ST BEES BEACH

By Sarah Farquhar

Camera: Canon EOS 550D

Lens: Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 lens

Exposure: 13 seconds at f/14 (ISO 100)

Sarah says: «The sunsets at St Bees beach are amazing. On this occasion I went down at high tide to do some long-exposure photography. I decided to use the rocks as the foreground interest. I used an ND grad filter to balance the sky and retain detail in the darker foreground.»

• LEE FROST: Sunset by the sea is hard to beat when moody images are your goal, but with so many creative options at your disposal it can sometimes be

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SEEK OUT SYMMETRY

Although using symmetry appears to break the rules of composition (because it usually involves placing the main subject in the middle of the shot, or dividing the frame down the centre), on the right scene or subject this can produce fantastic images.

Reflections in water are a common form of symmetry — and who can resist them, especially when the reflection is of a beautiful scene? You’ll also find lots of symmetry in architecture and engineering — think of suspension bridges, interiors, office buildings, the underside of old piers, the structure of an electricity pylon when viewed from beneath.

The

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ITS A SMALL WORLD

Your Own Toy Story

Remember the time when you were a kid and would create your own worlds with toys? Photography is the perfect way to bring them to life once again.

Juxtapose your toys with the surroundings to create interesting tales in the real world. Use superhero figurines, action characters or even your dolls to create whacky photographs. You can create more interest by including other miniature items such as vehicles, furniture and replicas of animals.

You can even turn these images into a cartoon series by choosing similarly styled images and creating a cohesive narrative.

Make It Look

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How do we know the composition of distant stars?

What stars are made of is determined through the help of spectroscopy.

This involves the study of a star’s spectrum which is created by the electromagnetic radiation that it emits. Spectroscopy can not only derive the chemical composition of distant stars and galaxies, but can also determine their temperature, density, mass, luminosity and relative motion.

Stars emit at all wavelengths across the electromagnetic spectrum, along with many discrete absorption lines at certain wavelengths. These lines, which appear black on a colourful emission spectrum, result from a deficiency of observed photons at those particular wavelengths since its light is absorbed. It

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FUNDAMENTALS: COMPOSITION

Black & white photography relies on composition more than anything else for its artistic and aesthetic success. Lee Frost looks at the factors we should consider when constructing an image.

If you take a dozen photographers to the same location and ask them all to make one image of it, chances are every image will be different. Why? Because we’re all different as human beings so it’s natural that we’ll all see the world in a different way.

The books we’ve read, the movies we’ve watched, the places we’ve visited, the music we enjoy, the clothes we wear, the way

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Lavender comes from the Mediterranean region, the Canary Islands and India. Plant name from the Latin lava (washed) and reflects the antiseptic and hygienic properties of lavender, which the Romans added to the bath for freshness and flavor, but also used for washing and cleaning in the absence of soap. In the ancient world, lavender, as well as some other aromatic herbs, was of great religious, cultural and commercial importance. The ancient Egyptians cultivated lavender, which was called the Indian spikelets, in the sacred garden of Thebes. Costly incense of lavender have been an important subject of international trade, and was accompanied by notable people throughout life and even after death — Lavender was part of the embalming. In 1922, the remains of lavender were found in sealed ballot boxes with incense Tutankhamun: the smell persisted for 3,000 years! Accompanying man from time immemorial, lavender firmly established in the religious culture and mythology. It is assumed that banished from paradise Adam and Eve, God gave useful herbs to alleviate the severity of his earthly life. Among them were the rosemary and lavender — «to maintain the spirit of rosemary, lavender to delight the soul.» Another beautiful Christian legend claims that amazing smell of lavender granted herself the Virgin Mary in gratitude for the fact that the clothes dried lavender bush baby Jesus.

Botanical Reference

This evergreen shrub reaches a height of about half a meter.

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ALL HERBS FOR STRENGTHENING THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

Its erect stems are oppositely arranged leaves.

Leaves linear-lanceolate, entire, the edges are bent down. At the lower leaves on both sides of stationery, dairy pubescence.

Purple flowers arranged false whorls that form an intermittent ear. Each whorl is composed of 6-10 flowers.

It blooms from July to August. Homeland lavender — western Mediterranean. In Germany, it is grown in the gardens of which sometimes «run away» and runs wild. For medicinal purposes use specially grown lavender.

We collect

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5 tips for learning from bad shots.

Use editing software to Learn from your mistakes.

While you are getting to grips with photography, it is inevitable that you will make mistakes. The important thing is that you learn from those errors and correct them next time. Editing software is really useful for working out what you did wrong, so here are a few things to look out for.

Check the data.

If your image isn’t quite right, check the EXIF data to see which settings you used and find out where you went wrong. For example, your f-number may not have been low enough to blur the

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Who will count the votes?

In the composition of election commissions 6,485 a day of elections of deputies House of Representatives State Assembly will work 69845 people, learned reports. Among them Ladies 47092 (67.4%) and 22,753 boys (32.6%). Of them older than 30 years — 61 872 (88.6%) of man, and the young 30 — only 7973 (11.4%).In the district commissions include representatives of:• People — 36,071 (51.6%)• Operating companies — 21,869 (31.3%)• Public associations and political parties — 9193 (13.2%)• bodies forming the Commission — in 2712 (3.9%).

Gender composition of members election commissions

Age of members of election commissions

Which includes representatives

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On the anti-Party group of Malenkov, GM, LM Kaganovich, Molotov VM

Good day! Let’s flip together some Belarusian newspapers July 4 different years past. "Plotka Wilenska" in 1907 under the heading "Overview" of the local press, "writes:" Kurjer Litewski "№ 134, in the category of accidents said:" Anastasi Login baker at the age of 26 years, basking in the suburbs on Vyal Zvyarynets, drowned. His body does not have found. "Very curious, who is the creator of this invention? Same number" Kurjera Litewskiego "telegrams coming from Gomel:" An hour. 7 am 8 bandits attacked a post that ruled from Gomel to the branches. Postman was killed and wounded just. "We assume

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On the anti-Party group of Malenkov, GM, LM Kaganovich, Molotov VM

Good day! Let’s flip together some Belarusian newspapers July 4 different years past."Plotka Wilenska" in 1907 under the heading "Overview" of the local press, "writes:" Kurjer Litewski "№ 134, in the category of accidents said:" Anastasi Login baker at the age of 26 years, basking in the suburbs on Vyal Zvyarynets, drowned. His body does not have found. "Very curious, who is the creator of this invention? Same number" Kurjera Litewskiego "telegrams coming from Gomel:" An hour. 7 am 8 bandits attacked a post that ruled from Gomel to the branches. Postman was killed and wounded just. "We assume that

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