Top 10 Solutions to Real Life's Most Annoying Problems Great post, but here are my 10 Annoying Life Problems 1. Too many people are poor and homeless 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills , but I figured I’d save you some time. Here are the top 40 sites I have personally used over the last few years when I want to learn something new. Hack a Day - Hack a Day serves up fresh hacks (short tutorials) every day from around the web and one in-depth ‘How-To hack’ guide each week.eHow - eHow is an online community dedicated to providing visitors the ability to research, share, and discuss solutions and tips for completing day-to-day tasks and projects.Wired How-To Wiki - Collaborate with Wired editors and help them build their extensive library of projects, hacks, tricks and tips.
Camera Exposure: Aperture, ISO &Shutter Speed A photograph's exposure determines how light or dark an image will appear when it's been captured by your camera. Believe it or not, this is determined by just three camera settings: aperture, ISO and shutter speed (the "exposure triangle"). Mastering their use is an essential part of developing an intuition for photography. Achieving the correct exposure is a lot like collecting rain in a bucket. In photography, the exposure settings of aperture, shutter speed and ISO speed are analogous to the width, time and quantity discussed above. Each setting controls exposure differently: Aperture: controls the area over which light can enter your cameraShutter speed: controls the duration of the exposureISO speed: controls the sensitivity of your camera's sensor to a given amount of light One can therefore use many combinations of the above three settings to achieve the same exposure. By the Numbers. How it Appears. Slow Shutter Speed Fast Shutter Speed By the Numbers. How it Appears.
Banksy Graffiti pictures, stencil graffiti images by Banksy Banksy is a British street artist from Bristol. Whilst he is maybe most famous for his street based stencil graffiti work he has also put on a wide variety of shows in unusual locations, released a film 'Exit Through The Gift Shop' and conducted many well publicised pranks such as the re-branding of Paris Hilton's CD in record stores throughout the UK. This site features a collection of over 600 unique photos of his work but it's not his 'official' website, if you want that you need to visit banksy.co.uk. If you are new to this site and want to see all the Banksy pictures one by one start here but be warned - its going to take a while! You can subscribe to BANKSY NEWS here Feel free to get in contact with any questions you have about the Banksy images on these pages. Please note that you cannot buy printed copies of the Banksy images on this site. Banksy books Banging / Exist / Cut It Out / Wall and Piece / All Banksy Books Banksy news - read the aots banksy blog Banksy FAQ
25 Hilarious Halloween Costumes Nov 2, 2010 Like every Halloween before it, this year saw no shortage of hilarious and creative costumes. Some were meticulously crafted, others were delightfully simple. A quick search on Reddit for ‘costume’ revealed thousands of submissions all clamoring for the coveted Internet seal of approval. Below are 25 hilarious entries that caught the Sifter’s eye, enjoy! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. If you enjoyed this post, the Sifter highly recommends: 50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. While not totally comprehensive, here is a list of 50 things everyone should know how to do. Edit: Do you like this post image? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50.
Worth1000 Home Breathtaking Long Exposure Photography and How to Capture It As you know, our first free e-Book was launched and so we were all, including me, busy making Photoshop resources. Thanks to you, the e-Book has met with a landmark success. Now I am free to focus on the other subjects as well. For today, I chose a form of trick photography. So after many weeks, here’s a super tutorial for learning Long Exposure Photography. As the name suggests, long exposure photo is when the camera’s image sensor was exposed to light for a longer period of time than usual. Examples Niagara Falls Exposure: 30 Seconds Image by John A Ryan Light House Exposure: 114 Seconds Image by MumbleyJoe (Tyler) Fireworks Exposure: 10 Seconds Image by Express Monorail Sky ways Exposure: 1 Hour Image by c@rljones Spinning Wheel Exposure: 20 Seconds Image by Sara Heinrichs (awfulsara) Waterfalls Exposure: 2-5 Minutes Image by Dene’ (Seattle) Miles Speed Exposure: 5-10 Seconds Image by Patrick Smith Photography Use of This Effect Taking the Shot Also try to capture a shot which I always wanted to. Extra Tips
DIY Macrame Bracelet - Honestly WTF Growing up by the beach in Southern California, the ability to knot a macrame bracelet was practically a right of passage. Although those days are long behind us, we’ve never forgotten the ever-so-simple square knot technique. This time, however, we’re replacing hemp and wooden beads for more updated elements like colorful nylon cord and glossy metal charms. You’ll need: Start by cutting the knotting cord into two 30 inch, two 20 inch and one 10 inch lengths. Center the 30 inch cord under the two middle strands. Pull tightly and slide the knot up to the top. Finish the 2nd half of the square knot by folding the left cord over the middle strands and under the right cord. Pull tightly and repeat the steps – left, right, left, right . . . To finish the knots, thread one of the cords onto a needle and sew up the center of 3-4 knots along the backside. Repeat the same step on the other cord. After sewing up both knotting cords, trim away any excess.
10 Units of Measure You Don’t Know | Words You Dont Know I became interested units of measure when, quite a while ago, I read a book by Professor Alexander Thom, the man who discovered the megalithic yard. This bright Scottish Professor suspected that the megalithic stone circles strewn across the British Isles and Northern France were probably arranged in some measured way. By surveying many of them he eventually deduced the unit of measure to be 2.72 feet, which he promptly named the megalithic yard. The megalithic yard was probably eclipsed by the much more popular cubit, which is also a bit passé. The origin of the modern yard is not known for sure, although it is suspiciously close to 2 cubits (not Egyptian cubits, you idiot, Roman cubits). Just as there is a story behind the yard, there is a story behind every unit of measure. 1. When a Frenchman reaches the number soixante-neuf, being French, he gets completely distracted and forgets how to count properly. Pages: 1 2 3 4 5
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Focusing Basics | Aperture and Depth of Field Depth of Field Depth of Field (DOF) is the front-to-back zone of a photograph in which the image is razor sharp. As soon as an object (person, thing) falls out of this range, it begins to lose focus at an accelerating degree the farther out of the zone it falls; e.g. closer to the lens or deeper into the background. With any DOF zone, there is a Point of Optimum focus in which the object is most sharp. There are two ways to describe the qualities of depth of field - shallow DOF or deep DOF. Shallow is when the included focus range is very narrow, a few inches to several feet. Aperture The aperture is the opening at the rear of the lens that determines how much light travels through the lens and falls on the image sensor. Small vs Large Aperture Manipulating the aperture is the easiest and most often utilized means to adjust Depth of Field. Aperture Range Distance from the Lens Conclusion You might also like: