How to take Great Photos of Your Pet

Written by Kelly Paal

We all love our animals. They do such funny, adorable, and cute things. But somehow when that camera comes out they run and hide or they just seem to always be pointed away fromrepparttar camera when you pushrepparttar 116229 button. Well here are some tips to help you have a better chance at getting great photos of your pet.

1. Don’t wake your pet out of deep sleep and attempt to coerce him into performing forrepparttar 116230 camera. It won’t happen. Try to take photos of your pet during their routine playtime.

2. If there is enough daylight to take photos then turnrepparttar 116231 flash off. My cat has learned to close his eyes just beforerepparttar 116232 flash goes off. He learned that little trick quick too! Many times a camera flash is just too bright for them, that’s why they point away from you when they know that you’re taking photos.

3. Don’t try to get them looking intorepparttar 116233 camera. If there is someone around who can play with your pet just get a shot of them playing with someone else. You can haverepparttar 116234 photo withrepparttar 116235 person andrepparttar 116236 pet or get close to croprepparttar 116237 person out ofrepparttar 116238 shot.

The Allure Of Solvents and Chip Shops

Written by Holmes Charnley

I was five when I saw this older kid racing stock cars. Admittedly, he was playing Stock Car Star and it was a Pocketeer ™ game. There were none ofrepparttar graphics you get with PS2, granted. But that probably has something to do with there having been none, just a magnet inside a little hand held game forcing four pieces of plastic round a course. It was revolutionary.

This goes some way to describingrepparttar 116228 collective playground orgasm that shuddered acrossrepparttar 116229 land byrepparttar 116230 end ofrepparttar 116231 seventies when magnets were replaced by batteries and LCD displays, allowing collective prepubescence to stop an alien invasion.

It was Christmas 1981 when I got one of these games. Grandstand, a foreign company that distributed a lot of games from other companies was atrepparttar 116232 centre of this revolution. They brought out a couple of their own games. One was Invader from Space. Repeatedly firingrepparttar 116233 missile button causedrepparttar 116234 display to jam - it wasn’t meant to be salvo-operated obviously. Byrepparttar 116235 end of Boxing Day, level three,repparttar 116236 hardest, had been completed. But I loved it. Mutingrepparttar 116237 sound and playing this game underrepparttar 116238 sheets was a Technicolor onslaught.

It broke a few months later from repeated usage and that would appear to have beenrepparttar 116239 last of my association with these games. But when I was in a charity shop a couple of years ago and saw Astro Wars, a hobby began. Admittedly, seeing one doesn’t cause me to rub my knees like Vic Reeves, but I’ve collected a few since.

I remember a mate of mine coming round once. He took one look at my Astro Wars – and due to a shocking mixture of Stella Artois and Pink Champagne (yeah, that sort) - offered me £50 there and then. But I kept it. Yes, I’d bought it for £2.50 but I wasn’t giving in to someone’s nostalgia rush, just because his girlfriend had a Chopper in her hallway. He left a broken man.

Someone else I know was sold by my Space Blasters (Vtech) game, simply because it “talks.” So he recordedrepparttar 116240 machine announcing: “Aliens Invading!” into his mobile for his voicemail message. Whether this will causerepparttar 116241 person onrepparttar 116242 other end to react as if Orson Welles was beginning his narration of War Of The Worlds is doubtful.

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