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Have You Read any Digital Photography Review Lately?

Have You Read any Digital Photography Review Lately?

Do not miss digital photography reviews as something not worth your time. Contrary to what you may think, you will get a lot of relevant ideas from reading these reviews. In the end, they will help you a lot in your digital photography wants and needs.

Over the years, digital photography has taken over the world of picture-taking and snapshots. It is the very same reason why there are now a lot of real-life photos for people to enjoy.

The need to have photos taken digitally comes from the need to do away with films and other hassles brought about by shooting photos. Not only that, the expenses that used to pile up when buying films and having them developed is also erased.

To be able to keep up with the shift to digital photography, more and more digital cameras and printers have sprung. It seems that what seems to be the most advanced feature today will be outsmarted by another in a few months time. This is the reason why people are always on the lookout for digital photography reviews. This is where they get to read about the latest and where they get the option of what they should have next.

What are some of the reasons why people embraced digital photography so warmly?

1. No film required.

This is probably the primary reason people would rather buy digital cameras even if they cost as much as 5 times more than the conventional film camera. After the initial money spent, there would be no need to buy films over and over again so that they can take pictures.

Without films, you do not have to fear that they will run out any minute. This is especially if you have to take some shots only to find that you do not have film left. With digital cameras, you can take as many pictures as you want as long as your camera has a large memory.

Not only that, days of waiting for the pictures to be developed is definitely out of the question. You can print the photos yourself in the comfort of your home.

2. Easy to carry.

Digital photography cameras are lightweight and they are getting smaller and smaller every year. You can expect manufacturers to come up with additional features that will make photo taking much easier.

Now, you can do away with handbags to carry your camera anywhere. You also do not have to bring camera accessories anywhere you go because one digital camera is all you need to take great pictures all day.

3. Instant edit and delete.

Not satisfied with the way the photo was taken? No problem. All you have to do is edit them before you have them printed.

In addition, you have the capability of deleting unwanted shots even before they are printed. This certainly saves you time and resources since you get to choose the photos you want to have on your album. The initial amount of money you have paid for the digital camera is worth it once you realize the minimal expenses you need to pay in the developing and printing.

These are enough reasons why you should shift to digital photography. Not sure yet if you want one? Try reading digital photography reviews and be convinced.

Increased Popularity of Colorful Carnival-Themed Wedding Receptions Creates New Wedding Trends, Says Wedding.com

Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013

Brides and grooms are transporting guests back to their childhood with carnival-inspired wedding receptions. Strewn with brightly colored balloons and streamers and offering everything from ring toss to cotton candy, these fun-filled celebrations add a magical touch to the special day. (http://fox4kc.com/2013/04/30/top-2013-diy-wedding-ideas/).

Today’s wedding receptions are less about the usual dinner, dancing and cake and instead about bringing a fantasy to life, while leaving guests with a memorable experience.

“Choosing to incorporate a theme like the carnival allows couples to put a really creative twist on the traditional wedding reception,” says Brett Reynolds, CEO of Wedding.com. “From the food to the decorations, there are endless possibilities for customizing a carnival fit for any bride and groom.”

In place of the typical plated or buffet style dinners, couples following the carnival theme are choosing to hire food trucks to serve hungry guests fun fare including hamburgers, corn dogs, French fries and pizza-by-the-slice. Apart from providing the guests with grub, food trucks also add to the carnival’s atmosphere. Dessert features fried dough like funnel cakes, along with cotton candy, ice cream, snow cones and maybe even a layered rainbow cake. A popcorn machine adds to the ambiance, while giving family and friends something to munch on throughout the evening.

Tables decorated with paper flowers and scattered ticket stubs atop colorful tablecloths set the mood, while stuffed animals are given away as favors. Besides dancing, guests at these festivals of love are kept entertained by trying their luck at a game of ring toss or striking a pose for the camera in the photo booth. And in lieu of the dollar dance, a kissing booth allows guests to pay for a peck on the cheek from the bride or groom.

