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What is Shutter Count in Digital Photography?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On May - 28 - 2014

What is Shutter Count in digital photography

What is Shutter Count in digital photography



Undeniably, the advances in the world of photography have rapidly increased since the the more affordable prices of DSLR camera. There are even beginner-class DSLRs that has a price tag In the $500 range. By purchasing a DSLR, a person will have the opportunity to learn more about photography while ensuring quality results in their photographs and avoid disappointment when using high ISO settings. All these comforts makes us excited to continue photographing and unknowingly produce thousands of photos in a short time.

But did you know that each shot of a DSLR camera is recorded and is stated and counted as “shutter count.” This count records the amount of shots the DSLR camera has taken since purchased. The part of the DSLR camera counted in the shutter counts is the shutter unit that mechanically opens and closes at a certain speed (up to 1/8000 second) every time the trigger button is pressed. On non-DSLR cameras, the shutter works electronically making it more durable. But in DSLRs, these shutters work mechanically, which makes them have a limited life span. For that, there are estimations and testing in the manufacturing plants to determine the shutter’s shutter count limit before it becomes problematic. Read the rest of this entry »

Myths Among Beginner Photographers

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On February - 14 - 2014
Myths Among Beginner Photographers

Myths Among Beginner Photographers

When I first started to pursue photography as a hobby up to the point where I finally can call myself a professional, I’ve come across many myths or misconceptions in the field of photography that can inhibit or affect the progress of beginner photographers. Read the rest of this entry »

How Would One Become a Professional Photographer?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 20 - 2013

Professional Photographer

Professional Photographer



We now live in a world where DSLRs are everywhere, making more and more people label themselves as photographers. There’s also quite a few of those that’s been into photography for a while and have honed their skills. They’re usually labeled as professional photographers, while those starting out are labeled amateur photographers. On the contrary though, amateur photographers are supposed to be those that photograph only for the pleasure of photography without meaning to turn a profit. And professional photographers are those making a living out of photography.

The opportunity of turning pro will always be open to those who would take the time and effort to get serious. Everything will work out as long as it’s supported by a good photography skill mixed with good manners and entrepreneurial skills. The problem is that there are many that recklessly dive in, pricing themselves too cheap, making their photography business a short termed one.

Becoming a professional photographer isn’t easy. Many think that a good camera and a mediocre photography skill will be enough to make it into the business. This is definitely not true. To become a professional photographer, one would have to take note of the following: Read the rest of this entry »

5 Common Rookie Mistakes when Buying a Camera

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 5 - 2013

Common Mistakes when Buying a Camera

Common Mistakes when Buying a Camera



For those of you new to photography, shopping for a new camera can get quite confusing. Oftentimes beginners or amateurs of photography spend countless hours in the store and still end up buying the wrong product (not what’s right for their needs) because lack of knowledge and information.

In order to obtain the right digital camera for you that suits your wants and needs, avoid the following mistakes when purchasing a camera:

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