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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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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Multiexposure
Multiple exposure is simply multiple exposures of the same frame. At multiple exposure, the matrix or film is exposed several times. Speaking quite simply, the camera “photographs” several times, and…

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What is Vignetting?

Vignetting is the effect of darkening the corners of an image. Often, vignetting is simply called ‘vignette‘
In a broader sense, vignetting is a change in the brightness of an image from the center to the edges of the image. You can also do ‘vignetting on the contrary’, when the edges are brighter than the center of the image.
The above is an example of vignetting that gives a Nikon 50mm f / 1.8D AF Nikkor lens when used on a Nikon D700 full-frame camera and with a full aperture, the lens is focused to infinity, a white sheet with a tripod is photographed. In the corners of the image, a drop in brightness is noticeable, and the brightest part of the image is in the center of the image.  Continue reading

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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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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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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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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