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How to choose a photographer
How to choose a photographer? What should I look for first? How not to make a mistake in your choice? Probably, these questions are asked by anyone who wanted to…

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Makrokoltsa - article from Radozhiva
What are macro rings are ordinary hollow tubes that change the working length of your lens. That is, it's just a tube that is placed between the lens and the…

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Stop the time. Short excerpts
This article describes how to stop time ’in pictures with the help of a camera. When photographing moving objects, it is possible to ‘stop’ them using a photo and see…

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What type of camera to choose

Today on the market there are two types of cameras most often – digital mirror and ordinary digital cameras.
I decided to write a small article about choosing between what you need to look at, focusing on choosing the type of camera (camera).

The main advantages of digital SLR cameras

1. Replaceable optics that allows you to install any lens, from wide to telephoto, which allows you to shoot in the style of “photo-sniper” Or vice versa – macro objects, which allow to shoot very small details. Continue reading

The effect of star rays in photos

When shooting a bright light source into the frame, you can get an interesting effect with the rays of light. This effect is usually called Star Effect.

This effect is very easy to get. To do this, simply remove the bright light source on the closed aperture. How much the aperture has to be closed depends on the lens on which the image is being taken. Each lens has a certain number F, which results in a pronounced effect with the rays. For the most part, when using digital cameras that do not have a mechanical diaphragm control device with aperture blades, the effect with the rays will not work. Continue reading

Receptions photography at long exposures. Light painting.

“Late in the evening, when you sit at home and do not know what to do, experiment with a long exposure.” I think one of the ancient wise men said that, but if I am mistaken, it will be an interesting task to play with the creation of such photos of masterpieces.

What it is? No, this is not a photoshop correction, but simply a play of light.

How it’s done? Very simple, for this purpose there is enough camera with the ability to install it on a tripod, the tripod itself and a flashlight. Continue reading

Flash afternoon – how to use

How to photograph with a flash in the afternoon and why in general a flash in the afternoon?

The question seems meaningless, but when it comes to practice, it turns out that a flash, even on the most sunny day, can be an indispensable tool in the hands of the photographer.

In general, it is considered that a flash helps when there is little light, that is, it serves as an additional source of light in poor light conditions – in the evening, at night, in a house, in the shade of trees, in cloudy weather. Continue reading

How to photograph the baptism of a child

I am not a clergyman, and therefore I cannot know all the subtleties of this or that sacrament, rite or ceremony, I don’t even really know how to name some of them, but then I know how to take them off. Therefore, let the believers forgive me for incorrect expressions about what and how the priest does, or what happens during the baptism ceremony.

The introductory word that in the traditions of the Orthodox Church the rite of baptism is a very important church sacrament, which takes place only once in a person’s life, we’ll omit it, because everyone knows about it, let’s go straight to the point. Continue reading

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What is white balance in a camera?
The white balance is a parameter that helps to correctly construct a color image transfer. It is abbreviated as simply BB (white balance), in the English-language literature one can find…

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RAW converter
Modern digital photography is very much connected with image processing programs. Sometimes it is the photo editor that creates exactly the photo that we ultimately consider the work of the…

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Camera Modes P, A, S, M
Usually, after all the ‘Auto’-modes of the camera get bored, a lot of people start using special semi-automatic modes M, A, S, P. These modes can be found on the…

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What is the excerpt
Exposure - this is the time during which the camera captures the image. When photographing, the light is read using a camera matrix or using a film. When we do…

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