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Learn How To Succeed With The Most Difficult Task In Jewelry Photography

  • Posted on February 28, 2017 at 3:52 pm

In the field of commercial photography, be it in motion or static, every category presents a challenge of its own. With jewelry photography, an object of highly reflective surface (HRS), the challenge is amplified due to its relatively small size captured mostly in close-up environment with shallow depth of field, surface complexity (specular), and limited ways of lighting due to space restriction between the lens and the object. Jewelry photography demands knowledge and experience to overcome the compounded difficulty of controlling reflections and limited depth-of-field (perceived sharpness) in close-up jewelry photography.

In addition to the problems mentioned above, the success of reproducing and obtaining a high quality digital image of jewelry will depend on the equipment used in the reproduction process. There are basically three types of camera systems one can employ:

a. Digital SLRs like Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Sigma with good sensor resolution (6-14 MP)

b. Medium format cameras like Hassleblad, Rollei or Mamiya with a larger sensor digital back (11-39 MP)

c. Large format view cameras like Sinar or Toyo with live video studio solution (11-39 MP)

The purpose of this article is to discuss some of the principal challenges posed by the complexities of reflective surface reproduction, particularly in digital close-up photography. Below I will present some solution to these challenges from the lessons learned and experienced in my daily practice and from my own research as to what is the best, fastest, and simplest solution to an otherwise complex assignment of jewelry photography.

Jewelry surface (HRS)
The most difficult task of all HRS digital captures is jewelry. In essence all jewelry objects are built with reflective qualities of various degrees and can be compared to mirrors. Mirrors are objects with good specular or diffused reflection; that is, image forming qualities. Imagine pointing your lens towards a mirror at a close distance. What will you see? Exactly, yourself holding a camera and your surrounding area. Jewelry objects in essence embody three kinds of mirrors: flat, convex and concave determined at random by the jewelrys very shape. Curved mirrors magnify or shrink images therefore distort the reflected image. Most jewelry objects typify spherical mirrors structured in an interesting relationship of concave and convex surfaces.

Solutions:
Understanding the basic reflective properties of mirrors can be helpful in solving some basic problems related to jewelry photography because of their common reflective properties.

a. Jewelry reflection has no physical existence. Conceal the camera or choose a shooting angle for the jewelry to reflect a controlled surface such as a white board or soft box.

b. The location of the camera/lens matters in terms of how and what will the jewelry reflect. Use longer lenses to extend the working space between object and lens.

c. When light strikes the jewelry surface the angle of reflection equals the angle of in incidence. Place your light source indirectly to the angle of reflectance.

d. The reflection on the jewelry is half the size of the reflected image – the jewelry is always halfway between the reflected image and the reflection. Creating and placing the jewelry inside a large soft tent enables the application of various light sources to minimize and control unwanted reflections.

e. If the jewelry surface is flat and perfectly shiny, specular reflection will result. If the surface is rough, diffused or distorted reflection will result (bending) Place the jewelry in a light zone of several loosely arranged large white panels, and by modifying their position relevant to the object will enable the control of light source there by controlling unwanted reflection.

Overall Sharpness:
A narrow depth-of-field (DOF) can create spectacular effects when photographing insects, flowers, etc., but in jewelry photography if the entire image does not appear in full focus, the image becomes an unusable one. Unusable in the sense that some parts of a ring or bracelet needed to provide useful data for the purpose of presentation will be unacceptably less sharp than other parts. For example, the front part of a bracelet (focal plane of the lens) is in sharp focus; but as we move towards the back region the loss of sharpness becomes unacceptable (blurred). DOF and image sharpness changes with sensor size. Smaller digital sensors obtain maximum sharpness at wider apertures (f:8-f:11) while larger ones at (f:11-f:22). Capturing small objects like jewelry via close-up photography presents a problem since only a very narrow portion of the object relative to the focal plane will be acceptably in focus. One way to extend depth of field would be to take images using a narrow lens aperture. This solution has a serious disadvantage. Small apertures bring more light diffraction, degrading the image resolution. This is one reason why many consumer digital cameras (with very small sensors) won’t let you stop down past f:8, while studio solution sensors are often stopped down to f:32 and beyond.

