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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Enthusiasm
Enthusiasm is the basis of success. No creative activity is possible without enthusiasm. Nothing can replace it. It is much more important than any knowledge and experience, because it itself…

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Exposure compensation
Modern cameras are equipped with a built-in exposure meter, which is able to automatically assess the level of illumination and select the appropriate values of the exposure parameters. If the…

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Аuto mode

Fully automatic or green mode does not need to be introduced. The camera thinks about everything here. Not only the shutter speed and aperture, but also autofocus, flash, white balance, in short, everything is under her control. Except that she doesn’t press the button herself… Although work is already underway in this direction.

Often, the AUTO mode is supplemented with an almost identical “no flash” mode.

Listen to good advice: if you are still shooting in AUTO mode, try at least experimentally switching to program mode (P). Continue reading

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 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

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 is a genre photography.

Genre household photography
Often images have a documentary basis.

Genre images, in fact, have a great similarity with reportage. Continue reading

Exposure compensation
Modern cameras are equipped with a built-in exposure meter, which is able to automatically assess the level of illumination and select the appropriate values of the exposure parameters. If the…

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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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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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