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What is the Effect of Activating Image Stabilization When We Use Tripod?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On July - 15 - 2022
Telephoto lens on tripod

Telephoto lens on tripod

Image Stabilization (or Vibration Reduction in Nikon) is a technology found on some DSLR Canon and Nikon lenses. Activate the image stabilization (IS) so that the photographer can produce sharp images in lightless conditions without using a tripod. In another words, you can use adequately slower shutter speed when the camera is on your hands without blurring the image.

Image Stabilization or Vibration Reduction
It functions to reduce vibration effects during the shoot and helps stabilize it so that the image will come out sharper. The IS or VR are claimed to be able to make images sharper even in a slow exposure condition for about 2 to 3 stop. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Importance of Horizon Line in Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On July - 14 - 2022
Horizon line in photography

Horizon line in photography

The most common mistake made by beginners in photography on composition is the placement of horizon line which is not balance and other lines are inharmonic. Actually it is a very simple thing but if we pay more attention to it, it will give a great effect on the resulted picture.

Why does balance and straight line become so important?
Why is a balance horizon line important? Naturally, human eyes will prefer to see balance lines than the aslant or tilted ones. Just look at the pictures hanging on the walls in your living room, you must want the upper frame to be in align with the ceiling. You must also want you floor to look parallel and neat or your TV stands straight and not sideways, up or down. It is a very natural thing and when we see an image with unbalance horizon line, our eyes will naturally make an appraisal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Thanko Mame Cam Cute Micro Camera

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On July - 13 - 2022
Thanko Mame Cam Cute Micro Camera

Thanko Mame Cam Cute Micro Camera

No, that’s not a toy you’re seeing, it’s a real, working camera, complete with Micro-SD storage up to 32 gigs.The Mame-Cam is a fully functioning ultra tiny camera that can take still images and video. Created by Thanko, a Japanese company, the Mame-Cam utilizes a microSD card to store all of its data. Small enough to sit on your finger tip, the Mame-Cam will shock people when they find out it is a working piece of technology. If you wanted to take a sneaky video, this would be the perfect inconspicuous device to use. With a battery life that lasts about 36 minutes, this piece will give you enough time to gather incriminating evidence. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Advantages and Disadvantage of Extension Tube for Macro Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On July - 9 - 2022
Extension Tube or Macro Photography

Extension Tube or Macro Photography

When we want to immortalize the close ups of very small and tiny subjects such as insects, flowers, coins and etc. commonly we need to use macro lens to perform it. This type of photography is called macro photography which is very interesting to be explored since there are so many beautiful yet tiny subjects around us. But this hobby is not cheap because you are required to purchase a macro lens with variety of focal length options. However, there is a cheaper alternative for you who got only limited budget. You may use some camera accessories such as close up lens, reversal lens, and extension tube. For this very opportunity, we would like to discuss about the advantages and disadvantages of using extension tube.

The advantages of extension tube
The name of extension tube itself is based on the use and the benefit of using this item. It is pretty clear that the function of this accessory is to increase the distance between the camera and the lens. The tube creates further forward gap between the lens and the camera. It gets the lens and the subject closer so that the lens is able to focus in a closer distance with the subject so we can get a greater magnification effect. Closer focus and also magnification is the mainstay feature of macro lens which we do not see in any other lenses. Extension tubes lack optical lenses or glass materials inside them, so they will not change the quality of the camera lens we use. Today, extension tube is offered in variety of focal length such as 12 mm, 25 mm, and 36 mm. Read the rest of this entry »

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SIRI Technology in the Canon EOS 5D Mark II? Seriously?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On July - 8 - 2022

SIRI in EOS 5D mk II

SIRI in EOS 5D mk II



Recently, rumors has circulated about a Swedish hacked name Bjorn Mabro who’s successfully embedded Apple’s Siri application into his Canon 5D Mark II. This hacker, who is also a robotics student, claimed that the Siri feature in his DSLR responds to 124 commands in different voices. These commands range from the simple shutter release to the menu settings.

This feature officially available exclusively for Apple’s newest 4S iPhone were tweaked to work in a digital camera. Siri’s become an application of high interest because it’s able to communicate very well with humans. The female voiced Siri becomes a digital assistant that you can actually have conversations with.

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