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9 Easy Steps to Achieve Panning in Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 16 - 2021
9 Easy Steps to Achieve Panning in Photography

9 Easy Steps to Achieve Panning in Photography

One of the most creative ways to show movement is to use a technique called panning. The image featured on this page is an example of panning. Panning is a photography technique that “freezes” a moving subject while adding motion blur to the background, giving the viewer a distinct sense of movement in the image. This was accomplished by swinging the camera with the biker as he rode by, and using a slow shutter speed to show movement in the background that wasn’t moving with the the camera. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Best Lens for Portrait Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 15 - 2021

Best Lens for Head Shot Photography

Best Lens for Head Shot Photography



Many novice photographers ask, “which lens is best for photographing head shots/portraits, and why?” Actually, suitable or not a lens is depends on the needs of the photographer. What you need to familiarize yourself with is actually the characters of the lens you’re using and how it effects the proportions of the object’s face that you’re photographing.

For more detains, you can view the comparisons of the shape of face in the model below, shot using different focal lenghts: Read the rest of this entry »

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Basic Studio Lighting Setups

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 14 - 2021
Basic Studio Lighting Setups

Basic Studio Lighting Setups

One of the hardest things to get right in a photograph is the lighting. Too much light, too little light, or a combination of the two can ruin an otherwise perfect photo. But, luckily this problem can be solved if you understand the types of lighting, how they affect your camera and what you can do to use these effects to your full advantage.There are basically five commonly excepted portrait lighting setups in photography. These portrait lighting setup are based on the placement of the main light, relative to the subject and camera. Read the rest of this entry »

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Photographer’s worst case scenarios

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 13 - 2021
Worst case scenarios in photography -  Backup Camera

Worst case scenarios in photography – Backup Camera

As a photographer, whether it be as an amateur or a professional, you’ve probably experienced difficulties and failures in your work. With preparation and experience, it may well be avoided. What are these worst case scenarios that photographers need to prepare for? The following are several examples of cases and how to avoid these worst case scenarios.

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5 Common Rookie Mistakes when Buying a Camera

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 12 - 2021

Common Mistakes when Buying a Camera

Common Mistakes when Buying a Camera



For those of you new to photography, shopping for a new camera can get quite confusing. Oftentimes beginners or amateurs of photography spend countless hours in the store and still end up buying the wrong product (not what’s right for their needs) because lack of knowledge and information.

In order to obtain the right digital camera for you that suits your wants and needs, avoid the following mistakes when purchasing a camera:

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Beginner’s Guide to Win Photography Contest

Anyone can point a camera and click, but it takes a certain eye to be able to take those same pictures and turn them into masterpieces that can win contests.The winning photographs you see posted on the site feature a strong combination of the assets we seek in an image. These include: thoughtful attention to […]


At the End of These Images, I Cannot Say a Word

There are people who say that “pictures or images say thousands of words”. One of them is by telling and showing us what we are feeling and our relationship with someone. Every season, this couple took an image in front of their house. As the result, without any explanation and description, a story is being […]


Posing Techniques for Photographing Model Portfolios

Here are some general tips on posing for the camera. During a photo shoot, the photographer will usually direct the model for any specific poses that the photographer is trying to capture, but it helps if the model knows what to do without a lot of direction.


Causes of Lack of Sharpness in a Photograph

For those of you who are still learning photography, have you ever been puzzled as to why your photos didn’t turn out sharp even though you’ve bought a high-tech camera with an expensive lens and settings that you feel was right for the shot? Or why when you’ve used a tripod, the photo still looks […]


Wedding Photography Tips

Sooner or later, you will be invited to photograph the wedding of a friend or family member. After all, you have one of those cameras, professional-looking, so you should know what you’re doing, right? Photographing weddings can be daunting, especially if this is your first. As the bride and groom, you may be facing its […]


Tips for Underwater Photography

Snorkeling and deep-sea diving has become more and more popular and most anyone can now participate in this sport, especially for those living besides coastal lines, islands, or those vacationing to places like these. With the rapid advancement of digital camera technology, underwater photography can be a new hobby for those diving enthusiasts. Here are […]


Tips for Photographing Portraits

The following are points to consider when conducting a model/portrait photo shoots. In this post, I will be discussing the matter of composition, angle, backgrounds, and lightings; areas in which beginners usually make mistakes in. 1. Composition Pay close attention to the composition when photographing a person. If the scene above the head of the […]