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The Best Way to Clean Your DSLR Lens

Beginner’s Guide to Win Photography Contest

Creating the Zooming Effect using “Radial Blur” In Photoshop

What You Should Keep In Mind About DSLR Camera’s Memory Cards

The Orbs Phenomenon Based on The Theory of Photography

Canon EOS Rebel XS/1000D For Dummies

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Facts and Myths about Camera Lenses

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 17 - 2021

Facts and Myths Camera Lenses

Facts and Myths Camera Lenses



Myth: Anti-Shake means the photos will always be sharp.

Image stabilizer, Vibration Reduction, SteadyShot and other less known titles are just different tags manufacturers use for one similar system: Vibration reducer. This system reduces vibration caused by shaky hands, providing you with sharp images. This feature can be deemed a must-have if you’re planning to use a telephoto lens with your camera, because any little vibration to a telephoto lens has a multiple shake effect. And all vibration reducer systems in cameras of different manufacturers work equally well.

However, you need to note that this feature doesn’t reduce movement of an object. Therefore, even with the advanced technology of an anti-shake system, it still won’t guarantee a sharp result if the object being photographed is constantly moving. You will still have to learn how to maximize the use of this feature to get maximum results. Buying a more expensive lens or camera body doesn’t guarantee more success. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tips: Determining your Pre Wedding Photo Shoot Themes

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 13 - 2021
How to Determining Your Pre Wedding Photo Shoot Themes

How to Determining Your Pre Wedding Photo Shoot Themes

It’s quite simple to find inspirations for constructing an interesting set of pre wedding photography to display during your wedding reception. Location, atmosphere, and costume can be chosen to support the theme that both of you can relate to. The following are a few guidelines to determining that perfect theme for your special day:

1. Personal Memory Photo Theme
One great idea is to have a photo shoot commemorating a special day in the past that celebrated your love. An easy example would be recreating the day that you guys met. It will surely make for some gorgeous photographs that will always be special for decades to come. Read the rest of this entry »

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Beginner’s Guide to Architectural Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 10 - 2021
Beginner's Guide to Architectural Photography

Beginner's Guide to Architectural Photography

Architectural photography at its best will convey the experience of being in and around a built environment. It is a broad subject, encompassing everything from skyscrapers to shacks. Virtually everywhere we go, we are surrounded by some sort of architecture on a daily basis. Because of this, it should come as no surprise that architecture is such a popular subject in photography.
Despite its diversity, there are a number of principles and techniques which can be applies to most situations. Keeping them in mind at all times will encourage you to think more carefully about your framing, composition, and lighting.
With practice, you’ll develop your eye for architecture photography. This will help you shoot your subjects in a more interesting way, avoiding commonly-repeated compositions and injecting more personality into your photos. Read the rest of this entry »

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Street Photography: What You Should Do And What You Should Not

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 8 - 2021
Street Photography do and dont

Street Photography do and dont

Street photography is not a common genre. Not all people are willing (and brave) to plunge into this type of photography deeply. But for some people who love it, street photography is highly worthy for them because most moments captured by the camera happens only once so they are unique. Eric Kim, an international street photographer said that this genre of photography is 80% courage and 20% skills. For them who are shy and tend to get panic easily, it will be a huge challenge. There will be times you get scolded and yelled. You will be told to get lost and to delete the photos you take and etc. but imagine how amazing is the experience and the result of it.
So, what we need to start performing street photography?
Look at the following tips: Read the rest of this entry »

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Tips: Caring for and Storing Photographs to Maintain Quality

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 7 - 2021

Damaged Photograph

Damaged Photograph


A photograph can be very valuable because of the image that it depicts. It may be of a once-in-a-lifetime moment or of a time and place you once loved. But over time, the aging process of a photograph is inevitable. If not stored correctly, a photo can be damaged over time and you may lose a very important memory.
Below are tips you can apply to your photograph collections to keep them highly durable:

1. Do not expose your photographs to direct sunlight.
Because UV rays in sunlight can fade the color and damage the photo or the frame. The easiest way to avoid this is to keep them away from windows or doors. If that’s not possible, you can lessen the damaging effects by keeping the photos behind a layer of glass or acrylic that has a layer of UV. Though this does not protect the frame from damage, it lessens the damaging effects of excessive UV rays from the sun. Read the rest of this entry »

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