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Sunny Sixteen (sunny f/16) Rule!

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 3 - 2016
Leica m7

Leica m7

Scenario: The light metering of your analogue camera is defective, but the camera itself still works well. What should you do to ensure you still get the results you want?
There is a savior of a guide for such a predicament: the “sunny sixteen.” This guide states: when shooting in an outdoor setting, with the sun shining bright on a clear cloudless day, one should turn and set the aperture of the lens to 16 (f/16) with the shutter speed matching the roll of film’s ISO model.

Sunny Sixteen  Rule

Sunny Sixteen Rule

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

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 1 - 2016
Sunrise look like a Sunset

Sunrise look like a Sunset

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 the other hand, has a bluish hue of a cold dawn. Read the rest of this entry »

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Understanding DSLR Metering Modes

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 30 - 2016

Understanding DSLR Metering Modes

Understanding DSLR Metering Modes


Metering is how your camera determines what the correct shutter speed and aperture should be, depending on the amount of light that goes into the camera and the sensitivity of the sensor. Back in the old days of photography, cameras were not equipped with a light “meter”, which is a sensor that measures the amount and intensity of light. Automatic exposure is a standard feature in all digital cameras. All you have to do is select the metering mode, point the camera and press the shutter release. Most of the time, this will result in a correct exposure. Read the rest of this entry »

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How to Photograph Rays of Light

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 29 - 2016

How to Photograph Rays of Light

How to Photograph Rays of Light


Taking photos of sunrises and sunsets can be especially rewarding. At these times of day when the sun is lower in the sky, sunlight travels through more atmosphere to reach the earth. Photographing sunbeams/rays of light requires specific camera settings and an eye for careful evaluation of the quality of light.Here are some tips and tricks for capturing rays of light. Read the rest of this entry »

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7 Tips for Reflection Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 27 - 2016
Tips for Reflection Photography

Tips for Reflection Photography

Using reflections in photography can lead to some amazing effects and beautiful images. Using water, windows, mirrors or any sort of reflective surface can change an image into a work of art. Reflection photography is an art because you have to dig deep into your imagination to see the hidden beauty. It is also a science because you should know the right angles and techniques and must be more than familiar with your camera to capture a perfect shot. Here are some tips and tricks for capturing reflection. Read the rest of this entry »

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Photoshop Tips: Selective Color Photography Part 2

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: