Chromatic aberrations
Chromatic aberrations in human language are color distortions that add to the original images of various kinds of parasitic distortions. If you are an amateur, and somewhere you heard that…

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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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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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cameras Nikon D3100

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 very easy to get. To do this, simply remove the bright light source on the closed aperture. How much the aperture has to be closed depends on the lens on which the image is being taken. Each lens has a certain number F, which results in a pronounced effect with the rays. For the most part, when using digital cameras that do not have a mechanical diaphragm control device with aperture blades, the effect with the rays will not work. 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

Chromatic aberrations
Chromatic aberrations in human language are color distortions that add to the original images of various kinds of parasitic distortions. If you are an amateur, and somewhere you heard that…

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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 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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Makrokoltsa - article from Radozhiva
What are macro rings are ordinary hollow tubes that change the working length of your lens. That is, it's just a tube that is placed between the lens and the…

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