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
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 is just a tool, and its task, first of all, is not to interfere with your work. The less time you spend fiddling with the equipment, the more time you will have to shoot directly.
In order to start learning photography, you will need only the simplest camera. Study it perfectly, every nuance, all the strengths and weaknesses of this particular model.You should be able to handle your equipment almost blindly; know when you can safely rely on automation, and when it is worth interfering with; know in what situations the exposure meter is wrong and how to deal with it; know how to use autofocus and white balance in difficult and unusual conditions. Don’t be lazy to practice. Once you have mastered the camera, you can forget about it. Continue reading