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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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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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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photogenic

How to be photographed to be photogenic in a photo

Many women, and there is no reason to conceal – and men, too, are afraid to be photographed because of fear of looking in a photo non-photogenic, i.e. – unattractive. It’s a paradox, but a fact: many people in life look better than in the photo, and vice versa. Why is that? How to be photographed correctly in order to work well in photos?
But first, let’s figure out what photogenic is? For the first time, the concept of “photogenicity” was proposed by Frenchman Louis Delluc, by definition, which photogenicity is the property of people to win in a photo compared to their appearance in real life, and non-photogenicity is the property of a person to lose during photography. Continue reading

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

A bunch of two lenses for macro photography
There is an easy way to get the ability to take a macro shot - this is to use reversing rings. Reversible rings are also called wrap rings. Reversible rings…

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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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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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Bokeh. Thoughts about bokeh.
This article is very filled with subjective opinions. Be patient with patience and understanding. Bokeh is the “character” of an image outside the focus area, its intensity, and the effect…

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