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Beginner’s Guide to Directing Photo Models

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 17 - 2018
Beginner’s Guide to Directing Photo Models

Beginner’s Guide to Directing Photo Models

As a photographer, it is sometimes tricky to direct rookie models the way we want to behave and how they should convey their expressions in a certain photo shoot session. Whereas on the contrary, professional models need little directions from the photographer, a description of the theme is all they need to be able to model accordingly.
But based on experience, there are some guidelines we can follow to make any photo shoot a success, especially in regards to successfully directing a model. The guidelines to follow are as follow: Read the rest of this entry »

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Complete Guide in Maintaining Photographic Gear

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 16 - 2018

Complete Guide in Maintaining Photographic Gear

Complete Guide in Maintaining Photographic Gear


Laziness is the main enemy in performing maintenance of your photographic equipment, when in actuality this process isn’t so time-consuming and has many long-term benefits when done regularly. Maintenance of your gear is essential in order to maintain our investment as a photographer for a long time to come.
Here are some tips for caring for your DSLRs and photographic equipment: Read the rest of this entry »

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The Art of Purchasing a Used Analogue Camera

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 13 - 2018

The Art of Purchasing a Used Analogue Camera

The Art of Purchasing a Used Analogue Camera


The golden age of analogue cameras has diminished to make way for a newer more high-tech age of the DSLRs. This however, does not mean that analogues have been pushed into a corner. There’s still a minor breed of young photographers still investing their interest in these most vintage mode of photography. These enthusiasts, however, usually aren’t very well informed in the criteria of the cameras that they should buy. Something as simple as figuring out the conditions of various components, whether they still function well or if they are defective is no easy task. It is understandable, what with these elder cameras having no LCDs in the back for one’s quick previewing pleasure.

Below is a list of steps you should use as a checklist in examining the condition of an analogue camera, to ensure that you purchase a camera in good working condition.

The main thing to check, before checking the physical attributes of an analogue camera, is the reasonableness of its price. The price offered should be that of the normal market price for said type. If the price is deemed rational, then you should start proceeding with these next examination steps. (Collectibles or rare analogue items may be exceptions.): Read the rest of this entry »

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Sunny Sixteen (sunny f/16) Rule!

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 11 - 2018
Leica m7

Leica m7

Scenario: The light metering of your analogue camera is defective, but the camera itself still works well. What should you do to ensure you still get the results you want?
There is a savior of a guide for such a predicament: the “sunny sixteen.” This guide states: when shooting in an outdoor setting, with the sun shining bright on a clear cloudless day, one should turn and set the aperture of the lens to 16 (f/16) with the shutter speed matching the roll of film’s ISO model.

Sunny Sixteen  Rule

Sunny Sixteen Rule

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Tips in Photographing Faces with “Unflattering” Features

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 10 - 2018

Tips in Photographing Faces with “unflattering” Features

Tips in Photographing Faces with “unflattering” Features


There come times when we are asked to photograph friends and passersby, and they may have a distinct “unflattering” features about them (this may be in the form of a flat nose, chubby cheeks, oversized ears, and so on). We may be doing them a favor and may even make their day if we shoot them in a flattering angle to accommodate these features.
In order to be accommodating, we could try a few photography tricks in dealing with these characteristics so as to ensure that these pictures keeps them looking top-notch and do them proud. The following techniques are easy-to-do tricks you can execute to lessen the “unflattering”-ness these characteristics may exude. Read the rest of this entry »

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