LUNDQVIST MASTERS THE RAIN TO WIN AT CROFT

LUNDQVIST MASTERS THE RAIN TO WIN AT CROFT

LUNDQVIST MASTERS THE RAIN TO WIN AT CROFT

 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom se – Linus Lundqvist has converted pole to victory at Croft in the 13th round of the FIA British F4 Championship – run by Ford EcoBoost. Ace Double R has been in good shape this weekend, beating all sessions until the first race and he properly returned to take his second win of the campaign. A perfect break in slippery conditions and a great first lap immediately saw building a space of more than two seconds but was suppressed because his teammate Karl Massaad had a stop at the Tower that launched the car safety. Lundqvist was impeccable once again during the restart and walked away in the distance. The Swede scored the fastest lap and built a gap of almost seven seconds when the checkered flag fell. “First of all, we have to say a big thanks to Double R for a phenomenal car,” said Lundqvist. “The car feels so dry and wet. I love this circuit.” I felt very safe in the race and I knew they were fast. I concentrated on the continuous construction of space, increasing in turn to flee. I found a rhythm and I stayed. “I do not want to retire too much because it was important to keep the heat on the tires, otherwise I could come in vulnerable to the guys behind.” Added the director of the racing team Matt Double R Willet: “Although Linus incredibly takes this weekend The fastest in every session, wet or dry he did a great job, since all team members. “We believe that Croft has been nailed in terms of car configuration and for today’s race, we worked hard to make sure it was properly compounded for the conditions. “We’ve had some bad luck at the beginning of the year, but we put it behind us and now back and forth.” Behind Lundqvist, one can find the first startier the avant-garde Oscar Piastri that despite significant pressure since the quick start Logan Sargeant could keep colleagues F4 UAE honored. He made his sixth trip to the podium this season. Most of the drivers minus the championship leader Jamie Caroline who finished behind Sargeant fourth. “I think Logan had the best start of our three in front,” Piastri said. “I tried to go inside, but there was not much space, so I ventured outside and that’s how I managed to stay in second place after the trade opened.” Logan stayed close to the queue for the Rest of the race but I was satisfied with my performance in order to keep him behind because he was one of the fastest this weekend. “The target is top three in all races, constantly claiming podiums and points to help me fight for the title.” “It was really fun out there,” said the sergeant. “I had a mega start and I managed to talk to Lundqvist, but I underestimated how much grip I had. I might have gotten the second one if I pushed a little more, but I bring the third house and a lot of points.” That my game accelerated with the last podiums, but I have to go one step further to win races. I know he’s coming. I have all the support I need from an excellent team around me. “Carolina has made six places in the first lap of 12th place on the grid, having been downgraded ten places due to his penalty at Oulton Park. Carlin star then passed Alex Quinn and Harry Webb after the Safety to complete the damage control unit TRS Arden’s duo Quinn and Ayrton Simmons finally took the best of Harry Webb who made an early storm, killing four places from the ninth position of the grid on his way to his third win Ford F4 Challenge Cup of the season.Richardson Racing driver is in the wet conditions, refining the restart to take Quinn in the starting line and pass the first round.But Webb was later thrown in the race in the Chicane, losing momentum in navigating the grass. Allowed Caroline Quinn and sail in passing, while Simmons took his tyrant opportunity t a good move around the Outside the Webb tower. Patrik Pasma continued his fine race score to bring his Carlin ready for the eighth before Oliver York (Fortec Motorsport) and Jamie Sharp, who scored another milestone for Sharp Motorsport. An even more impressive feat considering that he missed the free practice on Friday due to a GCSE exam

Make Your Own Photobooks

Make Your Own Photobooks

Make Your Own Photobooks

 

As a photographer for decades, I understand the need to constantly update, renew and reinvent yourself and your work.

If you want to stay ahead of the game and continue to lead the way instead of following the package, you have to be innovative, creative and just go out among the masses.

A photographer’s portfolio should not be a static thing … he must be alive and constantly changing as new shoots are developed with new techniques, using new ideas and producing a new and surprising work. It should be updated at least once a year, if not more.

