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…

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How not to be ashamed of the camera
Many of us, being in front of the camera, feel embarrassed, do not know what to do, where to look, what to occupy hands and what to do with our…

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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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External factors

Receptions photography at long exposures. Light painting.

“Late in the evening, when you sit at home and do not know what to do, experiment with a long exposure.” I think one of the ancient wise men said that, but if I am mistaken, it will be an interesting task to play with the creation of such photos of masterpieces.

What it is? No, this is not a photoshop correction, but simply a play of light.

How it’s done? Very simple, for this purpose there is enough camera with the ability to install it on a tripod, the tripod itself and a flashlight. Continue reading

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

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, even ‘bloated’ 41 MP for the Nokia Lumia 1020 cameraphone is something common and everyday. Imagine if matrices with pixels of the same dimensions as mobile devices were used on full-format cameras. Continue reading

Receptions photography at long exposures. Light painting.
“Late in the evening, when you sit at home and do not know what to do, experiment with a long exposure.” I think one of the ancient wise men said…

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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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The size of the matrix does matter.
One of the most important and basic parameters of any photographic equipment is the size of the photosensitive sensor of the camera. And this is not about megapixels, but about…

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Photo issues
How to take pictures This is perhaps the most frequent question. I will respond to it with general recommendations, taken from the experience of fellow photographers and my own experience.…

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