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In Photography, Breaking the Rules is the New Rule!

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On April - 11 - 2018
High ISO Shoot

High ISO Shoot

Back then, when the first time I knew and learnt photography like most of you did, you might diligently look for tips and tricks related to it about things to do and things not to do when you shoot (rules of photography). The most basic and the most common rule of photography which is constantly taught includes “rule of the third” where the object of photo should be placed on one thirds of the photo frame, or the rule where a photographer is suggested to use low ISO to get sharp and noise-free result. However, at one point, I realize that in order to create a unique photo, I have to get out from those rules that I’ve learnt. Yes, break the rules!

So, what are the rules we can break to get unique images? Read the rest of this entry »

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Photography Should Not Be Expensive; There are 7 Simple Photography Hacks

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On April - 10 - 2018
Photography Hacks

Photography Hacks

Indeed, there are people who agree that photography is not a cheap hobby. There should be camera, lenses, filters, flash and accessories which are all expensive or even exceedingly expensive. As a photographer with limited budget, it can be tough for you to up-grade and update your camera with such and such accessories. Even buying a camera kit is already a big deal for you. Yet, you do not have to be afraid; the following is a video from COOPH which shows you some tips so you can enjoy doing photography without spending lots of money. The video featured here tells you that actually you can capture unique photos without any assistance from expensive accessories. What you really need is creativity. Well, have a nice try.

DIY soft filter

DIY soft filter

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Tips on Shooting at the Blue Hour

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On April - 7 - 2018
Blue Hour Photography

Blue Hour Photography

Immortalizing flickering lights at the dark night is one of the photography branches which are lot of fun. The notion for it is called “night shoot”. Those gleaming and sparkling lamps are captured by the camera and appear like colorful stars that warm and cheer the dark night. And it just simply becomes so beautiful.

However, there is a moment where those shining lights can look even more beautiful compared to the night time. The time when the sunlight is already disappeared but the sky is not completely dark. At that very moment, we can look up at the sky and find some dark blue hues on it. That is the exact moment which we call “blue hour” in the world of photography. Read the rest of this entry »

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How to Get the Star Effect in Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On April - 7 - 2018

Star Effect Photography

Star Effect Photography



Generally, when people choose a lens, they seldom consider the amount of blades in the lens’ aperture. But in fact, the amount of blades is very very important if your photography interests include photographing elements of light or the sun and love achieving that star effect.

The difference in aperture settings doesn’t only affect the Depth of Field (DOF) alone. In both of the photos below I used the Aperture Priority settings with 200 ISO.

By using a narrow aperture (f/10), the photograph requires more time to absorb light. This results in star-shaped light images in stationary light sources and the light tracks of the rotating Ferris wheel appear long (long exposure).

The use of a wide aperture setting (f/3.5) allows short exposure time, which produces spherical glow in the stationary light sources and short light tracks on the rotating Ferris wheel (freezing).

To achieve a crisp star-effect on your stationary light source when in low lighting conditions (like at night, for example), you’ll most likely need a tripod because the star effect relies on the narrow aperture settings. This means slower shutter speeds in low light conditions, which means a tripod is needed to keep the camera steady for longer periods of time.

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5 Habits that Improve Your Skills In Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On April - 6 - 2018
5 Habits that Improve Your Photography Skills

5 Habits that Improve Your Photography Skills

Indeed, digital camera gives photographers a number of benefits. The LCD screen on it allows us to see the resulted photo right after the shutter button is pressed and if the result is not satisfactory you can simply delete it and take another shot.
Apart from that, the auto exposure feature also makes things even easier for us. Even people who are just beginners in using DSLR camera can actually capture images with good and exact exposure by setting the camera to auto exposure mode. Moreover, there are more features that indulge every photographer like the auto white balance, auto focus, auto exposure bracketing and etc.

However, there are side effects to these easy facilities offered in digital cameras which are quite negative. Photographers become reluctant to learn some basic techniques of photography since all have been set automatically. In order to solve such problem, there are some good habits for photographers which can help us sharpening our instincts on photography: Read the rest of this entry »

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