Depth of Field Preview
Some cameras have a function to preview the depth of field. To understand how it works, you first need to know what the depth of field is, for example, you…

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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.…

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Crop Identification
This article is written in photographic slang and, moments, filled with my subjective opinions. This article describes the nuances of using crooked cameras and lenses that few people pay due…

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rays

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 very easy to get. To do this, simply remove the bright light source on the closed aperture. How much the aperture has to be closed depends on the lens on which the image is being taken. Each lens has a certain number F, which results in a pronounced effect with the rays. For the most part, when using digital cameras that do not have a mechanical diaphragm control device with aperture blades, the effect with the rays will not work. Continue reading

Makrokoltsa - article from Radozhiva
What are macro rings are ordinary hollow tubes that change the working length of your lens. That is, it's just a tube that is placed between the lens and the…

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Pixels and subpixels
Once I wondered: ‘Why do my Nikon D700 RAW files weigh so little?’. In search of an answer, I found very interesting information. So, when shooting, I sometimes use the…

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Receptions photography at long exposures. Light painting.
“Late in the evening, when you sit at home and do not know what to do, experiment with a long exposure.” I think one of the ancient wise men said…

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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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