How to choose a photographer
How to choose a photographer? What should I look for first? How not to make a mistake in your choice? Probably, these questions are asked by anyone who wanted to…

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What is ISO and how to set it up
However, what is ISO in the camera settings? ISO is a parameter indicating the level of sensitivity to light of its light-catching element (matrix or film). Mostly indicate the ISO…

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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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Flash afternoon – how to use

How to photograph with a flash in the afternoon and why in general a flash in the afternoon?

The question seems meaningless, but when it comes to practice, it turns out that a flash, even on the most sunny day, can be an indispensable tool in the hands of the photographer.

In general, it is considered that a flash helps when there is little light, that is, it serves as an additional source of light in poor light conditions – in the evening, at night, in a house, in the shade of trees, in cloudy weather. Continue reading

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 of them, but then I know how to take them off. Therefore, let the believers forgive me for incorrect expressions about what and how the priest does, or what happens during the baptism ceremony.

The introductory word that in the traditions of the Orthodox Church the rite of baptism is a very important church sacrament, which takes place only once in a person’s life, we’ll omit it, because everyone knows about it, let’s go straight to the point. Continue reading

RAW converter

Modern digital photography is very much connected with image processing programs. Sometimes it is the photo editor that creates exactly the photo that we ultimately consider the work of the photographer.

Modern digital photography is cunning, sometimes it turns into ordinary mathematical tricks, which I already wrote about in ‘Subpixels’, ‘Gigapixels’, ‘JPEG,‘ Tricks with RAW and ‘RAW Settings‘. Continue reading

How to photograph in the campaign
The question of how best to photograph in a campaign relates to general issues - how to photograph in general. But in the campaign for the photographer, and just for…

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What is distortion
Distortion is mainly of two types - barrel-shaped (convex, Barrel distortion) and pillow-shaped (concave, Pincushion distortion). Distortion is usually called simple ‘barrel‘ and ‘pillow‘. But there is also a complex…

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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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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…

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