Pixels and subpixels
Once I wondered: ‘Why do my Nikon D700 RAW files weigh so little?’. In search of an answer, I found very interesting information. So, when shooting, I sometimes use the…

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The alphabet of photogenicity
To paraphrase a famous aphorism, one can say: do not be born beautiful, but be born ... photogenic. Alas, only a few are photogenic of us. The rest, looking at…

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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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macro rings

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 camera.

How they work – imagine that you are focusing on a fixed lens, one of the old ones, where the entire lens unit (all lenses) goes when focusing, you twist the focus, all lenses go slowly (the trunk of the lens lengthens), leave and leave as far as the design allows you lens. But the focus is spinning to a certain value and in order to draw out (push back) we add rings even more. Of course, in modern lenses, focusing sometimes happens differently, because the explanations are given just for example. Continue reading

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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About focusing
For a modern photographer, it is vital to be able to get fast and accurate autofocus from the camera. In this post I will give my thoughts on how to…

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What is a diaphragm?
For a better understanding of the operation of such a device I will give an example from life. When people look at the sun - they squint their eyes, that…

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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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