1. Photographer Skills above technology
  2. What's happened excerpt and what does it affect
  3. What's happened diaphragm and what does it affect
  4. What's happened ISO and what does it affect
  5. What's happened exposure and exposure compensation for CZK
  6. What's happened multiple exposure
  7. What's happened hips. What affects the bokeh pattern. Sample photos and bokeh description
  8. What's happened vignetting
  9. What's happened distortion
  10. What's happened white balance in the camera
  11. What's happened chromatic, spherical and other aberrations
  12. What's happened lens focal length
  13. What's happened crop factor
  14. Once again about crop and EGF
  15. What's happened bar chart and how to use it
  16. What's happened teleconverter and how does it work
  17. What's happened macro rings and their use
  18. What's happened reversible macro adapter. Lens changeling for macro photography.
  19. What's happened reverse ring. A bunch of two macro lenses
  20. What's happened image stabilizers
  21. What are camera modes. Modes P, A, S, M camera
  22. What's happened Hyperfocal distance and depth of field
  23. What's happened depth of field preview
  24. What's happened EXIF moduleb in photography
  25. What's happened monocle. Monocle photo
  26. What's happened exposure bracketing и white balance bracketing
  27. What's happened safety filters and where to use them
  28. What's happened polarizing filter
  29. What's happened pinholephotos on a tin can
  30. What's happened frame buffer
  31. What kind the lenses there are. Different types of lenses
  32. Why external flash
  33. What's happened guide number
  34. What's happened monopod
  35. Base with all Nikon, Canon, Pentax lenses
  36. Photographic equipment in rent
  37. Smartphones with inch sensor
  38. About sensitivity of phase focus sensors for mirrorless cameras
  39. About cartridge flashes
  40. Autofocus lenses class 70-200/2.8


  1. Electronic front curtain shutter severely spoils bokeh
  2. ND variable density filter distorts the unsharp zone
  3. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro, 64 MP Samsung ISOCELL Plus sensor
  4. Autofocus Speed ​​Boosters
  5. The new and most important reason for my love for mirrorless cameras
  6. How to achieve a short exposure and get the effect of stopping time
  7. HDR from one RAW file. Pseudo-HDR
  8. Relationship between focal length, viewing angle, and focus distance
  9. About focusing
  10. About pixels and subpixels
  11. About 'Gigapixels'
  12. About RAW converters
  13. The dependence of the viewing angle of the lens on the focusing distance (Focus Breathing)
  14. JVI value
  15. Myths about zoom and fixed lenses
  16. Features of cropped cameras and lenses
  17. The range of Voigtlander Nokton lenses with aperture ratio of 1: 0.95
  18. Features of cropped cameras, part 2
  19. CMOS and CCD matrices
  20. Focus is where you look. Automatically!
  21. How to photograph a baby's baptism
  22. Flash during the day - how to use
  23. Flash and high ISO
  24. How to take pictures on a hike
  25. Light pen
  26. Star Rays Effect in Photos
  27. What type of camera to choose
  28. JPEG or RAW
  29. CCD Blooming (CCD blooming)
  30. JPEG Information
  31. How to photograph a wedding
  32. Can I take pictures in winter in the cold?
  33. How to photograph winter
  34. How to photograph a salute without a tripod
  35. Using the remote control
  36. Making a simple diffuser on the built-in flash
  37. Making a simple home-made Center Spot filter
  38. Making your own pattern in the blur zone
  39. Work with the tablet. The capabilities of the tablet for processing photos.
  40. Megapixels - Are They That Important?
  41. Megapixel Math
  42. Megapixels and photo books
  43. The best Soviet portrait lens with fixed focal lengths from 85 to 135mm
  44. Budget portraits for Nikon DSLRs (constantly updated)
  45. Pulling JPEG - we can't pull out
  46. Software implementation of ISO on some cameras
  47. Label plate for Tamron, Nikon, Sigma, Canon, Tokina lenses
  48. Cleaning the camera sensor
  49. The best Soviet fifty dollars
  50. How to photograph the landscape
  51. The device of the optical viewfinder. Feature of some Nikon cameras
  52. The use of rangefinder optics on SLR cameras
  53. The nuances of the structure of the mirror in modern central control rooms
  54. Disadvantages of modern DSLR cameras
  55. Delays in the operation of digital cameras due to memory cards
  56. Focus Bracket (Focus Bracket)
  57. Advantage of Burst Mode
  58. A very cheap way to get a cheap full-length SLR camera
  59. How to check the camera before buying
  60. Shutter noise
  61. Features of aperture optics
  62. Mechanical shutter
  63. 1 / 4000 vs 1 / 8000
  64. CMOS has been marking time for more than 10 years?
  65. How often do I need a focus distance scale and a depth of field scale?
  66. About hot pixels
  67. Flare through the JVI
  68. OVI and EVI - advantages and disadvantages
  69. Visual demonstration of the 'vacuum cleaner effect'
  70. Dirt on the side (on circles in the blur zone)
  71. Minced bokeh with a meat grinder
  72. Legends go to battle. Old cameras with excellent image quality.
  73. System selection. Summer 2015
  74. Cameras: main, spare, second
  75. Humor: Polo D3000 - tacit confession
  76. Five things I start processing in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
  77. The speed of writing data to a memory card
  78. Tips that helped me as a photographer
  79. What's next?
  80. Mirrorless, sunken into the abyss
  81. Blackmagic Pocket 4K and Soviet lenses
  82. Simple and clear medium format
  83. The task of noise and resize
  84. Pale blue dot, 0.12 pixels
  85. Eternal questions
  86. Mirrorless fever
  87. My favorite highlights
  88. Delete or save?
  89. Hybrid Aspherics
  90. An important disadvantage of the matrix stabilizer
  91. Huawei P30 Pro VS Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
  92. Spherical mirrorless crop in vacuum
  93. Reviewer Syndrome
  94. The fastest zoom lenses
  95. Autofocus fixes with the highest aperture
  96. An interesting set of manual fixes for all occasions
  97. About printing
  98. Hidden mother genre
  99. One lens to rule the world
  100. Why Leica M?
  101. Problem of choice. Thoughts on the future
  102. Experience with SD and CF cards

