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…

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Geographical latitude
I am writing this in the most temperate climate, being in the fifty-fourth degree of North latitude. In the southern regions, the light changes much faster, both in the morning…

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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
The field of view, sensitive to detail, is very small – about three degrees. Continue reading

Buchach castle

Composition is the most important aspect of artistic photography. Composition is the art of placing various elements of an image in the most harmonious way that meets the creative intent of the author and allows him to convey his thoughts and feelings to the viewer to the fullest extent.

The gaze of a person looking at a scene is far from chaotic. First of all, he tries to cover the most significant elements that attract his attention, in descending order of their attractiveness, then runs around the entire available field of view, assessing the relationship between important objects, and almost without dwelling on insignificant details, and then returns to the semantic center. Continue reading

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 man.

The main subjects of this image are either the village against the background of nature, or the nature around the village.

What is a rural photo landscape?
Rural landscape has always been a favorite genre of many artists. They depicted the nature of the village as pure, pristine, inviting and fascinating with its ease and splendor. This also attracts photographers.

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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…

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Exposition. The exposure compensation
Exposure is the amount of light needed to create a photo. Nothing complicated. The exposure is dosed with fixed assets: Extract Aperture ISO sensitivity value Flash (or other lighting devices)…

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Geographical latitude
I am writing this in the most temperate climate, being in the fifty-fourth degree of North latitude. In the southern regions, the light changes much faster, both in the morning…

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