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Understanding GN Value and how it’s Calculated

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On August - 10 - 2017

How to calculate GN value

How to calculate GN value



GN, short for Guide Number, Is the amount of power the light transmitted by a flash device is. It’s the result from multiplying distance (in meter or feet) and aperture.

The power of the flash is measured with the GN which describes the flash’s capacity in illuminating objects within a certain distance (in meters). Modern flashes supports TLL technology that allows it to set its power according to the distance the object is to the camera, so the risk of it being too bright or too dark can be eliminated. Read the rest of this entry »

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What are Good Camera Lenses Like?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On August - 9 - 2017

The Best Camera Lenses

The Best Camera Lenses



The following are important factors in assessing the optical quality of a lens:

-A good lens has the same sharpness in the center as it does at the edges (bad-quality lenses have a corner softness).

-Good lenses can also capture with sharpness at any focal length and at any aperture setting (except when it exceed the diffraction limit or at a very small aperture).

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Tips and Tricks about Smartphone Videography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On August - 7 - 2017

Smartphone Videography Tips and Tricks

Smartphone Videography Tips and Tricks



Now, most smart phones are equipped with video recording feature and the quality it produces can match that of a camcorder. Most anyone can record a video and upload it to YouTube or any other social medias. Here are some tips and tricks you can use to optimize the usage of your smart phone when recording a video:

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Forced Perspective Photography Tips and Tricks

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On August - 7 - 2017

Flower Forced Perspective Photography

Flower Forced Perspective Photography



We of course choose a hobby based on interest. Otherwise, what’s the point? Work should also be based on interest for us to enjoy it. There are many different ways to enjoy photography as a hobby. One way by trying to achieve forced perspective photographs. As the name suggests, this photography technique plays around with perspectives. We manipulate people’s perception towards the object by view of forced perspective. With this, we can manipulate big objects to look tiny and viceversa without the use of Photoshop. Read the rest of this entry »

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Myths Among Beginner Photographers

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On August - 6 - 2017
Myths Among Beginner Photographers

Myths Among Beginner Photographers

When I first started to pursue photography as a hobby up to the point where I finally can call myself a professional, I’ve come across many myths or misconceptions in the field of photography that can inhibit or affect the progress of beginner photographers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tips in Choosing Photographic Equipment

Unsure in choosing the right photographic equipment like the camera, lens, and so forth? You’re not alone. There are so many choices in the market today, it’s confusing just trying to buy a camera alone. Choosing a brand of camera is not enough, because there are many models to choose from each brand. For example, […]


The First Person Who Invented the Selfie Stick

Long before it got featured in a magazine in 1995; SELFIE STICK already existed since 1980.The founder is a Japanese man called Hiroshi Ueda. He was inspired to create this tool after he felt that he could not always rely on others to take the photos of himself during his trips to tourism spots. The […]


5 More Famous Figures’ Last Photographs Before They Died

1. Lady Diana The above photo was the last photo ever before the crash happened. Many press/paparazi raced to print it as the last photo of the princess. As seen, only her golden hair is visible in this photograph. The photo was taken on the car ride from Hotel Ritz in Paris at around 12:20 […]


Photography in the Digital Age and its Inhibiting Factors

Photography has been rapidly growing. Now, the experience of learning photography has been continually made easier by the technologies of the digital age. The dark room skill, which was once half of the photography experience, has been eliminated by the digital editing process. Now, editing can be done using various editing softwares such as Photoshop, […]


Things That Make Your Photos Look Less Attractive

When we are in the same location or position and we would like to immortalize what we see on camera, sometimes, we unconsciously make several mistakes. Though they are not fatal, but the impacts on the photos we take will look less interesting. Even though we can later fix those errors using software editing like […]


Avoid Using Digital Zoom on your Pocket Point-and-Shoot Camera!

There is one feature in the average pocket camera that you should avoid the usage of: the digital zoom. Why? Here is the explanation: Usually, a pocket point-and-shoot camera is equipped with lenses that have two zoom capabilities: optical and digital zoom. When you use the optical zoom, the optic glass component inside the lens […]


Photography Tips: How to Safely Travel with your DSLR & Photography Gear

Traveling and photography are inseparable. Traveling is a way to grow as a photographer. And if you own a DSLR, you mostly likely want it to be your companion throughout your journey. But due to its larger size and the more fragile lenses attached to it, storing DSLRs require more care than the average point-and-shoot […]