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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Extract
Shutter speed or, as it is also called, shutter speed is directly related to the transmission of motion in images. When shooting still subjects with a fixed camera, the shutter…

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Genre household photography
A genre of photographic art dedicated to everyday personal and social life (usually contemporary to the photographer) is called household photography. Transmission through the camera of everyday life - there…

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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. Bokeh has nothing to do with sharpness: two lenses that depict objects in focus equally sharply can have a completely different blur pattern, the subjective artistic merits of which are described by the term bokeh.

An ideal lens from an engineering point of view focuses light from a point source in the form of a regular cone. When the tip of the cone touches the plane of the matrix or the camera film, the image is in focus and the photo gets an extremely small point. Continue reading

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 form.

In Studio shooting, when you are in full control of the situation, you can afford to take photos at any time convenient for you or your models. When you go out on the street, you must take into account the external lighting, which changes dramatically in one day.

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Discipline

Don’t shoot thoughtlessly. Although your emotional reaction to the scene may be spontaneous, it should lead to a non-spontaneous act of shooting that requires attention and accuracy. Negligence at work leading to annoying frustrations, as well, in General, the frame is under further study, is hopelessly flawed because of a miss-focus, push the camera during exposure, or some undetected mistakes. And it’s not always possible to go back and reshoot.

That’s why you need regular practice, so that at the crucial moment you don’t start to remember convulsively where the exposure correction button is located on your camera or how to turn on the flash? Continue reading

Inverse square law
It is not superfluous to mention here also the law of inverse squares, the action of which you will certainly encounter. It sounds like this: the intensity of light is…

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Camera modes
Today, any digital camera offers the photographer a frightening variety of shooting modes. Due to the fact that the instructions for cameras describe the features and purpose of a particular…

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Exposure: theory
Good exposure is critical for getting high-quality photos. However, the essence of the exhibition is very simple. Exposure is just the amount of light that hits the photo sensor. The…

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