This means not only updating the galleries on your website but your business cards, brochures, flyers and other marketing materials such as photo albums.

Photo albums

Photo albums are by far one of the best marketing tools that a professional photographer can use. They look stunning, they are “yummy” and encourage potential customers to check out and can be left anywhere, including some very prestigious places like a calling card.

The only problem is that they can be expensive to manufacture and produce … often in the hundreds of pounds.

No longer.

A few weeks ago, I spent an entire morning with a photo album producer in Dorset and discovered that they had a way for photographers to produce quality images at low cost.

BUT … the beauty of these books is that, once they are made, it can be dismantled later to update with new internal pages at a very low cost! Genius!

Sounds good?

In an email later, I’ll go into the details of how to make your own photo albums for clients of different styles in, but for now, how do you make your own portfolio of books that you and your business benefit from?

marketing

The most obvious answer is for marketing.

And if I told you that (once you have the books that make the machine … the price later) to create a high quality photo album, 30 pages, hard, including freezing the cover (logos / letters ), It would cost less than £ 7 each … would you be interested?

You could have all the necessary equipment in your house, which makes the whole process a breeze from start to finish. The insertion pages could be printed by itself and set in the home or at a small fee, which could be printed in high quality using different types of paper by Opus, the people making the binding machines.

The album has a very quick response for your printing services.

Imagine having 30 copies of an A4 photo book (vertical or horizontal) with a selection of your most favorable work, showing all the different types of shoot. Imagine these photo albums have your entire website and contact information on the home page for all to see. Imagine leaving these books in many places around your county.

Imagine the marketing opportunities and exposure you get by doing this!

At under £ 7 each, I’m sure I would have no problem with any of the above … though over time, they are out of place or mismanaged. If the outer cover is kept in good condition but the inner pages are worn out, you can simply replace the interior pages at a ridiculously low price.

Measurement of cost

Here’s an example of what it will cost to start printing your own photo albums, including a special offer for all readers Photography stuff (oh, and we can ship these machines also abroad).

1 x binding and binding machine (you can create books with up to 150 sheets of 80 gr paper – £ 464.00
1 x float block up to 100 mm x 180 mm (a cost to stamp your logo on the covers) – £ 79
Cost to browse book covers 50 – £ 79
Blankets and channels landscape classic black A4 – or 4.28 per pound;
Portrait covers A4 – £ 3.29 per pound
Note: blankets sold in packs of 10 pairs, in packs of 10 channel per size of spine
In this way, the 30 photo albums with their own logo or letters stamped on the cover would cost:

£ 4.28 x 30 = 128.40 £ more frustrating for £ 79 = £ 207.40 £ or £ 6.91 per pound – horizontal A4
£ 3.29 x 30 = £ 98.70 more frustrating for £ 79 = £ 177.70 or £ 5.92 per pound – Vertical A4
During the lock and the blade machine 543 £
Total cost of 30 A4 landscape books, including block and machine = 750.40 £

Total cost of 30 A4 vertical books, including block and machine = £ 720,70

Once you have the machine, you have unlimited potential po

Maximizing the Use of Digital Portfolio PhotoBooks

Maximizing the Use of Digital Portfolio PhotoBooks

Maximizing the Use of Digital Portfolio PhotoBooks

 

Creative applications of digital photo albums are different. People are often inspired to create a digital photo book when they have a special event in life. They make wonderful gifts and personal memories that are truly appreciated. Its use as professional support as a portfolio, should not be overlooked.

How to start your digital photo portfolio

Maximize the use of digital picture books

The online photo books companies provide software that can take you from start to finish in a process that can take as little as a few minutes. They usually provide a model for many varieties of occasions. The user simply connects to the photo and text files if desired on the models. There is also a wide variety of colors and borders to choose from.

Before you start creating your book, take the time to select and organize your photos. At this point, you can also work on editing. When it is started to start the download process becomes streamlined. A free online publishing tool can be found in Pixlr editor.

It can be useful to inspire you online. Several websites such as Australia’s digital print highlighted photo sample book (samples are shown at the bottom). This can give you ideas about structure, color, proportions and design.

