Stop the time. Short excerpts
This article describes how to stop time ’in pictures with the help of a camera. When photographing moving objects, it is possible to ‘stop’ them using a photo and see…

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Bokeh. Thoughts about bokeh.
This article is very filled with subjective opinions. Be patient with patience and understanding. Bokeh is the “character” of an image outside the focus area, its intensity, and the effect…

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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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coincidence

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

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

What is a diaphragm?
For a better understanding of the operation of such a device I will give an example from life. When people look at the sun - they squint their eyes, that…

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Gigapixels
The megapixel race continues, and now even mobile phones by their number can bypass very expensive SLR cameras. 36 MP for Nikon D800 and Sony 7R already surprise no one,…

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Several rules for photographing women
A woman is for the photographer only the subject of serving the plane, the same as fabric, mirrors or furs. The texture of a woman to create a good picture…

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Dictionary for the photographer and model
I have already told in one of the previous articles what TFP and TFCD are. But I realized that this is clearly not enough. Exclusive Buyou, Langery, Editorial ... Girls…

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