Camera modes
Today, any digital camera offers the photographer a frightening variety of shooting modes. Due to the fact that the instructions for cameras describe the features and purpose of a particular…

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Extract
Shutter speed or, as it is also called, shutter speed is directly related to the transmission of motion in images. When shooting still subjects with a fixed camera, the shutter…

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Abstract photography
Abstract photography is a kind of art form, it shows things not in the usual sense, familiar to many, but in unexpected colors, shapes and lines. The photographer must abstract…

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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 light, or if you want to highlight the main subject using a shallow depth of field, increase the size of the aperture, but try not to open it completely unnecessarily.
If the need has come, feel free to open the diaphragm and do not worry about it. In situations where you may need it, the aperture value is not the most important factor limiting the sharpness of images. The wiggle spoils the image much more ruthlessly than any lens aberrations. Continue reading

Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is the basis of success. No creative activity is possible without enthusiasm. Nothing can replace it. It is much more important than any knowledge and experience, because it itself gives a person both experience and knowledge. Knowledge and experience are absolutely powerless without enthusiasm.

Fire
Fading enthusiasm is what doomed my scientific career to failure. Fortunately, I realized in time that I was not doing my job. Many people do not understand this, or maybe they are just afraid to admit their mistake, stubbornly continuing to do someone else’s work. The effectiveness of the operation to be performed without enthusiasm, is negligible.

What is enthusiasm? I understand it not just as a sense of purpose, but as an emotional lift, an inspiration aimed at achieving a goal. Continue reading

Time of day
Not every beautiful scene always looks really beautiful. Moreover, as a rule, we must make a lot of effort, show patience and observation to show the subject in its best…

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Basic settings of the camera
I recommend that any novice photographer actively use the camera's automation whenever possible. This applies to matrix metering, autofocus, automatic white balance, and everything else that can only be automated,…

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The complexity of the pictures
Why are Amateur photos so weak for the most part? First of all, because the average photographer is not aware of their weakness. This is not a problem if the…

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