Window Blinds for Your Protection

Window blinds are the coverings used for the windows to give shade and privacy to your place, generally attached to the interior side of the window. The good thing about using these blinds, is that you can control the amount of light coming in simply by adjusting the blinds. Types of window blinds: Window blinds come in various types: Slat blinds: These blinds have numerous flat horizontal slats, which are joined with string so that they can be rotated. This allows light to pass between the slats. To keep the light out, they can be rotated up to 170 degrees, or to clear the window they can be pulled up. By pulling a cord or rotating a connector which is …

Antique Chandeliers

Chandeliers conjure visions of royalty, grandeur and opulence. Though sleeker and slimmer versions have evolved, theres still an aura of antiquity that surrounds a chandelier. So when one is striving for an antique look for his home, going in for turn-of-the-century furniture, a decadent looking fireplace and a chandelier are the first things on his mind. Chandeliers conjure visions of royalty, grandeur and opulence. Though sleeker and slimmer versions have evolved, theres still an aura of antiquity that surrounds a chandelier. So when one is striving for an antique look for his home, going in for turn-of-the-century furniture, a decadent looking fireplace and a chandelier are the first things on his mind. If you are one of the lucky ones …

Fashion For Cruises

No, I am not going to discuss Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes’ fashion sense. Going on cruises — you know, aboard a ship — is more than just a vacation. This is a time when dressing up is a must especially in the main dining hall and night socials. Though many cruise ships have loosened their dress code policies, there are still premier lines that keep the old dressing up traditions. It is a good thing, too, because most people who go on cruises are people who want to break the monotony of their lives. Dressing up gives them an opportunity to break from their routine and lets them get the most from their cruise vacation. Dressing up is not …

Photography Q&A: Types Of Photography Equipment

* What are the different types of cameras? There are six types of cameras available today in conventional film cameras, and some of these types are also available in the more sophisticated digital cameras. These are: Single use cameras, commonly called disposable cameras Compact lens-shutter cameras Bridge cameras Rangefinders Twin lens reflex cameras Single lens reflex cameras * How does a conventional camera work? A conventional camera has three elements to make it work. The optical element or lens, the chemical element or film, and the mechanical element or the camera body itself. Here are the basic parts of a conventional camera and its functions: – The lens It is a curved piece of glass or plastic that takes the …