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…

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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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Adding volume to a photo
Human vision is binocular, which means that we have an excellent perception of the shape and volume of objects in space, regardless of the light. But in photography, everything is…

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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

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

Features of color correction in Photoshop
The work of the color corrector mainly consists in processing images (and other material) that are being prepared for output to devices. Often, processing causes a lot of problems for…

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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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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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