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Basic Studio Lighting Setups

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On February - 15 - 2018
Basic Studio Lighting Setups

Basic Studio Lighting Setups

One of the hardest things to get right in a photograph is the lighting. Too much light, too little light, or a combination of the two can ruin an otherwise perfect photo. But, luckily this problem can be solved if you understand the types of lighting, how they affect your camera and what you can do to use these effects to your full advantage.There are basically five commonly excepted portrait lighting setups in photography. These portrait lighting setup are based on the placement of the main light, relative to the subject and camera. Read the rest of this entry »

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Photography PDF: Digital Portrait Photography For Dummies

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 26 - 2018

Digital Portrait Photography for Dummies

Digital Portrait Photography for Dummies


Portrait photography is not rocket science. Photographers have been capturing portraits of people since cameras were invented. When you create a portrait of someone, your goal is to create a likeness of the person at his best. But how do you capture a portrait of someone at his best when he’s camera shy, for instance? Read the rest of this entry »

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Reflectors in Photography: Their Function and Various Types

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 8 - 2018
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 December - 27 - 2017

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 December - 25 - 2017

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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The Importance of Empty Space In a Photograph

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