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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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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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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Monthly Archives: November 2017

What is distortion

Distortion is mainly of two types – barrel-shaped (convex, Barrel distortion) and pillow-shaped (concave, Pincushion distortion). Distortion is usually called simple ‘barrel‘ and ‘pillow‘. But there is also a complex or complex distortion (complex distortion), in which the distortions in different areas of the image have a different type and intensity. Complex distortion is quite difficult to correct with the help of graphic editors, since there the distortion can be waves ’. Professional photographers are affectionately referred to as “camel’, sometimes ‘a double-humped camel‘, as such distortion often gives a kind of visual humps and depressions in the image. 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 image from the center to the edges of the image. You can also do ‘vignetting on the contrary’, when the edges are brighter than the center of the image.
The above is an example of vignetting that gives a Nikon 50mm f / 1.8D AF Nikkor lens when used on a Nikon D700 full-frame camera and with a full aperture, the lens is focused to infinity, a white sheet with a tripod is photographed. In the corners of the image, a drop in brightness is noticeable, and the brightest part of the image is in the center of the image.  Continue reading

32 golden rules for the photographer and photo model
And although photography is a creative matter, there are some unwritten rules here. Most often they are written in a joking calm. How - you read below ... Photographer's rules…

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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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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 not to be ashamed of the camera
Many of us, being in front of the camera, feel embarrassed, do not know what to do, where to look, what to occupy hands and what to do with our…

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