Solution:
The application of double exposure solution or photo stitching in jewelry photography partially solves the limitations of shallow depth-of-field. The technique known as “focus stacking” is another. Using double exposure when limited depth-of-field is available is a powerful technique to help photograph and present jewelry.

Depth-of-field determines what part of the jewelry has the sharpest focus and its amount. Unfortunately, at larger apertures depth of field limits attention to a particular focal points i.e. the top of a ring, while minimizing details at the shank. A greater depth-of-field would presents all the elements of a ring sharp at once, relatively equally. Depth-of-field is determined by the following: lens aperture (-stop), lens focal length and your distance from the focal point. In jewelry photography, of these three the aperture has the most influence and the least modifiable. Therefore to increase depth-of-field and achieve total sharpness over the entire image, move farther away from the jewelry by using a longer lens.

1. Capture two images, first focus slightly below the ring top, then a second focused lower at the center.

2. Bring both images into two separate layers in Photoshop to combine the two into one sharp image.

There are of course other solutions such as the Helicon Focus. This program is designed to manage the shallow depth-of-field problem in close-up imaging. It also aligns the images that change their size and position from shot to shot. This function is especially important with closeup jewelry photography.

However, the most pragmatic answer to the depth-of-field challenge is the large format studio camera. These cameras such as Arca Swiss, Linhof, Sinar, Fuji, Calumet or Toyo have expandable bellows, tilt and swing capabilities, and are allowing the capture of high-quality images with extended depth-of-field beyond the optical limitations of the lens.

Free Trojan Virus Removal

  • Posted on February 28, 2017 at 3:03 pm

Trojans are among the most common type of malwares known to affect the computer systems worldwide. It will not be a point of surprise if your computer is infected by a Trojan virus. This can happen to almost anyone connected to Internet. They are much like the same as other computer viruses and are capable to destroy your PC to the same extent viruses, worms and other malicious codes can do.
How Trojan virus enters into a computer system?
Trojan virus employs several medium and practices to enter in to a computer system. There are some websites which offer freeware software and other utilities, which could be Trojans! So just be careful while downloading a freeware from any website on Internet. The Trojans works only when they are executed. But the main drawbridge of the Trojan virus is that it not only shows its adverse effects on your PC but it will open the door for other malicious codes like spywares, adwares, worms and many others to enter into your computer system.
Remove Trojan virus
Are you looking for a best Trojan virus remover tool? Then you have reached the right place where you will find links to some of the best Trojan remover tools. There are several Trojan remover tools available on the Internet but mentioned below are some of the best Trojan removal tools as per the customer reviews:
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2. MalwareBytes
3. XoftSpySE
4. A-Squared Anti-Malware
You can also download a free version of Trojan virus removal tool to scan and protect your PC from Trojan virus. You dont need to gain expertise in removing Trojan virus but a safe practice and a right decision to download best Trojan software will help you a lot in removing the infection. The best practice to fight against the Trojan virus is to first search about the software or any other utility before downloading it on to your computer. This will prevent the virus from entering into your and also you will get authenticated software or utilities.

