New section of the Blog: Photography Basics
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So I decided to start a new section on the blog about photography basics. Since I also noticed that my posts were a liiiiittle (very) too technical (boooring). I thought that maybe, just maybe thats why I wasn't seeing much engagement from you guys at the last posts. Soo without further delay...
WHAT IS PHOTOGRAPHY?– The word "photography" basically means "to paint with light".
- In order to take good photos it is important to understand how the imaging capture process works. Look at it this way, if you the photographer were a painter, your canvas would be the sensor, or the film, of the camera. The paint would be the light that is coming from the subject or landscape you want to portrait.
- The lens would be the skilled hand that paints the vision of the artist into the canvas, it can filter, focus, blur, brighten, darken, or distort your painting according to how you configure it. Overall each set of lenses has a very specific way of imprinting your intentions on the photo.
Interesting fact: before film artists actually used this technique to temporarily imprint an image on a wall and then actually paint over it.
- As for the brush, in 99% on the cases you won't need the brush, since the photo will paint itself through the lens as you click it. However there is a technique that is used to manually paint the photo with the assistance of a light source: a flashlight, a phone camera, LEDs, fire, etc. That technique is called "light painting".
– Tito Araujo