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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Dependence of the viewing angle of the lens on the focusing distance
When focusing on some lenses you can notice a very interesting effect. Many lenses change (usually reduce) the field of view when focusing from infinity to MDF (minimum focusing distance).…

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What is Vignetting?
Vignetting is the effect of darkening the corners of an image. Often, vignetting is simply called ‘vignette‘ In a broader sense, vignetting is a change in the brightness of an…

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size

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, even ‘bloated’ 41 MP for the Nokia Lumia 1020 cameraphone is something common and everyday. Imagine if matrices with pixels of the same dimensions as mobile devices were used on full-format cameras. Continue reading

The size of the matrix does matter.

One of the most important and basic parameters of any photographic equipment is the size of the photosensitive sensor of the camera. And this is not about megapixels, but about the real physical area of ​​the photosensitive element.
Previously, most photographers were shooting on film cameras, which used the so-called 35mm film (standard film from the distant 1930s). These were quite old times, and somewhere since 2000, digital mirror cameras (CCP) became very popular, the principle of operation of which remained the same as in film cameras, but instead of CCP film they began to use an electronic photosensitive matrix, which forms the image . Continue reading

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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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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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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How to choose a photographer
How to choose a photographer? What should I look for first? How not to make a mistake in your choice? Probably, these questions are asked by anyone who wanted to…

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