Viewfinder size
Modern digital mirror cameras are most often used for focusing the optical viewfinder. Amateur photographers call it simply ‘peephole‘. Abbreviated Optical Detector called OVI. OVI differ from each other in…

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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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Several rules for photographing women
A woman is for the photographer only the subject of serving the plane, the same as fabric, mirrors or furs. The texture of a woman to create a good picture…

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Megabytes

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 RAW file format, (in Nikon it is called NEF – Nikon Electronic Format – Nikon electronic file format). Nikon’s RAW files have certain settings, I usually use 14-bit color depth with no loss or no compression at all. In general, NEF files with 14-bit color depth and without compression weigh about 24.4MB. In the image below, I showed the size of my files in bytes. Continue reading

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…

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Chromatic aberrations
Chromatic aberrations in human language are color distortions that add to the original images of various kinds of parasitic distortions. If you are an amateur, and somewhere you heard that…

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Depth of Field Preview
Some cameras have a function to preview the depth of field. To understand how it works, you first need to know what the depth of field is, for example, you…

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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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