Incandescent lamps (Tungsten or Incandescent)
Very cold balance, designed to neutralize the orange light of incandescent lamps with a color temperature of about 3000 K. Images taken in the evening under artificial light, in the…

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Light
Light is the heart of photography. The camera does not see the image. There are no lines, shapes, or textures for it. A film or digital sensor is only susceptible…

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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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shadows

Central and peripheral vision

Often, a scene that looks attractive to our eyes is completely unrepresentable in the photo – with a whitish, illuminated sky, with black holes in the place of shadows, with surreal color shades. What is the reason? Why can’t the camera just take and display the scene as it is? In fact, she’s trying. Because of its modest capabilities. The problem is that we ourselves never see the world as it really is. Our eyes and brain do a tremendous job so that we can enjoy the surrounding reality. The camera does not know how to do this, and you will have to think for it, perform non-obvious and not always natural manipulations to get images that look natural.

Central and peripheral vision
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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…

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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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Color balance
The colors of objects that we see are not a property of the objects themselves, but a property of our vision. Grass looks green only because light rays reflected from…

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