Specific Ideas for Elegant Wedding Photography

Posted by Lon | Living life | Saturday 16 April 2016 3:54 am

There are several styles of photography needed for wedding photography. In our previous blog, we have discussed the general style of elegant wedding photography in some detail. In this post by the wedding photographer, we will explore a very specific example of an elegant wedding photo.

This one, unlike most of our examples, does not have the couple (or even people for that matter) as the subject. We are talking of a picture of the wedding reception hall. If there is a balcony or an elevation which can cover the hall from a suitable height, you can think of taking this picture.

Now, the objective is to capture the enormity of the hall and the arrangement of tables. The more tables you can capture, the better. If you can make a specific pattern jump out of the picture, it is even better! With this little example, we leave the couple to their devices. Happy planning and remember to look at your wedding photographer’s portfolio!

Tonsil Stones Treatment- What To Look For

Posted by Lon | Living life | Friday 15 April 2016 9:12 am

You certainly are trying to find the most effective tonsil stones treatment, if you’re certain that you’ve got tonsil stones.

Surprisingly, few people know they have tonsil stones till they’ve grown rather big.

At that point, the symptoms are really so intense that the majority of people begin hunting for the origins of the problem in their mouth and throat.

Often, the stones are observable to the naked eye. But, the flaps of the tonsils should be transferred to see most people.

Many stay concealed, as they’re entombed in the crevasses of the tonsils.

As soon as I fell upon my stones, I rationally believed that the most effective tonsil stones treatment is always to “push” many out with a cotton swab.


All the child got from that attempt was the experience of nearly choking to death!

Fortunately, the child eventually found a treatment that was natural tonsil stones and mild. It ended up to become a God send!

A few my friends said that I will consult with my doctor finding my tonsils removed. Every one of my friends had their tonsils removed, and the stones had never been developed by them.

My doctor in the time was unwilling to remove the of them, although a child had infected tonsils when I was me. My doctor at the time described to the child that the surgery was not painless, as well as the tonsils had a goal.

He went on to tell the child that the tonsils help prevent invading bacteria and airborne viruses from attacking the entire body’s defenses.

So, my doctor at the time proposed that the child keep the of them.

The child really visited the exact same physician for an aching throat which was finally linked to my tonsil stones. The same doctor prescribed some antibiotics, and said the sore throat was another infection.

Sadly, the same doctor did not find the tonsilloliths. The antibiotics eliminated the infection, but did nothing to get rid of the tonsil stones.

NOT, a tonsil stones treatment that is very powerful!

Eventually one day, while browsing around online, the child found a doctor from India who’d developed a mild, natural tonsil stones treatment. It absolutely was 100% successful.

Arnold Fitness International Recap

Posted by Lon | Living life | Thursday 14 April 2016 1:52 pm

The Arnold Fitness International has come and gone. This has been one of the best experiences I have had at the Arnold to date.

I shot some video on Thursday and Friday however, after the show – I stopped shooting as I was quite tired, and worked the rest of the weekend.

Friday I was able to sleep in a bit until 7am. I got up, ate, and went 2 doors down to get my makeup done by Elaine Goodlad. Oxygen magazine happened to be there to videotape the process. They were doing some video footage for “how to” for competition/stage makeup on the day of the show. Elaine has a long history of doing makeup for shoots, and stage, and knows how the lighting plays on the face. She is able to create effects so that the parts of the face are highlighted, and will not get shadowed out of the photos. The lighting of the stage however is another story.

Here is a quick picture Diane took of me getting dolled up for the day –

Then, I was off to the Expo for the physique round on the main expo stage.

I did not feel nervous before going onstage, however, when I finally stepped onstage, the nerves kicked in. The amount of people watching the event was much larger than in year’s past. It just seemed like a sea of people, that stretched out for hallway through the main part of the expo.

I was in third callout. AKA – ‘the rest’.

With that many very good competitors and bodies, bringing you’re A game is a must.

I was happy with what I had presented.

The round did not last very long – maybe 8-10 minutes and we were done. I decided to walk around the expo but soon, felt that it was time to rest, and headed back to the hotel room to relax for the night show.
Having not slept the night before, a nap was on the horizon.

