Holiday time

Who loves going holiday? Do you love sitting on the beach, cocktail in hand, knowing that your troubles and responsibilities are a million (ok maybe a thousand) miles away?!

You do? – Thought so.

But what stops you from doing this more often?

Is it the time? Is it the expense? Or is it something else?

Why do we only go on holiday once a year when there is so much to see and do?

We are going to talk about 3 reasons why you aren’t going to travel this year but we’re going to show you exactly how to combat it.

Finding Cheap Accommodation

Yes, finding cheap accommodation is one of the reasons people don’t travel.

Have you ever searched the web and planned to book a cheap holiday, only to find that the prices are too high?

Yes – you know the scenario. All is not lost.

You aren’t alone. We have been in exactly the same position. What’s the answer?

Booking.com.

This has to be the best website for finding cheap accommodation.

We use it every single time we travel and we always find a bargain holiday.

Going back a few years, we found an amazing deal to Benidorm for £50 each. Now that’s a bargain.

Finding Cheap Flights

tips for booking cheap flights

Yes, finding cheap flights, this is another reason why people don’t travel enough.

Have you ever heard on 1p flights, or £1 flights? They’re real.

How do people find these amazing deals?

Skyscanner.net.

This is the best website to find those amazing cheap deals and we use it every single darn day.

Why is it so good?

Simply put, it’s user friendly and is easy to find the lower prices.

So what’s the catch?

There is no catch. You can find a really cheap holiday if you just start searching a bit more.

Final Thoughts

Ok, here’s the deal. To find a really good holiday like Benidorm, you have to use the right companies or you’ll pay over the odds.

Companies we use:

Simple.

It may be a little strange at first, but hey good things come to those who wait. Or search for that matter.

So if you just follow our plan, you’ll find an amazing deal.

And if my 60 year old parents can do it, then anyone can, including you. Yes, I’m talking to you.

Any other recommendations?

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Getting the best cycling gear

What to look for when buying cycling products

If your looking for a great place to buy your cycling gear there are many cycling shops and websites that you can visit. But before buying the best thing to normally do is a bit of research on your bike product you want to buy would you agree.  So if your looking for a website that reviews cycling products where would you go.

If you search cycle shoes review for example there are many websites in the results that you will ultimately see.  You want to look for real person reviews though.  Some sites that you will find will be the product owners or could actually just be someone reviewing the product for money.

What does a real person say

I like to see what the real person says.  Someone who has bought the product has used it and knows what they are talking about. Now you could say just go onto Amazon or the cycle site where they are selling them.  I would say how do you know if they are even real.  Cycling gear is not cheap i’m sure you will agree.  So when making a decision to buy you really want to make the best decision.

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So a way you can do this is looking at a cycling review site.  Basically this is a website that the reviewer has owned that product and reviews cycling products.  Not just some shameless product review.   The review you read wants details of what the product was like did it last is it worth buying basically.

Cycling shoes

For example, cycling shoes.  There is many many cycling shoes on the market and its hard to know which shoes to buy.  Theres different types clipless spd all sorts.  So is it not better to receive advice from someone who owns a pair?  I would always say yes. Don’t be caught out and then realise you don’t like what your wearing.  Cycling can be a tough sport and theres probably nothing worse than realising you’ve got the wrong clothing on.  Believe me in the middle of a tough ride in the ride or a climb this isn’t the time to find this out.

So in conclusion, cycling is a great sport.  Its relaxing in its on way its fun and it gets you fit with the correct diet. Cycling clothes shoes tyres jackets and other products are not that cheap. So before purchasing make an informed choice by reading reviews first on the product your buying and you wont go wrong.

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Needed A Domestic Cleaner

Domestic Cleaning In Wirral

Im like you, or maybe not but I do not have time to do my on cleaning.  Shocking I know and mothers all over the land will be mortified.  But the truth is today in this modern world everything and I mean everything gets in the way of cleaning to name just a few things.

No I do do the cleaning, don’t worry if you ever came to my house you do not need to wipe your feet on the way out!  I am clean and tidy but just have to do the cleaning as and when I find time usually late nights.  So I needed help.  So after a quick search I learnt that Domestic Cleaners are not just for the rich.

Whats the cost of a cleaner?

A domestic cleaner in Wirral will cost around £12 per hour.  Bargain I thought couple of hours a week and all the house work is

Woman cleaning kitchen counter
Woman cleaning kitchen counter

done what more could I ask for.  So I begin my search for a top domestic cleaner.

No there are lots of results as you can imagine.  Some are companies and some are individuals.  I decided to go with an individual.  I felt more of a personal connection to them rather than a large company just sending out anyone.  So after an initial meeting we agreed on the price and day of the clean.  Really simple and the domestic cleaner I used was so helpful.

What cleaning does a domestic cleaner do?

So what gets cleaned?  Well obviously the hoovering dusting and general tidying up is done.  Its once a week so a real big clean is done.  But they also offer extra services like an Ironing service or window cleaning.  Hiring a domestic cleaner is a really good decision for me and if your struggling with time then I would defiantly recommend hiring a cleaner.

So if you need the hoovering dusting washing ironing dishes done then loo out for a trustworthy hardworking domestic cleaner.  It will be one of them moments when you think I should of done this sooner. If your looking for a domestic cleaner in Hoylake I can recommend one.  Let me know.

