The effect of star rays in photos
When shooting a bright light source into the frame, you can get an interesting effect with the rays of light. This effect is usually called Star Effect. This effect is…

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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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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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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.

Articles on this topic are useful only for informational reading, and advice to wriggle in front of a mirror is simply ridiculous. For the external state of the model depends on the internal. Change, therefore, is needed there. The main advice is to be natural. No grimaces, ridiculous poses, vulgar blast and lip protrusion will not give anything. Continue reading

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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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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Exposure. Exposure correction.
Exposure is dosed by fixed assets: Exposure Aperture ISO sensitivity value Flash (or other lighting) Basically, in digital photography, it is customary to say that exposure depends only on shutter…

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Tips for those preparing for a photo shoot
How to prepare for a photo shoot? What should I look for first? What to take with you, what make-up to do, what to wear, how to get up ...…

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