Karen Bees

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6 Reasons You Need a 135mm f/2 Lens

Image quality, weight and value for money. We have come to accept that most lenses are strong in only one or two of these three factors, which I …

A Beginner’s Guide to Getting Blurry Backgrounds in Portraits

Just starting out in photography and want to learn how to blur your backgrounds when shooting portraits? Here’s a 4-minute video from Sheldon Evans …

How to photograph Bees: The fascinating world of Macro Photography

Rating:<p>5.00 based on 4 Ratings<p>March 23, 2017 By Julian Rad<p>How to photograph Bees: The fascinating world of Macro Photography www.sleeklens.com<p>Spring …

Camera Settings for Concert Photography Beginners

This guide is intended for concert photography beginners. If you have a DSLR camera and are interested in how to control your camera settings to take …

Get more from your Apple TV with these 7 tricks

Use Apple's black box like an expert<p>It might be hard to believe, but the Apple TV has now been with us for more than 10 years. In that time, it's gotten a lot smaller and a lot smarter—and it has a few tricks up its sleeve that you might not know about. Here are seven tips to improve your Apple TV …

Smart TV

Apple TV How To: Force Quit an App, Restart, or Factory Reset Your Fourth-Generation Apple TV

• Home<br>• Apple TV<br>• How To<br>• Apple TV How To: Force Quit an App, Restart, or Factory Reset Your Fourth-Generation Apple TV<p>Chris Hauk - Mar 1, 2017<p>While your …

Smart TV

How to Stop Hair Fall Instantly and Grow Hair with Ayurvedic Herbal Regrowth Oil: DIY

Hello everyone,<p>Today I am going to share with you a secret Ayurvedic Herbal Regrowth Oil that is going to stop your hair fall and is going to make …

Hair Care

Sony adds affordable 50mm prime, 70-300mm as full-frame E-mount lens options

Sony A7-series owners have two new E-mount lens options for their full-frame mirrorless cameras: a 70-300mm telephoto zoom and a 50mm prime.<p>The FE …

I Tried Natural Deodorant For 6 Months, Here's What Happened

Nowadays, it's totally normal to incorporate green or eco-friendly products in almost all aspects of your daily life, from all natural beauty products to chemical-free household cleaners and everything in-between. Me? I'm a sucker for anything all-natural. But for me, one area that I've had trouble …

Diapers

Sony A7 series lens guide

The <b>Sony A7</b> series of mirrorless cameras have been around for 18 months now. The gaps in the lens line-up are starting to fill up nicely, with a wide …

Cameras

Using Center Button AF on Sony a7-Series Cameras | Sony

The number one question I get about Sony α7 series cameras is “why doesn't it have a joystick to quickly select my focus point?” Here's the easy way …

20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

Mainstream Media

Must-Read Tips For Taking Amazing iPhone Photos

Apple’s iPhone is an incredibly popular smartphone—in fact, the odds are decent that you’re reading this story on one right now. But beyond using it …

How to get Ringtone on iPhone Free No Computer No Jailbreak

This secret section of your iPhone unlocks the ability to control your phone by tilting your head

But there are a lot of cool features hidden in the iOS "accessibility" section that many people don't know about.<p>These settings are designed to make it easier for those without the best sight, hearing, or motor functions to still use iOS to its fullest capabilities — but they can also be used to …

The 10 Best Writing Tips I’ve Learned

The 10 Best Writing Tips I’ve Learned<br>As practically all authors will tell you, writing isn’t easy, and yet I firmly believe that over time it can …

Writing

Four Easy Things You Can Do If You Don’t Want to Market Your Book

I hear this a lot, authors who write and just want to keep writing. They hate the idea of marketing or don’t know where to begin. I get it, believe …

Writing

Create a Book Trailer Using Microsoft Office’s PowerPoint

Yes, some authors are still making video trailers – it’s just one more way to get word out about your books (*ahem* you know it’s all about effective …

7 Ideas for Getting a Book More International Exposure

With growing book sales and millions of readers, international markets can be attractive targets for authors and publishers looking to expand their …

How to start a story in 5 steps

For writers, there will always be the matter of the blank page – or worse, what it represents: a recalcitrant mind that is unwilling (or unable) to …

Creative Writing

Have You Considered Writing an Ebook?

Gone are the days when publishing houses were the gate-keepers of the book industry. We are in the midst of a revolution. The book industry is being …

Writing

50 Free eBooks for Web Designers & Developers

There are thousands of books available for web designers and developers online. There has been no language, no point of discussion, or no trend that …

3 search sites that don't track you like Google does

When you need to get information or find something online, chances are you go to Google. But while Google is great at Web searches, it’s hardly stellar when it comes to privacy. It saves your search history, scans your Gmail, tracks your location, keeps everything you say to “OK Google,” and a lot …

13 Tricks That'll Make Applying Eyeliner So Much Easier

You might have 99 problems, but your liner won't be one.<p>When explaining the art of eyeliner application, I'll liken it to a relationship. Hear me out: Both require a ton of patience and persistence to make it work and can be super frustrating at times. However, once you put in the proper time and …

Makeup

3 Tips for Taking Photos of Flowers

Flowers are everywhere, and sometimes just the thought of going out to take pictures of their pretty petals can seem downright cliché, because so …

Digital Photography

Google blocks Kickass Torrents in Chrome and Firefox due to ‘harmful programs’

Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox users visiting popular torrent site Kickass Torrents (KAT) are seeing a malware warning today. Whether you’re going to http://kat.cr or https://kat.cr, you’ll get a message cautioning you to go no further.<p>This issue only affects those browsers because Google’s Safe …

Smart menstrual cup tracks your periods and knows if you're ill

A common complaint from women about tampons is that wearing one is annoying and messy. On top of that, every time one is used, there's a risk of contracting Toxic Shock Syndrome, a life-threatening bacterial infection. It's one of the reasons that menstrual cups have entered mainstream use, since …

Logitech's Circle camera is a portable Dropcam-killer

If you were disappointed by Nest's minor update to Dropcam's home monitoring cameras, Logitech might have just what you're looking for. The new Logi Circle is a home monitoring camera similar with a unique twist: You can unplug it from power and stream video from anywhere in your home for up to …

15 Super Useful Ways To Use 3D Touch On The New iPhones

Though the new iPhones pack improved cameras and better specs overall, the flagship feature is something completely unique to the iPhone line (and, really, smartphones in general): a touch screen that reacts differently depending on how hard you press it.<p>Apple calls this feature “3D Touch”, and …

iPhone 6s has a hidden 3D Touch feature: zoom

Early buyers of Apple’s new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus discovered that settings for 3D Touch were buried within the Accessibility section of the Settings app, and very few in number: turn on/turn off, adjust sensitivity, and test the feature. But it turns out that there’s a hidden 3D Touch setting …

iPhone