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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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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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…

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How to learn to take pictures

Why are amateur pictures so weak? First of all, because the ordinary photographer is not aware of their weaknesses. This is not a big deal if the snapshot function is strictly protocol. Such photos will be valuable to their author, his relatives and friends as a memory of some big or small event: birthday, a picnic, a well-spent vacation. The trouble happens when a person who picks up a camera realizes himself to be a creator and begins to run wildly, avoiding even the shadow of a doubt of his own giftedness and being unshakably sure that the excess of creative energy easily compensates for the superficiality of knowledge and a careless attitude to work. That is, even if he worked on his own health, but he also puts it all on the Internet, insistently demanding attention and compliments. Having received them, he begins to drift, but not received Continue reading

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 photography not only provides us with the opportunity to more fully convey the richness of the world around us, but also imposes a great responsibility on us, making us think about the effect of color on our pictures.

How many colors are there?

Countless. The human eye is able to perceive electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength of 380 (violet) to 740 nm (red). Continue reading

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 its best form.

In studio shooting, when you are in full control of the situation, you can allow yourself to take pictures at any time convenient for you or your models. When you go outside, you have to reckon with external lighting, which dramatically changes over the course of one day.

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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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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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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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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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