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6 Easy Tips For Candid Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 8 - 2015
Candid Photography Tricks

Candid Photography Tricks

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 »

7 Tips for Reflection Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 28 - 2014
Tips for Reflection Photography

Tips for Reflection Photography

Using reflections in photography can lead to some amazing effects and beautiful images. Using water, windows, mirrors or any sort of reflective surface can change an image into a work of art. Reflection photography is an art because you have to dig deep into your imagination to see the hidden beauty. It is also a science because you should know the right angles and techniques and must be more than familiar with your camera to capture a perfect shot. Here are some tips and tricks for capturing reflection. Read the rest of this entry »

11 Tips for On Stage Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On September - 25 - 2014
11 tips for On Stage Photography - Dramatic Stage Photography

11 tips for On Stage Photography - Dramatic Stage Photography

Of all the types of photography ever invented, I would claim that live concert photography is up there among the most difficult ones. You have five thousand fans behind you, and there is a band in front of you. Nobody stands still. In fact, even the notion of standing still ruins the idea of a good music photo. The bouncers hate you, because you are in their way. The crowd is jealous of you. Crowdsurfers will kick you in the head. The band thinks you’re annoying. The lighting is never bright enough, and changes so frequently that you’re screwed even in the few moments that it is. Read the rest of this entry »

6 Guides to Choose the Best DSLR Lens

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On September - 10 - 2014
6 Guides to Choose Best DSLR Lens

DSLR Lens

If you think that finding a good SLR camera is tough, try to find the best digital SLR lens to go with it. If you felt there were plenty of cameras to choose from, the number of available lenses is going to be overwhelming. Digital SLR lenses come in all manner of shapes and sizes, and vary massively in price.By simply changing a lens, the scope of a potential image changes, too. Understanding the difference between lenses will help you get the best shot. Some are built for the demanding needs of professionals and others are just right for the everyday snapshot photographer. Faced with all these alternatives, what’s a newcomer to the world of SLR photography to do?

Just follow the 6 steps that I outline below and you’ll find your way to the best digital SLR lens for your camera. Read the rest of this entry »

6 Tips for Improving Camera Phone Photos

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On September - 5 - 2014
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Taken with iPhone 4G

Camera phones have opened up a whole new world to hobbyists who enjoy the convenience and ease of phone photography. Learn some of the secrets you need to know to take great looking photographs with your camera phone by simply taking advantage of its capabilities, and learn how easy it is to share your photos to your friend either electronically or by printing them out. Whether you’ve never used your camera phone before or you already snap and send phone pictures daily, there are ways to improve your phone photography and shape up your photos. Read the rest of this entry »

Tips in Choosing a Camera Phone

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On September - 2 - 2014

Camera Phone

Camera Phone



When choosing a camera phone, many assume that a good quality camera that produces good quality photographs are the ones with the largest mega pixel (MP).
Fact is, the value of the mega pixel a camera phone isn’t the most important aspect, and doesn’t automatically produce the highest quality photograph. The mega pixels is only one factor of many factors that make for a good quality result.
The following are features that are essential in camera phones: Read the rest of this entry »

Tips on Photographing Human Interest

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On February - 10 - 2015
Tips and Tricks on Photographing Human Interest

Tips and Tricks on Photographing Human Interest

People and all aspects of their daily lives are always interesting photo themes. The interesting factors can be triggered by the touching atmosphere of the scenes. These epic scenes may be of a cultural activity or a seemingly mundane day-to-day ritual.

For photographers with a keen eye in observing social issues, these human activity and behaviors will make for an interesting and eye-catching works of photography. And the production of these photos will feel natural and easy to do.

These works of photography centering on human activity and behavior are usually referred to as “human-interest photographs.” The problem is, human-interest photography might not be as easy as it seems. There are many constraints in the field that we have to go through when we photograph a subject. For example, when the scene is ready to be photographed, suddenly the objects notice the camera, disrupting their natural state, making the photograph seem forced or unnatural.

For those interested in delving into the world of human-interest photography, the following tips may assist in getting started: Read the rest of this entry »

Tips on Photojournalistic: Shooting During Difficult Moments

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 30 - 2015

War Photographer

War Photographer


To be a photographer journalistic is not an easy job. Any difficult situation should be faced and their duty is to take good photos from there. It must be not easy to take photos in such crowded and uncontrollable chaos. There are some tips on photojournalistic to shoot during chaos as well as normal moments and create photos with maximum results.

1. Shooting in crowded, chaotic and uncontrollable moments

In such moment, though it will be very interesting and challenging to immortalize the event, it has to be noted in mind that your safety is still the priority.

James Nachway- a war photographer who was also an anti-war said, there are two possibilities why war or conflict journalists die on duty, first, because the photographer is a rookie who is challenged by the heroic situation. He is involved in the conflict situation positioning himself as a target. Read the rest of this entry »

Beginner Photographer’s FAQ

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 11 - 2014

Beginner Photographer’s FAQ

Beginner Photographer’s FAQ


– I want to create photographs with blurry backgrounds, how do I achieve such a feat?
Answer:
The trick to doing so has been previously discussed in this post.

– I’m using a kit lens and I’ve set the aperture to its widest exposure, how come the background isn’t blurry?
Answer: Read the rest of this entry »

Which Lens should I Buy Next?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 5 - 2014
Which Lens should I Buy Next

Which Lens should I Buy Next

Someone who’s just freshly delved into the world of photography by buying a DSLR with a kit lens will have this question resonating in their thoughts as they go deeper into the rabbit hole of photography. Whether it is for the sake of having a ranged collection of lenses or the desire to widen their photograph horizon in one specific area of photography (like macro photography), that next lens will surely tempt you. And with the abundant collection of different types of lenses available out there, the answer to this question will surely need some serious contemplations. Read the rest of this entry »

Advance Tips and Tricks For Taking Photos Of Fireworks

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 29 - 2014
Advance Tips and Tricks For Taking Photos Of Fireworks

Advance Tips and Tricks For Taking Photos Of Fireworks

Capturing fireworks is fun, capturing fireworks pictures are an example of beauty and excitement happening at the same time, but also a rather difficult moment to capture on camera correctly. Oftentimes the photographer is left with pictures of white streaks outlining a very black sky. The following are some tips that will help anyone photograph fireworks beautifully. Read the rest of this entry »

10 Effective Tips for Better Waterfalls Pictures

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On September - 21 - 2014
10 Effective Tips for Better Waterfalls Pictures - Madakaripura Waterfalls

10 Effective Tips for Better Waterfalls Pictures - Madakaripura Waterfalls

Waterfalls seem to grab the hearts and minds of people. Go to any location that has one or more waterfalls and it is pretty much a guarantee that they will be a major attraction, if not the main attraction, of the area. However, as beautiful as waterfalls are, it is not so easy to capture that beauty with a camera. It is easy to produce pictures of waterfalls; it is not so easy to produce powerful images. Waterfalls do present themselves as a wonderful and challenging subject matter to photographers. Firstly they’re beautiful places, secondly they are often in tricky lighting situation and thirdly they’re a dynamic subject as they’re moving (and of course movement means a challenge but also a real opportunity for a more dynamic shot).

Waterfalls provide their own unique set of problems which requires a unique set of solutions.Here are 10 simple but very effective tips that will help you to take better waterfalls pictures. Read the rest of this entry »

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