenses with the same aperture.

Obviously, for the standard fast lens used in this test, sharpness is ideal at f / 5.6 aperture, but f / 4 is Continue reading

The fight against laziness and time management for the photographer

Let’s not forget that many photographers are now giving their clients photographs in indecently long periods. I will not quote wedding clerks who give out albums after 9 months, when children are already born in many families, and there are no photos yet, as well as those photographers who first take photo sessions, they take 10,000 rubles from people. per hour of the photo shoot, including make-up and processing, and then process the result for two months. These are simply the worst examples that I could find in the market, and in fact, the situation with the right photographers is much better.For example, when I worked in the wedding market, I always set the deadline for returning photos per Continue reading

Macro shot
The word "macro photography" usually means photographs taken on a sufficiently large, but still not microscopic scale, i.e. from about 1:10 to 1: 1. Pictures with a scale exceeding 1:…

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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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Camera modes
Today, any digital camera offers the photographer a frightening variety of shooting modes. Due to the fact that the instructions for the cameras describe the features and purpose of a…

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HDR panorama
HDR is a technology that has existed for more than a year and is an adaptation of the image to the peculiarities of our eyes (the eye never sees the…

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