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The Advantages of the Full Frame Sensor on a DSLR Camera

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 10 - 2020

The Benefits of the Full Frame Sensor on a DSLR Camera

The Benefits of the Full Frame Sensor on a DSLR Camera



You who may be a newbie in the world of photography may be wondering: “Why do professional photographers, especially studio and fashion photographers, spend big bucks on expensive full-framed cameras?” Or maybe if there are full-framed DSLR users amongst the readers please feel free to comment below.

The following are some of the benefits of full frame FX sensors compared to DX (APS-C / APS-H) sensors:

– Drastically less Noise in high ISOs. Although ordinary DSLRs are capable of producing good photos at higher ISOs, this does mean that they are without noise. Take the Nikon DX classes for comparisons. The highest (Nikon D300) and lowest (Nikon D40) of that class uses the same sized sensors meaning noise level at high ISOs are the same. The case may be that the D300 uses a better noise reduction approach at high-level ISOs, making it seem cleaner than in the D40. But when compared to the D700, for example, the D300 clearly fails in comparison. The professionals do not compromise when it comes to noise. Read the rest of this entry »

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Drown For Two Years Long, This Memory Card Survived!

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 9 - 2020

Drowned Camera

Drowned Camera


If a camera digital which is not designed to be water-resistant fell into the sea, what could possibly happen? The hugest possibility is the images saved inside the camera would be damaged.

Maybe that’s exactly what Paul Burgoyne thought when his camera (Panasonic Lumix) was drowning to the sea, together with the ship he was on in 2012. The ship named Bootlegger sank when Burgoyne went on a journey of 500 kilometer from Vancouver to Tahsis, British Columbia.

The Burgoyne’s camera was found two years ago by Isabelle M. Cote. She was a professor from Simon Fraser University who did a research in Aguilar Point, British Columbia.

The camera found in the 12 meters deep was already in awful condition. Even sea creatures used it as their nest. The memory card featured on the camera was the Lexar platinum II with 8 GB memory capacity, and when he connected the card to her computer, the photos inside it were still saved well. Read the rest of this entry »

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Questions Which Should be Avoided when You Learn About Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 9 - 2020
FAQ by Amateur Photographer

FAQ by Amateur Photographer

The following questions are the most common ones asked by amateur photographers which professional photographers find ridiculous. Why? It is because photography is a piece of art and not a math calculation where one plus one results two. There are so many unnecessary questions and usually they are ones to be blamed when a photo is not satisfying. Why? It is because most of them are illogical (impossible achievement of a photo for the limitation of camera, lens as human’s product).
Notes: camera and lens is created by imitating the concept of how our eyes work. Of course there are God’s creations that cannot be imitated by camera and even the most advanced lens till date.

1. Which one is the best brand of camera?
There is no such thing as the best brand because if there is one all people will definitely buy that camera. All cameras are good (as long as it is usable and functions well). What can decide when a camera is not good? It is the user that decides whether it is good or not. Read the rest of this entry »

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Understanding the Codes on Canon Lens

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 8 - 2020
Canon Lens Code

Canon Lens Code

As a rookie photographer who just learn about photography those codes written on the lens of your camera can be very confusing. There are some explanations on those written codes on canon lens here.

EF-S
EF here stands for “Electro focus”, while the S stands for “Small Image Circle”. It is called so because this lens has its own motor electronic to find focus automatically while the small image circle is there because the image which is transferred to the sensor is smaller than the image size on the EF lens. EF-S lens is specially designed for a non full-frame canon camera (the sensor size is smaller) and cannot be used for full frame camera. Apart from that, EF-S lens is usually used for low-end class lenses.

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What is Shutter Count in Digital Photography?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 7 - 2020

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 »

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