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Needed to show off my work

How to display your work today

As a photographer I obviously need to showcase my work. Now, back in the day, this would have
been accomplished through the use of galleries and brochures, leaflets, portfolio files and the like.
Nowadays, we have the wonderful world wide web to showcase our work.
So, I needed a website. Where to go and where do I start? Well, one option was to build my own
website, but, I am a photographer, not a web designer. So, where do I find one? Firstly, I asked
other photographers and friends who they use, to which I now had a nice big list of companies and
freelancers to use. Some good, some not so good. Eventually, I came across a great local web
design company a friend owns.
Now lets just cut a long story short here, you don’t need to know the ins and outs. But what it
comes down to, is this; they discussed what my needs where as a photographer. Then I explained
that I needed my website solely to showcase my work. That was just the start, they then explained
to me how I could increase my custom. It begins with a good website, then they make my website
and rank it at the top of Google so that when people search for “photographer” in my local area, my
business would show up. They said this was called SEO, or search engine something (I can’t
remember what it was!)

websites

Then, they went a bit further, really helpful guys. They discussed promoting my work via social
media, or as they say social media marketing. So they set up my Facebook, Twitter and
Instagram.
So, I now promote my work online and also via social media. Is this worth it? It sure is! I would
highly recommend that you seriously consider getting your work online. If anything, it’s great fun.

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How to take a good picture

Photography is considered to be both an art and a passion.  Nowadays, we see so many people turning their passion into a profession. And that must get you wondering as to how they are taking such good pictures. Well, now there is nothing more to worry about. In this article, I will tell you about some great tips. As a result, you never will have to take a bad picture again.

 

How to take a good picture

  • Look your subject in the eye

Making direct eye contact can be as engaging in a photo as it is in real life. Like when I see a window cleaner in Stockport he looks at the window closely. By looking directly into your subject’s eyes, you will be able to comprehend their current emotion. And this will be reflected in the photographs as well.

  • Use a plain background

Plain backgrounds help to show off the subject you are photographing. This is because in this way you are blocking out all the unnecessary objects in the background while making the subject your main focus.

  • Use flash outdoors

By using the flash option, you will eliminating the sun’s direct rays and brightening up the face. It will also make them stand out.

  • Move in close

Close in on your subject so that more details can be captured. However, make sure to not come too close as the pictures may come out blurry.

  • Move it from the middle

The center stage is a great place from where pictures can be taken. In this way, only the subject becomes the main focus of your captures.

  • Lock the focus

You can lock the focus of your subject in three easy steps. Firstly, center the subject and hold down on the shutter button halfway down. Then, reposition your camera so that your subject is away from the center. Lastly, finish by pressing down the shutter button all the way down.

  • Take some vertical pictures

Now what I like to do is take everyday pictures.  For instance I saw the local window cleaner and thought the way he works on his ladder makes a great picture! window cleaning in Stockport

Catching normal everyday shots are a great way to learn how to take a perfect picture even cleaning windows!

As an artist pictures are important for my work as a landscape artist  need to capture the light and the atmosphere.  With the perfect picture I can then create a piece of art the displays everything that I’ve seen.

 

 

 

Next time, try to make a conscious effort to take some pictures in vertical angles as well. This helps the photographs to come out much better. As a wedding photographer I have the opportunity to try different settings when taking perfect photos.  Just try it next time your out and about take your camera with you and just shoot anything you see. Then share them online and see what people think.

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Choosing a Wedding Photographer

When looking for a Wedding Photographer Stockport, what should you look for. First consider http://www.pwmphotography.co.uk/

Choosing a wedding photographer

A wedding happens only once in a lifetime. Your wedding is considered to be the one of the most important events in your life. Everybody wants to treasure these wonderful moments forever. That can only be done if you take photos which isn’t easy when your trying to enjoy yourself.  So what you need to do is hire a wedding photographer. The right wedding photographer can preserve the entire event’s happenings, the emotions, and the fun forever! One perfect picture will instantly take you back to the happiest day of your life, and one perfect album can become your favorite book to look at.

Wedding Photographer

So there are a few tips on finding a good photographer in order to ensure that you get your best wedding photos.

  • Start your search immediately

As soon as you have confirmed the date and venue, you should start your search for a top Stockport company for your photography. This is because the best professional photographers have bookings for a year in advance. Give yourself a time period of six months to find the a top photographer.

  • Contact friends and family

Start your search by speaking to those you know. Recommendations from friends and family who have planned weddings in the last few years, and ask your married friends if you can peruse their photo albums. Someone always knows a photographer! Look to Facebook pages and professional websites for samples of work, blog posts, and client reviews. The other professionals involved in your wedding day festivities will have worked with various photographers in the past. Ask for recommendations from your wedding planner, venue manager, caterer, and even your baker.

  • Narrow down your options

Once you have a list of your top choice photographers, take an in-depth look into their services to begin eliminating candidates who aren’t a good fit. Determine which wedding photographer will meet your budget as well as your specific needs. Consider how well they perform in different settings and environments. A great photographer will listen to your vision and articulate it perfectly. So you should see the variation in their work.

  • Conduct the interviews

After narrowing your selection of wedding photographers down to around three or four, make appointments to interview the candidates just like a chat. Make sure you see at least one album of an entire wedding, from start to finish, preferably something that is comparable to what your wedding will be like in physical setting and emotional tone. After examining all of the sample work closely, request to see another set of photographs from a recent wedding if they have it available

  • Determine the costs and then sign the contract

Make sure to read over the legal details of exactly what you will get before signing the contract. The photographer prices should also be determined to see if it fits within your budget. Clear communication and reiteration of the details of the ceremony, the reception, and the specific types of photographs you want is crucial. In all, the contract is in place to remind both you and the photographer of the services you agreed upon.

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