What is a diaphragm?
For a better understanding of the operation of such a device I will give an example from life. When people look at the sun - they squint their eyes, that…

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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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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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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

How to be photographed to be photogenic in a photo

Many women, and there is no reason to conceal – and men, too, are afraid to be photographed because of fear of looking in a photo non-photogenic, i.e. – unattractive. It’s a paradox, but a fact: many people in life look better than in the photo, and vice versa. Why is that? How to be photographed correctly in order to work well in photos?
But first, let’s figure out what photogenic is? For the first time, the concept of “photogenicity” was proposed by Frenchman Louis Delluc, by definition, which photogenicity is the property of people to win in a photo compared to their appearance in real life, and non-photogenicity is the property of a person to lose during photography. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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