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Which is best for photographing in low lighting: Wide-aperture lens or flash?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 16 - 2018

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 »

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

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 15 - 2018

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 »

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

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 14 - 2018
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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Nikon D7000 Tips and Tricks

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 13 - 2018

Nikon D7000 - Tips and Tricks

Nikon D7000 - Tips and Tricks

This video will help you set up and understand the different settings in your Nikon D7000. I walk you through each step of the way while interjecting how I would set up the menu if I owned the camera. If you have a Nikon D90 this video will also help you set up your camera as the menu systems are very similar. This video helps new Nikon D7000 users get a better understanding of their camera’s controls and guides them through getting better photos. Read the rest of this entry »

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Basic FAQ for Amateur Photographers: Part 2

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 13 - 2018

Basic FAQ for Amateur Photographers

Basic FAQ for Amateur Photographers



1.With a limited budget, what camera should I buy?
If you’re working with a budget of under $500, buy a pocket (point-and-shoot) camera that has Manual Settings feature. This feature will help acquaint you with Speed and Aperture.
Be confident in buying a pocket camera; because the price tag of the camera doesn’t accommodate best shooting angles. The camera also can’t show you which composition is best or give you ideas of what to shoot even if it costs $3000. The quality of the end-product is determined by the photographer.
If you’re working with a budget in the rage of $500 to $1000, try to find a prosumer DSLR with a . If your budget is between $1000 to $3000, choose a semi-professional camera with a prime (fixed) lens. Read the rest of this entry »

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Priorities When Buying a Camera and its Accessories

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What is normal lens/standard lens?

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