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Archive for the ‘Portrait Photography’ Category

Tips on Photographing Babies

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 14 - 2017
Tips on Photographing Babies

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 to familiarize with their new surroundings, their photographer, and the photograph situations in the photo shoot.

2. Photographing babies generally takes time, so a photo session should not be rushed or forced. One of the reasons being that babies tire and gets distracted easily. This is why there are points within the shoot when babies should be taken out of the set, carried around, and be fed to relieve the fatigue. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Easy Way to Shoot Children’s Expressions

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 11 - 2017
Spontaneous expression

Spontaneous expression

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 certain poses, they tend to lose spontaneity and confidence. Let them act and express themselves spontaneously in front of camera. The easiest way is by asking them to play peek-a-boo, and if they are too old for this game, try to get them into conversation. Ask their names, their fathers’ and mothers’ names, their hobbies and etc, and let things flow naturally then take snap shots.

There are some tips and tricks on shooting children’s expressions spontaneously and naturally presented as follows: Read the rest of this entry »

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This Guy Gets Kicked on The Head While Taking a Selfie

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 10 - 2017
Jared Michael Selfie

Jared Michael Selfie

Anyone can take a selfie anytime and anywhere, yet of course you have to be careful while performing it. If you get into wrong place and time, instead of taking a good photograph of yourself, you can get injured and pain. This happened to Jared Michael when he had to restrain his pain when he failed taking a selfie photo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Red Eye in Photographs and How to Deal with Them

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 9 - 2017

Red eye in photography

Red eye in photography



There are most likely times you encounter red eyes on your models in your results when you photograph. This, in the world of photography, is known as the “red eye effect.” This is a common phenomenon that occurs because the light from the flash reaches the blood vessels behind the retina of the eye and would then be bounced off and captured by the camera lens. Simply put, it’s related to how the light from the camera flash bounces off the eyes.

The amount of light that reaches the retina is controlled by the pupil. When light received is bright, the pupil will dilate smaller so no excessive light will come through. On the other hand, if the pupil receive dim lighting, the pupil will widen to allow as much light into the retina. Between the retina and the sclera (the whites of the eye) is a layer of tissues called choroid that’s red in color. Read the rest of this entry »

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6 Easy Tips For Candid Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 9 - 2017
Candid Photography Tricks

Candid Photography Tricks

For some people, candid photography is a fun activity. The photos resulted usually look more natural and there is a certain amount of satisfaction when you can capture the right momentum or people’s exact and interesting expressions.

Maybe you have often tried doing this candid photography, either using you cell phone camera of “serious” camera. Well, for you who are still unfamiliar with it, we provide some useful guidance and tips on obtaining interesting candid photos. Read the rest of this entry »

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Red Eye in Photographs and How to Deal with Them

There are most likely times you encounter red eyes on your models in your results when you photograph. This, in the world of photography, is known as the “red eye effect.” This is a common phenomenon that occurs because the light from the flash reaches the blood vessels behind the retina of the eye and […]


How Consistent is your Photography Work

A while back, I hosted a website about the world’s legendary photographers. These were Ansel Adams (of course), Sebastian Salgado, Yousouf Karsh, and many more. One by one I observed their galleries and then interpreted and blogged what I believed was the message the photographer tried to convey through their photography. I also noted and […]


Canon EOS 1100D vs Nikon D3100, Which One Better?

Canon T3 and Nikon D3100 is the entry level DSLR camera in 2011. Both cameras are selling at the same price (around $599 with kit lens). Both cameras are intended for beginners or people who do not use DSLR camera before, so both cameras are beginner-friendly, small and lightweight.


Understanding the Codes on Canon Lens

As a rookie photographer who just learn about photography those codes written on the lens of your camera can be very confusing. There are some explanations on those written codes on canon lens here. EF-S EF here stands for “Electro focus”, while the S stands for “Small Image Circle”. It is called so because this […]


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 […]


Pre-wedding Photography Tips

Nowadays, it seems, a pre-wedding photo session has become a ritual that completes a wedding ceremony event package, and lack there of will seem imperfect. The use of these pre-wedding photos varies. They are usually incorporated in the design invitations, displayed at the reception, and may sometimes be put as a slideshow exhibition during the […]


Tommy Edison, the Blind Photographer

I’ve previously posted a story of Rusidah, the armless photographer. Now, there’s a more remarkable tale of a blind photographer. Without being able to see, he’s able to capture photographs. Hard to believe, I know, since photography is an art where sight is needed to produce and to enjoy its products. Well, here’s his tale.