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

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 14 - 2018

optical zoom vs digital zoom

optical zoom vs digital zoom



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 will zoom in on the subject (like when you use a telescope), and the sensor will then capture the zoomed result to record. Read the rest of this entry »

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Bokeh Photography Techniques

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 13 - 2018
Bokeh Photography Techniques - Beautiful Bokeh

Bokeh Photography Techniques - Beautiful Bokeh

Bokeh describes the rendition of out-of-focus points of light. Bokeh comes from the Japanese word ‘boke’, which means fuzzy. In photography, bokeh defines the quality of the blurred lights presented in a photo. We’re not referring to a badly taken photo that’s all out of focus, but rather the aesthetically pleasing background blur. Usually, this type of blur highlights the focused subject even more. Bokeh is different from sharpness. Sharpness is what happens at the point of best focus. Bokeh is what happens away from the point of best focus. Bokeh describes the appearance, or “feel,” of out-of-focus areas. Bokeh is not how far something is out-of-focus, bokeh is the character of whatever blur is there.
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Don’t Delete Your Digital Photography Mistakes Too Fast!

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 12 - 2018
Don’t Delete Your Digital Photography Mistakes Too Fast! - Erase Button

Don’t Delete Your Digital Photography Mistakes Too Fast! - Erase Button

Do you delete images in camera? Have you ever discovered a ‘mistake’ shot that turned out to be one of your favorites?
Everybody, it seems, uses the delete button on their cameras. Hey, there must be a reason it’s there, right? Heck, I know I’m guilty of abusing this button too.

It’s about time though that we make this delete button obsolete. Why? Let me count the ways… Read the rest of this entry »

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Photoshop Tips: Selective Color Photography Part 2

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 12 - 2018

Selective color photography tutorial

Selective color photography tutorial



In this second part, we’ll learn how to create the selective color photography effect in easier steps. This 2nd way is accomplished by merely sliding parameters and saturation settings. Here’s how: Read the rest of this entry »

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Photoshop tips: Selective Color Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 11 - 2018

Photoshop tips - Selective Color Photography Tutorial

Photoshop tips - Selective Color Photography Tutorial



Selective color photography is a photography technique where the resulting photos will have a few prominent colors against a black and white background. The following is tips and tricks to achieving a selective color photograph using adobe photoshop. These steps are simple, and can be done by even the most novices in digital editing.

1. Open the colored photo to be process in Photoshop.
Photoshop tips -  Selective Color Photography

Photoshop tips - Selective Color Photography



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Downlod PDF : Model Poses for Great Photographs

People photography is always popular, as evidenced by the millions of faces, arms, legs and muscles gracing the pages of magazines, billboards and grandma’s brag book. In todays highly competitive modeling world one of the key factors that successful models must have is a clear understanding of how to pose for the camera. Every model […]


Facts Behind Kevin Carter’s Photograph: Vulture Stalking a Child

The story behind of an African child in Sudan who was starving in a Pulitzer Prize winning photograph is revealed. Till date, some rumors about Kevin carter piece above are still doing the rounds. A Pulitzer Prize winning photo in 1994 that shows a gaunt little child with a vulture as the background is always […]


What is considered a good photograph?

Question: “What is considered a good photograph?” or “How can I make a good photograph?” Photography is essentially a form of media for communication and self-expression. Photography has much in common with writing. In writing, we choose words and construct them to form sentences. In photography, we use visual elements (line, shape, patter, color, light, […]


Quick hints for effective landscape photography

As a landscape photographer, you’re always looking for new places to shoot. With each new location comes a new set of challenges to overcome. How am I going to make this picture? Where can I shoot? One thing is knowing the basics of taking great photos of the landscape, and another to execute them to […]


Photography Tips: The Zooming Photography Technique

Zooming is a photography technique that gives the impression of motion in the pictures by changing the focal length of the lens. Adjustments of focal lengths can only be done in zoom lenses. The zoom lens is a lens that has a range of adjustable focal lengths; such as the 18-55 mm, 16-35 mm, and […]


Nikkor 105mm f/1.8Ais on EOS 1000D

This is a great chubby lens. The 105mm f/1.8 has a 9-bladed diaphragm, has a built-in telescoping hood, and takes 62mm filters. It has five elements in five groups. Close focus is 3 feet or 1m. It is 3.1″ (78mm) around by 3.5″ (88mm) long and weighs 20 oz (580g). The beauty of a great […]


What is Vignette in The World of Photography?

Vignette in photography is loved and is also hated by photographers. By its existence, vignette can beautify the view of a photo and sometimes can also make it look indecent. Vignette appears because we purposefully add it using special filter or digital imaging software. Apart from that, usually lens camera makers try to create ones […]