I started over to the Veterans Memorial around 5:30. To my surprise there was carpet on the stage, and I was glad. I had like the carpet they put on the stage at the Flex Pro, and felt comforted when I was able to practice on the carpeted floor. Usually it is a plastic stage, and since the female bodybuilders were going first, I was more relaxed about doing my routine after them since we had the carpet. It can be a bit slippery after the bodybuilders due to the oil, however, this year, no worries.
All the girls were amazing at their routines. I think the key is the carpet to help pad the flips and tricks we have so we are able to ‘give’ more during the routine.

I was #14 so had a bit of time to wait. I always have a go to song – a song that gives me energy and keeps my spirits high – I listened to that repetitively. When it was my time to go, I felt relaxed, and not scared to be onstage, but inspired and motivated to show the crowd (of which most of them I considered my friends and family) what I can do. I felt the warmth of the crowd as they were already ‘warmed up’ from the previous 13 competitors – they were in it, and so was I. I managed a perfect performance.

I love performing my routine. I am ‘in it’. And it feels really good to be in that space.
I have always feared being great. My goal now when I compete, is to be my best self; the self that I am capable of being. I believe that I self sabotage at times, and don’t always believe that I am worthy of what might be on the other side of being good. Although I have placed much better in the past, I was not consistent in my performances. I am striving for consistency right now.

Here is a replay of the fitness routines – They will be available for about 2 weeks.

The results of the show placed me 14th. Not super sure of my routine placing but it was low. I cannot explain why. Sometimes it is just like that. I am sure where I performed my routine (the order of performance) plays a role, but regardless of the outcome/final result I was a good that day. I was as great as I was supposed to be in that moment. I would not change anything. I liked what I did and I am proud of what I did. I am still on one of the biggest stage’s in the world for fitness, and there are times when the judges get you and others when they don’t.

After the show the only thing I wanted to do was the #1 thing on any competitors mind post show = eating. Tamee Marie (suit designer and sponsor) and I were out quite late, and luckily many of the restaurants are open later during the Arnold weekend. After a large salad, some bread, and water, I was officially in a food coma. Saturday I would find out I forgot my wallet at the restaurant, but I recovered, and did retrieve the wallet after trying to buy coffee with no money.

Saturday came way too early – and I was up and off to get makeup done by J Zubire. She is super gentle with my eyes, and since I had many applications of makeup over the last 3 weeks, this was the girl for me.

Overall Thoughts:

I am very happy with my body onstage and in the off-season. I compete about 3-4 days out of the year, and the other 361 days I am not competing, I love being in my body. Sure, there are moments when I would like to be in first callout, but the trade offs might be a little high for what I want for my family or myself.

Just because I don’t have the genetics, that does not stop me from trying to change my physique. I like trying to find a balance between what I like (which matters most), and what the judges like. I always welcome feedback post show.

I love performing this routine. The shoes – ah, some people don’t get the shoes, but I tried bare feet, and it hurts like hell. My feet are not rough enough to be performing in bare feet. If there was always carpet it is possible to do on carpet in bare feet, however, there is one problem – there is not always carpet on the stage. The shoes don’t exactly go with my costume, but they allow me to do the routine without being too heavy, or killing my feet. They will stay. And I always get questions about the shoes –they are a dance boot by Brian Freidman. They are very hard to find as they are not produced anymore however, I believe many sites from England sell them.

Next up: St. Louis Pro – March 17 in St. Louis.  
I will try to add some more strength to my routine, and work on my posing a bit more. Yes, I do read all the blogs/message boards, and know what is out there. ;)

I really am enjoying competing this year, even though my placings are just maeeh. It makes me work harder, and try to be better.

I am half Irish so maybe I will get ‘lucky’ on St. Paddies Day and get a better placing.

9 days and counting….

Sex Beauty-Sex Appeal

Posted by Lon | Living life | Thursday 14 April 2016 8:56 am

What is sex, really? We can never say, satisfactorily. But we know so much: we know that is a dynamic polarity between human beings, and a circuit of force always flowing. Sex is the fountainhead of our energetic life, a creative flow, a very powerful beneficial and a necessary stimulus in human life. Sex is a dynamic polarity between human beings, the dynamics polarized flow of vitalistic force, far from being only sexual, is something more. It transcends sex as commonly understood. It transcends love also. It is some sort of a mysterious and subtle admixture of sex, love and life. It leads human beings to a great purposive activity without which life would remain incomplete. The purposive activity gives meaning to life and makes it whole the mingling of many with one great impassioned purpose is also a grand consummation for men. But this is not sexual. Sex is always individual.