What Is Sharepoint Server 2010 Timer Jobs

  • Posted on February 28, 2017 at 12:32 pm

SharePoint Server 2010 is rich in features. And heres this feature of SharePoint Server 2010Timer Jobwhich is as good as other features of SharePoint Server 2010. A timer job runs in a specific Windows service for SharePoint Server and performs infrastructure tasks for the Timer service, such as clearing the timer job history and recycling the Timer service; and tasks for Web applications, such as sending e-mail alerts. A timer job contains a definition of the service to run and specifies how frequently the service is started. The SharePoint 2010 Timer service (SPTimerv4) runs timer jobs. The Timer Job feature is also available in SharePoint Foundation.
The most significant change you will see in SharePoint Server 2010 Timer Job is that 21 news Timer Jobs have been added here. If for an ordinary SharePoint 2007 application we had 39 Timers Job, then we have 60 Jobs for SharePoint Server. The recently added Timer Jobs include the following:
Default Timer Jobs in SharePoint Server 2010
1.Application Addresses Refresh Job
2.Audit Log Trimming
3.Delete Job History
4.Document ID enable/disable job
5.Document ID assignment job
6.Enterprise Server Search Master Job
7.Health Analysis Job
8.InfoPath Forms Services Maintenance
9.Password Management
10.Prepare query suggestions
11.Product Version Job
12.Query Logging
13.Secure Store Service Timer
14.Solution Daily Resource Usage Update
15.State Service Delete Expired Sessions
16.Timer Service Recycle
17.Web Analytics Trigger Workflows Timer Job
18.Windows SharePoint Services Usage Data Import
19.Windows SharePoint Services Usage Data Processing
20.Word Conversion Timer Job
21.Workflow
The SharePoint 2010 Timer service (SPTimerv4) is based on the Gregorian calendar for scheduling. For every job that you schedule, you specify when the timer job will run, specified in a 24-hour time format. You must specify the time in local time instead of as an offset from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The time is stored in that format. Daily, weekly, and monthly schedules also include a window of execution. The timer job will select a random time within this interval to start executing the job on each applicable server. Timer Job is appropriate for high-load jobs that run on multiple servers on the farm. Running this kind of job on all the servers at the same time might place an unreasonable load on the farm. Timer job schedules can be specified by using Windows PowerShell. Take advantage of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server and free SharePoint templates along with other SharePoint Products.

World Of Warcraft Arena Guide

  • Posted on February 28, 2017 at 12:27 pm

Today this article is all about tips and tricks I have learned through the years playing Arena . First of all let me start off by saying I am not the best Arena player out their but I can hold my own in ranked matches and I know each and every class really well. Which is very important in pvp actually probably the most important thing. I hope you take away the easier to learn and more basic tricks of arena pvp.

COMMUNICATION – Sometimes voice chat is not needed but I would recommend it. It’s easy to Call out heals that our going out, CC that is going out, CC that is coming in, damage taken, kill opportunities, etc. I cannot stress enough how important it is that you and your teammates communicate with each other. It is hard especially in tough situations for a player to know what every other player is doing this is why communication is vital.

MAPS – Get to know your maps. It might seem sometimes like it doesn’t matter which one your on because you think they all have the same advantages. That’s absolutely not true, Whether your team is melee or ranged line of sight is always crucial for taking enemies out before they have time to react.

Help the Team – Your not just a dpser or a healer your also a CCer and a distraction don’t get tunnel vision on one person. Help the team when the need it.

KEYBINDINGS AND MACROS – Their our tons of ways to do this on your toons I recommend doing Arena with one character at first to get the feel of using them . Look up some of the best ways for your class, and make sure you get familiarized with it before you start Ranked Arenas. Having at least a 8 button mouse will help a lot with setting up very fast reaction time.

Timing – Work on your timing if you go in guns blazing the other team will just try to out last you, and you will be easy targets to take out one by one. Have your cooldowns ready when your enemies make a mistake you have been waiting for. This is were communication comes in, your team can call out when to start ccing and hitting those cooldowns.

In conclusion try not to be afraid of losing. Everyone has a learning curve. In the box below our some more detailed guides with video tutorials.

How To Find Singer Sewing Machine Parts

  • Posted on February 28, 2017 at 12:22 pm

If you own a Singer sewing machine, you know how they can be reliable. But like everything else, you can find that from time to time, parts Singer sewing machine wear out and need replacement. Some information about the parts can be replaced and how to find the ones you need.

