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What if your grocery store was run by an airline?

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What if your grocery store was run by an airline?

One day you hear on the news that a major airline has just purchased the supermarket chain where you happen to be a regular customer and you think — that’s weird. Those airline people don’t know anything about the retail food industry! But then you remember — those airline people don’t know much about the […]

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The bad, really bad, death-roll date

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The bad, really bad, death-roll date

Have you ever told a little white lie to get out of a date? Ever faked a headache or pretended to cough into the phone while cancelling a date? Everybody’s had a nightmarish date. Like the guy who booked a table for two with a great view and it turned out to be Hooters. Like […]

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Macro butterfly photography

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Macro butterfly photography

Photographing butterflies up close can be either very joyful or very aggravating depending on how well prepared you are and if you have access to some special equipment. First off, your digital slr needs to be well maintained and in working order. The first additional piece of equipment that you will need will be a […]

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Flash photography; the basics

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Flash photography; the basics

What is a flash? Basically, it’s a light that you turn on when it is dark. A camera flash can really only be used in two photographic applications. It is either a main light or a fill light. What does that mean? Well, basically, if you are going to use your flash as a main […]

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Using your flash as a main light

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Using your flash as a main light

When you are using your flash as a main light, you have made some decisions. First off, the lighting conditions where you are taking your photo are less than ideal and you have to light with the flash, meaning you want the flash strength to overpower the existing natural light. This means that while you […]

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Using your flash as a fill light

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Using your flash as a fill light

Basically, all a fill light does is fill in the shadows of a subject, usually created by a directional main light. The easiest example to quote is that a person is standing outside with sunlight falling on one side of their face. The camera left side of their face is towards the light, the camera […]

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