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Reflectors in Photography: Their Function and Various Types

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On July - 18 - 2016
Reflectors in Photography

Reflectors in Photography

When photographing a model or a product and you feel like there are certain parts of the object that doesn’t seem to be well-lit by the main sources of light, you can use a reflector to (obviously) reflect light to fill in any shadowy areas.

There are two general types of reflectors:
– Natural reflectors.
Reflectors from the surrounding environment.
For example: White sand reflecting sunlight; sunlight reflected on sea water, ponds or lakes; white walls of a building.

-Artificial reflectors.
Man-made reflectors especially manufactured for use by photographers.
These artificial reflectors are categorized into 3 types or surface colors: Read the rest of this entry »

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Basic Studio Portrait Lighting Techniques

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On July - 6 - 2016

Basic Studio Portrait Lighting Techniques - The Model

Basic Studio Portrait Lighting Techniques - The Model


Learn 3 different studio portrait lighting techniques using just one light. Read the rest of this entry »

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Why did Einstein Stick Out his Tongue in his Portrait?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On July - 4 - 2016

Why did Einstein Stick Out his Tongue in his Portrait

Why did Einstein Stick Out his Tongue in his Portrait



Why do you think Einstein stuck out his tongue in his most famous portrait? Many have asked that question, and there are even those that think it’s a photoshopped image.
Turns out, this really was an authentic photograph and not the least bit photoshopped. So what’s the back story of this portrait? Read the rest of this entry »

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Tips to Make Your Face Photogenic by Peter Hurley

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 5 - 2016
Portrait Photography Tips

Portrait Photography Tips

Peter Hurley is a famous portrait and headshot photographer. He has been splashing around the world of close up photography for more than a decade. Headshot photograph is a photo which is taken with the head and a small part of the shoulder as the focus of the photo. In this opportunity, Peter will share some secrets on what he usually does to make his clients look more photogenic in front of camera. According to him, one of the easiest ways to make any of his client look cooler is by highlighting their chin line.

The secret of his style of taking a photograph is actually very simple. The key point is not to let the chin and the neck slur with each other without any clear line between them. Apparent chin line will make your face appear haggard and it will look more attractive. It is a very simple attempt; you just need to point your face forward a bit. But if you shoot from the side, you can slightly lower down one of your shoulders (that faces the camera) then direct your face to the front and put it little bit sideway. If the left shoulder is the one being lowered, you need to put your face aslant to the right and vice versa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tips for Photographing Full Figured Models

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 4 - 2016

Super Model Photography

Super Model Photography



Whoever you photograph and when photographing different body types, you’re always demanded to produce a flattering photograph. And nowadays, more than ever, photographing full figured people means you have to make them look slimmer to get the flattering effect.

The following are a few tips to ensure you get that desired flattering angle and exposition when photographing full figured models.

1. Clothing
Choose clothing that is slimming. For that, choose dark colored clothes with vertical patterns and a bit of a loose fit. Bright clothing that is too tight will accentuate the body, making the figure look wider. Read the rest of this entry »

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Which is Best? Mirrorless Cameras vs. DSLR Cameras

Lately, there’s been a boom of a new type of camera system, the mirrorless camera. So what’s the difference between this and a DSLR? Which is best? Of course they both have their advantages and disadvantages. Let’s discuss them one by one.


What You Should Keep In Mind About DSLR Camera’s Memory Cards

Do not blindly rely on a memory card based on its brand. I’ve once bought a highly recommended memory cards, and it broke two years after. The brands usually brag on its long life, but it’s better to focus on brands with convenient after-sale service from the memory card’s seller or producer because memory cards […]


Pocket Point-and-Shoot Cameras vs. Prosumer Cameras vs. DSLR cameras: What’s the difference?

There are perhaps still many of us that still don’t know the basic difference between the three types of cameras. But much of the masses usually choose the simple point-and-shoot pocket cameras over the rest, and it’s usually the right choice. Just point then shoot, it can’t get any simpler than that! So when do […]


Video Tutorial on Cleaning Camera Dslr (Not So) Correctly And Properly

The following is a video on how to clean your DSLR camera. What you need is a bucket with enough water, a detergent and a water compressor. The steps are as follows.


The Importance of Photo File Management

As a photographer, have you ever counted the total frames you’ve shot in the course of a week? Does range from 500, 1000, to even 2000 photos a week? Now can you imagine the amount of photos you’ll produce in a year? Clearly, abundant. With so many photographs in your case, it’s probably quite a […]


Magic Lantern 2.3 Provides Awesome Features for Canon DSLR Cameras

For all those who own a Canon DSLR, there’s a custom firmware called Magic Lantern for selected Canon DSLR types. Started out as having functions tailored for videographers, the newer versions of Magic Lantern also has features useful for photographers. It’s an addon/plugin for your camera’s firmware and is installed in the memory card. It’s […]


Basic FAQ for Amateur Photographers: Part 2

1.With a limited budget, what camera should I buy? If you’re working with a budget of under $500, buy a pocket (point-and-shoot) camera that has Manual Settings feature. This feature will help acquaint you with Speed and Aperture. Be confident in buying a pocket camera; because the price tag of the camera doesn’t accommodate best […]