Good pictures in bad light
Regularly photographing in natural light, it is not difficult to notice that a really good light (not abundant, but good) is a frustratingly rare phenomenon. Let's be honest: beautiful lighting…

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What is a rural photo landscape?
The rural landscape displays a special style of life and everyday life of the village. Thanks to the photo with it, we can observe the harmonious coexistence of nature and…

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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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Monthly Archives: January 2019

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 Tungsten mode, begin to look natural. If you use this mode during the day, the frame will turn an intense blue color. Try adding 1-2 steps of underexposure to this, and the scene will look like it was shot in the middle of the night.

White balance-Auto
Auto WB. Under the light of incandescent lamps, a cat that is dozing seems to be bright red, but in fact it is almost gray. Continue reading

A little theory

White balance is an important tool for managing the color palette of a photo. One of the advantages of a living person over a digital camera is that a person sees white objects white regardless of the color of the light source due to the inherent color constancy of human vision. Forming a visual image, our brain uses not only signals directly from the light-sensitive receptors of the eye, but also information about the type of light source, as well as our knowledge of what color an object should be. The digital camera is much more primitive, but it is helped by the ability to adjust the white balance. This is a parameter that allows you to change the color of your photos in accordance with changing lighting conditions. Continue reading

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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Technic
Despite the progress in the field of automation of photography, cameras still require people who would suggest them to take pictures of the object and pressed the button. The camera…

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Histogram
Getting the correct exposure when shooting with a digital camera is easy. In this article, you will learn what a histogram is, how it can be used to control exposure,…

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