Scatter Circle Size
A scatter spot (circle) is a distorted image of a point projected by a photographic lens onto the camera’s matrix or film. These distortions are caused, firstly, by structural factors,…

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HDR or pseudo-HDR with Nik HDR Efex Pro
If I say that everyone was waiting for this, I will not say anything. Nik Software once again made a splash by releasing a plug-in for gluing HDR or pseudo-HDR…

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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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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

What you need to know about Nikon lenses?
What Nikon offers Superficial review of the Nikon line of lenses Most likely, if you are not photographing a Canon DSLR, then you are using a Nikon camera. Although so…

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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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Time for shooting
Not every beautiful scene constantly looks really beautiful. Moreover, as a rule, we must make a lot of effort, be patient and observant in order to show the subject in…

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Exposure: Theory
A good exposure is critical for quality photography. However, the essence of the exposure is extremely simple. Exposure is just the amount of light entering the photosensor. The process of…

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