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Seems impossible and improbable for a handicap of the arms region to be a photographer, isn’t it?
A woman named Rusidah has defied the odds and became exactly that.
Rusidah, an Indonesian woman, seems reluctant to discuss her arms. She was born with the handicap, in that she was born without arms. Now she could only think of ways to move her life forward. Having graduated from junior high school, Rusidah who were born into an ordinary family, were instated into a handicap rehabilitation center in Solo, Indonesia. One of her life’s dreams was to become a photographer. And wanting to do just that, but having this very unfortunate disability, she modified her camera to suit her handicap. Read the rest of this entry » .
Back then, when the first time I knew and learnt photography like most of you did, you might diligently look for tips and tricks related to it about things to do and things not to do when you shoot (rules of photography). The most basic and the most common rule of photography which is constantly taught includes “rule of the third” where the object of photo should be placed on one thirds of the photo frame, or the rule where a photographer is suggested to use low ISO to get sharp and noise-free result. However, at one point, I realize that in order to create a unique photo, I have to get out from those rules that I’ve learnt. Yes, break the rules!
So, what are the rules we can break to get unique images? Read the rest of this entry »
Photography is supposed to be fun, exciting, free, and a media form of creative expression for the photographer. But if you’re not getting any of that from photography, maybe the reason can be found among the following:
1. Buying a camera, lens, and other accessories that you don’t really need.
Every day, we’re bombarded by advertising, news, and advice from friends about the newest products. Anything new usually excites us. My advice, don’t be too hasty to buy a new product. Do some research about its uses and specifications and determine whether or not it’s for you and if it’s what you really need. Let your buying impulse sit for a few months and then reconsider once it doesn’t dictate your decision making.
Avoid buying equipment you don’t really need. For instance, why would you need to buy a 600 mm lens if you rarely photograph outdoor? Let alone condoning yourself to pay the stuff by taking out a loan. It’ll only add unnecessary burden to you along the way with endless loan payments.
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So my previous article talks about all the things that can have a damaging effect to your camera. Among others, these are dust, seawater, and humid air. But besides all of that, do you know what entity can cause a much greater, no-mercy damage to camera? That wrathful entity would be an angry girlfriend.
This Hong Kong-based photographer has met this most unfortunate of fates. One day, he had a huge fight with his girlfriend (though the reason wasn’t clearly explained). In the heat of the fight, the angry girlfriend brutally destroyed his camera’s lenses. You would think that throwing them would be horrible enough, but this girlfriend went to the next level by using a screwdriver to bash into the front and back end of the lens glass. She really knew what she was doing and knows where to hit for that fatal blow. The lenses were then irreparable and useless. Read the rest of this entry »
People believe that great photographs are images that can move and touch people’s heart and emotion when they see it. The following is a compilation of the world most powerful photograph which can probably amaze you. Read the rest of this entry ».
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This video will help you set up and understand the different settings in your Nikon D7000. I walk you through each step of the way while interjecting how I would set up the menu if I owned the camera. If you have a Nikon D90 this video will also help you set up your camera […]
Recently, someone commented on the photography blog about how a friend chose a used Canon 1D Mark IIn (2005) over a Canon 7D (2009). Their friend’s reason behind this decision is quite simple; because the Canon 1D Mark IIn is classified as a professional camera. So, what really differentiate a pro camera from a non-pro? […]
With the development of the digital age and the internet, it surely have massive effect on the progress of digital photography. Facebook is one of the leading social network website that highly effects the digital photography world. In face, we can easily share photos, tag them, and comment photographs posted by friends with the greatest […]
The story behind of an African child in Sudan who was starving in a Pulitzer Prize winning photograph is revealed. Till date, some rumors about Kevin carter piece above are still doing the rounds. A Pulitzer Prize winning photo in 1994 that shows a gaunt little child with a vulture as the background is always […]
At times, you may find that your friends’ collection of travelling photos look strikingly similar to ones on postcards which can be easily brought in airports when they come back home. This is a common thing since while holidaying; they usually try to take images or photos of iconic places where they actually go. What […]
The same question as the title above is very commonly asked by rookie photographers in photography forums on internet. Why is there dark spot appearing every time I shoot? Actually there are some steps you can do to get rid of such spot from your camera. Follow the steps here: The first thing to be […]
There come times when we are asked to photograph friends and passersby, and they may have a distinct “unflattering” features about them (this may be in the form of a flat nose, chubby cheeks, oversized ears, and so on). We may be doing them a favor and may even make their day if we shoot […]