Crop Identification
This article is written in photographic slang and, moments, filled with my subjective opinions. This article describes the nuances of using crooked cameras and lenses that few people pay due…

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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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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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How to take pictures on the portfolio

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

How teleconverter works. Teleconverter Review Soligor AF PRO 1.4x
Teleconverter is a special device that helps to increase the focal length of the lens. In fact, the focal length of the lens is a physical quantity and it simply…

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Photographing: errors and tips
How to be photogenic, how to photograph a full face, how to behave during a photo shoot, how to photograph yourself ... There are questions in a photograph that, how…

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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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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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