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- 747 crash is captured on videoon May 2, 2013 in In The News 747 747 Bagram Air Base 747 crash 747 Crash Afghanistan 747 crashes Afghanistan Afghanistan 747 Crash Air Crash Air Crash Investigation Aircraft aircraft crashing aircrash amazing April 29 April 29 747 Crash Bagram Bagram Air Base Bagram Air Base Crash Boeing 747 cargo jetm cargo jet crash Crash dramatic Dubai National Air Cargo stall video 747 crashThis dramatic crash of a Boeing-747 cargo jet was captured as it took off from Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan on April 29. The boeing 747 was a cargo jet and was operated by National Air Cargo. The 747 was en-route from Bagram to Dubai. The take off...
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- 10 things to Remember before or during your Photography shooton Jan 16, 2013 in Photography & Camera Settings 10 Photography Advice Auto-Focus Before Camera Bag Camera Settings Card Readers Changing Camera Lens Clean Camera Lens Clean Lens Drink During f/8 Food Hot Image Stabilization IS ISO100 Keep Warm Lens Lens Clean Lens Ready Memory Card Full Memory Cards No Card Photo Photo Shoot Photography Items Photography Tips Photoshoot Remember Reset Camera Settings USB Cables Winter Photo Shoot ZippedThis is my 6th year using a DSLR and my 12th year of using a digital camera and over this time I have learned a few photography lessons … some, the hard way! This post has 10 things to remember before you start taking photos, either on a photo...
- Experimenting with ND Filters and Long Exposureson Jan 10, 2013 in Landscape Photography Photography & Camera Settings 24-105 Canon L Lens Attach Cable Release Attach Filter Holder BULB mode Cable Release Capturing waves Carrick Camera Club Chimping Clean ND Filters Co. Waterford Filter Holder Focusing Camera with ND Filters Focusing the Camera with Filters How to use ND Filders How to use ND Filters How to use ND Filters for Long Exposures How to use ND Grad Filters Insert ND filters Kilfarrasy Beach Long Exposure Waves Long Exposures Long Exposures for Waves and Rocks M Mode M Mode on Camera Makign Waves Misty Manual Mode Misty Waves ND Filter Holder ND Filters ND Grad Filter ND Grad Filters Rocks Seascape Sunset Tramore Turn of Image Stabalisation Turn off Auto-Focus Using ND Filters Waterford Waves Waves Long ExposureHaving recently purchased some ND filters I had being longing to try them out for quite some time. I decided to try the seascape at sunset style with the waves crashing across the rocks. The waves become misty and it looks quite nice but I had never...
- 3 Photography Myths Discussedon Jan 6, 2013 in Photography & Camera Settings Better Camera Better camera for better photos Better Photos DSLR I need a better camera I need to upgrade iPhone Camera iPhone Photography Just Photoshop it Just push the button Myths about Photography photographers Photography is Easy Photography Myth Photography Myths PhotoShop Photoshop it stunning images You need a better cameraWith the reduction in price of DSLR cameras, may people have DSLR cameras, have the interest in photography but have ideas or “a little knowledge” and as a result photography myths are created. This blog post discusses 3 of these p...
- 2012 Photography Year in Reviewon Jan 1, 2013 in Shane McDonald 2012 2013 500px and waterford red iron bridge aperture blur background Ardmore Pattern Festival Best Photographs of 2012 Blog Blur Background Calendars Facebook Flickr Floating Crane Happy New Year How to Blur Background Landscape Landscape Photography Blog Morris Oil Most Popular photoblog Photoblog Stats Photography Photography Year in Review Project 52 Project52 Social Media Toronto Canada Twitter Waterford City Website Traffic WordPress Year in ReviewWith 2012 now over, I am having a look back at the photoblog, it’s traffic and what posts were the most popular during 2012. I got the WordPress email which had some very interesting stats. I have combined this report with some from Google Anal...
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