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Noise in Photographs: The Causes and the Remedies

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 15 - 2016

Noise in Photographs

Noise in Photographs


Noise, or a set of spots or visible pixels on photographs, often annoys many of us because it lowers the image quality. Before we discuss the remedies to fixing noise, we need to get a better understanding of the cause of these spots on our photos. Read the rest of this entry »

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In Photography, Timing is Everything!

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 12 - 2016

Waiting for perfect moment

Waiting for perfect moment



Many professional photographers always advice amateurs that “to become a successful photographer, you need to be very very patient.” Yup, in additional to skill and sufficient knowledge of your camera, patience is a very important factor in producing extraordinary photographs. Many amateur photographers fail in creating those quality photos because they lack patience in waiting for that perfect moment to present itself.

Consider the photo examples below:

Unperfect moment photography

Unperfect moment photography


Not what you would call a “perfect” moment

Perfect moment photography

Perfect moment photography

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Beginner Photographer’s FAQ

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 11 - 2016

Beginner Photographer’s FAQ

Beginner Photographer’s FAQ


– I want to create photographs with blurry backgrounds, how do I achieve such a feat?
Answer:
The trick to doing so has been previously discussed in this post.

– I’m using a kit lens and I’ve set the aperture to its widest exposure, how come the background isn’t blurry?
Answer: Read the rest of this entry »

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Beginner’s Guide to Directing Photo Models

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 9 - 2016
Beginner’s Guide to Directing Photo Models

Beginner’s Guide to Directing Photo Models

As a photographer, it is sometimes tricky to direct rookie models the way we want to behave and how they should convey their expressions in a certain photo shoot session. Whereas on the contrary, professional models need little directions from the photographer, a description of the theme is all they need to be able to model accordingly.
But based on experience, there are some guidelines we can follow to make any photo shoot a success, especially in regards to successfully directing a model. The guidelines to follow are as follow: Read the rest of this entry »

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Complete Guide in Maintaining Photographic Gear

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 8 - 2016

Complete Guide in Maintaining Photographic Gear

Complete Guide in Maintaining Photographic Gear


Laziness is the main enemy in performing maintenance of your photographic equipment, when in actuality this process isn’t so time-consuming and has many long-term benefits when done regularly. Maintenance of your gear is essential in order to maintain our investment as a photographer for a long time to come.
Here are some tips for caring for your DSLRs and photographic equipment: Read the rest of this entry »

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The Most Iconic Photographs in History

This iconic 1957 Richard Avedon photo, “Marilyn Monroe, actress, New York,” is now in the collection of New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Today the museum announced its acquisition of 39 Avedon photographs, more than doubling its collection of the late photographer’s work. “We are very grateful…for the cooperation of The Richard Avedon Foundation, which […]


How to Make a Sunrise look like a Sunset, or Vice Versa

Photos of sunrise and sunsets are two photos with distinctly different features. But did you know that the two are different only because of the different light ambiance? Take a look at the two above photos. The one at the top has a yellowish hue, creating a warm sense of dusk. The bottom photo, on […]


DOF Preview Button: What it is and How to Use it

When mounting a lens to a DSLR camera body, then peer into the viewfinder, what you’ll see is the image in the lens’ widest aperture settings. Now what if you want to see the image when using the smallest aperture opening straight from the viewfinder in order to get an accurate image of how the […]


Understanding Shooting Modes of DSLRs

There are 11 modes of shooting on a Nikon Entry Level camera (D70s, D80, D90..etc). They are: M = Fully Manual Mode In this mode, the settings of the camera are fully manual (shutter speeds, aperture, ISO, etc). Most suitable for indoor studio photography, this setting can also be used outdoors. However, due to frequently […]


Tips for Buying Used DSLR Flash

A flash is pretty much a must-have accessory for a photographer. Because photography itself, “Photos-graphein” literally means drawing with light. Without light, there’d be no pictures. Buying a new flash of course isn’t a problem because buying something new doesn’t require the need to for detail checking of its condition. Plus, it usually includes warranty. […]


How to Change the Lens Safely

One of the advantages of a DSLR is that the user can interchange different lenses on the camera body to achieve a variety of photographic effects. DSLR cameras have a release mechanism to change lenses quickly and easily so you don’t miss that perfect photo. Here are some technique to change DSLR lenses. The advantage […]


Nikon D7000 vs Canon EOS 60D Which One is Better

This is a fierce battle between two middle class DSLRs for this year. Nikon’s D7000 (D90’s successor) goes against Canon’s EOS 60D (somewhat of 50D’s successor, though in some aspects, the real 50D successor is the 7D). Although for starters I will that they are equally good, of course the features may differ slightly. Read […]