General tips to help you create a great photo book

Maximize the use of digital picture books

Do not overload with many photos. Select the best and leave the rest of the places where they can be demonstrated
Make sure that the quality of the photos is no major flaw, especially if they are to be resized
Run a spelling checker. After the time and money you spend, poorly written work would be a disappointing sore thumb
Diversify your articles. You can use a scanner to file everything, including a baby’s group of hospitals, a graduation, a ticket, a brochure or even a leaf or a pressed flower. Be creative!
Try not to go crazy with the sources. Gripping along the police book create an element that is uniform and visual sound
How to plan your design

Maximize the use of digital picture books

As already mentioned, a digital photo album can range from simple to complex. Your design choices are an important factor influencing this area. If you have a different theme, you are likely to find a satisfactory choice in the model. However, if you have worked with various topics, you may have a greater challenge. The number of images you choose to work on depends on the complexity of your project.
Choosing the background colors that correspond to your photos is a good idea. Some people like to use text boxes to write small descriptions. Keep them informed and to the point is preferred. Change the numbers, sizes and shapes of the images from time to time in order to create visual interest.

Guidance on this topic can be found in greater depth here. In addition, you can try to look for their inspiration.

Questions to Ask When Looking for an Online Photo Book Company

Maximize the use of digital picture books

Are your prices fit my budget?
What is your response time? Do you guarantee the delivery time according to your needs?
Can I customize my own design?
Are your options up to the creative level of the defendant I want?
Is the quality of high paper printed?
Do I want a hard or soft top? Do you have options for both?
Do they offer design tools for the amateur or professional level that I am?
Use your digital photo portfolio to your highest potential

Maximize the use of digital picture books

It is a good idea to have a collection of physical photographs in addition to your electronic device. Instead of dragging on small screens to reveal images to others, or waiting for people to go to a website and click, you are given this experience instantly by placing a book in your hand. You can invite them to explore carefully and you can really take the time to see what hits your attention.

Photography Websites

Photography Websites

Photography Websites

 

So you started your photography business, you have all the equipment, a lot of business cards and enthusiasm … all you need is customers.

The obvious place to start is word of mouth. When you leave all your friends, family and business contacts know what you are doing and look for work that way. You can also join a commercial network like BNI or the local Chamber of Commerce to boost the business this way.

Also think about building a website, but with all the different options available to you, you are wondering where to start. What do you plan a simple, modeled and specific option for photography like Wix, or Clikpic Photobiz?

Have you started learning all about HTML / CSS and start creating your own coded photo website from scratch?

Do not look at WordPress and all the wonders they offer?

Whatever you decide to do, do not allow free sites like Blogger.com or WordPress.com. All it will do is to frustrate over time and give your business a low-cost and sticky feel.

Do not get me wrong, there is a place for these types of free websites, but this place should be nowhere near your professional photography business.

Over the years, I built my own website and spent 8 years learning the challenges of HTML / CSS coding and various web publishers like Dreamweaver. I also used the pilot sites of people like Big Black Bag, and for some years I have built sites using the platform WordPress.org.

After getting all that experience, and my usual way of analyzing how each compares to the other, I decided to start teaching what I’ve learned from other photographers.

You see, it’s not just about building a good website that looks good to anyone who runs, but it’s much deeper than that. You must:

Create a site that is on the Web
Build a site that attracts traffic
Create a site that complies with search engines and its rules and algorithms constantly changing
Create a site that is “sticky” … c. People want to stay in touch to get more
Create a site that is viral … c. What people tell their friends
Create a site that shows in your best light … with only your best work
… building a site that is!
There are so many different variables and things you need to know to make sure your website has the best start possible, it is impossible for me to describe you all here.

I taught some photographers this year for a period of one or two days, how to start and how to build and maintain their own websites and every time I see that it has many ‘AHA’ momentum for it flows into what needs to be done .. And especially why.

Not only that, when people realize the potential of a good website, they become addicted to everything I recommend, because it’s fun to follow all statistics, visitors and results.

After all, your website is not just a website, it is a calling card, the first port of call for many future prospects … It’s your window to the world! Imagine this, you enter the main street and you pass a clothing store that has an outdated mode, a terrible screen and the feeling “is not very nice” … is what you enter?

