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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Image Stabilizers
In order to get a sharp non-blurry shot taken from hands (or in motion), you need to take into account the shutter speed when shooting - because the longer the…

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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…

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How to put the light on the photo

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

Reversing lens adapter

At the request of readers a small article on the reverse macroadapter. A reversing adapter should not be confused with a reversing ring.
A reversible adapter is an adapter that allows you to attach a lens backwards to a camera. This is done mainly to enable macro. This installation looks quite funny, since the back (tail) of the lens is designed to be screwed into the bayonet. Actually a photo of such an installation can see for yourself in this article.
That is, having any lens, it can be turned into a macro lens with the help of a reversing adapter. The adapter ring is worn (wound on) instead of a light filter and with its help is attached to the lens. It turns out as shown in the picture. Continue reading

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.

Articles on this topic are useful only for informational reading, and advice to wriggle in front of a mirror is simply ridiculous. For the external state of the model depends on the internal. Change, therefore, is needed there. The main advice is to be natural. No grimaces, ridiculous poses, vulgar blast and lip protrusion will not give anything. Continue reading

Tips for those preparing for a photo shoot
How to prepare for a photo shoot? What should I look for first? What to take with you, what make-up to do, what to wear, how to get up ...…

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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 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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Camera Modes P, A, S, M
Usually, after all the ‘Auto’-modes of the camera get bored, a lot of people start using special semi-automatic modes M, A, S, P. These modes can be found on the…

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