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Should you Upgrade Your Camera First or your Lens?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 5 - 2021

Camera or lens first for upgrade

Camera or lens first for upgrade



As a photographer progressing in your craft, there must come a time when you’re faced with a dilemma; which should be a priority, a camera or a lens upgrade? Neither has a specific standard which is more of a priority; what you need to find out is which of the two do you really need at the moment. To help weigh your priorities, here are some important points you need to consider before your upgrade your camera body or your lens. Read the rest of this entry »

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What is normal lens/standard lens?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 4 - 2021
Sigma 50mm on Fujifilm APSC

Sigma 50mm on Fujifilm APSC

Sometimes, we may have heard of notions like normal lens and standard lens. What is the actual meaning of these notions? Normal lens is actually a lens that has a focal length (focus distance) all along the diagonal size of image sensor camera. For a camera with full frame sensor (36 x 24mm), the normal sensor is 43mm. on the other hand, on a camera with APS-C sensor size (23x35mm), the normal lens is around 28mm. and for four thirds sensor, the normal lens is about 21.5mm. Read the rest of this entry »

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What’s the Safest Way of Storing Digital Photograph Files?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 3 - 2021
Safest Way of Storing Digital Photograph Files

Safest Way of Storing Digital Photograph Files

Digital photography have made it easier for photographers to do their craft. A simple “click” of the shutter button and your photos will instantly appear on the LCD of the camera. Simple, but it brings upon a new dilemma. How do you go about storing these digital files for prolonged safekeeping? The following may answer that question: Read the rest of this entry »

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RAW vs JPEG, which one is better?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 3 - 2021

RAW vs JPEG, which one is better

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RAW and JPG refer to the two different file types your camera can produce.
RAW – A RAW file is the unedited (unprocessed) image data that you digital SLR camera captures every time you take a photo. Because RAW files are unprocessed, they come out looking flat and dark. RAW images need to be viewed and processed using your camera’s software or in more robust commonly used software like Photoshop, Lightroom, Aperture, etc prior to being ready for display or print. Read the rest of this entry »

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Chromatic Aberration on a Lens and How to Avoid Them

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 2 - 2021

Chromatic Aberration on a DSLR Lens

Chromatic Aberration on a DSLR Lens



Lenses ideally project the color spectrum right on the sensor, creating a sharp image. But in reality, there are several colors in the spectrum that aren’t precisely projected, especially in low quality lenses. In cases like these, the focus falls outside the intended focus point, sometimes in front and sometimes behind the sensor. This means that it spreads or disperses (not focused on one point). Because it doesn’t fall on one exact point, chromatic aberration is resulted in the photographs produced. Characteristics of a chromatic aberration is the visibility of odd colors on the edges of the objects in the photo, usually in the color of purple, blue, green, or red.

Chromatic abberation explanation

Chromatic abberation explanation



High quality lenses (like Canon’s L Series or Nikon’s ED Lenses) uses optic materials that have super low dispersion, minimizing the spreading of colors.
A few tricks to lessen Chromatic Aberration are: Read the rest of this entry »

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