The store next door offers a brilliant and wonderful display of all the latest and best fashions, at reasonable prices and the whole look is very welcoming and friendly … Do you want to get into this?

This is exactly what people see on websites.

If the home page takes a long time to load, and has no “hook”, no decent photos or why visitors will go deeper, you will lose this potential customer within 5 seconds. If your site is professional, inviting and interesting, while some interactive for the public, you have a better chance that the website works for you.

Where to learn

I run one on one courses in the UK based on a day or two and you will learn everything you need to know about building an impressive photography website that is and you will get more business over the internet over time.

How to Create Textures in Photography

How to Create Textures in Photography

How to Create Textures in Photography

 

The use of light to create the texture of your photographs

When you think of ways to get someone’s attention in your photos, we first cross the color while you see another key element – texture. The way photographers take ordinary materials, infusion of life and immense detail by controlling the light around them.

By working with two main inputs in terms of lighting, you can learn to control the shadows and create an incredible texture in the picture.

1. The angle of light affects the subject

The angle of the light source creates shadows that make the texture become quieter or more intense. Let’s talk about the efficiency of front and side lighting and how it can be used to increase or decrease the light texture of your images.

Tips for photographic lighting before
front light
Lighting applies before the appearance of the texture, as it creates little or no visible shadows. Light attacks all surfaces of the object in the same manner and spread evenly by creating a two-dimensional or “flat” feeling in the image. Think midday or deck lighting. Light attacks all surfaces with the same light and “fills” any irregularities in the subject.

Pro Tip: If you want less texture, move your light source towards the front of your subject.

Photographic Tips Side Lighting
Side lighting
Light Reflections Photographic Tips
Light and reflections
When light hits the side of your object, a shadow is created on the other side. This is what creates the texture of an image.

As your lighting approaches 90 degrees for the subject, created shadows will be stronger and more dramatic.

In some cases, you may not want dramatic shadows produced using pure 90 degree light.

An alternative would be to reduce the angle to smooth textures and shadows. Start with 45 degrees and adjust if necessary.

Pro Tip: Do you want your texture to really look like? Try to direct the light source so that it hits the subject at an angle.

 

The angles below will help you navigate where you need to place a light source to more or less texture:

0 degrees = no texture
45 degrees = some texture
90 degrees = lots of texture
2. The quality of the light source

Whether you use a flash mounted camera, remote-triggered flash camera, direct light or softbox, you can often change the quality of your light. Severe to light bare light bulbs or direct strobe lights, will create much harder shadows and, therefore, more accurate contrast.

Attributes of the light source

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Attributes of the light source

Soft lighting, such as light boxes, softens the shadows and mute the contrast.

Tips for photographic lighting

You have some control of the qualities of light if you can change the position of the light source and the subject. Moving closer subject will make lighting more and more pronounced while outside will give you a softer and more diffuse quality.

To correct imperfections in post-production

By controlling the direction and quality of your light sources in relation to the subject, you can create almost any desired texture in the image. One thing to keep in mind is that intense shooting light can introduce more blemishes or flaws, so do not be afraid to modify and perfect your image after shooting with your favorite photo editor such as Corel PaintShop Pro.

Creating texture in your photographs can be kindly rewarding. However, mastering the art of “seeing” the quality and direction of light than other skills and practice needs. The best way to improve is to get out and shoot. Learn, experiment and do not forget to enjoy the process!

World’s ‘most reliable’ phone: Nokia 3310 resurrected

World's 'most reliable' phone: Nokia 3310 resurrected

World’s ‘most reliable’ phone: Nokia 3310 resurrected

 

Nokia will relaunch the 3310, perhaps the most beloved and strongest phone in history.

The phone, originally launched in 2000 and in many respects of the modern era of mobile telephony, will be sold as a way to gain a large amount of battery in an almost indestructible body.

The new incarnation of the old 3310 will sell for only € 59 ($ A81), and is likely to be released as a reliable second phone for people who remember the first time.

It will be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress later this month, according to tracer Evan Blass, who first revealed details.

It is still possible to buy on Amazon 3310, but only by the market and not directly from the company itself.

