What is Goal Line Technology?

What is Goal Line Technology?

What exactly is goal line technology? Does it work? Implementing it will improve the game and lay to rest all those controversial game scoring moments...
What exactly is goal line technology? Does it work? Implementing it will improve the game and lay to rest all those controversial game scoring moments and referee decisions, right? Soccer fans, according to several blogs and article comments, seem to confuse goal line technology with 'instant replay' technology used in sports like American football or basketball. Soccer's goal line technology is not even close to instant replay. Goal line technology uses radio waves between a transmitter inside specially designed soccer balls and other strategically placed units, such as upon goal posts. The radio signals indicate when the ball has crossed...
Must-Have Apps for Photographers

Must-Have Apps for Photographers

Digital photography makes refining and correcting photos so much easier. Many photographers touch up their photos on the computer before sharing them anywhere. There are...
Digital photography makes refining and correcting photos so much easier. Many photographers touch up their photos on the computer before sharing them anywhere. There are many complicated programs which you can use to modify and touch up your photos. But there are also a number of smaller, simpler, and just as powerful programs. Whether you are looking to organize your photos, clarify them, or add professional-looking effects, here are four applications you can download for free (either a demo or the full thing).Neat ImageDownload it here.Neat Image comes as either a plug-in for photoshop (it works in Paint Shop Pro...
Sports Photography Equipment Tips

Sports Photography Equipment Tips

CameraWith the exception of a few sports, this is the world of fast action photography. This means fast shutter speeds, fast "emulsions" (ISO's), fast continuous...
CameraWith the exception of a few sports, this is the world of fast action photography. This means fast shutter speeds, fast "emulsions" (ISO's), fast continuous shooting rates, and fast lenses. The first two, fast shutter speeds and high ISO's, are available in most prosumer d-SLR's and compact cameras, so you should have no problem.The last two, fast shooting rates and fast lenses, are not widely available. Many mid-level d-SLR's can deliver only around three frames per second (fps), and burst rates of around 10 to 20 images. If you intend to shoot fast action regularly, better invest in a camera...

How to Clean Electronics so They Won't Fizzle Out

Do your electronics get clogged with dust and dirt? Of course they do. Anything that sits in our homes collects dust and dirt. When these...
Do your electronics get clogged with dust and dirt? Of course they do. Anything that sits in our homes collects dust and dirt. When these delicate electronics get very dirty over time, their efficiency and effectiveness is going to be affected. Well, do you know how to clean them? Here are some tips to clean the technology that is in your home.First and foremost, never, ever spray any cleaning agents directly on your electrical equipment! Always spray on a cleaning cloth and then wipe the item. Many electronics have ventilation holes and other entry points. If the spray happens to...
Photography Lighting Considerations: Pictures with a Colourful Impact

Photography Lighting Considerations: Pictures with a Colourful Impact

Master photographer, Andreas Feininger emphasizes that light and color can achieve one of three goals: It can be natural. It can be accurate. It can...
Master photographer, Andreas Feininger emphasizes that light and color can achieve one of three goals: It can be natural. It can be accurate. It can be effective.A photographer can attain these goals by using the manner in which light changes throughout the time of day to the photo's advantage. Weather variations can also be used to create special eye-catching photos. Natural lighting will affect the mood, tone and depth of colour in your pictures.Photography can be said to be a process of playing with light and color. The time of day you take photos will ultimately affect final results –...
Photographer's Guide: An Exploration into How Your Camera's F-stop Works

Photographer's Guide: An Exploration into How Your Camera's F-stop Works

You have a single lens reflex camera but don't really know much about how it works. Here is a lesson plan to get you on...
You have a single lens reflex camera but don't really know much about how it works. Here is a lesson plan to get you on your way to understanding how f-stops work.This exercise is a variation on an assignment from a 200 level college photography course. Having taught college level art courses for over ten years, I have created processes that teach through doing rather than through watching or listening. Following the process outlined below, you should be successful at having an educational experience to build upon.Choose a scene to photography. You are going to photography this same composition many...
How to Recycle Your Old Electronics

How to Recycle Your Old Electronics

Many of us have old cell phones, calculators, DVD players, or other small electronics that we are no longer using. In general, electronics should not...
Many of us have old cell phones, calculators, DVD players, or other small electronics that we are no longer using. In general, electronics should not be put in your curbside trash bins, or in the local landfills due to the fact that many of the components are not biodegradable. However, there are several ways you can recycle old electronics, possibly allowing others to find a good use for them, and saving our landfills at the same time.First, gather your old electronics together, in order to assess what types you own, as well as working condition. You may want to make...
Where to Recycle Electronics in San Diego

Where to Recycle Electronics in San Diego

Home electronics, if thrown away in your regular trash bin, pose a threat to the environment due to the chemicals they contain. Luckily, there are...
Home electronics, if thrown away in your regular trash bin, pose a threat to the environment due to the chemicals they contain. Luckily, there are organizations in San Diego willing to accept these items and then dispose of them or find a way to reuse them. You do not receive a CRV payment, like when you recycle cans or bottles, but there is either little or no fee to you for recycling electronics at the following locations.Miramar Recycling CenterThe Miramar Recycling Center takes televisions, computer monitors computer CPUs at no charge to you. The center also accepts small household electronics...
How to Make Money as an Amateur Photographer

How to Make Money as an Amateur Photographer

Digital photography has opened up the world of photography to professionals and amateurs alike. Nowadays, amateur photographers can easily get their foot in the door...
Digital photography has opened up the world of photography to professionals and amateurs alike. Nowadays, amateur photographers can easily get their foot in the door to the photography field, mostly thanks to the Internet. The most important thing, however, is to put together a portfolio of your best work.There are many stock photography websites where you can submit your work and earn revenue. Some of the best websites include BigStockphoto, Dreamstime, Fotolia, iStock, and Shutterstock.Some tips about these sites: If you submit photographs of people, you must have those people sign a model release form• If you cannot get a...
How to Photograph Large Groups of People

How to Photograph Large Groups of People

While photos of large groups of 15, 50 or more people cannot always deliver the intimacy sometimes seen in photos of smaller numbers of individuals,...
While photos of large groups of 15, 50 or more people cannot always deliver the intimacy sometimes seen in photos of smaller numbers of individuals, they can and must deliver subjects with pleasant facial expressions and no face blocked by another face. By following the tips below, photographers can take better group photos. Try to photograph outdoors. Natural light outdoors is more even and pleasing than artificial lighting and eliminates the need for the photographer to experiment with lots of indoor lighting setups. A cloudy or overcast day is best. If it is sunny, the photographer will have to work...