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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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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NOT rational advice on choosing a camera!
The first camera should cause awe That's right, and nothing else. It does not matter what kind of camera it will be, a mirror or soap box, digital or film,…

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condensation

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 surreal color shades. What is the reason? Why can’t the camera simply take and display the scene as it is? She’s actually trying. Due to its modest capabilities. The problem is that we ourselves never see the world as it really is. Our eyes and brain do tremendous work so that we can admire the surrounding reality. The camera does not know how, and you have to think for it, perform non-obvious and not always natural manipulations to get images that look natural.

Central and peripheral vision

The field of view, susceptible to detail, is very small – about three degrees. You will be convinced of this if you hold your eyes on a letter in this text and try to look at the surrounding letters without moving your eyes. As you move 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

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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 to print photos at work, which is why they incorporate everyday photos into this process, then we will come to that very “average user ”, which today’s approach is very different from the same professional. Almost anyone can voice the problem to you – the photos are dead weight on the computer, at best, are downloaded to the Internet for showing to friends. It would seem that it is terrible if they can always be “quickly” pulled out and shown to anyone ?! But no, it’s not long to lose everything, so, sooner or later, a person comes to the problem of archiving …

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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…

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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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How does a digital camera work?
For full control over the process of obtaining a digital image, it is necessary, at least in general terms, to imagine the device and the principle of operation of a…

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Image angle
The angle of the image or the angular field of the lens is the angle formed by the rays connecting the extreme opposite points of the frame with the optical…

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