One of the most annoying problems in photography can be ugly highlights, which appear at the most inappropriate moments. They are known to occur when a light source hits a reflective surface. This can be seen on any image: from glare on glasses when shooting portraits to reflections on the surface of the reservoir. Do not forget about the windows, glare on them, even if you are trying to take a picture through the window of the car! Continue reading
Teleconverter (English sec. TS) is an additional optical system, which is fixed between the camera body and the main lens. The goal of the teleconverter is to increase the effective focal length of the primary lens. TSs are characterized by multiplicity of increase, which varies from 1.2x to 3.0x (the most common are 1.4x and 2.0x). For example, for a telephoto lens with a focal length of 300 mm f / 2.8, a 2.0x teleconverter will double the focal length and reduce the maximum aperture by two full feet, resulting in a focal length of 600 mm f / 5.6. Continue reading
In 1930, Fred Herzog was born in Germany in the town of Bad Friedrichshall. He was fascinated by photography from childhood. Already in 20 years, he acquired a camera and went to shoot the streets of his native city. Soon his parents were gone, and Fred decided to emigrate to Canada. The camera was one of the most important things of his modest baggage.
Settling in Vancouver, Herzog settled in the ship dock. In his spare time, he took photographs, the heroes of which are ordinary citizens. Continue reading