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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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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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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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

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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About photogenicity, curved hands and a bottle of dry
Since I began to take photographs of non-professional models, I constantly find myself catching up on the fact that, being on the street, I look at the faces of people…

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What and how does the photo affect?
1. Photographer - the main element during the shooting. If there were no person, the camera would not turn on, not be installed in the correct position near the model…

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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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