Bar chart
A histogram is a chart based on the tonal distribution of pixels in a picture. From the left to the right (horizontally) the brightness is indicated, and from the bottom…

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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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How to succeed in all photos
Taking a new pack of photos from a photo studio, as a rule, we only insert half of them into albums to show to friends later. Others go to the…

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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 users of photographic equipment immediately want to get a high-aperture 50-fold superzoom lens with the possibility of macro photography, beautiful bokeh and ‘razor’ sharpness. Unfortunately, no such lens for cameras with interchangeable optics does not yet exist. Blame the laws of physics and the complexity of manufacturing. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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