3 Steps Guide to Vertorama Photography

INTRODUCTION VERTORAMA, THE LESS KNOWN COUSIN Welcome to a guide on how to shoot vertorama photography. You have probably heard of panorama, a long and ultra wide photo. But what happens when you rotate around and take a tall vertical photo? You will get a vertorama, the cousin of panorama. Strangely though, vertorama is not commonly used by many photographers. Which is what we will explore in this guide – To give some love to vertorama and understand how it is created by the stitching method in Photoshop. P.S. The word “Vertorama” does not exist in dictionaries and it is…

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Singapore Fireworks 2018 – NDP, New Year, Best Places and Timing

INTRODUCTION SINGAPORE FIREWORKS 2018 Hello and welcome to my guide on the best places to shoot fireworks in 2018! Singapore, the “Little Red Dot” may be small, but it is packed with fireworks action every year. For you visitors to Singapore and local fireworks fans, don’t worry, I got you covered. Here in this guide, you will find information on the fireworks events here in Singapore, as well as the best places to catch them. As this is kind of an ongoing thing, I will update this guide occasionally. Do check…

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Nikon SB-910 Speedlight Review

INTRODUCTION FAN OF NIKON, NOT THEIR FLASH Welcome to my Nikon SB-910 review. This flash unit used to be the top of the cream Nikon flash, but it has been taken over by the SB-5000. Now, I have been a long time Nikon user, and the SB-910 is actually one of my earliest buys. But I must say this – I regret buying this gadget, and I have no love for Nikon flashes. Read on to find out why.       OUTLINE THE OVERVIEW Website: Nikon SB-910 Get Nikon SB-910…

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Godox Witstro AD200 Review

INTRODUCTION THE LIGHTWEIGHT MONOBLOCK STROBE? Welcome to my review of the Godox Witstro AD200. Gone are the days of bulky studio lights – meet the AD200. It is about the size of a larger flash unit, but you can swap the “head” to turn it into a flash/strobe/LED versatile lighting unit. If you do not want to slave carry heavy lighting equipment around, this is your savior. Read on to find out more about this interesting gadget.       OUTLINE THE OVERVIEW Website: Godox Witstro AD200 Get AD200 from eBay: Click here…

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Singapore Cosplay, Anime and Game Events 2018

  13 JAN Marvel Fan Assemble Day Time : 1400 Venue : Madame Tussauds Admission : $28 to $48 27 JAN Pokémon Run Carnival Singapore 2018 Time : 1400 to 2100 Venue : Marina Barrage Admission : ? 27 JAN TO 28 JAN Singapore Comic Festival 2018 Time : 1000 to 1700 Venue : NAFA Admission : Free 10 FEB Harajuku Fashion Walk Singapore Note : This is a fashion walk, please do not attend in cosplay! Time : 1600 to 1730 Venue : Merlion Park Admission : Free 17 MAR TO 18 MAR Sakura Matsuri: Anime…

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$50 Portable DIY Continuous Lighting for Photography

INTRODUCTION THE EPIC DIY PORTABLE LIGHTING Welcome to a guide on how to make DIY continuous lighting for photography/videography. This project came to mind when I searched the Internet for ideas on home-made lighting, and all I found were “plug lamps into the wall socket”. As you can guess, I am not very impressed with the “level of DIY”, and those did not solve my problem – I needed a portable light for outdoor shoots, and pretty sure there aren’t any wall plugs available out in the woods… Thus I channeled…

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How to Do Silhouette Photography (In 4 Steps)

INTRODUCTION SILHOUETTE, THE ANCIENT ART Welcome photo ninja, to this guide on how to do silhouette photography. Silhouettes have been around way before photography, and arguably, first found on cave paintings. It is not called “silhouette” until 1759, after the French people decided to name this style of “cheap cutout portrait” after their disgraced finance minister Étienne de Silhouette. Ironically, silhouette became a well-known form of art found in paper cutouts, paintings, shadow plays, and even photography today. Sorry France, but history is history. Read more of the story on Wikipedia if you want.       NAVIGATION TABLE OF…

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How to Shoot Panorama Photos (In 3 Easy Steps)

INTRODUCTION PANORAMA PHOTOGRAPHY IS NOT STARTED BY A HIPPIE Welcome to a guide on how to shoot panorama photography. Before we start, I have an embarrassing confession to make. Know what? I used to think panorama as “pan-o-rama”, invented by some hippie photographer who wore an artist beret hat and panned the camera around to create a panoramic photo. Well, I was wrong. Panorama is a Greek word, and it meant wide or “all sight” of that sorts. That is all to it, and panorama photography simply meant “very wide photography”. Now that you know the proper origins, it’s time to…

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4 Ways to Photograph Fireworks (In-Depth Guide)

INTRODUCTION FIREWORKS PHOTOGRAPHY IN DIFFERENT FLAVOURS Want to know how to photograph fireworks? I have searched much of the Internet, and everyone has a different take on fireworks photography. Since you, photo ninja, are here at this guide, I will assume that you are serious about getting awesome photos of fireworks. Thus have I compiled all the methods that I know of into this guide. It will walk you through 4 different ways to shoot fireworks step-by-step, and give you a couple of good tips.       NAVIGATION TABLE OF CONTENTS What You Need…

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Make an Awesome Photography Website with WordPress (Step-by-step Guide)

INTRODUCTION THE ROAD TO ONLINE SUCCESS Hello fellow photographer! Looking to create a photography website with WordPress? Not sure about how to do it? Don’t worry, this guide will walk you through the step-by-step process on how to build an awesome website. Also, if you are thinking that there is a lot of technical stuff involved – You can rest easy again. There really isn’t much technical with technology these days… But still, you can expect quite a lot of one-time administration work. With that said, this is still a worthy one-time pain…

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