To ensure that you are performing maintenance on the computer. This can keep it to top condition and can give you a heads up, if any part will need repair soon. You can clean the machine to get rid of any dust or pieces of wire, who built the engine or in an area where Polish is suitable. The right engine oil can also keep it running well and to prevent overheating or malfunctioning.

There are many websites and dealers who can offer you a Singer sewing machine parts your machine needs. This may include specialized foot, bobbins, bobbin winders and cases or standing. They may also include some of the items you’ll need to replace in case of failure or unserviceable.

One point that you are, replace a fairly regular basis is the needle. They can break at the seam, and you may also need to change hands depending on the type of fabric you use. It may be a good idea to have a supply of these items handy if one breaks while you are using, you can simply change the needle and continue working.

Another part that may be necessary to replace the bulb. He turns and gives you the opportunity to see what is working with more clarity. They are often very specialized, you may need to find a dealer who can provide the bulbs you need.

You can often do the routine maintenance yourself and replace some of the most fundamental. But if there are more complex repairs, or you need to replace some of the most intimate parts, you may need to send your machine off for routine maintenance. If you do, there are some things you want to make sure.

The first is that the coach has experience working for Singer machines and the second is the fact that they are using the correct components. The last thing you want to do is find that your system is irreversibly damaged, because the wrong parts are used.

You can find technicians and parts in the phone book, go online or talk to the dealer who sold his first machine. When buying, you will be able to get the best deals and maintain a steady supply of items you need. You want to make sure you know the specific model number of your machine, singer sewing machine specific parts you need. This ensures you do not accidentally buy the wrong and eventually cause damage to start sewing.

Different Kind Of Ophthalmic Instruments Information

  • Posted on February 28, 2017 at 11:51 am

Various types of ophthalmic gadgets are used by eye specialists to analyze perspective and to figure out the health of the eye. Some of the most important equipment used include:

Ophthalmoscope: this is one of the most commonly and commonly used ophthalmic equipment. Used to perspective the retina of the eye, this device is the most important devices used by eye physicians. This ocular device is available in two styles mainly oblique and immediate style. In the immediate style both the lighting and the contact are mixed in one single item whereas the oblique style has a scarf which has a lighting set to it and portable devices such as the contact. The oblique ophthalmoscope is appropriate for watching dilated individuals and gives a better perspective of the retina.

The refractor device or the phoropter: necessary devices used by physicians also contain the refractor device which is mainly used to evaluate the eyeglasses prescribed. This devices is silent costly but used gadgets are similarly effective and beneficial.

Keratometer: this device is used for the analysis of cornea condition. It is used for calculating the appearance of the cornea or the curve of the eye.

Retinoscope: the devices being a portable device can assess prescribed strong points.
Topographer: it is used for developing a cornea map and is used along with the Keratometer.
Slit table lamp bio microscope: devices used to analyze the components in the top side of the eye.

Exam chair: one of the most simple and important ophthalmic equipment also consist of the examination seat where sufferers are placed for exams. These seats are silent costly but you must choose seats which are relaxed as well as resilient. Chairs with automated lying functions along with feet pedals are also available in many of the websites.
Chart projector: commonly used ophthalmic equipment also consist of data projectors which shows characters and symptoms on a display to analyze the eye vision of the affected person.
Monometer: devices which is used for identifying glaucoma by calculating the stress in the eye. Buy Ophthalmic Instruments.

Maintaining these equipments is equally important as most of these instruments are delicate and require proper care and maintenance. Cleaners and dust covers should be used on these instruments to prevent damage. Doctors use a number of instruments in a routine eye examination for both adults and children.

Exclusive Tips For Prostate Treatment Clarify How To Get Rid Of Bph At Home

  • Posted on February 28, 2017 at 11:26 am

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) can be treated at home with a new natural device offered by Fine Treatment. You do not need to take drugs that can harm your general health but only wear a natural device. Are you surprised? However, it is true! A new technology has been invented recently by Dr Allen which provides Thermobalancing Therapy, indeed this new method of treatment helps a prostate to recover from prostate enlargement.