A carnival-themed reception can be as scaled down or as over-the-top as a couple is willing to take it. But one thing’s for sure, with its whimsical qualities, this playful party will have guests talking. And what better way to celebrate as newlyweds than with a trip to the carnival.

About Wedding.com

Wedding.com is an innovative new website that connects engaged couples planning their wedding with wedding vendors looking to grow their business. Wedding.com contacts vendors for couples, giving them the power to compare and negotiate while ultimately saving time and money. With 15,000 couples and 25,000 vendors currently using the website, 150,000 proposals have already been sent since their inception. Vendors range in services from wedding planners, photographers, florists, and DJs to custom invitations, party favors, and much more. For additional information about the company and its services, please visit Wedding.com.







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The British Invasion Hits the DJ World American Idol style

Cocoa Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 26, 2008

Academy DJs, Inc the nation’s largest Disc Jockey company announces the American DJ Idol Contest. The owner Richard Barker who came originally from London, England is known already as the Simon Cowell of DJs in the entertainment world.

Mr Barker announced recently that he will be organizing a new DJ talent Idol drive to be taken on the road across America in 2009. More details on page http://www.academydjs.com/american-dj-idol-wedding.cfm . He said ” I will be recruiting DJs (to add our already large membership of DJs) in all towns and cities and I will promote and organize an American DJ Idol Contest.” The contest will have three expert judges including Richard Barker to identify wedding DJs and party DJs. Richard stated “I want the best disc jockeys in the land to create American DJ Idol and as the owner of Academy Djs I will also step in as the role one of lead judges.”

Academy DJs are a DJ company used by Royal Caribbean and NFL teams including the Dallas Cowboys and the Houston Texans. Recently Academy DJs were used for all of the Le Petit La Mons touring race track events where the job of Academy DJs were to drive race fans in to sponsors hospitality suites. Clearly the role of an Academy DJ is a prestigious one but also the local recognition of the contestants will be a major plus.

Mr Barker who is currently a resident of Cocoa Beach, Florida also owns a local Cocoa Beach DJs company said “It is easy to find talented DJs in Cocoa Beach but much harder with Academy DJs operating nationally. We have the chance to audition and really test out the DJs in every major city. The DJs have no easy ride into Academy DJs and they will be put through their paces” He said “It must be the way we do things in England but I am a believer in telling someone straight away if they lack talent or not, if it offends you then don’t put yourself through the contest to begin with.”

An American DJ Idol project and talent search for DJs in America has never been done before in this country. Richard Barker also said ” The status of a DJ in the eyes of millions of people is very high. Most kids these days idolize DJs and at some point in their life have wanted to be the cool disc jockey spinning tunes” He said ” DJs are part of the fabric and back bone of American music and events. Without the radio airplay or the local DJs playing your song to the crowd it is very difficult to make it as a band or singer in the music industry. I want to fill this gap and give all DJs and wannabe DJs the chance to rise to the top just like you can with American Idol. Not only will the very best have the offer to join Academy DJs but we will also give the best DJs chance to record mixes in a studio at our expense for commercial production.

We will provide DJs who win their city or region work and employment as well as a featured profile on the Academy DJs website in their home town. For example the winner of Orlando, Florida will get a preferred wedding DJ in Orlando Florida position vistit http://www.academydjs.com/florida-wedding-djs/orlando-wedding-dj.cfm on our website to see an example of a page that would rank very high on the search engines like Google, Yahoo and MSN. What will happen to the DJs that don’t make it? “Well I guess there is always next year, or getting a regular job instead”

The announcements of the dates and locations of the American DJ Idol are being made at the Academy DJs, Inc web site American DJ Idol press page.

About Academy DJs:

Founded in August 2004, Academy Djs has provides professional wedding DJs, Bar Mitzvah Disc Jockeys and DJs for many corporate and private events nationwide. Richard Barker owner of Academy DJs has won several DJ awards such as winner 2008 The Knot music award and winner of the 2008 Fox News Music award. Academy DJs has the reputation for only allowing the best DJs to become members of the DJ Company Team. Academy DJs also owns and operates a wedding DJ website in Cocoa Beach Florida http://www.cocoabeachdjs.com and a nationwide wedding services directory, http://www.weddingapproved.com . For more information regarding Academy DJs, visit http://www.academydjs.com or call (888)867-7630 for more details.

