10 anti-blogging tips
How often you get tired of reading and want to see something nice for the eye and start to perceive life through the eyes, and not through the ears -…

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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…

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Lens change
The main advantage of cameras with interchangeable lenses over compact cameras is, as the discerning reader has already guessed, the ability to change lenses. Changing the lens itself is a…

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shooting distant

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

RAW or JPEG?
The electrical signal generated at the time of shooting by the matrix of a digital camera enters the camera processor as an array of digitized, but not yet processed or,…

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How to take pictures in a bright room
Yesterday I did a reportage shooting at a drawing lesson in the Art-Metier studio, St. Petersburg. Since I do not like to delay processing photos, the pictures were sent to…

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How to find out the pixel size of a matrix?
Why might a photographer need a pixel size? There are enough such situations. Knowing the pixel size can be useful for determining safe shutter speeds when shooting with handhelds, because…

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Man and camera see the world differently
Often a scene that looked attractive to our eyes appears completely unpresentable in the photo - with a whitish, illuminated sky, with black dips in the place of shadows, with…

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