The Danger of Trying to Cut Up a Fallen Tree

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We had a bad storm a few days ago. We have a wide lot that our house is on, and a tree fell over sideways. It was at the edge of our lot, and it fell across it in the back yard. From the root ball to the tip of the tree, it just fits in our yard. We called a company that does tree removal in Long Island NY to get it. It was laying on its side in the yard like a crane just set it down there. It was planted just inside the fence on the one side, and the top branches were barely touching the fence across the yard where it lay.

I tried to cut it up with a little electric chainsaw I had for trimming branches. It was no match for that big tree. I got a lot of the smaller branches off, but it rolled when I cut a thicker one. That scared me as that tree weighs several tons. I could have been killed if it rolled on top of me.…

Taking Care of Fine Lines and Wrinkle As I Age

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As with most women my age, I am starting to see the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on my face. I have become very self-conscious about this and want to go ahead and take control of it and try to take the best care possible of my skin from here on out. There are so many products out there that claim to reverse the effects of aging and it is difficult to determine which ones actually work. A friend of mine told me about LifeCell skin care which is a revolutionary anti-aging cream that has taken skincare to a whole new level.

Not that I don’t trust my friend but I need to do a bit of research on this myself. A lot of anti-aging products are quite expensive and I really can’t afford to learn by trial and error. I’d probably go broke trying to find the right one. So I got out my laptop and started doing some research to see the authenticity of this product.…

I Have Been in Montreal for a Month

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This is a really interesting city and strange because nearly every person that you mean can speak French and English at a functional level. In theory I can do, but in practice my French is really bad. I probably could have gotten pretty good at it if I had come here twenty five years ago when I had taken two years of it in high school. Meg came up here to see me for the weekend and wanted to order careprost in Canada, but I had absolutely no clue what this was or how you get it. It turns out that this is supposed to make your eyelashes look thicker, you put it on with the same sort of brush that you use for other types of cosmetics. It is not something that I had any idea how to obtain and in fact I had no clue that she used the stuff. I honestly do not really think all that much about eyelashes to be totally honest.…

How to remove Image Background with Photoshop

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Among many Photoshop skills, background removal is one of the most useful skills. With the help of this skill you don’t have to worry about blending backgrounds or sometimes you don’t have to bear extra expenses. It’s like you have taken an image in front of “Toyota” but with a little Photoshop edit it like you are standing in front of “Lamborghini”!! Depending on the complexity, there are some easy ways to remove background. We will talk about 3 simple but valuable tactics to perform the job.

The Background Eraser Tool: In Photoshop the Eraser tools are extremely popular among many designers. It’s quite simple and it’s hassle free removal option make things easy for working with different shade you need to cut out.

  • Click on eraser tool, you will have three options. Please select the “Background Eraser Tool”
  • So there brush option will appear and then adjust the size of the brush by increasing or decreasing the hardness
  • The less the brush sizes the less harshness of background removal and will get slight fade into the subject of your image.
  • Adjust tolerance in accordance with the strictness to remove the back image
  • High tolerance will remove subject where selecting lower will allow more to work option to background of the selective image.
  • Setting 15-20% mark for tolerance will give enough flexibility to maintain the subject and to remove the background.
  • The circled black color of the cursor will let you to select your desired color.
  • After selecting removal color move around the cursor to your targeted removal area to strain successfully.
  • After erasing the critical part of your image to remove rest increase the brush size and drag the cursor.

The quick selection tools: To select faster this tool is yet another good option. It’s a good choice to set the perfect brush size.

  • You can find this tool option just above the magic wand.
  • After clicking brush size will appear just other tools. By pressing plus or minus sign you can increase and decrease the selection area of the image.
  • Changing in between nodes like “add to” & “Subtract from” made the tool so authoritative.
  • By dragging the range tool around, you will get a well outline of your targeted subject.
  • To decrease the selection size of wanted portion of image use minus selection until you reach to a satisfactory level.
  • To remove whole background use (CMD + DELETE) or (CTRL + DELETE) command.

Magic Wand Tool: This tool gives you the full controls about the range of pixels, color range and even you can add different colors to the selections. You can clearly define what need to cut and what you need to keep.

  • You have to click on the background layer and option bar will appear.
  • For starting value click Tolerance value to control the color range. (Select somewhere between 30 to 40)
  • Anti-alias & Contiguous options need to be checked and Opacity will be 100%
  • Expand and decreasing can be done by adjusting tolerance.
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The Secret to How Movie Stars Look Great on the Big Screen

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If you use makeup, you know that the foundation layer is the base that everything else is built upon. You have probably seen pictures of movie stars taken when they do not have makeup on and wondered how they look so good on the screen. Well, one product used to cover up serious skin flaws is Dermacol . It is actually marketed as the primer makeup for photo and video shoots. It may sound funny to make a comparison, but the primer coat that goes on a nice shiny new car is what lets the paint on top look its best.…