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Bielat Santore & Companys Whos Who in the Restaurant Industry


Rumson, New Jersey (PRWEB) November 06, 2014

The holidays are quickly approaching and guests are eager to reserve a room for their holiday parties at the Salt Creek Grille. With locations in California and New Jersey, the restaurant and bar specializes in special events as well as offering an exquisite fine dining experience. Regional Operations Partner of the Salt Creek Grille, Steve Bidgood describes what to expect when visiting the restaurant.

As co-owner of parent company, Benchmark Enterprises, Inc., Bidgood is very familiar with the restaurant industry. The eatery became the second restaurant in the company after opening in 1998, following the Dana Point, California location. “Our concept is very unique and not many people do it,” said Bidgood. “We opened with a bang because people wanted to know about us.” Other locations include: El Segundo, California; Valencia, California; and Princeton, New Jersey.

Although each restaurant appeals to a different crowd, Bidgood promises a consistent menu and friendly staff. “Rumson is very suburbia so we are open for parties and dinner. In Princeton, the restaurant is surrounded by businesses so we are open for lunch and hold a lot of corporate events,” said Bidgood. “You have to look at each location to decide how to cater to your guests.” Their impressive menu attracts guests as well, featuring the finest homemade dishes. “All the restaurants do very well,” said Bidgood. “We’re having a great year!”

Selecting the staff is also something that Bidgood takes very seriously believing that a hard work ethic and a smile go a long way. “I try to hire people that like to be around people,” said Bidgood. “I can train people to bartend and wait tables but I can’t teach them how to smile. If you don’t like people you better not be in the restaurant industry.”

Along with managing six businesses, Bidgood also spends much of his time attending events and fundraisers. “We are very community minded,” said Bidgood. “We do very little advertising because we attend a lot of events and get the word out about Salt Creek Grille that way.” Much of the company’s focus in the upcoming year will be in supporting the non-profit organization, Kortney Rose Foundation.

Known for their lavish facilities, the Salt Creek Grille’s private banquet hall accommodates up to 150 guests. Also available are catering, valet parking, professional event coordination, custom menu planning, and handicap accessibility. Party-goers may have access to the outdoor area overlooking the water for events such as weddings, receptions, bridal and baby showers, anniversary parties, corporate dinners and more. Guests are also invited to visit the restaurant during the month of December for a spectacular Christmas lights display.

Salt Creek Grille, located at 20 Bingham Avenue in Rumson, New Jersey is open for dinner and drinks. Doors open at 4:00 pm and close at 10:00 pm seven days a week. Brunch is available on Sundays from 10:30 am until 2:00 pm. Daily drink specials include: half price wine bottles on Mondays; half price draft beer on Tuesdays; half price wine by the glass on Wednesdays; and

half price martinis on Thursdays. Happy Hour is from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm Monday through Friday. To make a reservation or purchase tickets for an upcoming event, visit their website at http://www.saltcreekgrille.com/home/index.asp or call 732.933.9272.

About Bielat Santore & Company

Bielat Santore & Company is an established commercial real estate firm. The company’s expertise lies chiefly within the restaurant and hospitality industry, specializing in the sale of restaurants and other food and beverage real estate businesses. Since 1978, the principals of Bielat Santore & Company, Barry Bielat and Richard Santore, have sold more restaurants and similar type properties in New Jersey than any other real estate company. Furthermore, the firm has secured in excess of $ 500,000,000 in financing to facilitate these transactions. Visit the company’s website, http://www.123bsc.com for the latest in new listings, property searches, available land, market data, financing trends, RSS feeds, press releases and more.







