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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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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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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certain magic works

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

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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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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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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How to succeed in all photos
Taking a new pack of photos from a photo studio, as a rule, we only insert half of them into albums to show to friends later. Others go to the…

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