The Amazon list describes a number of features, including a clock, a calculator, the ability to store up to ten reminders and four games: Snake II, Pairs II, Space Impact and Bantumi.

Snake was so dear that it is currently available to users of iPhone, Android and Windows phones to download.

This collection highlights led to the brand as the strongest and most durable phone ever created. Reputation was allowed to become the star of hundreds of memes, and even made people to crush in a hydraulic press.

Nokia has struggled to make its mark in the era of smartphones and ended up being sold to Microsoft. But since then it has focused on success by making new versions of the old phones, including the Nokia 215, which costs $ 29 and lasts for 29 days.

Phones manufactured under the Nokia brand are now sold by Global HMD, a Finnish company that bought the rights to the name. HMD unveil other new mobile phones – Nokia 3, 5 and 6 – in the same MWC event.

Mobile phone could reveal accused Facebook killer’s location

Mobile phone could reveal accused

Mobile phone could reveal accused Facebook killer’s location

 

The man who killed a stranger in a video uploaded to Facebook told his mother before the shots: “If you see me again it will be a miracle.”

Maggie Green, mother of the murderer accused Steve Stephens, told CNN he had visited Saturday afternoon, before the impact of violence. Later, Mr. Stephens said on the phone that he was “hitting people” because he was “angry with his girlfriend.”

Authorities admit they do not know where the 37 are, who disappeared after firing Robert Godwin Sr, 74, in Cleveland, Ohio, on Sunday.

Five US states are on alert as police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the hunt children of mental health workers US Marshals Service, who apparently decided to kill M. Godwin at random.

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said Monday afternoon that a $ 50,000 reward was offered for information leading to the arrest of M. Stephens.

Steve Stephens drew a random 78-year-old victim after drawing in his car and turned the entire episode and then posted on Facebook.Source:
Steve Stephens drew a random 78-year-old victim after drawing in his car and turned the entire episode and then posted on Facebook.Source:
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The mobile phone of M. Stephens has posted a sign, or a table, in Erie, Pennsylvania, 165 km northeast of Cleveland, authorities said on CNN, but Cleveland police chief Calvin Williams said his Last confirmed was the scene of the crime.

While the suspect’s mother said her relationship with her ex-girlfriend as a cause of dismissal, M. Williams said there was no “ton nor son.”

“We, at this stage, can not focus on a problem that may or may not have led to this,” he said.

Williams said the detectives spoke with M. Stephens on the mobile phone after the “heinous crime”, but had already crossed the authorities’ knowledge.

“They tried to convince him to turn and, of course, this has not happened to date,” M. Williams told reporters at a news conference on Monday.

Stephens returned to violence because he was angry over his ex-girlfriend Joy Lane, he said in a video posted on Facebook.

She told CBS News in a text message that she was “sorry that all this happened.”

“My heart and my prayers are to the family members of the victim (s),” she wrote.

“Steve is a very nice guy … he’s generous with everyone he knows. He was kind and loving to me and my children.”

In the video, which has since been removed from the social networking site, M. Stephens approached Mr. Godwin and asked him to repeat the name Joy Lane, saying: “That is why this is going to happen to you.”

He pulls the trigger of the gun and the man falls to the ground, blood crushing his face.

As drought looms, could this team of scientists prove cloud seeding works?

drought looms

As drought looms, could this team of scientists prove cloud seeding works?

 

