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Take better portraits – tips from professional photographer

Sometimes you have to get your feet wet to make the photo… and 7 other helpful tips to get better photos of people. Professional photographer Adam Bronkhorst writes for the 7dayshop blog I’m a professional photographer who specialises in shooting people and teaching other photographers. I love the interaction and the unexpected nature of a portrait shoot. I always see portraits as a two way process between me and my subject. I’ve been shooting portraits for magazines for a number of years and…

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Ultra wide-angle photography tips – 10 close-up pictures we love!

Amazing photos of swans that you have to see. Read on to see how how photographer Simon Anderson got these pictures (it includes using a fish tank). “I’m a keen amateur photographer who started at the early stages of digital with a 1-2 megapixel point and shoot. “Immediately drawn to being able to see the pictures on the back of the camera screen, I soon started buying camera magazines looking at awe at the amazing pictures that photographers were creating.…

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11 Amazing Close Up Photos Of Tiny Bugs And Insects

Incredible pictures of insects close up. See butterflies, dragonflies, bugs and more in this stunning macro photography picture gallery. Common Blue. Kinnegar, Northern Ireland Take off. A very energetic green-veined white butterfly at Glenarm Castle Estate, Northern Ireland Head on – insect. Conlig, Northern Ireland Metallic green fly at Balloo Wetlands, Bangor, Northern Ireland. Very handsome iridescent green tiger beetle at Bloody Bridge, Northern Ireland Grasshopper on driftwood at Killard Point nature reserve, Northern Ireland Sunbathing. Insect near Kiltonga, Newtownards, Northern…

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7 Father’s Day Gifts That Won’t Break The Bank

With Father’s Day just around the corner, here’s a list of 7 awesome gifts that won’t break the bank – and that your Dad will love. Watch With Smart Functions Heard the buzz about smart wearables, but not sure about spending a fortune? Well, how about a Hannspree sport watch with smart functions? It comes in at under £30 and features a circular OLED display showing the time, data and battery. There’s also fitness tracking,  plus call and message notifications from…

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Black And White Photography: 11 Tips And Stunning Pictures

My name’s Dan Biggins, and I’m a freelance web developer, a part-time wedding photographer and a keen black and white photographer. I bought my first camera eight years ago and have been hopelessly addicted to photography ever since. Please click on the images in the photo gallery above to see them full-size, you won’t be disappointed. And here are my 11 tips for black and white photography. 1) Shoot in RAW Photographing in RAW format will ultimately give you so much…

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Eclipse Photos 2015

A stunning set of photographs of this year’s solar eclipse sent in to us by those of saw the event – without the clouds obscuring the view! The first collection of photos was taken by Alan McLean near Hamilton in Scotland. (Photo credit: Alan Mclean Photography/Twitter) This great photo was taken by Erwin Jung near Dumfries, in south Scotland. He used a Samsung compact camera with a Samsung SD card from www.7dayshop.com. (Photo credit: Erwin Jung) This stunning photo was taken by…

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5 gadgets that could be great Xmas presents from 7dayshop.com

5 gadgets that could make great Christmas presents

Here’s just 5 “buyable” items from 7dayshop.com. They include a smart way to watch TV, extending your Wi-Fi easily, tiny-sized storage for your movies and music, a high-spec great price tablet and how to avoid your phone running out of juice at the worst moment. They could make great Christmas presents for friends and family who love a bit of handy technology or perhaps a gift to yourself. Freeview TV on your phone You can watch Freeview TV on your smartphone,…

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Northern Lights: stunning photos and Aurora Borealis explained

The Northern Lights are nature’s very own incredible light show. With eerie luminous streaks running across the sky, they have long been a source of fascination and wonderment. The Northern Lights are also known as the aurora borealis – named after the Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora, and the Greek name for the north wind, Boreas. Scientists have discovered that the Northern Lights are created when particles thrown out by the sun during solar explosions interact with the atmosphere in…

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The man with one of TV’s most heard voices (although you may not know his name or face)

Ever wondered who does the voice overs for TV ads? Well, we have found out who one of these “mystery voices” belongs to… it’s a 7dayshop customer and his voice is most likely to have been heard by many of us. Terry Golding has lent his voice to thousands of TV, corporate, internet video and radio adverts. Just listen to this recording – and realise, you have probably heard his voice! Google, John Lewis, Marstons have been just a few…

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