For Nikon owners:

  1. Basic information on the types and compatibility of Nikon SLR lenses and cameras. This article is required to familiarize yourself with the Nikon system.
  2. All Nikon DSLR cameras. Their types and dates of announcements. Camera designations s, h, x, e, a.
  3. Old and new manual focus lenses. Nikon AI, AI-S, NON-Ai, PRE-AI, AI-converted.
  4. Older Nikon Nikkor 'P' (AI-P) lenses
  5. New Nikon Nikkor 'E' Lenses
  6. Nikon portrait lenses for FX cameras with fixed focal lengths and support for autofocus with a focal length range of 85-200 mm (classic Nikon Nikkor portrait portraits).
  7. Information about all 50mm Nikon autofocus lenses.
  8. All information about Nikon dustproof and waterproof lenses.
  9. Number of microprocessor pins on Nikon Nikkor lenses.
  10. About focusing speed with non-motorized lenses.
  11. Focus Modes on Nikon Cameras
  12. Focus systems on Nikon cameras
  13. Features of 'A' focus mode for select Nikkor lenses with 'A-M' switch
  14. Nikon entry-level cameras and focus priority
  15. Third-Party Nikon System and Lenses
  16. Aperture and video on the Nikon CZK
  17. An interesting property of the diaphragm on the Nikon CZK
  18. 'AF-P' and 'E' sat on the pipe
  19. Setting Focus Traps for Nikon Cameras
  20. Lock-On Tracking AF
  21. Focus Modes 'A / M' and 'Memory Recall'
  22. Nikon Camera Metering Methods: Dot Matrix, Medium Weighted, Spot
  23. How ISO Sensitivity Auto Control Works
  24. Command flash mode. Nikon CLS. Remote flash control
  25. Aperture-priority auto for Nikon flashes and auto flash mode without TTL
  26. RPT mode. Multiple flash.
  27. Function of modeling backlight on Nikon flashes.
  28. Paleozoic era DSLR cameras (E2 / E2s, E2N / E2NS, E3 / E3S) and thoughts about ISO
  29. Nikon Flash Color Filters
  30. Soviet optics on Nikon. How to use old Soviet lenses on Nikon.
  31. M42-Nikon Correction Lens Adapter
  32. Lushnikov Dandelion for Nikon AF
  33. About the choice of fixing for the crop - 35 or 50 mm.
  34. What is ISO Lo1 on Nikon cameras
  35. ADL, Noise reduction, and other useful Nikon camera settings
  36. Dust removal function from the reference image
  37. My Menu Section on Select Nikon Cameras
  38. RAW setup for Nikon cameras
  39. Optical design for all Nikon DX lenses.
  40. Optical design for most Nikon Nikkor FX autofocus lenses
  41. Two types of Nikon SWM motors
  42. Which flash to choose for Nikon cameras?
  43. Reversible Macro Adapter for Nikon G Lenses
  44. Using Nikon Speedlights on Canon
  45. Who makes sensors for Nikon cameras
  46. Nikon D700. Lost balance
  47. Confrontation systems Nikon / Canon. Part 1. Discrete portraits
  48. Confrontation systems Nikon / Canon. Part 2. Performance
  49. Confrontation systems Nikon / Canon. Part 3. Autofocus fifty dollars
  50. Which Nikon amateur DSLR camera to choose?
  51. Very easy way to sharpen with some Nikon cameras
  52. Exposure metering with manual optics and Nikon D5200-D5600 cameras
  53. S5 Pro gets sharper!
  54. Nikon F and autofocus optics with F / 1.2

