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 composition defines
Don't confuse composition with framing. Framing determines the direction of the view and the field of view, and composition determines the relative position of objects. By pointing the camera in…

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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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Factors affecting bokeh

The number and shape of aperture blades
The arrangement of the lens aperture affects not so much the quality of the blur as the shape of the blur circles. In fact, so-called blurring circles rarely have a perfectly round shape. They usually look like more or less regular polygons with the number of sides corresponding to the number of diaphragm lobes. The aperture in Nikon lenses has 7 or 9 lobes, in Canon lenses – 6, 7 or 8 (occasionally 9). The more petals there are, the more rounded the blurring disk looks, and an odd number of petals usually produces polygons that are more pleasing to the eye. Continue reading

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 snapshot function is purely Protocol. Such photos will be valuable for their author, his relatives and friends as a memory of some big or small event: a birthday, a picnic, a well-spent vacation. Trouble happens when a person, taking a camera in his hands, realizes that he is a Creator and begins to create unrestrainedly, not allowing a shadow of doubt in his own giftedness and being unshakably confident that the excess of creative energy easily compensates for the shallowness of knowledge and careless attitude to work. That is, let him create for his health, but after all, he puts it all on the Internet, insistently demanding attention and compliments. After receiving them, he begins to get carried away, and not getting-offended. Continue reading

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 due to the inability to keep the static position of the lens.

The image stabilizer should solve this problem (this device may be called a “vibration compensator”in some manufacturers’ devices).

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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 many colors are there?
We see the world in color, hence the special realism and appeal of color photography, especially since modern digital cameras that shoot in color by default make it extremely accessible.…

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