Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) Camera Basics

Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) Camera Basics

Taking photographs has never been easier, with this basic guide to a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera you can once more embrace the camera and not have to rely so much on smartphones and tablets!! The Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera has a multitude of settings and shooting modes, and for the inexperienced may contain many functions beyond comprehension. This article will overview some basic functions of a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR)…

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What is Peer-to-Peer lending, can you benefit?

What is Peer-to-Peer lending, can you benefit?

Peer-to-Peer lending has become an established route to secure finance for small to medium size enterprises (SME’s), and already this market sector has witnessed over £5 billion in investment. If the term “Peer-to-Peer”, and even the concept has eluded your attention, then read on and learn a little more about this new phenomenon. What exactly is Peer-to-Peer lending? Traditionally offering and securing investment had been the domain of the banking system, with both investors and…

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Men, manage your facial hair with ease at home

Men, manage your facial hair with ease at home

Facial hair over the last few years has become more fashionable than ever, with everyone from sporting icons, to celebrities cultivating the hair on their faces! While the reasons behind growing beards and moustaches are numerous the ability to manage facial hair at home for men has never been easier. For the hirsute among us below are some useful tips to manage that “unwanted” facial hair. Excessive facial hair can be a concern for many men as…

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Diesel cars; have they had their day?

Diesel cars; have they had their day?

Diesel cars have been put under the microscope recently due to environmental effects, would you buy one today? Diesel cars have come under close scrutiny in the last few months across the globe and a number of major cities such as Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City have stated that by the year 2025 all diesel vehicles will not be allowed to enter their respective city centres. Diesel usage has long been under extensive review…

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Air quality is poor outdoors, but are we any better being indoors?

Air quality is poor outdoors, but are we any better being indoors?

Air quality indoors can be harmful too Recently air quality and air pollution have been headline news, with reports on how major global cities will ban certain types of vehicles by 2025 due to the unacceptable levels of pollutants associated with them. In similar reports, studies have indicated that neurological conditions such as dementia can be correlated with living in close proximity to major roads. The health risks associated with poor air quality are generally well…

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When people do good they generally feel good

When people do good they generally feel good

People that do good feel good this positively affects health and wellbeing. Do good feel good “Life’s most urgent question is. What are you doing for others” Martin Luther King Jnr. Positivity in terms of the actions we perform can have a beneficial effect upon our own wellbeing and health. Recent events in the UK have demonstrated that a common response to negative, adverse and tragic events is the generosity of spirit, and the positive behaviour…

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Turn your photographs into comics for a novel display

Turn your photographs into comics for a novel display

The comic book is still a very popular format for storytelling, and with a number of blockbuster movies featuring superheroes from Captian America to Superman the comic book style will continue to be a trendy way to present a story and images. Everyone has a story to tell, it can be about a day at the seaside or, watching a sporting event, or even a person’s journey through childhood. Whatever the subject matter there is something…

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Leuser; A global treasure under threat

Leuser; A global treasure under threat

Leuser, the last place on Earth where tigers, elephants, orangutans and rhinos still live together   The Leuser Ecosystem in Indonesia is a vibrant forest filled with an abundance of animal and plant life, a place where a diverse range of species cohabit, but also a place with is increasingly under threat. ‘If the Amazon rainforests are the lungs of the Earth, the Leuser is its heart,’ says conservationist. It is the last place on…

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Improve don’t move!

Improve don’t move!

Home improvement is becoming more popular than moving as thousands more decide to improve, not move Around £15.4billion was shaved off mortgage debt from April to June This suggests homeowners are paying off their mortgages and making home improvements rather than releasing equity High house prices and stamp duty has made moving too costly for many   Record numbers are choosing home improvement rather than moving because of cheap mortgages and rising house prices. People…

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Equity Release

Equity Release

Equity release could be the most effective way to enjoy your retirement The major part of life is taken up with building up our security, homes, and families. When we finally step off the treadmill which one of us wouldn’t want to make the most of the time when work isn’t the priority? At the time when we should be relishing the fruits of our labour, the cost of living continues to increase so being able…

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