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What We Need to Know About Exposure Compensation in Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On August - 22 - 2017
Exposure Compensation

Exposure Compensation

The use of control or button +/- on our DSLR camera is the simplest way to make an image look lighter or darker. This feature is in almost all cameras, be it digital or analog, amateur or professional cameras.

What is the simple definition of exposure compensation? Read the rest of this entry »

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How to Safely Carry Your Camera

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On August - 21 - 2017
How to safely carry camera

How to safely carry camera

If you’re a DSLR camera user, there’s a simple and quick tip to protect your lens and camera, especially when you’re using a telephoto lens attached to your camera body. Do pay attention to the way you carry your camera on your shoulder.
Pay close attention to the two images below and note the difference between the two. On the image to the left, the ends of the lens is facing outward. Now note how the image to the right shows the person carrying the camera with the lens facing inwards towards the person. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tamron and Tokina Lens Codes and What They Mean

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On August - 21 - 2017

Tamron Lens Codes

Tamron Lens Codes



A short while ago, I’ve made a post explaining the meaning in different Sigma lens codes. Now, in this post, I’ll explain the meaning codes for Tamron and Tokina lenses. They are as follows:

Tamron Lenses

Di – Digitally Integrated. Lenses with this code has a coating optimized for digital cameras.

Di-II – This is similar to the Di. But these lenses can only be used with cameras with cropped sensors (APSC).

Di III – These lenses are specially designed for mirrorless cameras.

USD – Ultrasonic Silent, like the USM or SWM. These lenses has a fast and quiet autofocus. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tips to Keep the Lens Rear Cap and the Body Cap of Your Camera Safe

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On August - 19 - 2017
Tips to keep the lens rear cap and the body cap

Tips to keep the lens rear cap and the body cap

What do we often do when we take the camera out of its case? We usually open the body cap from the front body of the camera and open the lens rear cap from the back end of the lens. At that point of time, unknowingly we touch two things which can be the main source of dust and dirt that can directly enter into the sensor camera. How we put those two caps can be one of the factors which can affect the cleanness of sensor and lens of our camera. The following is the detail explanation.

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What are the Advantages of Using a Monopod?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On August - 19 - 2017
How to use a monopod

How to use a monopod

Generally, monopods aren’t substitutes for tripods. You won’t be able to photograph with bulb (long exposure) using a monopod. But if what you’re looking for is a tool to help you stabilize your camera from any shock, help you take pictures in poor light conditions, or just want an all-around sharper picture, then monopods trump tripods in several areas. These are, among others: Read the rest of this entry »

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5 Bad Habits in Photography

For as long as I’ve become a photographer, there’s a list of bad habits that’s as long. These bad habits of photographers could be easily avoided if you’re willing to start as early as possible to avoid further losses. These bad habits in Photography usually include: 1. Not checking the completeness of the equipment. True, […]


Understanding GN Value and how it’s Calculated

GN, short for Guide Number, Is the amount of power the light transmitted by a flash device is. It’s the result from multiplying distance (in meter or feet) and aperture. The power of the flash is measured with the GN which describes the flash’s capacity in illuminating objects within a certain distance (in meters). Modern […]


SIRI Technology in the Canon EOS 5D Mark II? Seriously?

Recently, rumors has circulated about a Swedish hacked name Bjorn Mabro who’s successfully embedded Apple’s Siri application into his Canon 5D Mark II. This hacker, who is also a robotics student, claimed that the Siri feature in his DSLR responds to 124 commands in different voices. These commands range from the simple shutter release to […]


Limitations of Digital Processing in Photography

As a novice photographer, or as someone starting out in learning the craft, your need of digital post-processing is inevitable. Now more than ever, digital processing softwares are popping up everywhere. Whether it be the instant kind (like Instagram, Hipstamatic, or ToyCamera) or the manual professionally-aimed ones (such as Adobe Photoshop, Aperture, or Lightroom), there’s […]


A Pre-Wedding Photo Shoot was Failed Caused by The Bride’s Makeup That Made Her Resemble an Old Woman

Every woman must have a wish for their love life. Apart from being realistic, they will always hope to have some tastes of romance in their love story. But this one particular woman is failed to get the romance from her fiancé. Reported by Chinasmack, there was a dramatic fall out in Dongmen old street, […]


Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies

If you have a digital SLR camera, you’ll find everything you need in this full-color reference to help you get the best results. Ten self-contained minibooks cover the basics of dSLR photography and address camera models from the five leading dSLR manufacturers. Topics include lenses, exposure, lighting, composition, processing and editing, a guide to manufacturers […]


Which One is Better, Tripod Carbon Fiber vs Tripod Aluminum /Magnesium Alloy?

Tripod is an apparatus that should be considered important especially by beginners in photography. Most of them take too much importance on the great camera body and lens whereas the tripod role is actually very important especially for photographers who like to shoot landscapes. There are so many kinds of tripod but the most common […]