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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What type of camera to choose
Today on the market there are two types of cameras most often - digital mirror and ordinary digital cameras. I decided to write a small article about choosing between what…

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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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circumstances

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

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 up (vertically) the amount of the photo area of ​​a particular tonality. It is often said that vertical columns simply show the ratios of the number of pixels of a particular pitch. That is, the diagram shows how much light or dark shades prevail in the picture, how many green or red or other shades of colors in the picture are larger. Histograms are different. In photography, basically, three types are used: Continue reading

What and how does the photo affect?

1. Photographer – the main element during the shooting. If there were no person, the camera would not turn on, not be installed in the correct position near the model or landscape, did not focus and did not take a picture at all. The photographer controls the whole shooting process, he is fully responsible for the shooting process, he is responsible for the result and no sign-offs are allowed here. If someone called himself a photographer, he should be able to photograph and get excellent results even on the phone, soap box and tin can. And this requires much more than just taking the camera in hand and pressing a button. 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…

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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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Viewfinder size
Modern digital mirror cameras are most often used for focusing the optical viewfinder. Amateur photographers call it simply ‘peephole‘. Abbreviated Optical Detector called OVI. OVI differ from each other in…

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Tips for those preparing for a photo shoot
How to prepare for a photo shoot? What should I look for first? What to take with you, what make-up to do, what to wear, how to get up ...…

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