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Understanding Shooting Modes of DSLRs

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On September - 25 - 20172 COMMENTS
Understanding Shooting Modes of DSLRs - Nikon Modes

Understanding Shooting Modes of DSLRs - Nikon Modes

There are 11 modes of shooting on a Nikon Entry Level camera (D70s, D80, D90..etc). They are:

M = Fully Manual Mode
In this mode, the settings of the camera are fully manual (shutter speeds, aperture, ISO, etc). Most suitable for indoor studio photography, this setting can also be used outdoors. However, due to frequently changing lighting conditions, this mode may cause missed exposures if not properly used.

A = Aperture Priority
In this mode, aperture can be set accordingly and the shutter speed will automatically sync for the proper exposure. This mode is most suitable for photographing with narrow DOF (Depth of Field), where the lens is set at its widest aperture.

S = Shutter Priority
In this mode, the shutter speed can be adjusted according, and in turn the aperture will sync for the proper exposure. This mode is most suitable for photography methods such as panning. For further details about panning, consult THIS article. Read the rest of this entry »

12 Tips for Candid Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On September - 24 - 20172 COMMENTS

12 Tips for Candid Photography

12 Tips for Candid Photography



There is a term in photography, candid shots, where the subject of the photograph is not in a controlled position or unaware of the camera (photo coverage). The resulting picture looks more natural, spontaneous, and less contrived. The following are tips for successful candid photography:

1. Bring your camera everywhere. Be ready to shoot at any time because an interesting moment may be just around the corner.

2. Pay close attention to your surroundings. The simplest things may become interesting objects to shoot. These may be a daydreaming store owner, people waiting for their train, the elderly, someone sitting next to you, a couple of lovebirds. The possibilities are endless. Read the rest of this entry »

Easy ways to use manual lenses on DSLRs

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An easy way to use manual lenses on DSLRs

An easy way to use manual lenses on DSLRs


Since the digital age introduced itself to cameras, photography has become more intriguing and definitely more enjoy, for both hobbyists/enthusiasts and professionals. With the increasing number of people pursuing this hobby, one of the most joyous effects is that cameras have become progressively cheaper. But these cheap price tags of camera did not include the decreasing price of camera lenses. On the contrary, it has since become relatively more expensive. One solution to cut your spending on lenses is to use older-issued manual focused lenses on your DSLR body. You may wonder if this is at all possible, and the answer is a definite “yes.” Using a rather cheap lens adapter, you can mount your lenses onto your DSLRs. Better yet, for those using Nikon DSLR models, these older manual focused lenses has the same exact mount, so no adapters necessary.

Easy ways to use manual lenses on DSLRs: Read the rest of this entry »

Tips to Shoot During Soccer Match

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On September - 23 - 2017ADD COMMENTS

Soccer Match Photo Tips

Soccer Match Photo Tips


Shooting a soccer match is almost similar to shooting any other sport branches. There are many times photographers have no clue about what they have taken since things happen so fast to be seen by their normal eyes. Going by this reality, there is an urge of need to have the ability to frame “forecasted scenes that will happen”. In other words, sometimes a photographer must aim the lens at a certain direction with a prediction that there is something going to happen which is photographically interesting.

There will be so many predictions. One of them is when a corner kick takes place. In a soccer match, there must always be corner kick, right? If you love to watch soccer match, you must know well the order of happenings in a corner kick performance. The ball is kicked from a corner of the field, then bounces and will fall around the front of the goalpost. The next event is when the keeper tries hard to catch or skim the ball. There will be a player who also tries to drive away the ball or the opposing player who attempts a goal.

From the order of events, a photographer will know how to get good images on such complicated scene in front of the goalpost and aims the lens in one point where the ball falls after being kicked from a corner. Using focus and focal length lens which has to be precise, a photographer can press the shutter and gets mostly interesting scenes when the ball falls. Read the rest of this entry »

Basic Camera (DSLR) Settings that must be understood

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Basic Camera (DSLR) Settings that must be understood

Basic Camera (DSLR) Settings that must be understood


Believe it or not, there are still many owners of digital cameras that still do not understand the basic settings of their cameras. In result, they only rely on the Auto mode when shooting and accept what they come up with as adequate. Yet we know that the camera has a lot of settings and an error in setting may result in a disappointing picture. This may affect the willingness of some people to experiment various settings on their cameras. True, the Auto mode on cameras these days are quite smart in making a safe photograph result. But still, aren’t you curious in what your camera can optimally do? At the least we should familiarize ourselves and at least have tried every basic settings on our cameras so we’ll know what needs resetting when faced with different situations.

Though it may seem trivial, the following settings will aid you in getting better photo results if set correctly. For a more detailed explanation, consult your camera’s manual because what I’m posting here is more general in nature: Read the rest of this entry »