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Should you Upgrade Your Camera First or your Lens?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On September - 23 - 2018

Camera or lens first for upgrade

Camera or lens first for upgrade



As a photographer progressing in your craft, there must come a time when you’re faced with a dilemma; which should be a priority, a camera or a lens upgrade? Neither has a specific standard which is more of a priority; what you need to find out is which of the two do you really need at the moment. To help weigh your priorities, here are some important points you need to consider before your upgrade your camera body or your lens. Read the rest of this entry »

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What is normal lens/standard lens?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On September - 21 - 2018
Sigma 50mm on Fujifilm APSC

Sigma 50mm on Fujifilm APSC

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 sensor is 43mm. on the other hand, on a camera with APS-C sensor size (23x35mm), the normal lens is around 28mm. and for four thirds sensor, the normal lens is about 21.5mm. Read the rest of this entry »

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Chromatic Aberration on a Lens and How to Avoid Them

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On September - 20 - 2018

Chromatic Aberration on a DSLR Lens

Chromatic Aberration on a DSLR Lens



Lenses ideally project the color spectrum right on the sensor, creating a sharp image. But in reality, there are several colors in the spectrum that aren’t precisely projected, especially in low quality lenses. In cases like these, the focus falls outside the intended focus point, sometimes in front and sometimes behind the sensor. This means that it spreads or disperses (not focused on one point). Because it doesn’t fall on one exact point, chromatic aberration is resulted in the photographs produced. Characteristics of a chromatic aberration is the visibility of odd colors on the edges of the objects in the photo, usually in the color of purple, blue, green, or red.

Chromatic abberation explanation

Chromatic abberation explanation



High quality lenses (like Canon’s L Series or Nikon’s ED Lenses) uses optic materials that have super low dispersion, minimizing the spreading of colors.
A few tricks to lessen Chromatic Aberration are: Read the rest of this entry »

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Download PDF: New Nikkor Lens Catalogue

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On September - 5 - 2018

Download PDF - New Nikkor Lens Catalogue

Download PDF - New Nikkor Lens Catalogue


Every photographer is unique. Whatever your ideas, experience or creative vision, there is a NIKKOR lens to draw out your potential. Each product in the lineup represents the pride and craftsmanship that only an optical manufacturer can understand, delivering a level of clarity and reliability that every passionate photographer can appreciate. How will you see the world? Let NIKKOR help. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Best Way to Clean Your DSLR Lens

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On September - 4 - 2018
The Best Way to Clean Your DSLR Lens

The Best Way to Clean Your DSLR Lens

Cleaning the lens can help improve image quality. Here’s a pretty lengthy video tutorial by the (unofficial) Nikon Help Hotline channel on YouTube teaching how to properly and thoroughly clean a camera lens. Read the rest of this entry »

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Utilizing an External or Camera’s Flash to Freeze an Object

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As social beings and specifically as photographers, we are not spared from human interactions. If photography is your hobby, then we deal directly with your subjects. Even if your interests are more towards landscapes, you will inevitably interact with the people on location to gain information or any assistance. That is why etiquette is an […]