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Slide ViewerPhoto Tip 001 - How to see your LCD Screen in Bright Sunlight

LCD Hoods are designed to let you see your images in bright sunlight. They really work, but they're expensive, usually force you to stick an ugly frame on the back of your camera and are so big that they're difficult to fit in small camera bags. The answer? Get a Slide Viewer from your local camera shop or just like the one here. These usually cost around €5.

These Viewers have a magnifying lens at one end and were designed to help you see enlarged Mounted Slides (also called Transparencies). Go for a dark colour if you can so that it can cut out as much light as possible.

Now cut off the translucent front with a sharp knife or hacksaw, make sure you smooth down the cut so you don't scratch your LCD Screen (Safety Notice!: be careful not to cut your fingers!).

Voila! Now you have a very effective Screen Viewer which cuts out the bright light and makes it possible to see your LCD Screen even in the middle of a bright summers day.
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LIST OF UPCOMING COURSES IN IRELAND
SHORT-TERM Photography Level 1
Dublin: Night - Check back for dates
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One Day Beginners Photography Course
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Photography Level 2
Dublin: Night - Check back for dates
Weekend - Check back for dates
One Day Intro to SLRs
Dublin: Check back for dates

Advanced Photography
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LONG-TERM
One Year Creative
Dublin: Sat 10 SeptHalf Year Creative - Level 1
Dublin: Sat 10 Sept
Half Year Creative - Level 2
Dublin: Tues 10 Jan 2017


Photography & Digital Imaging
Dublin: Wed 31 Aug
Film Photography

Dublin: Wed 7 Sep
WEEK-LONG
Photography Summer School
Dublin: Mon 8 to Fri 11 Aug
LIST OF UPCOMING COURSES IN THE USA
PHOTOGRAPHY
COURSES
Absolute Beginners Digital Photography Course
Hutch, KS: Sat 18 JuneIntermediate Digital Photogrpahy Course
Hutch, KS: Sat 9 July

Advanced Digital Photography Course
Hutch, KS: Sun 10 July
PHOTOGRAPHY
WORKSHOPS
Dusk Photography Workshop
Hutch, KS: Sat 18 June
Landscape Photography
Little River, KS: Sun 17 July
Street Photography
Hutch, KS:
Thur 21 July & Thurs 18 Aug

PHOTOGRAPHY TUTORIALS
Saver Sunday Tutorials
$5 each!!

Hutch, KS: Sat 18 June
Wedding Photography for Beginners
Hutch, KS: Tues 5 July
Landscape Photography for Beginners
Hutch, KS: Tues 5 July

SOFTWARE
COURSES

Lightroom for Beginners
Hutch, KS: Sat 16 July
Photoshop/Elements for Beginners
Hutch, KS: Sat 16 July
LIGHTING
COURSES

Flash Photography
for Beginners

Hutch, KS: Mon 27 June

 

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