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Types of photography that beautifully illuminate our world

1.Aerial photography- Ever since photography was invented in 1839, people have been attempting to capture the Earth from above. Aerial photography has a long and...

A must read for moms – 5 financial tips

Women face a lot of discrimination when it comes to money when compared to their male counterparts. According to the US Census Bureau research, women...

DIY House Hacks

Keeping your home organized and in place is quite a task and involves a lot of effort from all the occupants in it. Sometimes, especially...

 

Types of photography that beautifully illuminate our world

1.Aerial photography- Ever since photography was invented in 1839, people have been attempting to capture the Earth from above. Aerial photography has a long and rich history, which started in 1858 when photographer Gaspard-Félix Tournachon tethered a camera to an inflatable. Since then, it’s just gotten better on account of the advent of drones.

2.Black and white photography- Modern black and white pictures keep photography’s oldest custom alive. Presently, shooting with this limited palette is a complex choice rather than a necessity, and photographers use it as an approach to add timeless dramatization to their compositions. When shooting a photo in black and white, it’s most essential to remember differentiate; the shadows will look more defined, and your extreme tones will appear fresh and clean. As a result, your image will pop.

 

3.Documentary photography- Manual pictures that shape a photograph story come under this style. It is about a specific subject or a story that a photographer needs to feature. They are all objective pictures and can be about a war, social issues, science and so on. When you are chronicling noteworthy events, for instance, the life of a celebrity or a sportsman, plan to spend some time with the person; talk; listen and capture what comes normally. Attempt and capture details and let your pictures tell a story. Try not to endeavor to shoot something that isn’t a piece of his or her life.

4.Fashion photography- Regularly used to sell something, this type of photography lures customers by glamorizing the item. They are generally very creative and outwardly very interesting and can be taken in any area like a studio, an apartment, a building or anywhere outside. A fashion photographer ought to be prepared in advance. In this genre of photography, the area, lighting, makeup, beauticians and the model assume a huge role. However, you ought to likewise be open to ideas and suggestions, as it involves a ton of team work.

 
5.Sport photography- This category involves getting up-close to the sport in a very quick paced and action packed setting. Games events are captured with very long lenses as we generally see photographers amid an event.

6.War photography- Capturing images of contentions in war-torn areas fall under this genre. War photographers more often than not put their life in danger to cover the event. War photography can even document the aftermath of war. A war photographer should always carry simple tools, as he/she ought to not be bothered about changing lenses etc. Conveying heavy equipment is additionally is a major ‘no’ because there may be circumstances where he or she will be better off with less equipment.

7.Wildlife photography- This is a very challenging type of photography, as it may be hard to capture creatures in their proper natural surroundings. This style requires proper technical abilities and it needs to be planned meticulously. In wildlife photography, you need to be absolutely comfortable with your camera’s settings. If you are not quick enough, you may miss the perfect shot.

A must read for moms – 5 financial tips

Women face a lot of discrimination when it comes to money when compared to their male counterparts. According to the US Census Bureau research, women earn only 80 cents for every dollar that a man earns. There is also the fact that women have to step away from work for a number of years to take care of children or others which creates a significant gap in lifetime earnings.

Usually, it is fine when the primary earner uses his income to support the household. But then life can happen, wreaking havoc on that rock-solid foundation plan that you had set up. Things that can derail your life to this extent include divorce, death, unemployment, and disability. Here are some tips for moms to help get their finances back in order.

1. Emergency Reserves:

It is highly recommended to have a savings account that has enough money to cover 5-6 months of expenses. This is highly beneficial for households that rely a lot on the primary earner and in the unfortunate case of them getting unemployed, there is a safety net to fall back on and weather the period of uncertainty. These savings can prevent having to scramble to find money and avoid drastically cutting down expenses.

2. Insurance:

Make sure that the primary earner of the household has all of the necessary insurance in place should something happen. It is after all the only source of income that the household relies on getting by.

3. Family Finances:

In a household, both spouses need to know what is happening in terms of money. From the perspective of the household, they need to know what is owned and what is owed. It is a great idea to split the responsibilities between you and your spouse. One can be responsible for handling the bills and managing the chequebook while the other can handle the responsibilities of savings and investments. But make sure you have regular conversations about your finances so that both of you are on the same page.

4. Investment Acumen:

Investing a great skill to have no matter your background. If you are a stay-at-home parent who relies on someone else for support, consider building experience through investment. There are plenty of resources out there from books, podcasts, and resources to help you increase your knowledge on the subject. Make sure to monitor your credit history just in case of any discrepancies. If you are forced to support yourself in the future, you will be ahead of everyone.

5. Earning Potential:

Women who leave the workforce during the peak of their careers for children or family. It can extremely difficult for them to re-enter the workforce. You should consider trying out part-time or consulting work so that you are still earning something and you are keeping your skills sharp. Furthering your education is also a great choice and can be extremely rewarding. If you ever find yourself in a situation where you are solely responsible for the financing of the household, you will have the confidence to make the most of the potential opportunities.

DIY House Hacks

Keeping your home organized and in place is quite a task and involves a lot of effort from all the occupants in it. Sometimes, especially with children around, homes can get very chaotic and have things thrown all around, leaving it an untidy mess. Luckily, there are quite a few hacks you can make use of to ensure that your home is tidy without a lot of effort. In this article, we have listed out some of these DIY hacks.

1: GAIN STORAGE SPACE WITHOUT SHELVES:

If you feel like you don’t have the space to put up huge shelves and think it will clutter your room or not blend in perfectly with all your other furniture, try to DIY your own peg boards because these take up very little space and can be used to keep books, vases or anything else that will help lighten up your room.

2: CREATE HANGING SPACE:

You always have a lot of things to hang, be it towels, hats, clothes and more. Instead of relying on normal hangers found in every other house, DIY your own ladder which will add some aesthetic appeal to your whole room and help you hang all your things in a more creative way.

3: FAKE LINEN CLOSETS:

Linen closets are everywhere and can take up a good deal of space in your home. Instead of relying on such a piece of furniture to store all your linens, attach open baskets to your wall that will act as an easy, makeshift linen closet in which you can store whatever you want.

4: COLOUR YOUR KEYS:

It is very easy to forget which key goes where when you have a whole stack of similar looking ones. As a result, most of us spend time trying each key over and over again until we find the right one, thus, wasting a lot of time in the process. There is a simple fix for this. All you need to do is to colour code your keys, i.e. paint each one with a different colour, preferably using nail polish so that you never forget again.

5: CLIP YOUR CHARGERS:

If you are the type of person that likes to charge your phone on your nightstand near the bed and thus, often end up searching for the cord deep under your bed the next morning, this might be just the hack for you. All you need to do to prevent this from happening is attach a binder clip to your nightstand and then lace your charger through these so that you never have to search for them every night.