The researchers had already made four flights in early January, before seeing the first signs of what they were looking for. The crew of meteorological scientists and students of the atmosphere had converged near the pool of the Snake River in Idaho, a horseshoe-shaped depression between the rows of the Rocky Mountains, which is 125 miles wider. Most of the state’s famous bubbles of arable land. Every day, the weather was normal – the ideal amount of super cooled to the ideal temperature and humidity – silver team iodide flew in the lint, baked and looked to see if it were more snow would not have stayed at home and They cling to their money.
It’s called planting clouds. And people sow small seeds in chemical swollen white masses, hoping to change the climate for about 70 years. But after all this time, no one knows for sure how it really works: when, or even if the practice is more snow falling, or how. That’s what the team behind snowie – an acronym for orchestrated and natural winter experience of Idaho winter clouds – came to discover.
“These problems have occurred from the beginning,” said Bob Rauber, a leading snowie researcher and professor of atmospheric science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He studied the phenomenon since the 1970s, although scientists have a computer model that calculates theoretical success, “we do not know if it’s just because we do not validate it,” he says.
On the day of the fifth flight on January 19, 2017, principal investigator Jeff French, assistant professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Wyoming, was sitting inside a small propeller airplane King Air. The pilot flew at 14,000 feet and then down a few thousand. The air just above them was about 5 to 14 degrees Fahrenheit, which is ideal for the super-cooled liquid needed to make snow. The radar of the enlarged plane, as well as instruments that collect information on pressure, temperature, atmospheric water vapor and wind. Measurements were made in a set of computer processor racks packaged in four places, so it looks like the inside of a sound booth.
The Frenchman knew that about 1,000 feet above a second plane are sprouting silver iodide shoots, cylinders aligned like fireworks cartridges before a show begins. These were either burned in the air, leaving a trail of particles coming down, or coming out of the wings, and burned when gravity was put on Earth. But the French could not see the other plane. In fact, I could not see much at all. This is what flying in a cloud. What he could see was a supply of the aircraft on the real-time radar, which shows the structure of the cloud above and below it, and could see the sizes, shapes and concentrations of clouds of particles.
Beneath it, unseen, the earth has been uneven, with no trees, its highest points, covered with white. When it snows bottom bag of snow every spring, it empties into the basin below, providing Idaho residents not only water, but also domestic electricity from hydroelectric dams that have a large part of the state.
The loom above the French flew back and forth, leaving the silver iodide and, if successful, the zigzags drift snow in the mountains. His plane then sailed through these panels, instruments capable of seeing what the Frenchman himself might not: he could detect peaks of reflectivity which meant that the ice crystals flourished, he saw them travel with the times and discern perhaps if the snow appeared Where the chemicals of money fell.

How to go ultralight camping

How to go ultralight camping

How to go ultralight camping

 

During a one-way walk, spending the night outside takes more preparation than just for a day of hiking. But no fear: they do not have the need to prepare an expedition to the Himalayas. Here is how to prepare for a walk at night without breaking the bank or back.
Firstly: if you start a multi-day hike in summer you will habilez as you would when the day light (see this guide for ultralight hiking) and provide the same essentials. You still want to make light shorts, a T-shirt or a synthetic shirt and hiking boots. While hiking shoes can be enough on a day trip with a light of your backpack will be half to hike all year round, so you want good solid shoes that overlap around the ankles.
Since you spend at least one night out, in addition to the day of hiking supplies, you will train with additional equipment. That is, you will need equipment for shelter, heat and food.
Where to stay
You can spend the night outside without making a tent. This is because some of the campgrounds offer Adirondack type shelters that provide a roof over your head and three walls, with an open front. But it is risky to trust them. If you arrive at the end of the day and find that it is full, you could be forced to spend the night outside, and if it rains, you are in trouble. Your best option is to pack an tent or emergency tent. Maybe you will not have to use them, especially if you are traveling with a camping shelter, but it never hurts to be prepared.
Black diamond
Mega Light Carpa.
Black diamond
Black Diamond is a solid tent option called Mega Light, which weighs less than three pounds and has an incredibly simple design: a single central pole holds up like a circus tent. The result is ample and pleasant, but there are also drawbacks. You will need a cloth underneath it, and stakes to keep the edges down, which could make setting up a delicate store wooden pallet. In addition, insects can pass through the gaps between the edges of the tent and the ground. Although the Mega light is not a perfect solution for everyone, it still offers a small place to spend the night. You can pick one up in the amount of $ 290.

A more traditional tent has plenty of appeal. These independent floors and shelters include a waterproof rain that exceeds the campaign itself. But you do not need to buy a premium that says “North Face” or “Mountain Hardware” on the side and it seems to be the Everest base camp. Companies like Nemo, MSR and REI are lightweight stores two people who can keep perfectly comfortable for three seasons. Their price tags range from $ 200 to $ 400.

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