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What is considered a good photograph?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 22 - 2021

What is a good photograph

What is a good photograph



Question: “What is considered a good photograph?” or “How can I make a good photograph?

Photography is essentially a form of media for communication and self-expression. Photography has much in common with writing. In writing, we choose words and construct them to form sentences. In photography, we use visual elements (line, shape, patter, color, light, etc.) and then construct them with composition (one-third rule, line, perspective, focus, frame, etc.).

Writing is considered good writing when it is straight to the point and is highly understandable to its readers. Good writing is filled with interesting ideas and meaning, and they have proper grammar making them easy to read and understand.

Similar to good writing, good photography needs a certain subject and clear idea without any disruptive elements. A good photograph also has a well-organized composition of visual elements.

Essentially, a good photograph is a photograph that corresponds with our desired intentions. For example, if we want to create a mysterious and eerie atmosphere, a dark and shady photograph would be more suitable than brightly lit photographs. If we want our photographs to encourage change, like for example to encourage people to care about the environment, then our photographs need to be filled with the message of environment preservation and so on.

In short, there are a few points we need to pay attention to in order to achieve good photographs: Read the rest of this entry »

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Advanced Tips for Flash Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 21 - 2021
Advanced Tips for Flash Photography

Advanced Tips for Flash Photography

Light, we all know, is everything in photography. No wonder then that it is so hard to work with a digital camera’s flash. Sure, everyone can get a half decent shot about half of the time by relying on the built-in meter and auto-exposure system, but the results will be disappointing as often as not. As with so many things in life, there is a right way and a wrong way to work with you camera’s flash.
Here are some tips and tricks that will help your flash photography.
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6 Digital Camera’s Arch Enemies

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 21 - 2021

Digital Camera's Arch Enemies

Digital Camera’s Arch Enemies



Many assumes that the shutter count of a camera determines the age of the camera. There’s some truth in that, but it’s not all there is to it. Sure, the more frequently a camera is used, the greater the chance of damage but the figures on the shutter count can’t be used as a reference to the length of the camera’s remaining working life. Maybe you’ve read in several web reviews about the maximum counts of say the 5Dmk II which is 100k shutter counts while the 1D mk IV can reach up to 200k counts. But that’s just a guesstimate of the count and not the definitive value. Here are some things you should consider that can affect the performance of your camera: Read the rest of this entry »

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Photographer or Photoshopper?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 20 - 2021

Photographer or Photoshopper

Photographer or Photoshopper



Photography consists of the ancient Greek words “photos” meaning “light” and “graphein” meaning “draw/graph”. So essentially, photography is the practice of drawing with light. So if we’re too dependent on photo-editing programs (such as Photoshop) to create a good photograph, then do we still deserve to be called photographers? Here are some statements as food for thought for those who feel they are photographers.

– Relying on Photoshop is not a crime; it will only hinder the development of your insights in photography.

– A good photograph as a result of Photoshop will not make you proud of carrying a camera.

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Selective Color Photography Using Adobe Photoshop: Part 3

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 19 - 2021

Selective Color Photography Using Adobe Photoshop

Selective Color Photography Using Adobe Photoshop



In Selective Color Photography Using Adobe Photoshop part 1 and part 2, I’ve explained how to achieve a selective color photograph using masking and using hue and saturation settings. In this 3rd part, I will show you how to create a selective color photograph using the “COLOR RANGE” feature on Adobe Photoshop.

1. The first step is to open the desired file in Adobe Photoshop, then click SELECT >> COLOR RANGE.

Selective Color Photography Using Adobe Photoshop - Step 1

Selective Color Photography Using Adobe Photoshop - Step 1

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