RAW or not RAW
The RAW format will never be accepted. Never means “never”, and not “not in the near future”. Old photographers remember that before its appearance there were several formats that, although…

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Diffraction
Diffraction is an optical phenomenon that limits the sharpness of a photograph while reducing the relative aperture of the lens. Unlike other optical aberrations, diffraction is fundamentally unremovable, universal and…

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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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the difference

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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Composition

Composition is the most important aspect of art photography. Composition is the art of arranging the various elements of the image in the most harmonious manner that meets the creative intent of the author and allows him to fully convey his thoughts and feelings to the viewer.
The gaze of a person looking at a scene moves far from randomly. First of all, he seeks to cover the most significant elements that attract his attention, in decreasing order of their attractiveness, then he goes around the entire available field of vision, assessing the relationship between important objects, and practically without stopping on insignificant trifles, after which he returns to the semantic center. This Continue reading

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 children are already born in many families, and there are no photos yet, as well as those photographers who first take photo sessions, they take 10,000 rubles from people. per hour of the photo shoot, including make-up and processing, and then process the result for two months. These are simply the worst examples that I could find in the market, and in fact, the situation with the right photographers is much better.For example, when I worked in the wedding market, I always set the deadline for returning photos per Continue reading

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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What you need to know about Nikon lenses?
What Nikon offers Superficial review of the Nikon line of lenses Most likely, if you are not photographing a Canon DSLR, then you are using a Nikon camera. Although so…

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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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What is the focal length?
The focal length (FR or ƒ) is the distance between the optical center of the lens and the camera sensor. The larger the focal length, the larger the image scale…

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