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DIY Lighting Hacks for Digital Photographers

DIY Lighting Hacks for Digital Photographers
A Post By: Darren Rowse Lighting can be the difference between a good shot and a great one. Walk into most professional photographer’s studios and you’ll be confronted with truckloads of lighting equipment. To the average hobby photographer it’s enough to make your mind boggle – and for your stomach to turn as you think about the cost of it all. Most of us can’t afford a full lighting rig – however what if there was a way to experiment with the type of lighting gear that pro photographers use without spending too much money? What if you could make it yourself. In this post I’ve found 10 DIY Flash and Lighting Hacks that put some of these lighting techniques within the grasp of the rest of us. 1. What can you make with six speedlight flashes, a coffee can and a little spare time? You get a multi-super-sb-ring-light! You could probably also blind a small village if you’re not careful! Find out what it is, how to make one and what the results are like here. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Curbly | DIY Design Community Enlighten Holiday Party Excuse Generator LaMartinia Днешният ми гост е една жена с талант и характер. И двете ги демонстрира в подходящите моменти. Което е важно. Надя снима - предимно новородени, бебета, малки деца, пораснали деца, родители, бременни жени - все позитивни "герои":-) Няма да я наричам "феята на бебетата", "магьосница на обектива" и други подобни клишета, това личи достатъчно добре от снимките й. Благодаря на Надя, че беше толкова точна и бърза с предоставянето на материалите и че прави това, което прави - точно по този начин! 1. - Ти ме върна много назад... 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. - Вдъхновявам се от конкретни снимки, не от авторите им. 7. 8. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Your Visit to Sir John Soane’s Museum Opening Times Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm. Last entry 4:30pm. Closed every Sunday, Monday and bank holiday (including Good Friday and Boxing Day). Admission is free. The quietest time to visit is when we open at 10am. We are part way through a £7 million restoration project. Click here for evening openings. Click here for group visits. Click here for guided tours. Click here for accessibility. What to expect on arrival Sir John Soane's Museum was not designed to cope with the 5-600 people who visit each day. You will be asked by a member of staff to turn off mobile phones and tablets. Guides: All visits are self-directed. Dining: Every purchase from Fields Bar and Kitchen near the centre of Lincoln's Inn Fields supports the Museum. Location Address: 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3BP. Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7405 2107. Bus: Nearest stop is Holborn Tube Station. Tube: From Holborn tube take the left exit onto Kingsway. Become a friend of the Soane and help secure our future.

Arabian Glass Tea Set | Tea gifts | The Exotic Teapot Oriental Glass Tea Set: Four Double Moon Cups 80ml Inspired by oriental design, this beautiful glass tea set will adorn any table. Perfect for flowering or loose leaf teas, this tea set includes a 800ml Persian glass teapot, your choice of glass cups (see options below) and 3 tins of our finest flowering teas - (Jasmine Fairies - 5 blooms, Orange Osmanthus - 5 blooms and Eternal Beauty - 5 blooms). The teapot and cups are made of high quality, heat resistant borosilicate glass. Teapot size: 22cm length X 20cm height. Our Oriental glass gift set is beautifully presented in a pressed flower Gift Box (33cm X 33cm X 23cm). Glass cup options: NEW - add a hand-made Tea CosyOur exclusive new Tea Cosies are custom-made for our glass teapots so they fit perfectly. See here for our delivery rates and conditions. Weight: 2.67 kg Oriental Glass Tea Set: Two Cups & Saucers 200ml

Limited Edition There are three themed gardens sprawling over 1.5 acres including fully grown oaks and fruit trees, growing in just 1.5m of soil, and a flowing stream stocked with fish and wildlife. The gardens at The Roof Gardens are spectacular and best of all, they're open to the public to visit free of charge. The gardens are often hired for private events so we strongly recommend you phone ahead (0207 937 7994) to make sure they're open on your preferred day, we don't want you gate-crashing someone's wedding! If the gardens are in use you can always book a table in Babylon Restaurant for a birds eye of the English Woodland Garden, or just visit us for a cocktail on the terrace. Spanish Garden: Based on the Alhambra in Granada, Spain, this garden has a distinct Moorish flavour. Tudor Garden: This garden is filled with evergreen shrubs surrounded by fragrant lilies, roses and lavender in the summer months, while wisteria fills the air with its delicate fragrance.

16 Hidden Gems of London | londoners' eye London – the land of tea and crumpets, the Queen and the red phoneboxes. Every guide book will tell you to stop at Trafalgar Square or look around Harrods. But if you want to try something a bit more, well, local, then try these places out. (Go on, they’re near the tourist stops you do want to go to…) 1. Franco Manca London may not be known for its pizza, but that may change. NEAR – Brixton Academy Credit: JP Hussey on Flickr 2. If you’re in the mood for afternoon tea, this is the place to go. NEAR – British Museum Credit: Food Stories on Flickr 3. 606 Club This club has been showcasing the best British-based musicians for over 30 years, making it a great place to find some hidden musical gems as well. NEAR – Chelsea Stadium Credit: m@teo on Flickr 4. Even though this bar is right next to Charing Cross Underground station, it can be easy to miss: you have to turn down a small walkway, then down a steep set of stairs to the bar. NEAR – Trafalgar Square Credit: Ewan-M on Flickr 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Organize Your Internship Applications with a Spreadsheet - HackCollege - Student-Powered Lifehacking Spreadsheets are love.Last week, I talked about how to make your resume and cover letter stand out by choosing your words carefully. Even as you’re preparing to get your internship and job materials up to snuff, it’s important to keep all of your stuff organized. With all of internship opportunities that you’ll be looking into, sometimes keeping track of which internship or job has which requirement and which due date can get overwhelming. Yesterday, as I was trying to knock some applications out over my spring break, I found it almost impossible to keep everything organized. I tried keeping a list, and even as much as I love lists, it just wasn’t cutting it. Finally, I ended up spending about a good hour making a spreadsheet listing all of the internships I hoped to apply to and everything that I needed to know about it. I included the following columns on my spreadsheet: How do you keep your internship applications organized?

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