Recipe: vegetable cheesecake

Recipe: vegetable cheesecake

Vegetable Cheesecake
1 1/3 cups dry breadcrumbs
1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
16 ounces Neufchâtel cheese, softened
2 eggs
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
8 ounces sour cream
1/4 cup minced onion
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
3/4 cup shredded carrots
3/4 cup diced green pepper
3/4 cup diced sweet red pepper
Cucumber-Dill Sauce
Cucumber slices, fresh dill weed

Combine breadcrumbs and butter. Press on bottom and 1 inch up sides of a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.

Beat cheese at high speed of an electric mixer until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour and next 4 ingredients; beat until blended.

Pour about one-fourth of sour cream mixture into prepared pan; sprinkle with carrots. Top with one-third of remaining sour cream mixture; sprinkle with green pepper. Top with half of remaining sour cream mixture; top with red pepper. Top with remaining sour cream mixture. Bake at 300 degrees F for 1 hour or until set.

Turn oven off, and partially open oven door. Leave cheesecake in oven for 1 hour.

Remove cheesecake from oven, and let cool completely. Cover and chill. Serve with Cucumber-Dill Sauce. Garnish with cucumber slices and fresh dill weed, if desired.

Cucumber-Dill Sauce
8 ounces plain yogurt
1/3 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/2 cup unpeeled, chopped cucumber
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried whole dill weed

Tony Franks Melody Nelson Photography on artnet Auctions for the 40th Anniversary of Serge Gainsbourgs Album


New York / Berlin / Paris (PRWEB) November 10, 2011

artnet Auctions announces the sale of nine rare and beautiful works by photographer Tony Frank (French, b.1945) to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the legendary album, Histoire de Melody Nelson, by iconic French singer and artist Serge Gainsbourg (French, 1928–1991). This photographs sale includes the memorable album cover, which contributed to Melody Nelson’s stature in French culture, and will only be on artnet Auctions until November 16, 2011.

Histoire de Melody Nelson is a pop music concept album inspired by the series of rock operas that appeared around the mid-1960s in the United States and Great Britain, released by acts such as Frank Zappa, Pretty Things, Small Faces, The Who, and The Kinks. While the Melody Nelson album booklet was entirely written by Gainsbourg, the music was the result of collaboration with orchestra conductor Jean-Claude Vannier. Its storyline begins with an accident: The passionate love affair resulting from a chance collision between a man driving a Rolls Royce and a young English girl, named Melody Nelson, riding a bicycle. The story also ends with an accident: the plane that brings Melody back home crashes. Similar to the followers of the “cargo cult” practiced in remote parts of New Guinea, the man starts to believe that a plane will crash in front of him, to bring Melody back.

For the cover of his album, Gainsbourg reached out to Tony Frank, with whom he had already worked a number of times. In 1971, Frank was a very sought-after photographer by magazines promoting the Yé-yé movement, and by record companies. Frank had been following Gainsbourg since 1963, with a very keen interest in this “disillusioned dandy.” Without hesitation, Frank accepted Gainsbourg’s invitation of working together, and their relationship quickly evolved into friendship. The photographs Frank created for Histoire de Melody Nelson, and also the small book published by Eric Losfeld for the album’s release in March 1971, contributed to the cult of Gainsbourg. The image of Jane Birkin posing with her toy monkey was also used for the 1969 “Orang-Outan” single, from the Jane Birkin/Serge Gainsbourg album which also included the worldwide hits “Je t’aime… moi non plus” and “69 année érotique.” In some of these photographs, one can notice Birkin’s slightly round belly, pregnant with her daughter by Gainsbourg, Charlotte.

For this sale, artnet Auctions presents nine original Tony Frank’s photographs, each signed and numbered, taken from the Legendre studio sessions in Paris, January 1971. Among these works is Gainsbourg’s personal selection for the album cover, a large size print numbered 2/7 (Est. US$ 6,000–8,000), and the inside cover, numbered 3/20 (Est. US$ 4,000–5,000). Other photographs include variations of these works and promotional images, mostly used for English and French magazines.

The Tony Frank photographs sale for the 40th anniversary of Serge Gainsbourg’s ‘Melody Nelson’ runs November 9–16, exclusively on artnet Auctions.

