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Photography Business Tips: 7 Tips for Stock Photo Selling

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 23 - 2016

Photography Business Tips - 7 Tips for Stock Photo Selling

Photography Business Tips - 7 Tips for Stock Photo Selling

If you wish to make money, photography consumers are easy to find and there are millions of them. What they don’t want to pay in high prices, they make up for in volume. This means that aquantity mindset (in terms of exposure) is key. The best success formula is exposing your work to more people, but selling it for less. Choose a market niche and multiplythe ways that people can discover your work.
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Tips: Photographing Religious Events

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On July - 26 - 2016
Photographing Religious Events

Photographing Religious Events

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Religious events are sacred. They deserve respect from everyone involved, including photographers; even professional photographers. But now what’s become a pattern is, photographers seem to waive the ethics and respect needed when capturing such events. As photographers, you should always be empathetic and forever respectful of the goings on of the proceedings. They are, after all, praying and is not there to pose for a photograph.

This means photographers should not move about in places that may catch unwanted attention and break the concentration of the worshipers in the event. Position yourself as a fellow worshiper that would not want to be disturbed when worshiping to their respected Deity.

Here are a few technical tips: Read the rest of this entry »


Which is best for photographing in low lighting

Which is best for photographing in low lighting

An age-old question that may make the beginner photographers wonder: “Which should come first, buying a wide-aperture lens or buying a flash for photographing in low lighting?”
On one hand, a fast wide-aperture lens may be more important because it can be more often used when photographing in low-lit indoors or to achieve good bokeh when photographing outdoors.
On the other hand, flash may be more important because with however wide an aperture, a lens may still have a hard time in photographing low-lit indoors. Also, flash can also be used to achieve fill-in when photographing outdoors. Read the rest of this entry »


Point of Interest in Photography : Small Objects with Big Impacts!

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On July - 25 - 2016

Small Point of Interest

Small Point of Interest

Have you ever felt like you’re in a condition where you’re in a great location, with great lighting, have a great photo composition, but still feel like your photos turn out empty? Like there’s something missing and it looks dead and shallow? Maybe you’re missing a certain element of life, however small it’ll appear on your photo. So what is such element? Read the rest of this entry »


What Is Minimum Focus Distance (MFD) On a Camera Lens?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On July - 24 - 2016
Minimum Focus Distance Canon EF 24-104mm L

Minimum Focus Distance Canon EF 24-104mm L

All types of lens available in the market feature a point where if we move closer to the object of the photo, the lens cannot focus (blurred). Commonly, this point is called Minimum Focusing Distance (MFD). It is indicated in length (for example 0, 5 m) measured from the distance of sensor in camera to the object of the photo. Read the rest of this entry »


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Tips for Photographing Portraits

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