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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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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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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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 digital camera.

The only fundamental difference between a digital camera and a film camera is the nature of the photosensitive material used in them. If in a film camera this is a film, then in a digital one – a photosensitive matrix. And just as the traditional photographic process is inseparable from the properties of the film, so the digital photoprocess largely depends on how the matrix converts the light focused on it by the lens into a digital code.

The principle of the photomatrix
The photosensitive matrix or photosensor is an integrated microcircuit (in other words, a silicon wafer), Continue reading

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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Shine
Light is the heart of photography. The camera does not see the image. For him, there are no lines, no shapes, no textures. A film or digital sensor is susceptible…

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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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How beautiful to photograph water droplets on flowers?
Hello! You saw similar photos of flowers on the Internet where drops of water sparkle and glow. But how are they made? I will not touch on the technical aspects…

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