What is bokeh?
Bokeh (English. bokeh; YAP. 暈け or ボケ – "blurring") is a characteristic of the aesthetic qualities of the image area that lies out of focus, i.e. outside the grip area.…

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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…

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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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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

Hunting for color

Pink cloud
Nature is self-sufficient in its beauty, and its beauty shines whether anyone looks at it or not. Most people never see really beautiful flowers in their daily lives because they simply don’t try to see them. They are too lazy to raise their heads. They sleep or eat while the sky glows with color at dawn or sunset. They spend all day in a stuffy room, earning themselves myopia, scoliosis and hemorrhoids, and when they see unusual colors for them in photos, they tend to explain them by manipulating Photoshop.

Fantastic colors don’t happen often. It is naive to hope to catch them if you are on the street for a couple of hours a day, and even not at the most photogenic time. Continue reading

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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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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Sharpness
Is sharpness important for a good photo? Yes and no. On the one hand, a technically perfect photo should usually be definitely sharp. No matter how interesting it may be…

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