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 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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How to photograph the baptism of a child
I am not a clergyman, and therefore I cannot know all the subtleties of this or that sacrament, rite or ceremony, I don’t even really know how to name some…

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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

Depth of Field Preview

Some cameras have a function to preview the depth of field. To understand how it works, you first need to know what the depth of field is, for example, you can read about it here.

Modern cameras always perform focusing at the maximum aperture. For example, if a standard 18-55mm F / 3.5-5.6 lens is used, then focusing will always be done on apertures from F / 3.5 to F / 5.6 (depending on the focal length). 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

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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How teleconverter works. Teleconverter Review Soligor AF PRO 1.4x
Teleconverter is a special device that helps to increase the focal length of the lens. In fact, the focal length of the lens is a physical quantity and it simply…

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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…

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Depth of Field Preview
Some cameras have a function to preview the depth of field. To understand how it works, you first need to know what the depth of field is, for example, you…

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