In individual life sexual consummation is very important. It is the basic essential of successful life. It is the main constituent of a fully integrated life. It is the first step towards the final achievement of a perfect balance and complete harmony in life. And it is the foot-board for a leap into the life of a great purposive activity. But while sexual consummation is so essential, it is not the supreme consummation. It must not be considered to be the whole of life. Sex hold ant two people together.

Sex and beauty is one thing, “like flame and Fire”. They are inssparable, “like life and consciousness”. Sex is the root of which intuition is the foliage and beauty the flower. Beauty is an experience, not a fixed pattern or an arrangement of features and sex appeal is the appeal of beauty. In other words the communicating of a sense of beauty is sex appeal.

Face Treatment Oil From Grape Seeds

Posted by Lon | Living life | Thursday 10 March 2016 4:25 am

Massaging the face with grape seed oil is a very effective way to reduce wrinkles. This face treatment oil is good for tightening the tissues in the skin. This method also reduces the aging process naturally. In addition to massaging with this oil it also comes in the form of a scrub. According to experts the immune system becomes stronger with the grape seed oil application. Another benefit is that circulation is improved promoting a better metabolism. Treatments with grape extracts provides a healthier and more natural way to younger looking skin.

In a method known as wine therapy the grape seed oil is cold-pressed. Unsaturated fatty acids is a very important factor in reversing the signs of aging.

This is a valuable method combined with the use of olive oil. The benefits of olive oil is that it is rich in vitamin E which makes it great for the skin. This is also good for both baths and wraps. This is one of the many ways of achieving younger beautiful skin naturally. And it also makes for a great anti wrinkle treatment.

Effective and Cheap Cellulite Treatment

Posted by Lon | Living life | Wednesday 9 December 2015 1:15 pm

Looks can be important for some people as it may affect their confidence. While cellulite might not be a serious threat to our health, you can feel that cellulite is quite disturbing as it is not a good sight if it is to be found in your body. Some scientists claim that cellulite is a skin disorder that caused by factors such hormone changes, unhealthy diets, alteration on the skin, or even genetic factors.

Cellulite can be easily found on your arm, hips, belly and butts. Cellulites appear in form of dimples, stretch marks, or wrinkles. You can easily found it in men and women but study shows that 80-90% of modern women has cellulites; especially women who already reach their puberty. Since it is quite the problem for beauty, you can find various products of cellulite treatments in the market. You can easily get them as they don’t need subscription and they are rather cheap. Some also claim that treatments against cellulites are more efficient compared to surgery.

Cellulite creams work by reducing the fat below your skins and nourish it. This way, you can get smoother, tighter, and more youthful skin if you regularly apply the cream within 30 days. However, you still need to be careful with the compounds used in the cream as some products has compounds that might your skin irritated such as Parabens and Dioxanes.

The Nikon 20mm f/2.8D AF Nikkor Camera lens Overview meant for Nikon Dslr Photographic camera

