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Autumn Is Awesome: 6 Solid Tips

With experience I came to see the yearly color extravaganza as an opportunity to sharpen basic photographic skills and explore new techniques that are applicable anywhere. Here are your tips, friends. 1. Polarizing the Light Is it trite to say that photography is all about light? Fall offers a time to get out and experiment …

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A Milk Based Shoot?

Because the refrigerator wasn’t working, I did a little creative electrical wiring to get the interior light bulb to function. This bulb was directly wired to a plug so that it could be connected to an electrical outlet. I wanted this bulb to work so the interior of the fridge would appear to be lit …

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RAID 5: Recover or Bust

Having a RAID array can make you feel pretty proud of yourself. Either you made it yourself or you had someone do it for you. You feel pretty great knowing that you’ve increased the productivity of your computer and that the server you’ve been using or had planned is working out well. RAID 5 is …

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The Phoenix RL-59 Ringlight – Beautiful Work

The RL-59 consists of two main pieces, connected by a coil cord. The control unit mounts in the camera’s hot-shoe, and looks much like any hot-shoe flash unit, except there’s a cord coming out of a black plate where the flash tube normally would be. There’s even a tilting “bounce” head and a red AF-illuminator …

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Snoring: How To Avoid It

There are several circumstances that can predispose snoring. These include weakness of the muscles within the throat, excess tissues within the throat and obstruction in the nasal passageway. The muscles within your throat can become weak as your age progresses. But these can also be weakened by unhealthy lifestyle. If you want to avoid snoring, …

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Processing Film The Easy Way

The tank is light tight. The film is rolled onto a reel which is a spiral that keeps a space between the layers of film, so the developing solutions can flow evenly onto the surface of the emulsion. The bottle opener is used to pop the top on the 35mm cassette. The scissors are necessary …

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Birds Can Take Your Photography To A New Level

If photographing birds while traveling, hang a collapsible water container over the buried saucer to create a water source. You can buy such containers where hiking supplies are sold. Attach plastic tubing to the container’s spigot, and extend the tubing to an area above the buried saucer. A two-gallon container holds enough water to drip …

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How Good Are Your Self Portraits?

Self-portraits require a different set of disciplines than other types of photography. The most obvious difference is that when the shutter is tripped, you are not looking through the viewfinder. This means that you must preconceive the results without the benefit of examining a composition through the camera. For example, the relationship of your face …

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Miracle Ingredients In Anti Wrinkle Creams

There have been several anti wrinkle creams on display touted as being able to do away with wrinkles caused by aging as well as smoothening skin. Lately, there have been claims by many scientists that the creams popularly used are not effective in the complete removal of wrinkles, forcing wrinkled individuals to use several creams …

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Stress And Stomach Issues Can Go Hand-In-Hand

For many women, the everyday pressures of life can hit them below the belt–literally. Here’s how to find relief. You’re stuck in traffic, already 20 minutes late picking up the kids from soccer practice, and your stomach starts churning. Or your in-laws come to stay for a week, and by the end of it, you …