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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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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A bunch of two lenses for macro photography
There is an easy way to get the ability to take a macro shot - this is to use reversing rings. Reversible rings are also called wrap rings. Reversible rings…

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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

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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Crop Identification
This article is written in photographic slang and, moments, filled with my subjective opinions. This article describes the nuances of using crooked cameras and lenses that few people pay due…

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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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