How to Photograph Silhouettes in 5 Easy Steps

Utilizing an External or Camera’s Flash to Freeze an Object

What Is Minimum Focus Distance (MFD) On a Camera Lens?

Did You Know? The History of the Canon Camera Logo

Photography Pricing Tips

Post-Mortem Photography: Using the Dead as Photo Models

List of Error Message Canon EOS DSLR

20 Interesting Facts in the World Of Photography

Understanding DSLR Metering Modes

Wildlife Photography Tips and Tutorial with Chris McLennan

William H. Mumler, the First Photographer Ever Who Captured Spirit Photographs

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 29 - 2020
William H Mumler

William H Mumler

Whether it’s from internet or televisions, we often see pictures of spirits. Moreover, there are some of them published in books and magazines as well. However, do you know when was it started?

Amateur ghost hunter claimed to capture thousands and thousands photographs of spirits. Some of them appear like shadows and humans’ figures while the others look like the phenomena of orbs.

However, those scary photos were actually started from hoax photography created by a photographer. He was William H. Mumler, an amateur photographer who worked in New York and Boston that became the first one to claim his success capturing the first ever “spirit’s photograph” in 1861. He created more than a dozen of images until the next decade. Read the rest of this entry »

.

Related Photography Ideas for ghost photography at OneSlidePhotography.com

The History of Lomography

Lomography is a part of analog photography that uses a specialized camera known as the LOMO camera. LOMO stands for “LeningradskoyeOptiko-MechanichesckoyeObyedinenie” (Leningrad Optical Mechanical Merger). The name comes from the name of the lens factory in St. Petersburg, Russia. The factory manufactures lenses for medical equipment (such as microscope lenses), tools of weaponry, and camera […]


Most Famous Female Photographers In The World

All this time, we only know that the world of photography is dominated by male photographers. There are some famous names like James Natchwey in photojournalist photography or Ansel Adam in landscape photography, Chase Jarvis in fashion and commercial photography, Joey Lawrence and many more. But did you know that there are some phenomenal female […]


Things That Make Your Photos Look Less Attractive

When we are in the same location or position and we would like to immortalize what we see on camera, sometimes, we unconsciously make several mistakes. Though they are not fatal, but the impacts on the photos we take will look less interesting. Even though we can later fix those errors using software editing like […]


Wedding Photography From a Professional Photographer’s Point of View

Below is a behind-the-scenes video depicting the work process of a wedding photographer named Jaroslav Repta. He mounted a GoPro camera on his DSLR using a custom-made bracket. The result is a video where we’re able to see, in first person, the inner workings of what it takes to work as a wedding photographer. Through […]


How to Choosing, Using, and Caring DSLR Filters

Using lens filters when you take a picture is much more satisfying than spending hours sitting in front of your computer trying to get the effect you want. You can of course still use your software to make image adjustments. So you’re using a filter on your lens, maybe to protect it from dust or […]


7 Tips for Photojournalism from Reuters Photographer Damir Sagolj

Damir Sagolj is a Reuters photographer from Sarajevo based in Thailand. In the following video, he shares 7 tips regarding photojournalism. Here are the 7 photojournalism tips as discussed by Damir in the above video: 1. Anticipation You must always anticipate the coming of that important, picture perfect moment. How? When on location, don’t just […]


8 Interesting Facts about the Legendary Photo “Afghan Girl”

“She remembers the moment. The photographer took her picture. She remembers her anger. The man was a stranger. She had never been photographed before. Until they met again 17 years later, she had not been photographed since.” Sharbat Ghula, often dubbed the “Afghan Girl,” would be too familiar to photographers, especially photojournalists. The “Afghan Girl” […]