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 photograph the baptism of a child
I am not a clergyman, and therefore I cannot know all the subtleties of this or that sacrament, rite or ceremony, I don’t even really know how to name some…

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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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Camera Modes P, A, S, M

Usually, after all the ‘Auto’-modes of the camera get bored, a lot of people start using special semi-automatic modes M, A, S, P. These modes can be found on the camera control wheel, as shown in the picture below. Usually mode M, A, S, P are allocated in a separate set, for example, in the photo below, these modes are highlighted with a special arc that unites them. You can come across instead of naming ‘M, A, S, P’, another naming – ‘P, A, S, M’ or ‘M, AV, TV, P’ – all the same. About these modes just I will try to tell in this article. Continue reading

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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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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Flash afternoon - how to use
How to photograph with a flash in the afternoon and why in general a flash in the afternoon? The question seems meaningless, but when it comes to practice, it turns…

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Reversing lens adapter
At the request of readers a small article on the reverse macroadapter. A reversing adapter should not be confused with a reversing ring. A reversible adapter is an adapter that…

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