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Buying a Camera: 35mm, 110 or Disc

Camera choice Don’t be put off by the seemingly endless array of cameras when you go into a photographic store. It might seem difficult to make a choice initially, but do not worry. There are a large number of models, … Continue reading

16. February 2012 by admin
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Interchangeable Camera Lenses

How to Clear a Blocked Sink

Have you ever watched a magnifying glass concentrate the rays of the sun to burn a hole in a piece of paper? Then you have also witnessed the primary function of all photographic lenses – to bend, or refract, light. … Continue reading

28. December 2011 by admin
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Photography: Which Film Size?

Some of today’s older cameras use one of three main film formats – 110, 35mm and 120 (roll film) – all of which can be loaded and unloaded from the camera in daylight. There are also various sheet and instant … Continue reading

27. December 2011 by admin
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Cameras: Types of Shutter

Two distinct types of shutter can be found in cameras – the focal plane type fitted inside 35mm and some roll-film SLR bodies, and the leaf-shutter seen mainly in compacts but also in a number of medium format SLRs. Both … Continue reading

27. December 2011 by admin
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Cameras: Compact or SLR?

COMPACTS MOST precision compacts now have autofocus. In ‘active’ automatic focusing, a pattern of infrared light not visible to the eye is projected on to the subject. The angle formed by a line from the infrared source, to the subject, … Continue reading

27. December 2011 by admin
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Photography: Does Equipment Matter?

ONE of the most difficult aspects of selecting a camera is finding one which will suit your future needs as well as your present ones. Take a look at the four characters here, for example. They’re all photographers, but each … Continue reading

27. December 2011 by admin
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British Poultry Farming: The Changing Face of Poultry Farming

Over recent decades British farming has undergone an economic revolution. The high cost of labour and land has encouraged intensive, specialised systems based on heavy capital investment. Nowhere is this more apparent than in poultry farming, but free-range and semi-intensive … Continue reading

29. July 2011 by admin
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Keeping Chickens and Things That Can Go Wrong

General management The principal routine jobs are providing food and water, cleaning out and, in due course, collecting the eggs. You can expect the first eggs when the pullets are about 23 weeks old if you buy the type of … Continue reading

15. June 2011 by admin
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Feeding Chickens and General Management

Present-day pullets are carefully bred to produce a certain number of eggs during their peak laying period in return for a certain outlay on feed. Quality and quantity of food are equally important. No longer is it sensible to feed … Continue reading

15. June 2011 by admin
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Choosing Chicken Breeds: Chicken Keeping Course

  Choosing your poultry stock The best birds for garden egg production are the several crossbreeds and hybrids that combine the virtues of hardiness and docility with high egg yields. Rhode Island Reds crossed with Plymouth Rocks or Light Sussex … Continue reading

15. June 2011 by admin
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