22 Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

  INTRODUCTION TO ERR IS HUMAN Hello and welcome to a post about photography mistakes to avoid – Everything from embarrassing to fatal mistakes. Yes, everyone makes mistakes and no one is perfect. Noobs, hobbyists, professionals and even seasoned masters. It does not matter who, as long as you are human, you will not be spared of misses. But are there times where you just wish you have not done those silly things? This post is exactly the list of stupid stuff that I have done before as a clueless newbie, and these are…

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How to Start a Spanking Photography Blog

  THE ROAD TO BLOGGING Welcome photographer ninja. I hear that you want to know how to start a photography blog. This guide will walk you through everything that you need to know. From how to setup a blog, to writing content, to getting traffic. I will also add in some ideas to monetize your blog, bring in some extra cash, maybe. So whenever you are ready – read on!     TABLE OF CONTENTS Overview The game plan Section A Setting up the blog Section B Writing content Section C Generating traffic…

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How to Do Silhouette Photography

  SILHOUETTE, THE ANCIENT 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 of the story on Wikipedia if you want. Today, silhouette is a well…

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Quickstart Ninja Beginners Photography Tutorial

  I GOT A CAMERA, WHAT NOW? Welcome, photo ninja, to this beginners photography tutorial. I know, you might have just got a camera and everything is written in alien language by evil ninjas. I understand the pain, and on top of that, there are too many “secret photography bibles” out there. Way too much boring technical stuff to read. Which is why I wrote this guide, 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…

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How To Do Levitation Photography in 5 Ninja Ways

  THE MAGIC OF LEVITATION PHOTOGRAPHY 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. Sadly, human’s cannot fly. Luckily, humans are smart. 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…

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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.     TABLE OF CONTENTS Section A The gear Section B Homework Section C Preparation Section D How to shoot Section E For the purist Section F NDP Fireworks   SECTION A : WHAT…

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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…

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7 Ways On How To Remove Stuck Lens Filter

  REMOVING A STUCK LENS FILTER Help, my lens filter is stuck! Fear not. You are not alone, and this has been a common pain among photographers since the ancient days. To help you remove a stuck lens filter, I have compiled a few methods on how to remove stuck lens filter in this guide. Some of them I have tried and worked really well… and a few of them are just plain dumb. Try it at your own risk. 😛     TABLE OF CONTENTS Section A Methods that work Section B Somehow…

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Step-by-Step Guide On How To Do HDR Photography

  HDR IS A KNOWN BUT UNKNOWN FEATURE? Welcome to a guide on how to do HDR photography. HDR is everywhere these days, but just what is it!? You might have seen a “HDR mode” on smartphones and certain cameras, maybe even heard people say “try to use HDR, it is better”. Why are people using it, but not even knowing what it is? This is the very reason why I wrote this guide – To walk you right through the mysteries of HDR. To get you one step ahead of the game,…

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How to Do IR Photography That Don’t Suck

  WELCOME TO INFRARED PHOTOGRAPHY Bored of the “regular photography”? Looking to do some interesting alternate photography instead? Then you should totally learn how to do IR photography (infrared photography). If you are unsure how it looks like, here are a few good examples from Flickr. White trees, white grass and a surreal landscape, those are the characteristics of IR Photograph. These are the secrets of the unseen world, and they look like they totally came out of the matrix world. But you will need some understanding, and have quite a bit of work to capture this surreal…

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