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


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

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. Setting Focus Traps for Nikon Cameras
  19. Lock-On Tracking AF
  20. Focus Modes 'A / M' and 'Memory Recall'
  21. Nikon Camera Metering Methods: Dot Matrix, Medium Weighted, Spot
  22. How ISO Sensitivity Auto Control Works
  23. Command flash mode. Nikon CLS. Remote flash control
  24. Aperture-priority auto for Nikon flashes and auto flash mode without TTL
  25. RPT mode. Multiple flash.
  26. Function of modeling backlight on Nikon flashes.
  27. Paleozoic era DSLR cameras (E2 / E2s, E2N / E2NS, E3 / E3S) and thoughts about ISO
  28. Nikon Flash Color Filters
  29. Soviet optics on Nikon. How to use old Soviet lenses on Nikon.
  30. M42-Nikon Correction Lens Adapter
  31. Lushnikov Dandelion for Nikon AF
  32. About the choice of fixing for the crop - 35 or 50 mm.
  33. What is ISO Lo1 on Nikon cameras
  34. ADL, Noise reduction, and other useful Nikon camera settings
  35. Dust removal function from the reference image
  36. My Menu Section on Select Nikon Cameras
  37. RAW setup for Nikon cameras
  38. Optical design for all Nikon DX lenses.
  39. Optical design for most Nikon Nikkor FX autofocus lenses
  40. Two types of Nikon SWM motors
  41. Which flash to choose for Nikon cameras?
  42. Reversible Macro Adapter for Nikon G Lenses
  43. Using Nikon Speedlights on Canon
  44. Who makes sensors for Nikon cameras
  45. Nikon D700. Lost balance
  46. Confrontation systems Nikon / Canon. Part 1. Discrete portraits
  47. Confrontation systems Nikon / Canon. Part 2. Performance
  48. Confrontation systems Nikon / Canon. Part 3. Autofocus fifty dollars
  49. Which Nikon amateur DSLR camera to choose?
  50. Very easy way to sharpen with some Nikon cameras
  51. From this link you can see the real prices for all modern Nikon lenses.

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. Which Canon amateur digital SLR camera to choose?

Promotions, contests, notes

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

The material was prepared by Arkady Shapoval. My Youtube channeland Radozhiva's group on Facebook и VK.

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