Dynamic range
Light falling on the photodiodes of the digital camera matrix is converted into an electrical signal. For this to happen, the number of photons that hit each individual photodiode must…

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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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How to get it in practice
What could be simpler? Take a picture; Take a look at the histogram; If the exposure is in order-it's in the hat; If the histogram indicates underexposure or overexposure, use…

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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

Exposure settings in limited lighting conditions
Everyone knows that in order to get a good picture, you need the right lighting. However, photographers often have to work in not the most comfortable conditions, when there is…

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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…

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Selecting the optimal aperture
The ability to effectively use an existing lens has a much greater impact on the sharpness of the photo than the choice of the lens itself. The aperture number is…

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