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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Dependence of the viewing angle of the lens on the focusing distance
When focusing on some lenses you can notice a very interesting effect. Many lenses change (usually reduce) the field of view when focusing from infinity to MDF (minimum focusing distance).…

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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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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 users of photographic equipment immediately want to get a high-aperture 50-fold superzoom lens with the possibility of macro photography, beautiful bokeh and ‘razor’ sharpness. Unfortunately, no such lens for cameras with interchangeable optics does not yet exist. Blame the laws of physics and the complexity of manufacturing. 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

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 farthest corners of our desk or, even worse, to the trash can. How to avoid this and succeed in all the pictures? A few tips from leading photographers, stylists and makeup artists will help you with this.

Thomas Gallein (photographer) believes that the right way to choose a winning expression is to practice in front of a mirror. Continue reading

What is TFP and TFCD and what they eat
Recently, especially in the conditions of the economic crisis, the term TFP, which in its most simplified form means free-of-charge photography, is increasingly heard among photographers and models. Those who…

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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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Multiexposure
Multiple exposure is simply multiple exposures of the same frame. At multiple exposure, the matrix or film is exposed several times. Speaking quite simply, the camera “photographs” several times, and…

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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…

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