For more information, please contact the specialists below:

USA

Christopher Sweet

+1-212-497-9700 ext. 165

CSweet(at)artnet(dot)com

Germany

Marie-Kathrin Krimphoff

+49 (0)30 20 91 78 40

MKriphoff(at)artnet(dot)de

France

Florence Alexandre

+33 (0)1 42 86 67 16

FAlexandre(at)artnet(dot)fr

Visit the sale on artnet Auctions: http://www.artnet.com/auctions/artists/tony-frank/.

About artnet:

With 24/7 worldwide bidding, artnet Auctions is the world’s first and only online auction platform to buy and sell Modern and Contemporary Fine Art, prints, photographs, and Design. artnet has been online since 1995, and is host to approximately 2 million visitors each month. With the artnet Price Database and artnet Galleries artnet is the leading online resource for the international art market.

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Visit A Retreat to Save A Marriage

Visit A Retreat to Save A Marriage

Are you feeling that your marital relationship is getting boring? Then do something immediately, or your marriage might be in trouble. There are numerous factors that may affect your married life such as broken trust, infidelity, poor communication, lack of appreciation, absence of sex and affection and boredom.

Boredom is one of the important factors to worsen your marital relations which may affect your emotional and physical attachment with your partner resulting in conflicts and perhaps in separation.

At the beginning of a married life, everything is new and fascinating for both the partners. As the days pass away, it becomes just like a routine-no attraction, no affection. Once you get busy with your daily routine and your work, it may become difficult for you to spend time with each other and it may give rise to some misunderstandings, conflicts and bitterness. If it crosses the limits, the couples start to think of getting separated.

However, before you take any final decision, you should try to resolve the problems in your married life, because separation/divorce is not good for the sake of emotional, physical and social status of both the partners as well as for their children.

There are numerous options you may try to save your marriage. Before you discuss about it with your family or friends, you can yourself try to solve these problems. The first action you should take is to find out the problems and their reasons. If you come to know that the problems are originated from boredom, then it can be easily solved. The main reason behind this problem is that most people are not able to give enough time for each other.

When you are dealing with this problem, first of all you should plan to spend some time with each other. However, it may be bit difficult in your busy schedule. A good solution for that is to keep aside some time and go for outing which you may call as save a marriage retreat. You may plan to go to any tranquil place for long-term vacation and recall the pleasant moments that you had spent together in your early married life.

When deciding on a retreat to save a marriage, select the serene and charming spot so that you may forget the stress in your busy metro life and focus on your relationships. This committed time gives you an opportunity to express your feelings about your partner and make him/her realize that how much you need his/her in your life.

You may write the romantic poems, sing the love-songs for your partner. A continuous proximity with your partner may help you to develop a deep love for him/her. Once you are successful in developing love, other problems will be immediately solved.

The main advantage of a retreat is that it offers a unique opportunity of self-assessment. You may think about your behavior and qualities and find out your mistakes. When you will judge yourself, you will come to know about your drawbacks and understand what you should do to meet to the expectations of your partner. You will find a good communication between you and your partner which may result in meaningful changes in your relationships.

A retreat to save your marriage is truly a wonderful option to improve your marital relationships and to make your married life full of pleasure and enjoyment.

Catch Photo Booths Introduces the Social Sharing Kiosk

Washington Terrace, Utah (PRWEB) May 24, 2013

Catch Photo Booths announce the addition of the social sharing kiosk to our photo booth rental service in Utah. The social sharing kiosk will allow photo booth guests to instantly upload files to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and email from outside of the photo booth. The kiosk will also enable guests to reprint their photo booth pictures remotely.

The social sharing kiosk will revolutionize photo booth rental services in Utah. In the past, uploading to social media was confined to the photo booth and administered by the photo booth attendant. The social sharing kiosk will give event guests control to share their photos on various social media platforms.

The kiosk will add entertainment value to any wedding, event or party. We are excited to offer this service to our corporate clients as a tool to engage potential customers on social media.

The social sharing kiosk will be available for use with our stand up, sit down and open air photo booth rentals. We are excited to offer our clients the most advanced photo booth rental service in the market.