Everyone who reaches age of 60 starts to think about his prostate gland as 50 percent of men suffer from Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

The first tip: men should be aware that BPH is an entirely prostate problem that means that the process of an enlargement is focused in the prostate gland only. The understanding of this is important as it allow him to analyze the treatment he should receive. Is he sure that drugs or supplements widely prescribed will go into the prostate tissue? If not, what is the reason of taking them? This tip will allow him to search for treatment of BPH which is directed straight to the prostate tissue.

The second tip: men should be aware about Dr Allens device which treats BPH naturally and which reaches a prostate gland with Thermobalancing therapy. The device contains natural thermo-element which improves blood flow in the prostate tissue and helps this organ to recover.

The third tip: men should be aware that any operation regardless of how people call it TURP, laser therapy or simply prostate surgery has different side effects.

The forth tip: avoid complications from medication and future surgery by wearing Dr Allens device at home. Yes, this treatment works all the time while you wear the device on your body and you must no go to pharmacy to order a prescription or to hospital for different procedures.

The fifth tip: prevent possibility of prostate cancer development by using Dr Allens Device for Prostate Care. Researchers today see links between BPH and prostate cancer as pathological as well genetic, so BPH and prostate cancer are interconnected. But Thermobalancing therapy has shown incredible effectiveness, so why dont choose it as a great prevention of prostate cancer?

Fine Treatment presented a BPH case study video which highlights that the hugely enlarged prostate gland remarkably shrank from 130 gram to 37 gram after wearing Dr Allens device for 2 years.

Working In An Animal Hospital – A Variety of Opportunities

  • Posted on February 28, 2017 at 8:45 am

If you have a love for animals, working in an animal hospital may be a fitting career for you. There are a variety of different career paths you could follow to achieve this goal. Not all lovers of furry friends must become veterinarians. There are pet sitters, groomers, vet assistants, shelter technicians, and obedience trainers that all get to live their dream. Each career path requires a different set of skills, and becoming a professional in this field means that you must obtain a certain amount of experience or certifications to land a job.

Firstly, you should set your goal. You love your pets, but which role would you specifically like to fill in an animal hospital. What are your skills? Are you a good leader? Are you okay with living on a relatively modest income? How are your communication skills? Are you interested in working directly with dogs, cats, or birds? You should have at least a high school education, exceptional leadership qualities, and work well with others if you would like to become one of the following professionals.

Pet Groomers

These professionals must be hands on and able to work directly with pets. Many of these professionals work in an animal hospital, working closely with other pet health care professionals like veterinarians and trainers.

Obedience Trainer

If you want to become a professional dog trainer, you could apprentice with a trainer at an animal hospital. Doing so will help you to get the hands on experience that you need to practice professionally.

Veterinary Technician

Vet techs are the professionals that deliver care directly to pets under the supervision and guidance of a veterinarian. These professionals have a number of duties, including providing nursing and first aid care to pets, assisting veterinarians with procedures, providing routine procedures like shots and dental cleanings, and making sure pet owners are educated on the health of their pets.

If you want to work in an animal hospital, you have a variety of opportunities. From working with veterinarians to treat pets to training and grooming dogs, there are a number of different career paths you could follow. If you are currently in high school or college, you could take action by taking extra classes that could help you prepare for becoming one of these professionals. You can also do research on your own by reading books on the subject. Interview other people who are currently professionals in the field.

New Jersey Shore Phenomenon

  • Posted on February 27, 2017 at 5:06 pm

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, here is thumbs down question with the intention of you’ve seen, heard in this area or be converted into enthralled with the phenomenon with the intention of is ‘Jersey Shore.’ The season two premiere episode raked in 5.3 MILLION viewers – near a 300% boost from the premiere of season lone, and 10% more viewers than the initially season’s fine finish. Ranked MTV’s preeminent season premiere rating in more than seven years, you can’t deny with the intention of ‘Jersey Shore’ has be converted into approximately sort of a inhabitant obsession. What is it in this area this box trade show with the intention of helps it notch stellar ratings each week?

