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The Nikon D800: Newest Pro Camera in Early 2012

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 21 - 2017

The Nikon D800

The Nikon D800



Nikon has just announced a new Pro DSLR that will sell like hotcakes among professional photographers. The Nikon D800 is a camera equipped with the highest photo resolution ever (in the DSLR category) of 36 MP. With a resolution that high, it’ll be a breeze for photographers to capture tiny details when shooting landscapes, fashion, still life, and any other types of photographs under the sun.

Key Features
– 36.3 megapixel full frame FX CMOS sensor
– ISO100-6400 (expandable to ISO50, ISO25600)
– 4fps continuous shooting
– 6fps continuous shooting in DX format at 15.4mp (with MB-D12)
– 51 focus points
– FX/5:4/1.2x/DX Image Formats
– EXPEED 3 processor
– AF at -2EV (Moonlight)
– Full HD 30/25/24fps Video
– Clean HDMI output, Mic/Headphone sockets
– ISO100-25600 available in video
– High-speed CF (UDMA 7) and SD (SDXC and UHS-1) dual card slots.
– 3.2inch screen, 921k dots (near sRGB colour)
– Optical viewfinder (same as D700)
– USB 3.0 – high speed for tethering
– Optional MB-D12 Battery pack
more info: Nikon D800 specs

Price (USA):

$2,999.95

($3,299.95, D800E)

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The First Person Who Invented the Selfie Stick

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 19 - 2017
Selfie Stick Inventor

Selfie Stick Inventor

Long before it got featured in a magazine in 1995; SELFIE STICK already existed since 1980.The founder is a Japanese man called Hiroshi Ueda. He was inspired to create this tool after he felt that he could not always rely on others to take the photos of himself during his trips to tourism spots.

The story goes like this. At that time, Hiroshi asked for a child’s help to take the photograph of him and his wife in front of the Louvre Museum in Paris. Instead of obtaining a satisfying photo, he lost his camera because the child ran away with it. Such bad experience during his vacation made him think of creating a stick with a screw to put the tripod on its edge. Read the rest of this entry »

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Facts Behind Kevin Carter’s Photograph: Vulture Stalking a Child

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 17 - 2017
Kevin Carter Fact

Kevin Carter Fact

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 associated with the death or the suicide of its photographer.

Rumor has it that the reason of his suicide is because of his guilt and regret for not helping the child and took the image instead and even got an award in a prestigious journalistic event. Read the rest of this entry »

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5 More Famous Figures’ Last Photographs Before They Died

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 16 - 2017
Lady Diana last picture taken

Lady Diana last picture taken

1. Lady Diana

The above photo was the last photo ever before the crash happened. Many press/paparazi raced to print it as the last photo of the princess. As seen, only her golden hair is visible in this photograph.
The photo was taken on the car ride from Hotel Ritz in Paris at around 12:20 AM on August 31, 1997. Henri Paul, the hotel chauffeur is on the right and Dodi Fayed’s bodyguard named Trevor Reese-Jones is seen seated on the passenger seat. On the back seat is princess Diana (looking back towards the papparazzi that’s following them) with Dodi Fayed seated next to her. A few seconds after this photo was taken, the Mercedes drove into the Place de L’Alma tunnel. Estimated to be going 105 km/h (65 mph), the driver lost control of the car and steered right before smashing into a column of the tunnel. Dodi Fayed and Henri Paul both died instantly. Trevor Reese-Jones survived with severe injuries on his face. Diana was critical, but then died the next morning in the hospital.

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5 Famous Figures’ Last Photographs Before They Died (part #1)

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 15 - 2017
Wiley Post & Will Rogers

Wiley Post & Will Rogers

1. Wiley Post & Will Rogers

Wiley Post was the first solo pilot to have flown around the world along with his best friend Will Rogers, who were also both a famous comedian and social commentator. This photograph (Will on the left standing on the plane’s wing sporting a tie and a hat) was taken on August 15, 1935, before their aircraft took off from Alaska. Once the aircraft was airport, with the land crew witnessing, the aircraft blew up due to engine failure and instantly killed them both. The airfield in Alaska where the incident occur is now named Wiley Post – Will Rogers Memorial Airport.

John and Jackie Knill

John and Jackie Knill


2. John and Jackie Knill

In January 13, 2005, two bodies of a Canadia couple were found on the coast of Thailand. They were both victims of the massive tsunami that struck Southeast Asia in December 26, 2004 that killed many. A week after, a Seattle American officer evacuating the tsunami victims found a broken digital camera and saved the memory card. The officer looked though the photos and saw that the last photo of their vacation photographs show a massive wave minutes before it struck them that dated 8:30 AM December 26. The officer that found said camera spread the photos over the internet as a missing person report. Once someone recognized them, he sent the photos to their surviving children in Vancouver, Canada.

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