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Toilet Seat Cover Paper = Face Blotting Paper

I learned this from a friend of mine who is a photographer, and he learn this trick from a makeup artist since he shoots a lot of photos for models. The toilet seat cover paper used in the restroom is able to soak up oil same as the face blotting paper. In case you wanna [...]

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Learn from Others, Look in to EXIF – Sometimes we find good photos online and wonder how the photographer captured the photo and what camera settings they were using. Thanks to new technology, every photo captured by digital cameras should have EXIF data (if the camera supports the function). If the photographer didn’t block the [...]

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Read the Manual – I almost forgot the most obvious tip and also the one you most likely will ignore. If you don’t read the manual that comes with your camera, how will you know how it works? It’s nice to pick up a brand new camera and take good pictures without reading the manual. [...]

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Backlight or Frontlight Photo – Have you ever tried to take a picture of someone who was standing in front of a bright window or other brightly lit area only to find the subject comes out too dark in the final picture. The light coming from the rear fooled the camera which adjusted the exposure [...]

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Take Your Camera Everywhere Most of you reading this blog may have a Digital SLR. However, please make sure you have a handy point and shoot camera available as well, and take it with you everywhere. With a camera in your pocket or bag, you will find yourself looking for opportunities to use it, and [...]

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Selecting Your First DSLR – Brand Many of you would like to get a Digital SLR to enjoy the photography fun. However, buying the first SLR camera is not purely base on the spec of the camera and pricing. Example: You may find the entry level SLR from Sony cheaper than Canon/Nikon while it still [...]

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Always Shoot in RAW (or highest resolution & finest JPG) I know that many readers feel that they don’t have time for shooting in RAW mode (due to extra processing). But during some condition which you can’t miss that moment (Wedding, Traveling…),  RAW can be particularly useful as it gives so much more flexibility to [...]