When all else fails
Are you still unhappy with the sharpness of your images? Isn't it too much you want? A digital camera is basically not capable of providing absolute sharpness. Most photo sensors…

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Discipline
Don't shoot thoughtlessly. Although your emotional reaction to the scene may be spontaneous, it should lead to a non-spontaneous act of shooting that requires attention and accuracy. Negligence at work…

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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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Don’t forget the polarizer

If you are forced to photograph landscapes or architecture in the middle of the day, a polarizing filter can help you. The polarizer makes the sky darker, eliminates sun glare and displays colors. In short, almost any daytime scene shot through a polarizer looks more colorful and lively than it actually is. Sometimes the use of a polarizer is the only effective way to give a midday scene at least some freshness and originality.

Khust castle on a Sunny day
A few words about HDR
HDR, i.e. combining several images taken with different exposures, theoretically allows you to cope with any, however contrasting lighting, but in practice this method is not always applicable. Continue reading

Adding volume to a photo

Human vision is binocular, which means that we have an excellent perception of the shape and volume of objects in space, regardless of the light.

But in photography, everything is different: it is two-dimensional, flat, completely dependent on light, which often distorts the shape and volume of individual elements.

The optimal ratio of shadow and light will help add volume to the photo, provide the effect of three-dimensional space, mark the texture, and give the image the appropriate mood and emotions.

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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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Functions and actions of the camera processor
The camera processor is an electronic element that controls all its available functions and, in addition, provides pre-processing of the image. Thus, we can say that the processor is nothing…

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Exposure: theory
Good exposure is critical for getting high-quality photos. However, the essence of the exhibition is very simple. Exposure is just the amount of light that hits the photo sensor. The…

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