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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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Basic FAQ for Amateur Photographers: Part 2

1.With a limited budget, what camera should I buy? If you’re working with a budget of under $500, buy a pocket (point-and-shoot) camera that has Manual Settings feature. This feature will help acquaint you with Speed and Aperture. Be confident in buying a pocket camera; because the price tag of the camera doesn’t accommodate best […]


5 World’s Most Unique Cameras

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Interesting Facts about “Image Stabilization”

Tremors and shakes are constant problems in cameras, especially when shooting in low or when photographing from afar using a telephoto lens. To counteract the problem, a technology called “image stabilizer” has been integrated. Image stablization (IS) is a mechanism used to lessen the effects of in photographs blurs caused by movement/tremors to the camera […]


Creating a Vintage and Lomographic Tone with Toycamera AnalogColor

One of the things photographers do during post process is to adjust tones and colors to produce the desired overall tone of the photograph. There are no concrete standards to producing a certain photographic tone. It all boils down to taste and preference of the photographer. One of my and some of my friends’ favorite […]


Creating Unusual Bokeh With Your Fingers

Want a photograph with this unique bokeh? It’s easy and cheap to do, without any complicated editing in Photoshop, without any expensive filters, and without the need of a high-and camera. The only tools you need are a wide-aperture lense ( I used the Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 Ais) and your finger. Yep, your fingers 🙂