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What You Need to Know About Your Lens’ Image Stabilizer

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 7 - 2017

Lens' Image Stabilizer Switch

Lens’ Image Stabilizer Switch



Image Stabilization (or Nikon’s Vibration Reduction) is a feature available in some Canon and Nikon DSLR lenses. By simply activating the Image Stabilization (IS), the photographer can take sharp photos in low light (hence low shutter speeds) without the aid of a tripod and the photos won’t turn out blurry.

Image Stabilization or Vibration Reduction functions to lessen the effects from vibrations during shooting, making the lens more stable and consequentially creating sharper photographers. IS or VR is claimed to be able to capture sharp photographs even in conditions of exposure comprising of slower than 2 to 3 stops.
One thing that’s often asked by readers via e-mail is: “What happens if we photograph using a tripod while having the IS or VR on?” Read the rest of this entry »

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Tips for Buying a New or Used camera/lens

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 6 - 2017
Tips for Buying a New or Used camera or lens

Tips for Buying a New or Used camera or lens

Many photographers prefer to buy a camera or lens in brand new condition. This is a common, because we’ll be getting the latest model, the best condition of equipment, and the satisfaction of getting a warrantied product. If the available budget is sufficient, then buying a camera or lens in new condition may be the best choice. However, if funds are a bit of a problem, buying a used or second-hand camera can be a wise choice. What aspects should be considered when buying new or used lens? Read the rest of this entry »

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A Beginner’s Guide To Landscape Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 5 - 2017

A Beginner's Guide To Landscape Photography

A Beginner's Guide To Landscape Photography


Here’s four ‘rules’ for landscape photography that might be helpful for those just starting out (ie they’re not meant as a definitive guide but rather a starting point) : Read the rest of this entry »

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What Newbie Photographers Shouldn’t Do (part1)

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 2 - 2017

Begginer Photographer

Begginer Photographer



Novices in the world of photography are filled with curiosity and wonder or they may be filled with a sense of inferiority from other more experienced photographers. What are some points new photographers should understand?

Don’t ignore the camera’s manual.
Many people new to photography wants instant gratification to the craft. They demand themselves to understand every feature of their camera as quickly as possible. One fatal mistake often made is ignoring the camera’s manual. Many quickly resort to seeking information in forums and only without first trying to figure the basics out on their own. Every basic information of your camera’s functionality is included in the manual. Asking such basic questions on the internet forums may annoy other forum goers. Like the saying goes: RTFM (read the F$%#ing! manual), dear readers!

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How to Start Selling Your Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 1 - 2017
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How to start selling your photography

If you have patience, a passion for photography, and think you have what it takes to create sellable stock photographs, consider signing up with a microstock agency.As high quality DSLR cameras are getting more affordable, the gap between skilled amateur and professional photographers is shrinking. More and more people are coming to realize that selling digital photos to stock photo sites is another way to generate the much needed extra income. It is a very easy and simple process a long as you can hold your camera steady enough to take a shot, but there are some things that you should know to help you make the good returns. Read the rest of this entry »

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What is the Effect of Activating Image Stabilization When We Use Tripod?

Image Stabilization (or Vibration Reduction in Nikon) is a technology found on some DSLR Canon and Nikon lenses. Activate the image stabilization (IS) so that the photographer can produce sharp images in lightless conditions without using a tripod. In another words, you can use adequately slower shutter speed when the camera is on your hands […]


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Why would shooting in JPEG be better than RAW

Even though I almost always shoot in RAW files, especially in client photo shoots, there are times when it’s better to record using the JPEG format. (Read RAW vs JPEG). The advantage of the JPEG format, besides its smaller file size,, are also that they are quite suitable for those new to photography. Why?


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:


Forced Perspective Photography Tips and Tricks

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 […]


Post-Mortem Photography: Using the Dead as Photo Models

There’s a unique art style of photography during the Victorian era, the photography of the dead! This photography styling is known as post-mortem photography and was very popular around the end of the 19th century. The main models of this art were human corpses whose families want to immortalize in the form of a photo, […]


Photography Business Secretes you Should Know

A good photography business would be one that shows a day to day increase in sale. Constant inflation of clients that doesn’t only consists of friends or family is a sign that your photography business is flourishing. But if you’ve been at it for a while and your client base isn’t increasing, maybe there are […]