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Everything you need to know about buying a camera

Everything you need to know about buying a camera
184inShare Jump To Close By David Pierce and Vlad Savov Cameras are everywhere. There’s one in your laptop, two in your phone, and probably a pair in your tablet that you’ve never used. Camera companies don’t exactly make life easy, either. Sticky TOC engaged! A guide to this guide As with our smartphone buyer’s guide, you should be careful not to treat this as a definitive dictum on what to buy. Basics of photography Basics of photography Every camera, from the tiny webcam embedded in your laptop to the full-frame pro cameras built by Nikon and Canon, operates under the same set of basic principles. The most common technique for making this recording is by channelling light through a lens onto a photosensitive material that soaks it up and turns it into an image. Ultimately, the number one lesson in photography is that there are always tradeoffs. The key settings The key settings One side effect of a wide-open lens is that it lets in a lot of unfocused light rays. Other features that matter

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11 Goal Hacks: How to Achieve Anything Goal-setting research on fantasising, visualisation, goal commitment, procrastination, the dark side of goal-setting and more… We’re all familiar with the nuts and bolts of goal-setting. We should set specific, challenging goals, use rewards, record progress and make public commitments (if you’re not familiar with these then check out this article on how to reach life goals).

“eCommerce Is Only For Long Term Players,” Wharton Professor, Kartik Hosanagar - The eCommerce debate continues to rage in India. For every Flipkart and Myntra, there are companies like TimTara which shake consumer and investor confidence. Is this for real? Is this a bubble? Lightroom 4 Public Beta: What's New With Lightroom 4 you now have the ability to create and design books via a brand new Book module. While you can output your final layout in PDF form, Lightroom 4 provides a direct link to Blurb, the popular self-publishing service, complete with real-time price estimates that update as you specify book size and add or delete pages. Whatever type of book you create, you'll spend a good deal of time inspecting its pages. Lightroom 4 offers four view settings. You can cycle through each one using Cmd/Ctrl+plus to zoom in, Cmd/Ctrl+minus to zoom out, or use the view-specific shortcuts shown below. Page templates and layout

99 Excellent Examples of Forced Perspective Photography Forced perspective is a technique that employs optical illusion to make an object appear farther away, closer, larger or smaller than it actually is. It is used primarily in photography, filmmaking and architecture. It manipulates human visual perception through the use of scaled objects and the correlation between them and the vantage point of the spectator or camera.

How to Commit to a Goal Psychological experiments demonstrate the power of a simple technique for committing to goals. Here’s a brief story about why we all sometimes get distracted from the most important goals in our lives. Perhaps you recognise it? You are thinking about changing your job because your boss is a pain and you’re stagnating. As the weeks pass you think about how good it would feel to work for an organisation that really valued you.

Why I switched from Canon to Nikon « Blog Tristan Shu After shooting professionally Canon for the last 7 years, i decided to switch to Nikon last may. Here is why, but be prepared, its rather a long one. A few precisions before starting: I am writing this blog post because of several questions i receivedI am not trying to convince anybody, i am just explaining my thoughts. What works for me might not work for you.I waited 4 months of use with my new gear before writing this posti don’t want my blog to focus on technique and gear. Low Light Photography Tips – Infographic share We’ve just finished our four part series on low light photography. Low light photography is something that we all must deal with as photographers. Words as Images by Ji Lee Whenever we read a news story, book, letter, or any other form of text our brain relates specific words with previously seen images. By accessing our past memories, like a hard drive, our brain is able to create a visual illustration simply out of words. Taking this one step further, Ji Lee eliminates the need for our brain to do this process.

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David Bell - Marketing Department Professor Bell is an expert in consumer shopping behavior. His current research focuses on theories and explanations for geographic variation in the performance of Internet retail startups. Startups studied include,, and Recent articles explain the effect of physical location on customer acquisition, contagion effects among co-located consumers, and the effect of preference isolation on online demand. Other projects focused on traditional retail settings explore unplanned and impulse buying, and consumer amortization strategies for fixed shopping costs.

The 11 Best Photography Books of 2011 by Maria Popova What the world’s last living nomads have to do with Victorian strongwomen, tweed, and the unseen Beatles. After the year’s best illustrated books for (eternal) kids and finest art, design, and creativity books, my best-of series continues with a look at the best photography books of 2011 — visual treasure troves that tell an important story, reveal a fascinating piece of history, or just deeply delight with a fresh perspective on a familiar subject. Annie Leibovitz is one of today’s most prolific and celebrated photographers, her lens having captured generations of cultural icons with equal parts admiration and humanity.

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