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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About focusing
For a modern photographer, it is vital to be able to get fast and accurate autofocus from the camera. In this post I will give my thoughts on how to…

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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 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 is, reduce the gap through which the light passes. If people did not squint, the sun would burn the retina of the eye with its strong light. At night you need to do the opposite – open your eyes wider to capture more light, while the pupils also expand. Eyes with large pupils have many animals that need to be seen well at night. 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.…

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What is white balance in a camera?
The white balance is a parameter that helps to correctly construct a color image transfer. It is abbreviated as simply BB (white balance), in the English-language literature one can find…

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How teleconverter works. Teleconverter Review Soligor AF PRO 1.4x
Teleconverter is a special device that helps to increase the focal length of the lens. In fact, the focal length of the lens is a physical quantity and it simply…

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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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