Posted by Lon | Living life | Saturday 21 November 2015 12:39 pm

The Nikon 20mm f/2.8D AF Nikkor Lens for Nikon Dslr Photographic Cameras is definitely the lens to consider when you’re trying to find a huge viewpoint lens that may provide you with a professional operation. There are tons of preferences in terms of huge viewpoint lenses and you might in some circumstances find out the course of action of selecting the most appropriate one moderately tricky. When you’re selecting the most appropriate huge viewpoint lens for your own photography, you should definitely seek a quality and also proficient lens to be sure that you can actually have the right lens that may supply you with the most effective quality of pictures. Nikon has actually been known for its manufacture of high quality lenses simply because they have put to use the craft of lens building in addition to the comprehensive methodology and solid expertise regarding lens building. There are plenty of options thinking about huge viewpoint lenses of Nikon and the Nikon 14mm Lens for Nikon Dslr Photographic Cameras is simply one of them. Really with models like the Nikon 20mm f/2.8D AF Nikkor Lens for Nikon Dslr Photographic Cameras, you are definitely going to possess a leading edge in lenses that may help you shoot lifes best and cherished remembrances through a high standard picture. The Nikon 20mm f/2.8D AF Nikkor Lens for Nikon Dslr Photographic Cameras comes with an abundance of traits you would not pass up. When you’re in search of photographic camera lenses, the traits that may supply you with the high-quality outcome you wish for might be of interest initially. Level of quality and also the durability might be of interest too. The Nikon 20mm f/2.8D AF Nikkor Camera lens for Nikon Dslr Photographic Cameras possesses superiority, credibility along with operation making it a great choice in terms of high-quality camera lenses. The Nikon 20mm f/2.8D AF Nikkor Camera Lens for Nikon Dslr Photographic Cameras was designed to sport a compressed in addition to super vast viewpoint camera lens style.In addition to that, the Nikon 20mm f/2.8D AF Nikkor Camera lens for Nikon Dslr Photographic Cameras just happens to be made with a wonderful visual style that is going to be ideal for photo taking in the sets of structure, scenery and wedding party. The Nikon 20mm f/2.8D AF Nikkor Camera lens for Nikon Dslr Photographic Cameras is fashioned along with a 94 degree snapshot exposure that’s developed a lot more efficient and also sought after having its high quality sharpness element. Additionally, this valuable camera lens of Nikon in addition includes a near scale alteration that’s meant to manage to create distortion free snap shots with the range as near as 0.85 ft. To top all the given amazing features, this valuable camera lens of Nikon is created together with the Nikon super integrated covering which could certainly lower flare along with ghosting. Additionally, this valuable displayed coating in the Nikon 20mm f/2.8D AF Nikkor Camera Lens for Nikon Dslr Photographic Cameras will give great hue stability which may help you to possess the high quality snap shots that you require.

The Advantages and disadvantages to Fix Your Credit history Yourself And / or Hire a qualified

Posted by Lon | Living life | Saturday 21 November 2015 12:38 pm

Do you may have bad credit and you need to find how to get ones credit mounted? There are some different things you can do to solve your consumer credit rating. You should research either ways determine the simplest way for one. Now there are pluses and minuses to each individual, so this information will tell one what the pluses and minuses are each option. So, what are often the options on hand?

The first choice to fix ones credit is almost always to do all the repairing your own self. This is an element that some people would rather do however , first you have to know the pluses and minuses of this. Here they are really.

Create some sort of letter in the corresponding credit bureaus. State the actual cause of disagree with your report together with verify all the items you happen to be questioning. Ensure that the notification is serving registered as well as certified. This is really important to ensure that the notification are provided and delievered.

Maintain all the record for all you transactions. Note all the date associated with sent letters as well as results. Also you mark all the conversations within the telephone with the time together with date, person’s label talked for your requirements, her as well as his standing, what happened in the conversation.

The problem is that, despite what some might claim, CRCs simply cannot remove as well as repair precise information that is entered on the databases within the three main credit reporting agencies. Equifax, Experian, together with TransUnion. They also cannot do most things that you can not do yourself to correct slips and address disorders of some of these companies. It normally takes some more a lot of time for you to get your credit file, identify slips and previous information together with write the precise letters, but can be done it for the fee for a postage seal of approval. Go to annualcreditreport. com have a look at about gaining free credit.

Stamping Out Gender Discrimination To Avoid HIV/AIDS

Posted by Lon | Living life | Saturday 21 November 2015 12:37 pm

Gender discrimination saps social consistency jeopardizing health insurance and educational development. It truly is increasingly named an essential ingredient that makes women gravely prone to AIDS and STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections). Improving and intensifying poverty reduction strategies pragmatically, overall development programs really should be en-gendered. Otherwise development achievements may very well be endangered neglecting to contain epidemic.

Approximately 17.7 million women were existing with HIV/AIDS in 2006 around the globe. Multiple vulnerabilities like social, cultural, economical and biological factors intertwined being a vicious loop might make prevalence sky-high anytime among women inside developing countries of Asia. And then we have got to raise a clarion contact combating the spread of epidemic through ensuring gender equality.

Allow — don’t try

Posted by Lon | Living life | Thursday 12 November 2015 2:48 pm

So many of us try so hard to create the life we wish to experience. But did you know that the act of “trying” is an act of the scarcity consciousness? Trying automatically engages the sympathetic “fight or flight” nervous system. While it can be a great tool when you really need to push through an obstacle, it is more harmonious to practice allowing.

Allowing a process of abundance consciousness, which is grounded in the parasympathetic “healing and repair” nervous system. This part of the physiology supports receiving that which you intend, instead of struggle and strife.

So, instead of phrasing intentions as “I will try”, rephrase it to read “I will allow”. This makes a tremendous difference both in your energy and in your body!

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