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
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
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