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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Capacity
The bit depth or color depth of a digital image is the number of binary bits (bits) used to encode the color of a single pixel. It is necessary to…

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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

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

(ie, further than the object, then its name is “back focus”, from the English back focus) or vice versa, Continue reading

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Basic camera settings
I recommend to any novice photographer, whenever possible, to actively use the automation of the camera. This applies to matrix metering, autofocus, automatic white balance, and everything else that only…

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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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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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How to overcome 6 fears of the photographer?
For most newcomers to photography, one of the biggest challenges is overcoming fear. This often leads to the fact that the photographer misses a great shot or does not even…

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