Gigapixels

About photogenicity, curved hands and a bottle of dry
Since I began to take photographs of non-professional models, I constantly find myself catching up on the fact that, being on the street, I look at the faces of people…

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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…

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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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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 a person with a camera, there are nuances and additional features that can and should be taken into account.
And so, you first need to decide on what you are going on a hike – very often this is a big, huge backpack full of provisions, clothes, a tent and a sleeping bag, and also a guitar to boot. In the campaign is important every extra kilogram that carries people. Continue reading

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 users of photographic equipment immediately want to get a high-aperture 50-fold superzoom lens with the possibility of macro photography, beautiful bokeh and ‘razor’ sharpness. Unfortunately, no such lens for cameras with interchangeable optics does not yet exist. Blame the laws of physics and the complexity of manufacturing. 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 attention to.

‘Crop’, ‘Crop’, ‘kropnuty camera’, роп kropnuty camera ’,‘ kropnuty matrix ’,‘ kropny sensor ’are synonymous with a camera with a reduced photosensitive element (matrix, film). These concepts are strongly intertwined with the concept of the crop factor and you can read the basic information about crop in the ‘Crop Factor‘ section. Continue reading

Viewfinder size

Modern digital mirror cameras are most often used for focusing the optical viewfinder. Amateur photographers call it simply ‘peephole‘. Abbreviated Optical Detector called OVI. OVI differ from each other in optical crystal, coating and zooming in, focusing displays, lightening and used LCD, LED displays. In this article I want to describe exactly the size of the HVI. Continue reading

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…

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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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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…

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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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