Five Essential Lighting Modifiers for Photographers

January 11, 2020

When you are new to artificial lighting, it can be a bit difficult to navigate the world of modifiers — how they work and how they will render an image. Nonetheless, they are essential equipment for anyone who wants to learn how to light a photo properly. This excellent video will introduce you to five […]

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Store shut in UAE for selling expired, banned products

January 5, 2020

He was storing niswar, shenni, and other prohibited products. A grocery store in Sharjah has been shut down for selling banned items, including niswar, shenni, and other types of chewing tobacco, the municipality said on Sunday. The store, located in a residential area, was also found selling food products that were either expired or spoiled […]

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How personal care products trigger skin allergy decoded

January 4, 2020

Researchers have uncovered the mechanism by which chemicals present in consumer products like lotions and perfumes trigger skin allergy, an advance that may lead to new ways to treat the condition. According to the study, published in the journal Science Immunology, skin allergy may be triggered by chemicals in consumer products due to the way […]

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My Favorite Five Fifth Edition Products Of 2019

December 30, 2019

Five years into Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition finds the world’s most popular role-playing game flying high. It’s never been easier to play the game thanks to the explosion of actual play and a rules set that keeps the best parts of several previous editions while streamlining the experience. Wizards of the Coast put out one of […]

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PM Narendra Modi asks people to promote indigenous products

December 29, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called upon people to promote indigenous products for the next three years till the completion of India’s 75th year of Independence. In his last ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme for 2019 aired on All India Radio, Modi called for promoting swadeshi products and exhorted people to motivate others too in […]

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Some Mid Century Modern Furnishings Have Never Gone Out Of Production

December 28, 2019

Charles and Ray Eames produced the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman in 1956, when the couple was in the first flush of their success. During World War II, they had designed and made a leg splint to help transport wounded soldiers. The Eameses created their splints from wood veneers, which they bonded together with a resin […]

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Sales of Apple’s Wearables Products Are Soaring

December 11, 2019

Sales of Apple‘s (NASDAQ:AAPL) wearable devices — Apple Watch, AirPods, and Beats earphones — nearly tripped last quarter, according to estimates from research firm IDC. With greater growth than most of its competition, this expanded Apple’s market share significantly. More importantly for Apple investors, it highlights the company’s ability to maintain a leadership position in this nascent and fast-growing […]

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Gal Gadot Rides The Lighting In The First ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Trailer

December 9, 2019

Warner Bros. and Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman 1984, starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig and Pedro Pascal, could be the first non-Disney movie to top the domestic box office for the year since American Sniper and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I in 2014. Well, this looks like a teaser trailer for a movie that’s an eagerly anticipated sequel […]

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Investing in Lighting Control

December 3, 2019

Lighting and lighting control is a critical component of any machine vision system since it has a massive influence on the signal to noise ratio and contrast in the images acquired. Yet while lighting controllers can be essential parts of a machine vision system, they do not enjoy such a high profile as components such […]

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In Easton, the holidays begin with the lighting of the Peace Candle

December 1, 2019

The distant sound of a brass band made Northampton Street come alive in a moment early Saturday afternoon. The Big Easy Easton Band descended the long hill leading to Centre Square in a blaze of sound, color and twinkling lights. It paused at Fourth Street, where a jolly man in a bright red suit climbed […]

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