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6 Tips to Efficiently Put Together your Photography Portfolio

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 5 - 2019
Photography Portofolio

Photography Portofolio

Maybe when you’re planning on applying for a job or received an offer for a certain project, you’ll be asked to send in your personal portfolio of your recent works. And maybe you’re confused as to what would go in such a compilation.

Well, to make it a little bit clearer, a portfolio is basically a compilation of your best works during certain periods of time. Today, it might be true that a portfolio is one of the most important element in landing that perfect job or project offer.

This is especially for those whose education and work experience is closely related to the arts; for instance if you’re a graphic designer, architect, or a photographer. The filed of journalism may also call for a portfolio consisting of your writing and past achievements.

The content of the portfolio can be complied based on the works you’ve created during a work period. Remember that when compiling a portfolio, you shouldn’t get careless because a portfolio has a considerable influence when applying for a job or if you’re offering your services as a freelance artist. Read the rest of this entry »

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This Man was Shot on His Head Because of a Selfie Photo

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 4 - 2019
Head Shot

Head Shot

Yet again, the fever of selfie has taken another victim. Just like the previous article on Jared Michael who got kicked by a train driver when he posed for a selfie near a train, this time, the bad luck is on the side of a Mexico city guy.

We do not know what exactly inside the head of this young man. Because of his desire to look cool, he posed himself with a gun pointing on his head while taking a selfie. Unfortunately, the gun was blown and the poor guy was dead not long after. Read the rest of this entry »

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Photography Tips: How to Safely Travel with your DSLR & Photography Gear

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 3 - 2019

How to Safely Travel with your DSLR

How to Safely Travel with your DSLR



Traveling and photography are inseparable. Traveling is a way to grow as a photographer. And if you own a DSLR, you mostly likely want it to be your companion throughout your journey. But due to its larger size and the more fragile lenses attached to it, storing DSLRs require more care than the average point-and-shoot pocket cameras. The last thing you want is a damaged, or worse yet, missing photography equipment. Here are some tips to avoid such worst-case-scenarios: Read the rest of this entry »

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Tommy Edison, the Blind Photographer

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 1 - 2019
Tommy Edison - Blind Photographer

Tommy Edison – Blind Photographer

I’ve previously posted a story of Rusidah, the armless photographer. Now, there’s a more remarkable tale of a blind photographer. Without being able to see, he’s able to capture photographs. Hard to believe, I know, since photography is an art where sight is needed to produce and to enjoy its products. Well, here’s his tale. Read the rest of this entry »

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What You Should Keep In Mind About DSLR Camera’s Memory Cards

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 1 - 2019
Photography Tips: What you need to know about DSLR camera's Memory Cards

Photography Tips: What you need to know about DSLR camera's Memory Cards

Do not blindly rely on a memory card based on its brand. I’ve once bought a highly recommended memory cards, and it broke two years after. The brands usually brag on its long life, but it’s better to focus on brands with convenient after-sale service from the memory card’s seller or producer because memory cards usually have a long warranty period. However great your memory card, the possibility of data loss will always be on the table. That is why you should always immediately back up your photograph files from your memory cards.

The following are several points you should keep in mind about DSLR camera’s memory cards:

– When buying a memory card, note the class and its mbps speed. This is absolutely more important than considering a purchase based on the brand. Another one of my posts explains what the “class” of a memory card means.

– The first thing you must immediately do once you are finished with a photo session is to back up the content of your memory card. There are so many worst-case scenarios that could happen, and taking a little bit of your time to back up your data can save you a lot of unwanted grief and regret because usually those photo session moments can’t be reproduced. Read the rest of this entry »

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What is the Effect of Activating Image Stabilization When We Use Tripod?

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