White balance
White balance is an important tool for managing the color palette of a photograph. One of the advantages of a living person over a digital camera is that a person…

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How to take pictures in the cold?
Happy New Year, winter finally arrived, with snow and frost, and for many, the question arose about shooting in frosty weather, how to handle photo equipment. Not everything is as…

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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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All problems

How to check used lens before purchase?

All problems when choosing used lenses come down to one thing: they used a lens. This means that they were photographed a lot, put and removed from the camera, stored somewhere, fell in the rain with it, twisted the zoom a lot and often, wiped the lenses … How to choose a used item lens and do not mess around? What to look for when buying? How to identify dead glass? After a thorough article about the best DSLR for a beginner and a story about which first lens to buy in addition to a whale, I was bombarded with questions about lenses, and after a while I finally decided to write the corresponding article. It laid out the main problems that arise when choosing a used one. lenses, and tried to tell how not to encounter them.

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Color
We see the world in color, hence the special realism and appeal of color photography, especially since modern digital cameras shooting in color by default make it extremely accessible. Color…

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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…

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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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7 mistakes of any photographer
If you are a photographer, you have at least seven funny stories that you would rather not remember. Well, yes, it is - as it is human nature to make…

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