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What Photographers should Know: Focal Plane Mark

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 23 - 2022

Focal Plane Mark

Focal Plane Mark



Do you own an SLR or DLSR camera? Try and pay attention to the top part of the camera. Find the Greek letter Phi a circle divided in half by a long line mark that’s usually placed not far from the view finder. Maybe this feature is familiar to those who’ve been into photography for a long period of time, but for those starting out, do you know what the symbol mean? Read the rest of this entry »

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3 Challenges in the World of Digital Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 22 - 2022

World of Digital Photography

World of Digital Photography



Digital photography continues to escalate in popularity in line with the changing times. There is now a new model of cameras, accessories coming out in the market every single month. So why is the development so rapid? One of the answers would be the fact that digital photography is simple. If you purchase a digital camera today, you’ll be able to photograph, edit, print, and upload the results easily.
So behind the simplicity of the digital photography era, what are the challenges of working with digital photography? Here’s a little bit of a review: Read the rest of this entry »

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Understanding Histogram in Digital Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 21 - 2022

Understanding Historgam

Understanding Historgam



Histogram is a feature in a DSLR camera that is often under-utilized by its users because of lack of understanding as what and how this histogram function works. Histogram, in general, can be viewed on the LCD screen by pressing the “info” button located next to the screen. Read on to learn more about what histogram informs the users about their photographs.

The X axis in the histogram illustrates the level of brightness/contrast ranging from totally black (level 0) to totally white (level 255), and therefore there are 254 levels of contrast in between. The & axis illustrates the pixel distribution in each level of said contrast.

Generally, a good photograph has a hill-shaped histogram with no cut-offs at the edges and at the peak of the hill shape. I say “in general” because there are some types of photographs (like a high-key, low-key, or night shot) where the histogram does not form this hill shape.

Photography histogram

Photography histogram


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A Video on Why a Selfie Stick Can be Very Dangerous

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 19 - 2022
Why selfie stick can be so dangerous

Why selfie stick can be so dangerous

Recently pizza hut restaurant released a campaign video and unique promotion on SELFIE. In the video, pizza hut gives a warning to masses about the danger of the use of SELFIE STICK.

According to them, this stick can put yourself and other people surrounding you in danger. Funnily, they also insert a promotion scene that shows how the existence of SELFIE STICK can make people ignore pizza. Read the rest of this entry »

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5 Top Android Photography Apps you should have

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 18 - 2022

5 Top Android Photography Apps

5 Top Android Photography Apps



There are now plenty of apps in the Android market that’s photography-themed. But many are similar to each other and can sometimes do more harm than good to your photographs. Here are the 5 most-recommended must-have photography apps by OneSlidePhotography: Read the rest of this entry »

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How to View the Shutter Count of a Nikon Camera

If you want to find out how often a camera is used to photograph, then what you can do is check the shutter count number of that camera. This is very useful when you want to buy a used camera. Shutter Count (SC for short) is the total amount of times the camera’s shutter has […]


This Camera Returned, after 3 Years Missing at the Bottom of a Muddy Creek

Image credit: Photograph by John Noerr What would you do if your camera and its memory card plunges into a muddy creek during a camping trip? Of course, with a heavy heart, you’ll give the camera up and deem it lost. Even if you’re to be able to find it, it’ll be in a state […]


Utilizing an External or Camera’s Flash to Freeze an Object

It can be quite frustrating when the lighting conditions are insufficient when shooting, which makes it difficult to shutter speeds fast enough to freeze a photo’s object. When encountered with such a predicament, a flash (whether it be the internal camera’s flash or an external flash unit) can be used to remedy the situation. A […]


What Newbie Photographers Shouldn’t Do (part1)

Novices in the world of photography are filled with curiosity and wonder or they may be filled with a sense of inferiority from other more experienced photographers. What are some points new photographers should understand? Don’t ignore the camera’s manual. Many people new to photography wants instant gratification to the craft. They demand themselves to […]


Tips on How to do Travelling Photography for Beginners

At times, you may find that your friends’ collection of travelling photos look strikingly similar to ones on postcards which can be easily brought in airports when they come back home. This is a common thing since while holidaying; they usually try to take images or photos of iconic places where they actually go. What […]


Nikkor 105mm f/1.8Ais on DSLR

Nikkor 105mm f/1.8, manual lens with 9 aperture blades … and the closest focusing distance is 42 in… with a smooth and wonderful bokeh Nikon mounted to the DSLR body (EOS 1000d)? yup … why not using a lens adapter of course ..


Superzoom Prosumer Cameras, How Good are They?

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 […]