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Post-Mortem Photography: Using the Dead as Photo Models

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On April - 1 - 2018
Post Mortem Photography

Post Mortem Photography

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 »

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The 365-day Project by Andrew Whyte: The Legographer

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 25 - 2018
Legographer-lego photography by Andrew Whyte

Legographer-lego photography by Andrew Whyte

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 »

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Forever Alone Photograper!

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 24 - 2018
forever alone photography

forever alone photography

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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The First “Selfie” Ever Taken

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 9 - 2018

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 »

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Tips for Photographing Portraits

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 7 - 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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An Introduction to Travel Photography and Photojournalism with Richard I’Anson

A veteran travel photographer for lonely planet, Richard I’Anson has traveled the world over. Having been to all 7 continents and over 85 countries, he’s photographed and told stories of many different cultures. In this video, he explains basic points in achieving successful results when photographing in your travels. Some of the main points are:


What is considered a good photograph?

Question: “What is considered a good photograph?” or “How can I make a good photograph?” Photography is essentially a form of media for communication and self-expression. Photography has much in common with writing. In writing, we choose words and construct them to form sentences. In photography, we use visual elements (line, shape, patter, color, light, […]


How to Safely Carry Your Camera

If you’re a DSLR camera user, there’s a simple and quick tip to protect your lens and camera, especially when you’re using a telephoto lens attached to your camera body. Do pay attention to the way you carry your camera on your shoulder. Pay close attention to the two images below and note the difference […]


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Have you ever encountered a prosumer camera with an unusually long range of zoom? These prosumer cameras are equipped with more than 15x zoom or an equivalent of 24-400 mm in a 35 mm sensor. Wow, that’s an awesome digit, considering these cameras only cost around $400 – $500. Even though its shape resemble a […]


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

There are people who say that “pictures or images say thousands of words”. One of them is by telling and showing us what we are feeling and our relationship with someone. Every season, this couple took an image in front of their house. As the result, without any explanation and description, a story is being […]


What is Vignette in The World of Photography?

Vignette in photography is loved and is also hated by photographers. By its existence, vignette can beautify the view of a photo and sometimes can also make it look indecent. Vignette appears because we purposefully add it using special filter or digital imaging software. Apart from that, usually lens camera makers try to create ones […]


The Advantages of the Full Frame Sensor on a DSLR Camera

You who may be a newbie in the world of photography may be wondering: “Why do professional photographers, especially studio and fashion photographers, spend big bucks on expensive full-framed cameras?” Or maybe if there are full-framed DSLR users amongst the readers please feel free to comment below. The following are some of the benefits of […]