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Photography is not Fun, IF..

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 26 - 2018

Photography is not fun



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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These Lenses were destroyed by an Angry Girlfriend

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 25 - 2018
Nikon lenses smashed

Nikon lenses smashed

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 »

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The World Most Powerful Photograph

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 25 - 2018
Powerfull Photograph

Powerfull Photograph

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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Vivian Maier – The Nanny Photographer

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 23 - 2018
Vivian Maier, Self Portrait

Vivian Maier, Self Portrait

Vivian Maier was a phenomenon and a story that tells us how an appreciation for art which come too late. She was an amateur photographer who worked every day as a nanny or a baby sitter. Vivian spent her free time taking images in the streets of big cities like New York and Chicago from 1950 to1970. The results were fantastic yet sadly those amazing photos remained unknown for they were private collection saved in a chest and most of them were not developed yet.

When she died in 2009, her 150.000 negatives were gone along with her house which was sold out. Unfortunately, in 2007, small parts of those thousand of negatives were unintentionally found by an art collector who could directly appreciate and recognize the greatness of Vivian photos. Read the rest of this entry »

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This Guy Gets Kicked on The Head While Taking a Selfie

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 21 - 2018
Jared Michael Selfie

Jared Michael Selfie

Anyone can take a selfie anytime and anywhere, yet of course you have to be careful while performing it. If you get into wrong place and time, instead of taking a good photograph of yourself, you can get injured and pain. This happened to Jared Michael when he had to restrain his pain when he failed taking a selfie photo. Read the rest of this entry »

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