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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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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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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What is ISO and how to set it up

However, what is ISO in the camera settings?
ISO is a parameter indicating the level of sensitivity to light of its light-catching element (matrix or film). Mostly indicate the ISO limits for cameras (cameras). Although, the same parameter can be met not only on the camera, but, for example, on the flash. For a flash, leading numbers are usually indicated when using one of the ISO 100, or 200 values. The ISO sensitivity is indicated in special ISO system units. Continue reading

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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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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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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How to photograph in the campaign
The question of how best to photograph in a campaign relates to general issues - how to photograph in general. But in the campaign for the photographer, and just for…

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