There’s thumbs down doubt with the intention of ‘Jersey Shore’ has rounded up a cast of font who be inflicted with such distinctive and all-encompassing personalities with the intention of it rivals one crew ‘The Real World’ has always produced. There is Snooki, the five-foot tall, bouffant-boasting guidette; “The Situation,” a self-absorbed, unrealistically tan macho-man; Pauly-D, an aspiring DJ who spends more calculate on his mane than getting a skilled night’s take a nap. Each of these those is such a stretch on the habitual public we cooperate with each time, with the intention of it’s a delight solely to think it over how such a personality operates. Separately, they are all complete train wrecks. And as they occur collectively as a total, it is an explosion of catastrophes with the intention of thumbs down lone may possibly always predict.

Part of the wits we love reality-TV so much is, in part, since it is so FAR from actuality pro 95% of America. How many public sort out you know who live in a planet in which gym-tan-laundry is a day after day endeavor? Watching the outrageousness of the actions in these people’s lives and asking ourselves, “are these real, living creature beings?” is could you repeat that? Keeps us appearance back pro more. It’s like a jigsaw puzzle in which here are a handful of missing pieces but you keep appearance back to try and map made known how to complete it, anyway. No topic how tricky you try, it is impracticable to discover a way pro everything to logically occur collectively. And unlike the traditional actuality television trade show, which is primarily drama-based, ‘Jersey Shore’ has twisted made known to be more of a comedy. The encounters, interactions and relationships are really more hysterical than they are realistic.

This real-life look into the lives of eight ridiculously blinged-out childish adults has twisted into a media phenomenon, in any case of whether you watch the trade show pro a laugh, a self-esteem boost, or solely to keep up on lunch-time gossip.

RNCOS Releases a New Report- Philippines Food and Drinks Market Emerging Opportunities

  • Posted on February 27, 2017 at 4:57 pm

RNCOS has recently added a new Market Research Report titled, “Philippines Food and Drinks Market: Emerging Opportunities” to its report gallery. The Philippines has emerged as one of the rapidly growing food and drinks industries in the Asian region over the recent past. The country is characterized by various factors, such as its growing young affluent population, rising disposable income and rising consumer awareness regarding health and safety concerns. With these factors, the demand for health food and drinks is surging high, says our new research report, -Philippines Food and Drinks Market: Emerging Opportunities-.

The country exports foods to several countries, including the US, Europe and some Asian countries. However, the ongoing financial turmoil is forcing the country to look at alternative destinations such as the Middle East and Africa. In line with this, it is striving hard to get a share of highly lucrative global halal food industry, explains the report.

This report is an in-depth study that evaluates the past, current and future market trends in the food and drinks industry of the Philippines. This report has been made to help clients in analyzing the opportunities, challenges and drivers critical to the growth of the industry.

The research provides detailed overview of the consumption patterns of the Philippines in various food segments like consumption of milk, fruits, vegetables, meat etc. The beverage segment talks about the type of beverages, their sales and consumption patterns among the Filipinos.

It also offers an insight into various emerging segments in the Philippines food and drinks industry. Some of these include halal food industry, organic food, food exports, processed food etc.

The report provides five-year industry forecast (2009-2013) on various food and drinks segments. The forecasts are given on:

– Consumer expenditure – Meat – Fruit – Vegetable – Fish – Milk – Coffee – Alcoholic drinks – Soft drinks – Bottled water Wine market

Key player profiling

This report gives the brief profiling on the major players in the Philippines food and drinks industry, including San Miguel Corporation, Jollibee Foods Corporation, Pancake House, Inc., and Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc.

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