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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Photo issues
How to take pictures This is perhaps the most frequent question. I will respond to it with general recommendations, taken from the experience of fellow photographers and my own experience.…

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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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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

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 camera control wheel, as shown in the picture below. Usually mode M, A, S, P are allocated in a separate set, for example, in the photo below, these modes are highlighted with a special arc that unites them. You can come across instead of naming ‘M, A, S, P’, another naming – ‘P, A, S, M’ or ‘M, AV, TV, P’ – all the same. About these modes just I will try to tell in this article. 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…

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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…

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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 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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