For Canon owners:

  1. About Canon EOS
  2. Focus Sensors Canon EOS
  3. Exposure Sensors Canon EOS
  4. Using Soviet lenses on Canon
  5. Nikon Lenses for Canon EOS Cameras
  6. Using Nikon Speedlights on Canon
  7. Adapter Contax / Yashica-Canon EOS
  8. Confrontation systems Nikon / Canon. Part 1. Discrete portraits
  9. Confrontation systems Nikon / Canon. Part 2. Performance
  10. Confrontation systems Nikon / Canon. Part 3. Autofocus fifty dollars.
  11. List of all Canon EF-M Lenses
  12. Canon EF vs Nikon F, another little thing
  13. Which Canon amateur digital SLR camera to choose?

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Photo tricks

  1. Part 1. Backlight for autofocus flashlight; hand-drawn hood; flash diffuser; SU-4; learn photographic concepts quickly
  2. Part 2. Simplification of work in mode M; maximum macro; vignetting on different lenses
  3. Part 3. Avoiding blur when taking pictures with your hands
  4. Part 4. Blurred background; what affects the blurry background; how best to adjust the camera for a blurred background
  5. Part 5. Selection of pictures; delete and lock while deleting pictures; thoughts about memory cards
  6. Part 6. Zoom effect; zoom with a broach; interesting pictures
  7. Part 7. Increasing the radius of the flash; thoughts on flash distance indication
  8. Part 8. Manual flash power control; problem 1 \ 60s; flash in S and M. modes
  9. Part 9. The principle of operation of TTL; benefits of manual flash mode
  10. Part 10. Blocking the flash. Speeding up single-point focusing.
  11. Part 11. Button AF-L / AE-L. Exposure lock, focusing, examples of work.
  12. Part 12. Focus trap for Nikon cameras, setup and examples of use.
  13. Part 13. Duration of exposure metering, setting quick control of shutter speed and / or aperture.
  14. Part 14. Restructuring of AF-S, AF-C modes when working with an external flash. Features backlight focusing.
  15. Part 15 for Nikon. Formatting a memory card, two-button reset, exposure bar when using the flash, work in Live View
  16. Part 16 for Nikon. Shooting menu banks
  17. Part 17. Intermediate shutter speeds for fine-tuning exposure.
  18. Part 18. Synchronization of images from two or more cameras
  19. Part 19. Simplification of work with a simple radio synchronizer - creation of semi-automatic work with a trigger.
  20. Part 20. Simplification of work with Non-AI Nikon lenses and older Nikon cameras
  21. Part 21. Increase the depth of field by cropping.
  22. Part 22. Lock shutter speed and aperture using a special function.
  23. Part 23. How to remove a jammed filter
  24. Part 24. A quick way to create a spread of a photo book
  25. Part 25. Polarizing filter and OVI
  26. Part 26. Flash zoom, booster convenience

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