Light
Light is the heart of photography. The camera does not see the image. There are no lines, shapes, or textures for it. A film or digital sensor is only susceptible…

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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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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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The strategy for choosing the optimum diaphragm

Find the aperture value at which your lens shows the best sharpness, and use this value whenever possible (most often it is f/8 or so).
If you don’t have enough light, or if you want to highlight the main subject using a shallow depth of field, increase the size of the aperture, but try not to open it completely unnecessarily.
If the need has come, feel free to open the diaphragm and do not worry about it. In situations where you may need it, the aperture value is not the most important factor limiting the sharpness of images. The wiggle spoils the image much more ruthlessly than any lens aberrations. Continue reading

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 gives a person both experience and knowledge. Knowledge and experience are absolutely powerless without enthusiasm.

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Fading enthusiasm is what doomed my scientific career to failure. Fortunately, I realized in time that I was not doing my job. Many people do not understand this, or maybe they are just afraid to admit their mistake, stubbornly continuing to do someone else’s work. The effectiveness of the operation to be performed without enthusiasm, is negligible.

What is enthusiasm? I understand it not just as a sense of purpose, but as an emotional lift, an inspiration aimed at achieving a goal. Continue reading

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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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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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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