Gigapixels

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…

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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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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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RAW converter

Modern digital photography is very much connected with image processing programs. Sometimes it is the photo editor that creates exactly the photo that we ultimately consider the work of the photographer.

Modern digital photography is cunning, sometimes it turns into ordinary mathematical tricks, which I already wrote about in ‘Subpixels’, ‘Gigapixels’, ‘JPEG,‘ Tricks with RAW and ‘RAW Settings‘. Continue reading

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 work with autofocus for simple scenes using the optical viewfinder.
Focusing process different photographers call in different ways: focus, focus, focus, get into sharpness, achieve focus, achieve focus, catch focus. When communicating, I most often use the word ‘to focus, which creates two meanings at once -‘ to focus ’to the camera for optimal sharpness and объект to focus’ to the photographer on the subject. Continue reading

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

Pixels and subpixels

Once I wondered: ‘Why do my Nikon D700 RAW files weigh so little?’. In search of an answer, I found very interesting information.

So, when shooting, I sometimes use the RAW file format, (in Nikon it is called NEF – Nikon Electronic Format – Nikon electronic file format). Nikon’s RAW files have certain settings, I usually use 14-bit color depth with no loss or no compression at all. In general, NEF files with 14-bit color depth and without compression weigh about 24.4MB. In the image below, I showed the size of my files in bytes. Continue reading

How to apply makeup before a photo session
First of all, before choosing a make-up for a photo session, you should note and take into account some features of your appearance, as well as try to imagine and…

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Multiexposure
Multiple exposure is simply multiple exposures of the same frame. At multiple exposure, the matrix or film is exposed several times. Speaking quite simply, the camera “photographs” several times, and…

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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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A few rules for photo models
Photography is a frozen moment that becomes history. That is why many of us panic, intending to be photographed: we want to look gorgeous in history. We want the camera…

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