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Download PDF: Digital SLR Photography Guide

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On May - 21 - 2017
Download PDF - Digital SLR Photography Guide

Download PDF - Digital SLR Photography Guide

DSLRs (and for that matter all digital cameras) are capable of many different options and uses. Learning to use a digital camera is in some ways like learning to use a computer or cell phone or any other
electronic device. The user must know which button to press or option to select, where to find that button or option, when and why to use it, and what results can be expected from using it. For this reason,
it is imperative that the user read thoroughly the user manual for any given camera, in addition to reading ancillary materials such as this guide. This guide is purposely written to avoid detailed instructions for specific cameras. To learn the specifics of YOUR camera … READ THE MANUAL. Read the rest of this entry »

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Download: EOS 550D User’s Guide

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On May - 15 - 2017
Download EOS 550D User's Guide - Front Cover

Download EOS 550D User's Guide - Front Cover

There are currently only four manufacturers producing APS-C format digital SLRs. In order of their respective market shares they are Canon, Nikon, Sony and Pentax. While Pentax seems content to plod along with its two percent share of the market and its small but excellent range of entry-level and semi-pro models, the other three brands are involved in a cut-and thrust battle, launching new cameras into ever smaller niches, seeking to fill every possible gap in the market. The past year has seen Canon’s leading share of the DSLR market drop from around 50 per cent to just over 40, while rivals Nikon and Sony are gaining ground with some very strong products such as the D5000, Alpha A500 and A550. Read the rest of this entry »

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Model Release Forms for Photographer: What, When and How

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On May - 14 - 2017
Model Release Forms for Photographer What, When and How - Lady Rock Star

Model Release Forms for Photographer What, When and How - Lady Rock Star

If you photograph a lot of people and well-known landmarks, then the topic of model release forms would often come up. There’s often confusion about when you would need one and what it should entail. A model release, known in similar contexts as a liability waiver, is a legal release typically signed by the subject of a photograph granting permission to publish the photograph in one form or another. The legal rights of the signatories in reference to the material is thereafter subject to the allowances and restrictions stated in the release, and also possibly in exchange for compensation paid to the photographed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Downlod PDF : Model Poses for Great Photographs

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On May - 7 - 2017
Model Poses for Great Photographs

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 wants to look her best and there are easy guidelines to make your human subjects more attractive in your photographs. Understanding how to properly pose for the camera not only makes a model more professional and appealing but it makes the photographer’s job easier. Read the rest of this entry »

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Download: Canon EOS 5D User’s Manual

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On May - 4 - 2017
Download Free Canon EOS 5D User's Manual

Download Free Canon EOS 5D User's Manual

EOS 5D is an old school DSLR Full Frame camera. The EOS 5D is unlike any previous digital SLR in that it combines a full-frame (35 mm sized) high resolution sensor (12.8 megapixels) with a relatively compact body (slightly larger than the EOS 20D, although in your hand it feels noticeably ‘chunkier’). The EOS 5D is aimed to slot in between the EOS 20D and the EOS-1D professional digital SLR’s, an important difference when compared to the latter is that the EOS 5D doesn’t have any environmental seals. While Canon don’t specifically refer to the EOS 5D as a ‘professional’ digital SLR it will have obvious appeal to professionals who want a high quality digital SLR in a body lighter than the EOS-1D. It will also no doubt appeal to current EOS 20D owners (although lets hope they’ve not bought too many EF-S lenses…) Read the rest of this entry »

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3 Challenges in the World of Digital Photography

Digital photography continues to escalate in popularity in line with the changing times. There is now a new model of cameras, accessories coming out in the market every single month. So why is the development so rapid? One of the answers would be the fact that digital photography is simple. If you purchase a digital […]


Understanding the Zoom Values of a Camera Lens

This may be one of the frequently asked questions among photography enthusiasts. A more specific question would be one such as: “With a 70-200 mm, what’s the maximum distance can an object be from the lens?” This is a common question, and it must be clarified that lenses doesn’t have a maximum limit of distance. […]


Nikon D7000 Tips and Tricks

This video will help you set up and understand the different settings in your Nikon D7000. I walk you through each step of the way while interjecting how I would set up the menu if I owned the camera. If you have a Nikon D90 this video will also help you set up your camera […]


The “Nikon Symphony” by Photographer Von Wong

To play a symphony using a saxophone or a piano is a very common thing. What about playing it using a DSLR camera? Doesn’t it sound so unique and interesting? Around 14 Nikon cameras worth ten thousands of dollars are particularly arranged and operated to create a symphony. It is Benjamin Von Wong who got […]


What is normal lens/standard lens?

Sometimes, we may have heard of notions like normal lens and standard lens. What is the actual meaning of these notions? Normal lens is actually a lens that has a focal length (focus distance) all along the diagonal size of image sensor camera. For a camera with full frame sensor (36 x 24mm), the normal […]


Nikkor 105mm f/1.8Ais on DSLR

Nikkor 105mm f/1.8, manual lens with 9 aperture blades … and the closest focusing distance is 42 in… with a smooth and wonderful bokeh Nikon mounted to the DSLR body (EOS 1000d)? yup … why not using a lens adapter of course ..


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 […]