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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 » .
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 »
There’s a unique art style of photography during the Victorian era, the photography of the dead!
This photography styling is known as post-mortem photography and was very popular around the end of the 19th century. The main models of this art were human corpses whose families want to immortalize in the form of a photo, immortally dead in 2d format.
Before photographed, the corpses were positioned in a way that makes them look like they’re merely asleep. Family members would even sometime jump into the photo with the deceased, even as far as posing inside the casket with their passed loved one. Read the rest of this entry »
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 been dubbed a maestro of low light. Also, he’s used his long exposure photography technique to crate some amazing photographs. But now, he’s on a mission to tell a different tale. Armed with his Lego character and his iPhone 4s, he’s on a 365-day project called “The Legographer.” This means he’ll be documenting every day for a year! A momentous dedication to achieve great results.
The photography technique used is actually quite simple. Even we can easily do it. What’s more important here is the imagination and the perfect composition. Andrew Whyte choose his smartphone camera instead of a DSLR or any other because the camera phone is more versatile to be carried everywhere. How much of a hassle would be to carry around a clunky professional DSLR and lenses 3 times the size of the iPhone. This just proves that creativity isn’t subject to how much high-tech gear you use.
Here are some of Andrew Whyte in “The Legographer” series: Read the rest of this entry »
Are you single? Have been a long time with your own? Get envious looking at your friendsí pictures on social media, holding hands, hugging, kissing with their loved ones? If the answer is yes, we are so very sorry for you. But do not let yourself down guys because as photographer we have to be creative just like our friend here. He is a Japanese dude who throws away all the sorrow of all single fellows out there by creating a breakthrough on travelling photos. He created images which show as if he traveled with his girlfriend and the truth is that ís just a mere imaginative object.
Keisuke Jinushi is a traveler from Japan who is still single. One day, he sat in a cafÈ looking at some couples feed each other some food. Suddenly, he felt like wanting to do what they do, but the problem is he got no girlfriend to do so. Giving up? Nope. This traveler who is also a photographer and a writer got a brilliant idea. Instead of mourning over his fate, this guy took some photos pretending like being together with a girl (as if it was his girlfriend). The result was mind blowing. Keisuke really looked like taking photos with a woman. In one of the photos, it shows as if he was being feed by a fair handed girl with red-polished nails. In another photo, there is a woman’s head leaning on his shoulder on a train. Read the rest of this entry »
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Vivian Maier was a phenomenon and a story that tells us how an appreciation for art which come too late. She was an amateur photographer who worked every day as a nanny or a baby sitter. Vivian spent her free time taking images in the streets of big cities like New York and Chicago from […]
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 […]
There are now plenty of apps in the Android market that’s photography-themed. But many are similar to each other and can sometimes do more harm than good to your photographs. Here are the 5 most-recommended must-have photography apps by OneSlidePhotography:
To choose a Smartphone with a good quality camera is actually not difficult only if we know exactly what to be considered. The most important thing to decide is the image sensor of the camera which is usually neglected. The bigger the image sensor is, the better the quality of the camera. Most cameras have […]
If you photograph a lot of people and well-known landmarks, then the topic of model release forms would often come up. There’s often confusion about when you would need one and what it should entail. A model release, known in similar contexts as a liability waiver, is a legal release typically signed by the subject […]
Maybe when you’re planning on applying for a job or received an offer for a certain project, you’ll be asked to send in your personal portfolio of your recent works. And maybe you’re confused as to what would go in such a compilation. Well, to make it a little bit clearer, a portfolio is basically […]
The story behind of an African child in Sudan who was starving in a Pulitzer Prize winning photograph is revealed. Till date, some rumors about Kevin carter piece above are still doing the rounds. A Pulitzer Prize winning photo in 1994 that shows a gaunt little child with a vulture as the background is always […]