Rant Warning: Using Your Phone as a Video Camera:
As the use of social media grows during regattas, we continue to see – in our opinion – one of the unforgiveable mistakes when using a phone as a video camera. So we repeat a repeated rant: TURN YOUR PHONE SIDEWAYS.
At issue isn’t what the video looks like on your phone. At issue is what your video looks like when you share it on social media, YouTube, etc. Players are shaped like your television – wider than they are tall. The goal is to align the camera so the video replay fills the screen. Do it wrong and its wasted space.
Tim Claxton produced a video offering a list of tips and tricks for using a smartphone as a video camera. Our rant is his first tip. To learn more… <...
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Alex Thomson Sets Solo Distance Record:
(January 16, 2017; Day 72, 10:00 FR) – British sailor Alex Thomson today smashed the world record for the greatest distance sailed solo in 24 hours notching up 536.8 miles on his 60ft racing yacht.
Thomson, 42, is currently in second place in the Vendee Globe just 70 miles behind French race leader Armel Le Cleac’h with 1,000 miles to go to the finish line.
During the 24-hour period running up to the 0800 UTC position report he sailed his racing boat Hugo Boss at an average speed of 22.4 knots, or 25.7mph.
His 24-hour distance beats the record of 534.48 miles set by French sailor Francois Gabart in the 2012-13 edition of the Vendee Globe, a singlehanded ra…
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How to Make Xmas Card Using Your Photos
On December 25th, people celebrate the joy and cheer of Christmas with their loved ones, rejoicing in the festival by dressing up in style, eating sweets, decorating Christmas trees, sending gifts and so on. Now the Christmas Day is around the corner, are you annoyed about what presents send to your friends and families? Dont worry, here is a program that can fulfill your dream.
Its called Picture Collage Maker Pro that turns ordinary pictures and photos into precious collections, only a few steps can you make a stunning Christmas card. There are some steps to teach you to make a Christmas card as follows:
Step1: Download a Picture Collage Maker Pro and set up on the Desktop. Then you can apply it into full play.
Step2: Choose Template and Background.
Try to find and open collage menu, following click open from template to choose a template what you like about Christmas Day, then double click or drag it to apply. Open background pane, choose any one you like and double click it, the collage goes what you choose.
Step3: Add photos.
Click photo pane, choose your photos from your computer and add the target photo into the template, you can resize, rotate and layout the photos by moving the mouse.
Step4: Add embellishment.
Open mask pane, you can see the list of masks in the left part of collage window, select the mask and double click to apply it to the photo.
Open frame pane, you can see the list of frames in the left part of collage window, select the frame and double click to apply it to the photo.
Open clipart pane, here comes a large of clipart, choose any of it and add it to the collage.
Step 5: Add text.
In the collage menu, there is an Add button, click it then you can catch a glimpse of Add text, Add photos, etc. Click Add text and write down the precious moments.
Step6: Send or print.
After you have finished this card, then click view on the top toolbar to have an end review, if satisfied with it you can email to your friends and families, or you can print it out as a card to send to your friends and families.
Look, you can only spend a few minutes to finish this precious Christmas card to celebrate Christmas Day, how easy it is. You can download Picture Collage Maker Pro for free here: