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Tips for Photographing Portraits

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 21 - 2018
Tips for Photographing Portraits

Tips for Photographing Portraits

The following are points to consider when conducting a model/portrait photo shoots. In this post, I will be discussing the matter of composition, angle, backgrounds, and lightings; areas in which beginners usually make mistakes in.

1. Composition
Pay close attention to the composition when photographing a person. If the scene above the head of the object supports and establishes the mood of the photograph, then it’s fine; but if not, you should not leave too much space above the mode’s head. Also pay attention not to cut off any appendages that may make a photograph seem cramped (such as the elbow or the ear), and also avoid photographing with the legs of the model positioned facing directly at the camera. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wedding Photography From a Professional Photographer’s Point of View

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 21 - 2018

Wedding Photography From a Photographer’s Point of View

Wedding Photography From a Photographer’s Point of View



Below is a behind-the-scenes video depicting the work process of a wedding photographer named Jaroslav Repta. He mounted a GoPro camera on his DSLR using a custom-made bracket. The result is a video where we’re able to see, in first person, the inner workings of what it takes to work as a wedding photographer. Through this video, you can learn how to capture those wedding moments in the point of view of a professional photographer. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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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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Tips on Toy Photography (Action Figure)

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 7 - 2018
Toy Photography

Toy Photography

To take images of toys can be a very enjoyable experience. You can learn so many things while doing it as if you can control everything. You are not required to master the art of composition and lighting and you may also learn several skills on showcasing and telling stories. You do not need to have sophisticated tools and equipments to get good results. You can make miracle with the use of light from simple materials and target point camera that sets macro mode. All completely depend on your imagination and of course the model that you are going to take. What you need to do is to take a toy, a camera and then just have fun. The followings are some beneficial tips that can help you starting this toy photography.

CLEAN THE TOYS BEFORE THE SHOOT:
Particles of dust on the hands and feet of your model may escape your eyes but after it gets photographed, you will notice them clearly from the screen of your computer and it will certainly ruin the beauty of it. So before you start the shoot, make sure to clean them well and erase some spots on them if there is any. Check again to be rest assured there is no dust left then shoot in clean environment so there will be no dust that can get onto it during the process of the shoot. You can always get rid of unwanted elements in the next process. However, you should not bother about it when you can actually avoid it. Read the rest of this entry »

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In Selective Color Photography Using Adobe Photoshop part 1 and part 2, I’ve explained how to achieve a selective color photograph using masking and using hue and saturation settings. In this 3rd part, I will show you how to create a selective color photograph using the “COLOR RANGE” feature on Adobe Photoshop. 1. The first […]


Most Famous Female Photographers In The World

All this time, we only know that the world of photography is dominated by male photographers. There are some famous names like James Natchwey in photojournalist photography or Ansel Adam in landscape photography, Chase Jarvis in fashion and commercial photography, Joey Lawrence and many more. But did you know that there are some phenomenal female […]


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Nikon has just announced a new Pro DSLR that will sell like hotcakes among professional photographers. The Nikon D800 is a camera equipped with the highest photo resolution ever (in the DSLR category) of 36 MP. With a resolution that high, it’ll be a breeze for photographers to capture tiny details when shooting landscapes, fashion, […]


Tips on Photographing Babies

The following are tips to produce great results when photographing babies: 1. Photographing babies cannot be done spontaneously and on a whim. Photographers and parents have to set aside enough time so the photograph session isn’t done in a rush. For photo shoots in a studio, for example, the babies should be given the time […]


Creating Dark Blue Sky Using Polarizer Filter

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Why is there a dark spot whenever I shoot?

The same question as the title above is very commonly asked by rookie photographers in photography forums on internet. Why is there dark spot appearing every time I shoot? Actually there are some steps you can do to get rid of such spot from your camera. Follow the steps here: The first thing to be […]


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