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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Great Photographers – Ansel Adams

Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was an American photographer and environmentalist. His black-and-white landscape photographs of the American West, especially Yosemite National Park, have been widely reproduced on calendars, posters, books, and the internet.

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Action Learning

What is Action Learning?

Action Learning is a process that involves a small group working on real problems, taking action, and learning as individuals, as a team, and as an organisation. It helps organisations develop creative, flexible and successful strategies to pressing problems.

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Successful boudoir photography

Location
Hotels are great locations to shoot boudoir, but look for somewhere that gives you more creative options than just whitewashed walls and white linen. I like themed hotels, which give me a variety of different settings to inspire me, and make the client feel more at home in that boudoir setting.

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Sony A6000 – Initial thoughts

I've owned the A6000 for a few weeks now, which I seem to be constantly using with the Samyang 12mm f/2 lens, which I love. So far, I really like it a lot, it doesn't replace my Nikon, but then, I have got to the point where I find the bulk and weight of a DSLR, plus lenses plus accessories to be too much, and as a result,

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Recognising the Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a treatable brain disorder marked by extreme shifts in a person’s mood and disposition. Periods of intense mania are followed by bouts of severe depression, often with periods of normalcy in between.

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The Narcissistic Personality Disorder



What Is Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

Narcissistic personality disorder is a personality disorder that is shown by having a grandiose state of mind in young adults. The number of people with this disorder is highly disputed with some theories stating that it can be as high as one percent of the population. However, most experts agree that this is not the case and the actual statistics are much lower. Narcissistic personality disorder is also disputed as the cause. There are two basic theories. One being that the disorder is caused by early trauma causing developmental disorders. Another theory is that it is learned behaviour that has no basis in a clinical cause. Continue reading

The Plain Truth about Marriage and Divorce

When a marriage ends

When two people are in love, all that seems to occupy their thoughts is the desire to share the rest of their lives together. This romantic notions often lead to the altar, and eventually to having children. Marriage is traditionally considered a bond bound in heaven, a contract between two people who commit to stay together …through thick and thin, through sickness and in health.

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10 Simple Steps to Self-Motivation

Every day of your life you are selling yourself, nothing happens until you’re successful at doing that.

We’re all in the selling business whether we like it or not. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a lawyer or an accountant, a manager or a politician, an engineer or a doctor.

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Coercive control – Spot the signs

There is a hidden beast within many relationships, the victims all to often suffer in silence, they are slowly isolated from their friends, their support network and even their families. The effects of a Toxic relationship' can completely destroy one's self-esteem, confidence and even the will to live.

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The Symptoms of Depression

Depression is a hidden ailment, it can creep up on you unnoticed, we often associate Depression with people feeling down, or fed-up, but that is basically unhappiness, a true depressive can invariably appear completely normal, but beneath the surface, there is festering growth or emotional turmoil that can easily be missed.

People who may be suffering from depression or manic disorders actually exhibit or show each and every kind of symptom of depression that doctors will tell you that depressed people have. Sometimes its actually quite easy to overlook such symptoms and not be able to help ones self or others who are suffering from depression for that matter.

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Editing Your Digital Photography
  The world is curious to know more and more about Digital Photography. Over the past several months I have Read more.
Famagusta the walled city
 The walls of Famagusta are about two miles in length, totally surrounding the old city, and are remarkably well Read more.
Cypriot History – Cyprus internment camps
Cyprus internment camps were camps run by the British government for internment of Jews who had immigrated or attempted to Read more.
7 hollywood portrait lighting patterns
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Opt-out organ donation ‘in place by 2020’ for England
A new opt-out system for organ donation will be in place by 2020 in England, if Parliament approves “Max’s Law”. Read more.
35mm Photography and the Nikon F3
The iconic Nikon F3, the first 'Designer' Camera by Nikon. This was and remains a brilliant film photography tool. I Read more.
My year in review
So as 2018 draws to an end, it’s that time of year when we naturally begin to reflect on what Read more.
Turkey Is Hungry for War With Cyprus
FOREIGNPOLICY.COM: When Berat Albayrak, Turkey’s finance minister and the son-in-law of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, announced on May 12 Read more.