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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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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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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visible constellations

Starry sky

Many people who admire the starry sky on a clear night have a desire to photograph the sight they saw. Unfortunately, these attempts are far from always crowned with success, especially since a person who is accustomed to photographing exclusively during the day with an excess of light is often unclear on which side to approach the shooting in such seemingly unfavorable conditions. Nevertheless, to get a beautiful night shot with saturated colors, clearly visible constellations and a whitish strip of the Milky Way crossing the sky is easier than it might seem at first, and in this article I will try to make it possible to highlight the practical side of the issue. I note that we will not focus on high astrophotography, but rather on ordinary shooting of the starry sky in the context of landscape photography. Detailed shooting of deep space objects (galaxies, nebulae, quasars, etc.) requires very specific skills and tools, while decorating the night landscape with the general plan of the Milky Way is possible for everyone. Continue reading

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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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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HDR panorama
HDR is a technology that has existed for more than a year and is an adaptation of the image to the peculiarities of our eyes (the eye never sees the…

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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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