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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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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Makrokoltsa - article from Radozhiva
What are macro rings are ordinary hollow tubes that change the working length of your lens. That is, it's just a tube that is placed between the lens and the…

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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 attention to.

‘Crop’, ‘Crop’, ‘kropnuty camera’, роп kropnuty camera ’,‘ kropnuty matrix ’,‘ kropny sensor ’are synonymous with a camera with a reduced photosensitive element (matrix, film). These concepts are strongly intertwined with the concept of the crop factor and you can read the basic information about crop in the ‘Crop Factor‘ section. Continue reading

About focusing

For a modern photographer, it is vital to be able to get fast and accurate autofocus from the camera. In this post I will give my thoughts on how to work with autofocus for simple scenes using the optical viewfinder.
Focusing process different photographers call in different ways: focus, focus, focus, get into sharpness, achieve focus, achieve focus, catch focus. When communicating, I most often use the word ‘to focus, which creates two meanings at once -‘ to focus ’to the camera for optimal sharpness and объект to focus’ to the photographer on the subject. 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

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…

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A few rules for photo models
Photography is a frozen moment that becomes history. That is why many of us panic, intending to be photographed: we want to look gorgeous in history. We want the camera…

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Makrokoltsa - article from Radozhiva
What are macro rings are ordinary hollow tubes that change the working length of your lens. That is, it's just a tube that is placed between the lens and 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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