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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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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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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Monthly Archives: June 2017

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 to capture us in the best possible way, because the inexorable time is so fleeting, and never return its former beauty. And although at the present time in order to take a photo, no special skills are required – just press the camera button – many people are very disappointed with the resulting image. But to take a good picture is really not so difficult, you just need to know some of the techniques used by professional photographers … Continue reading

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 their own pictures, constantly have to ask themselves the question: “Do I really look so awful? What will my future great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren think of me? ”After all, everyone wants to remain in the memories of their descendants as a prominent and interesting person, and not greyish, or, worse, – ugly. Of course, being born non-photogenic, Cindy Crawford can no longer be. Continue reading

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 passing by me. Of course, mostly girls. Besides the fact that I look at them through the eyes of a man, I look at them as a photographer. I fantasize how one could take a picture, in what image, how to put the light, how to emphasize the merits and hide the flaws … After all, not on the passport, I take off, in the end. And I try to transfer the internal through the external … Continue reading

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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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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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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