What is Poison Croquet?

Written by Peter Jay


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Once a player has become poison,repparttar other players can still become poison and winrepparttar 137066 game, although it is much more difficult. The other players still just have to finishrepparttar 137067 course and hitrepparttar 137068 stake atrepparttar 137069 end with their ball, but must do it without allowingrepparttar 137070 player who is currently poison to strike their ball with his or hers. If two or more players are poison,repparttar 137071 player who hits his ball intorepparttar 137072 otherís first, wins (similar to marbles); or at least that player who was hit by a poison ball is out ofrepparttar 137073 game. Once all players are eliminated, except one,repparttar 137074 game is over andrepparttar 137075 final remaining player winsrepparttar 137076 game. Poison croquet is popular among amateur croquet and yard game players because of its casual play and simple rules. One advantage of poison croquet is that it can be played on nearly any type of terrain. Like American or backyard nine-wicket croquet, poison croquet is traditionally played in any grass field, long or tall, thick or thin. However, poison croquet can also be played on other terrains to make it more interesting or to just change things. It can be played on a more rugged terrain or playing field with obstacles rather than being limited to a professional or well-groomed playing field.

Peter Jay is a yard game enthusiast with Yard Game Central and a manager and web administrator with Play Croquet. For information about a croquet set, visit PlayCroquet.com.


So you have bought your first DSLR?

Written by Nick Stubbs


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Taking a photograph with one of these cameras is so much more involved than with any other camera, but it is also so much more fun! The control that a DSLR give you over taking your photographs means that you can let your creativity run wild and try things that just weren't possible with any other camera.

Things for you to learn or consider are; 1.How to holdrepparttar camera.
2.Using both eyes when shooting.
3.How to capture your subject
4.Composition
5.Lighting
6.Lenses
7.Filters
8.ISO or ASA settings
9.Depth of Field
10.Shutter Speeds
11.Black and White photography
12.Using a Tripod
13.Keep your eyes peeled
14.Camera viewpoint
15.Breakrepparttar 136903 rules

For a full run down of each of these subjects see;

Better Digital Photography for beginners at All Things Photography.

For an in-depth explanation of what allrepparttar 136904 buttons and bits actually do on a DSLR, go to;

The Digital SLR Explained

Allrepparttar 136905 best and welcome to this great thing that is photography.

Nick Stubbs All Things Photography

Nick Stubbs is a professional photographer with more than 20 years experience. He started out at just 13 years old and at 16 got his first apprenticeship with a local photographer.


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