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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Accessories and settings for taking photos in the dark
As you know, the darkness is arranged in such a way that it absorbs everything around it. That is why it is not possible to take a high-quality picture without…

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Sharpness
Is sharpness important for a good photo? Yes and no. On the one hand, a technically perfect photo should usually be definitely sharp. No matter how interesting it may be…

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elements

What is bokeh?

Bokeh (English. bokeh; YAP. 暈け or ボケ – “blurring”) is a characteristic of the aesthetic qualities of the image area that lies out of focus, i.e. outside the grip area. Bokeh has nothing to do with sharpness: two lenses that depict objects in focus equally sharply can have a completely different blur pattern, the subjective artistic merits of which are described by the term bokeh.

An ideal lens from an engineering point of view focuses light from a point source in the form of a regular cone. When the tip of the cone touches the plane of the matrix or the camera film, the image is in focus and the photo gets an extremely small point. Continue reading

Аuto mode
Fully automatic or green mode does not need to be introduced. The camera thinks about everything here. Not only the shutter speed and aperture, but also autofocus, flash, white balance,…

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The strategy for choosing the optimum diaphragm
Find the aperture value at which your lens shows the best sharpness, and use this value whenever possible (most often it is f/8 or so). If you don't have enough…

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Can I fix the errors later?
As for the exhibition, no, you can't. Overexposure is not allowed in digital photography. Even if you shoot in RAW, the capabilities of RAW converters (contrary to the assurances of…

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