Image Stabilizers
In order to get a sharp non-blurry shot taken from hands (or in motion), you need to take into account the shutter speed when shooting - because the longer the…

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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…

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The lenses. Myths and reality
Previously, the material described below was part of an article about types of lenses, but the article grew and broke into two separate parts. When choosing a photo lens, many…

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human charisma

How to be photographed to be photogenic in a photo

Many women, and there is no reason to conceal – and men, too, are afraid to be photographed because of fear of looking in a photo non-photogenic, i.e. – unattractive. It’s a paradox, but a fact: many people in life look better than in the photo, and vice versa. Why is that? How to be photographed correctly in order to work well in photos?
But first, let’s figure out what photogenic is? For the first time, the concept of “photogenicity” was proposed by Frenchman Louis Delluc, by definition, which photogenicity is the property of people to win in a photo compared to their appearance in real life, and non-photogenicity is the property of a person to lose during photography. Continue reading

Reversing lens adapter
At the request of readers a small article on the reverse macroadapter. A reversing adapter should not be confused with a reversing ring. A reversible adapter is an adapter that…

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Gigapixels
The megapixel race continues, and now even mobile phones by their number can bypass very expensive SLR cameras. 36 MP for Nikon D800 and Sony 7R already surprise no one,…

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Crop Identification
This article is written in photographic slang and, moments, filled with my subjective opinions. This article describes the nuances of using crooked cameras and lenses that few people pay due…

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What is distortion
Distortion is mainly of two types - barrel-shaped (convex, Barrel distortion) and pillow-shaped (concave, Pincushion distortion). Distortion is usually called simple ‘barrel‘ and ‘pillow‘. But there is also a complex…

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