Sharing intimacy is the best way to fix a marriage

Sharing intimacy is the best way to fix a marriage

In a recent conducted by Brigham Young University, it was found that 86.1% of men viewed porn dvds in the past year compared to only 31% of women. Aside from this, around 21% of the men viewed porn almost every day while only 1% of the women did the same.

Now with these figures, you might ask, why do people buy porn dvds? Well there are actually a lot of answers to that question. Perhaps the most important one concerns couples who are on the road to breaking up. Some people claim that with the husband getting more engrossed with pornography, the marriage starts to disintegrate. Sometimes the man will look for adventure and will try to get it on with someone else because he can’t get the same sexual satisfaction with his wife. But this isn’t entirely true.

In most cases, a marriage breaks down because of lack of intimacy, true, but the lack of intimacy is not due to the husband giving attention to xxx porn dvds. It is due to a lot of aspects that the couple consider as taboo. It is due to many other factors and in most cases sex is the only way to resolve it.

Did you know that in several studies, researchers claim that the best time to resolve a problem is after sex? This is because the couple is both tired and relaxed. It is then easier to talk about a lot of topics as you both tend to listen to what the other have to say. Conversation is improved because the couple is in an intimate situation and it is so much harder to break out into a shouting match as both of you will probably not be in the mood for arguing.

So, many marriage counselors suggest that married couples do something to spice up their marriage. For those who have the budget, they can go on their second honeymoon. For the others who have kids and won’t have enough financial resources to travel, you can get intimate with your partners while at home. How about some porn dvd download? Or perhaps you can get cheap porn dvds from the nearest video store. You can then arrange for the kids to be away for a night, take them to grandma’s or the nearest relative so you and your partner can have the night all for yourself.

Now that’s set, you can then proceed to make a nice dinner, take a bath, dress up and wait for your partner to come home. You might want to set a romantic ambience in the house. To do this, you can turn off all the lights and use a candle. Or you can turn on sensual music. Nice huh? After eating you can perhaps take a walk in the park or if you and your partner so decide, you can go and have a conversation at the patio.

When its almost time for bed, you can both watch adult dvds to spice the evening! Sure, porn dvds aren’t the only way to fix a marriage that’s almost broken, but these are also not the main cause of the problem. Share a little intimacy once in a while and watch things he likes, who knows, maybe you’ll like it too, then you can both experiment, which makes the experience more worthwhile.

Union Street Goldsmith Updates Website with New Jewelry Images


San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2014

Union Street Goldsmith recently updated their website with all new jewelry images. The jewelry store is constantly adding new items to their already extensive collection, so they like to keep the website up to date as well.

The website now features a huge selection of earrings, including new designs from Gurhan, Kurtulan and many of Union Street Goldsmith’s handmade designs. The men’s jewelry section and the men’s wedding band section have both been widely expanded, and Union Street Goldsmith has a huge collection of beautiful and stylish men’s design.

Most of Union Street Goldsmith’s pieces are one of a kind or limited edition, so it’s important to update the website so customers can see the fresh, new designs and keep up on the latest happenings in the store. Customers can also connect with Union Street Goldsmith through their Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter pages to see the latest, new designs.

To view the new updates and images, visit Union Street Goldsmith’s website at http://www.unionstreetgoldsmith.com.

About Union Street Goldsmith:

Glenda Queen, with a background in arts and crafts, entered the jewelry business in 1964. After 11 years of making jewelry at McLeans in Sausalito, she and her present partner, Terry Brumbaugh, opened Union Street Goldsmith. Queen chose a neighborhood she hoped would be a comfortable setting for her craftsmen as well as her clients and it worked. Brumbaugh, raised in the jewelry business, later became a gemologist. After an extensive period of travel, he joined with Queen to head up the Union Street Goldsmith sales staff. Brumbaugh has a rare gift in his memory of client’s collections, enabling him to design new pieces to fit his clients’ special tastes and their collections. An excellent sense of style and fashion endows Brumbaugh with the ability to give valuable guidance to his clients in their jewelry selection, helping each one to create an overall special look within their collection.







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