Download Photography PDF: Canon EOS 5D Mark II User’s Manual

At the End of These Images, I Cannot Say a Word

What We Need to Know About Exposure Compensation in Photography

Studio Lighting Techniques for Photography: Tricks of the Trade for Professional Digital Photographers by Christopher Grey

6 Tips for Improving Camera Phone Photos

Basic FAQ for Amateur Photographers: Part 2

The Dreamy Camera Café, a Café For Photographer

Creating the Zooming Effect using “Radial Blur” In Photoshop

The Strengths of Mirrorless and Dslr Cameras

5 Famous Figures’ Last Photographs Before They Died (part #1)

Archive for the ‘Portrait Photography’ Category

The First “Selfie” Ever Taken

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 5 - 2019

Even Superman does selfies

Even Superman does selfies



Just last year, Oxford Dictionary dubbed the word “selfie” as the 2013 Word of the Year. A selfie, as many of you probably know, is a photograph taken of him/herself and usually taken using a smartphone camera of a webcam and then uploaded onto social media. Selfies are a fairly new trend, but did you know that selfies have existed far in the past, way before smarphones and digital cameras were invented? Read the rest of this entry »

.

Tips for Photographing Portraits

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 4 - 2019
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 »

.

Wedding Photography From a Professional Photographer’s Point of View

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 3 - 2019

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 »

.

Beginner’s Guide to Directing Photo Models

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 29 - 2019
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 »

.

Tips in Photographing Faces with “Unflattering” Features

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 23 - 2019

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 »

.

Related Photography Ideas for Portrait Photography at OneSlidePhotography.com

Traits of Professional Photographers

When I read photographers’ success stories, I often ask myself, are there certain traits that make certain photographers successful? After some pondering this past week, I’ve concluded that there are three main traits that determine the success of a photographer: The first trait is courage Courage is very important and distinguishes the work among the […]


The Easy Way to Shoot Children’s Expressions

Shooting children can be a challenge somehow. They tend to get very difficult to manage and control and they usually feel scared and ashamed when they meet new people or strangers like photographer. The key success of taking good shots of children is to let them act spontaneously. When we instruct them to act out […]


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 […]


Don’t Hesitate to Use High ISO When Photographing

We often use high ISO (above 800) when faced with these situations: in low lighting, when we need a high shutter speed, when we don’t want to use the flash, and when we didn’t bring a tripod to a photoshoot. The biggest concern we have when increasing ISO to more than 800 is the visibility […]


The Nikon D800: Newest Pro Camera in Early 2012

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 for Improving Your Photography Skills

Here are some guidelines that can assist you in developing your photography skills. Always Carry Your Camera Everywhere The main reason being that you can miss those great photographic opportunities because you don’t have you camera with you. Make it a habit of carrying your camera with you everywhere you go because you never know […]


The 365-day Project by Andrew Whyte: The Legographer

An English photographer named Andrew Whyte has dedicated himself into documenting the adventure of a brave LEGO figurine on his quest around the whole of England in the photo series titled “The Legographer.” Andrew Whyte is actually better known for his expertise in using darkness as the background for his photos. By several medias, he’s […]