Color balance
The colors of objects that we see are not a property of the objects themselves, but a property of our vision. Grass looks green only because light rays reflected from…

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The purpose of color correction
Color correction is a purposeful change in the color components of an image to achieve a better result. In other words, it is a substitution of the original color, tone,…

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Area of interest
You must be deeply interested in the subject. Without this, your images will remain lifeless. If you, the photographer, are not interested in the subject, how can you hope that…

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Geographical latitude

I am writing this in the most temperate climate, being in the fifty-fourth degree of North latitude. In the southern regions, the light changes much faster, both in the morning and in the evening. The Golden hour may not last an hour, but only half an hour, the darkness comes suddenly and you have to act quickly, trying to catch the light you need, and also take a pocket flashlight with you, so as not to jump on rocks in the dark, risking breaking your neck.

In the North, sixty degrees or higher, the sun moves in a gentle arc, extending the favorable time for photography. The closer the Arctic is, the more light there is in the summer. As well as mosquitoes and midges. Continue reading

Exposure compensation
Modern cameras are equipped with a built-in exposure meter, which is able to automatically assess the level of illumination and select the appropriate values of the exposure parameters. If the…

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Central and peripheral vision
Often, a scene that looks attractive to our eyes is completely unrepresentable in the photo – with a whitish, illuminated sky, with black holes in the place of shadows, with…

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Types of photo image stabilizer and their description
Cameras are changing significantly under the influence of new technologies. Today, they weigh much less than earlier models. In this regard, there is a risk of getting a fuzzy image…

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