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 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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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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Monthly Archives: May 2018

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 can read about it here.

Modern cameras always perform focusing at the maximum aperture. For example, if a standard 18-55mm F / 3.5-5.6 lens is used, then focusing will always be done on apertures from F / 3.5 to F / 5.6 (depending on the focal length). Continue reading

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

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 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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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…

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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…

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