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Beginner’s Guide to Win Photography Contest

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 25 - 2017
Beginner's Guide to Win Photography Contest - Photographer

Beginner's Guide to Win Photography Contest - Photographer

Anyone can point a camera and click, but it takes a certain eye to be able to take those same pictures and turn them into masterpieces that can win contests.The winning photographs you see posted on the site feature a strong combination of the assets we seek in an image. These include: thoughtful attention to lighting, eye-catching color; balanced composition; sharpness; correct exposure; and a host of other elements. An explanation of our judging criteria – used as a guideline during the voting process – follows. This article reveals some tips that can help anyone take some great pictures and win photo contests. Read the rest of this entry »

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CCD vs CMOS-Fact and Fiction

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 24 - 2017

CCD vs CMOS, Fact and Fiction

CCD vs CMOS, Fact and Fiction


Today, most digital still cameras use either a CCD image sensor or a CMOS sensor. Both types of sensor accomplish the same task of capturing light and converting it into electrical signals.
Digital cameras have become extremely common as the prices have come down. One of the drivers behind the falling prices has been the introduction of CMOS image sensors. CMOS sensors are much less expensive to manufacture than CCD sensors. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fine Art Photography: Tips for Photographing a Leaf

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 23 - 2017

Tips for Photographing a Leaf

Tips for Photographing a Leaf


Photography can indeed become a hobby that can be done anywhere and at any time. From grandiose landscape photography to the most trivial of objects, photography can be made artistic by its photographer. With the right techniques, accurate lighting, and high artistic taste, a mere leaf can make for an interesting photograph. Here are a few tips and tricks to creating an extraordinary leaf photograph: Read the rest of this entry »

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DEP and A-DEP Modes Explanation on DSLR

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 22 - 2017

DEP and A-DEP Modes Explanation on DSLR - A DEP Dial on DSLR

DEP and A-DEP Modes Explanation on DSLR - A DEP Dial on DSLR


Difference between DEP (AV, A on some camera’s) and A-DEP modes

Depending on the brand of your digital camera, you may have noticed 2 similar yet different modes on the dial, called DEP and A-DEP. DEP may also be sybolised by the letters AV (Canon) or A (Nikon). This clever A-DEP function allows the Canon camera to pick an F-stop that will render all subjects covered by the AF points in focus, and it will also set the appropriate shutter speed.

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Beginner’s Guide to Photography : Controlling Depth of Field

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 21 - 2017
Beginner's Guide to Photography Controlling DOF - Shallow DOF

Beginner's Guide to Photography Controlling DOF - Shallow DOF

Depth of field refers to the range of distance that appears acceptably sharp. It varies depending on camera type, aperture and focusing distance, although print size and viewing distance can also influence our perception of depth of field.The depth of field does not abruptly change from sharp to unsharp, but instead occurs as a gradual transition. In fact, everything immediately in front of or in back of the focusing distance begins to lose sharpness — even if this is not perceived by our eyes or by the resolution of the camera. Read the rest of this entry »

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Which is Best? Mirrorless Cameras vs. DSLR Cameras

Lately, there’s been a boom of a new type of camera system, the mirrorless camera. So what’s the difference between this and a DSLR? Which is best? Of course they both have their advantages and disadvantages. Let’s discuss them one by one.