How to Start a Spanking Photography Blog

FROM PHOTOGRAPHER TO BLOGGER Welcome photographer ninja, I hear that you want to know how to start a photography blog. If so, be prepared for a serious brain damage very technical session. Not. Well, setting up a new blog is actually pretty easy these days, and technology has taken a lot of the difficult stuff away. Hooray, you can rest easy, but there is still a pretty frustrating one time setup process. Which is why I have written this guide. To walk you through the setup, plus a lot more. I…

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How to Do Silhouette Photography

SILHOUETTE, THE AGE OLD ART Welcome photo ninja, to this not-so-secret guide on how to do silhouette photography. Silhouettes have been around way before photography, and arguably, first found on cave paintings. But I am pretty sure that our caveman ancestors did not call it “silhouette” back then. It is not until 1759 that silhouette was named after the French finance minister Étienne de Silhouette… in a bad way to depict cheaply made portrait outlines. Sorry France, but history is history. Read more on Wikipedia if you want. Today, silhouette is a well known art form…

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The Quick Start Beginners Photography Tutorial

I GOT A CAMERA, WHAT NOW? Help! I just got a camera and everything is in alien language. I understand the pain, and on top of that, there are too many “photography bibles” out there. Way too much boring technical stuff to read. Which is why I wrote this quick start beginners photography tutorial, where I have compressed everything you need to know to get started fast. Less boring stuff, more fun. That is what I think photography needs to be. But a small awareness that you need to know – Photography is easy to get started with,…

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How To Do Levitation Photography in 5 Ninja Ways

THE MAGIC OF LEVITATION PHOTOGRAPHY Sadly, human’s cannot fly. Luckily, humans are smart. Welcome to my humble guide on how to do levitation photography, where I will show you guys the magic to make people fly… or at least make it look like so. We shall dive into five methods of doing levitation photography, and only one of them will involve Photoshop. So you purists don’t have to worry too much – this is 80% purist friendly and 4/5 Photoshop free guide. Some sugar added, but no preservatives. Now onto creating your…

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How to Photograph Fireworks Like a Boss : Featuring Singapore NDP Fireworks

SMARTPHONE TO PHOTOGRAPH FIREWORKS? NOT QUITE. YET. Want to learn how to photograph fireworks? The easiest way is to just pull out your smartphone and snap away! All right, enough trolling as a start. Since you are reading this, I am guessing that you want to go “heavy guns” on fireworks. Shoot? Too easy. Now to own it like a boss. WHAT YOU NEED TO PHOTOGRAPH FIREWORKS Smartphone cameras are pretty good, but technology wise, they are not quite there yet. So if you want nice shots of fireworks, you need to…

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Godox Witstro AD360 Review

THE OVERVIEW Website : Godox Witstro AD360 Get from eBay : Click here Get AD360II from eBay : Click here Entire set with trigger and accessories : Click here Disclaimer : Fat affiliate links above and in this review, read my disclosure message here Price : About USD 399 (as of Feb 2017) Build Solid. Dropped it, still working. Features Manual flash, missing modelling light mode. AD360 II support TTL though. Value Affordable and powerful flash-strobe. Usefulness Use it like a normal flash or strobe in softbox. Overall Portable and good strobe alternative….

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The Big Picture : How To Shoot Panorama

PANORAMA IS INVENTED BY A HIPPIE PHOTOGRAPHER. NOT. Before we start the proper lesson on how to shoot panorama, I have an embarrassing confession to make… and it is very important for you guys to know the correct history. Know what? I used to think panorama as “pan-o-rama”, invented by a hippie photographer who wore an artist beret hat and panned a camera around to create an ultra wide photo. Well, I was wrong. I later learnt that Panorama is a Greek word, and it meant wide or “all sight” of that sorts. There is even a city named…

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Nikon 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Review

THE OVERVIEW Website : Nikon 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Get from eBay : Click here Disclaimer : Fat affiliate link above, read my disclosure message here Price : About USD 1050 for new, about USD 850 for used (as of Feb 2017) Build One solid lens, weather sealed. Optics An eye candy producer. Sharp. Very sharp. Mechanics Accurate, smooth and quiet. Value Expensive gold ring lens, but worth the price Usefulness Good for landscape, street, and maybe some portrait. Overall A great lens for landscape photographers. THE BIRTH OF ANOTHER KING? In 2007, Nikon released…

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