Landscaping Pictures 101: 5 Tips For Taking Great Shots

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Landscape pictures may be challenging to take whether for the professional or amateur photographer but it is most definitely rewarding to do. Landscape pictures are full of color, intricate shapes and forms. As a photographer, taking landscape picture can give you 100% control. Still, whether you are a pro or an amateur there are some […]

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Understanding The Charm Of Stamp Collecting

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You may have had your first encounter with stamp collecting during your boys’ or girls’ scouts, but there’s definitely more to this hobby than just getting a badge. This hobby is perfect for anyone who is interested in art, history and world cultures. Since 1840, stamps have been issued in different countries and territories the […]

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When You Should Not Soak Your Stamps

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Every amateur philatelist knows that in order to remove the stamp from the envelope or any backing material, it must be soaked in water. However, what beginners do not know is when stamps should not be soaked in water because it would either damage the stamp or diminish its value. Here are some situations wherein […]

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A Complete Guide To Starting Painting

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To become a successful painter, you need the find the balance between talent and institutional learning. Every successful artist must have good business sense and work hard to achieve their goal. Here are some basic steps to follow if you’re just getting started with painting. Take a Class If you’re serious about painting, you should […]

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Cigar Shopping 101

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If you have ever set foot in a cigar shop, or shopped for cigars online, you know it can be a daunting task if you are new to the lifestyle. A hobby once taken up by only a small percentage of society has experienced a huge amount of growth since the mid-1990s. A seasoned cigar […]

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Discover The Hobby Of Antique Bottle Collecting

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Discover the hobby of Antique Bottle collecting. There is not much that is more exciting than collecting old antiques. Locating antiques buried beneath the earth can be exhilarating. Antique bottles are just one such type object that can be found buried on old sites around the country. If you enjoy working with your hands and […]

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Primer On Stamp Collecting

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So you’re ready to start sorting through a bunch of old letters you found at the attic of your grandparents’ house and clip away, but before you even touch those scissors, consider reading this primer on stamp collecting first.  Quick History of Stamp Collecting The first postage stamp was released in 1840 in Great Britain […]

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Learning More About The World Of Art

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It can sometimes appear as though art experts inhabit an entirely different planet from the rest of us. As a result, we may feel somewhat intimidated, when asked to express opinions on individual pieces or artists. Although this is understandable, it should also be noted that art is all about personal taste and opinions. It’s […]

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Metal Detecting

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Metal detecting is one of the many hobbies I have had over the years.  When most people thing of metal detecting, they picture someone looking for spare change that fell off beneath a park bench.  In my mind, the more interesting version of this hobby involves the hunt for long lost historical artifacts or old […]

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Planning For Poker Night In Your Home

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Playing poker in a casino is fun, but you do not have to travel to enjoy playing poker. Save money and have fun by inviting a group of friends over to play poker at your home. With a little creativity, you can create the perfect environment for a friendly game of poker. Send Out Invites […]

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