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Every Photography Lover Should Not Miss This Free Online Bokeh Simulator & Depth Of Field Calculator

Every Photography Lover Should Not Miss This Free Online Bokeh Simulator & Depth Of Field Calculator

Photography which once was a luxury for important memories has now become an obsession of a hobby. Many prefer selfies but the true photography lovers trample around the world and dangle over trees just for the sake of a perfect shot. Although a camera doesn’t define a photographer, it definitely gives the photographer the needed advantage. One of the brainstorming issue most of us have is to determine the accurate settings needed for a certain snap. After experimenting with the latest version of Bokeh Simulator & Depth Of Field Calculation, I’ve found it to be the most accurate simulator.

A literal definition of the world simulator could be defined as ‘a realistic imitation of the controls’. It’s a depth of field calculator with a twist. There are many online DOF’s but there are almost none that offer a background blur feature. Hence this webpage has allowed use to calculate close to precision of not only the DOF but also the lens and background blur (BOKEH) which provides with a more detailed calculation which eases photographers to use them in real life. Until now many DOF calculators provide a calculation with raw numbers which doesn’t quite give an accurate of how the end result of a picture would be.

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The DOF simulator is a very good learning tool especially for beginners. Furthermore due to the fact of detailed description on the functionality of the tool it allows users to feel less insecure. As many offer only a basic tutorial, the creator decides to add both a step by step tutorial and the ‘help mode’. This provides a hand in hand guidance as the user navigates through the settings, giving everyone an opportunity to be accustomed minimally in terms of understanding the functionality of a camera’s settings as well as the lenses.

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      Although the navigation of the simulator is easy enough, the recent update  has added a whole new set of amazing features. It now also allows the users to customize their Circle Of Confusion (COC), depending on the image size or the digital printing. The photographers can simulate their desired vision of a final image. For all the social media fanatics out there, there is a share button which allows the current simulations to be shared for opinions, updates or anything one’s heart desires. Finally the ‘Lock Frame’ which locks down the image changes whilst using the DOF and the bokeh, allowing one to view the changes when zooming but with constant subject size.

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          For many though the question of the hassle of having an external plugin in order to use this may arise. As delightful it may seem the DOF & Bokeh simulator uses HTML5, CSS3 & Java Script with Angular Js. Hence no additional plugin would be required to enjoy the privileges. As for nomadic people whom often aren’t close to a laptop, there are the offline version and the mobile version with interfaces suited for smaller screens. So anywhere and anytime you would be able to continue your photography experiments.

          As a conclusion the designer of this simulator, has managed to fix as much of the flaws noticed in other simulators, making it not only user friendly but also accessible by everyone. Although currently only available in English and Polish it would be amazing if it would be language friendly towards other continents too .

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          The Bokeh Simulatir and Depth of Field Calculator shouldn’t be ignored and you could take the first step by clicking on the link below to have a fulfilling experience .

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          Last Updated on July 10, 2019

          11 Brain Training Apps to Train Your Mind and Improve Memory

          11 Brain Training Apps to Train Your Mind and Improve Memory

          Whether at work or at school, people these days are under tremendous pressure to perform, perform and perform! Stress and pressure can have adverse affects on the well-being of a person, and need to be controlled.

          Now, this doesn’t mean you make a dash to your nearest therapist. There are a number of wonderful and smart apps that you can use on your phone. These brain training apps have been scientifically designed to target specific areas of the human mind and control harmful emotions such as anxiety, as well as to improve memory and sharpness of the brain.

          Here are 11 iPhone apps that you will not only enjoy but also find useful in keeping your mental health balanced at all times.

          1. Lumosity

          This app consists of games that focus on improving the user’s memory, problem-solving capability, attention span, and thinking. There are three games in each session, and they challenge the brain by changing every time. The user has to complete the games while playing against a clock.

          Free of trial. $15 per month for the full version.

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            2. Fit Brains Trainer

            This brain training app has 10 sets of games that work on different areas of the brain and improve memory as well as concentration. A user is required to finish a particular task from each category on a daily basis and the app tracks the progress by a color coded graph.

            Free.

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              3. CogniFit Brain Fitness

              Developed with the help of neuroscientists, this fun app improves a person’s cognitive abilities, which includes memory and concentration. The progress made by the user over a period of time can be tracked. Users can also play challenge rounds with their friends. The app also modifies the difficulty level to suit the profile of the user and provide recommendations based on the results. Spending 20–30 minutes a few times every week can give measurable improvement in the performance of a user.

              First four games free, then $13 a month.

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                4. Brain Fitness Pro

                The makers of this app claim that it can improve the IQ of a user, and improve intelligence and memory. The app is fun and is user friendly, and 30 minutes a day can fetch you results in less than three weeks.

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                Buy for $3.99.

                5. Happify

                If nothing else makes you happy in life, this app will. Well, this is what the developers claim at least. This app comes loaded with lots of quizzes, polls and gratitude journals, which work on the fundamentals of positive psychology. The app also helps to control stress and emotions to make you feel better.

                Free to use.

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                  6. Clockwork Brain

                  You will like the little gold robot that comes in every time to explain the next game you are going to play. While the games are not much different to those offered in apps such as Luminosity, the look and feel reminds me of a workshop from old times.

                  Free.

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                    7. ReliefLink

                    Initially created as an app for suicide prevention, it has found its use as a great app for tracking the mood of the user by taking measure of all things relevant to the user’s mental health. In case the user experiences high emotional stress, the app has a coping mechanism that includes voice-recorded mindfulness, exercises and music for relaxation. There is also a map that informs the user of the nearest therapist and medical facilities for mental health treatment.

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                      8. Eidetic

                      Eidetic is a memory enhancement app and uses a ‘spaced repetition’ technique to help users memorize information such as important phone numbers, words, credit card details or passwords. It also notifies you when it’s time to take a test to see what you remember, so that you retain information in your long-term memory.

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                        9. Braingle

                        Braingle helps to maintain the sharpness of the brain and improve the reasoning ability of a person through riddles and optical illusions. It is different from other brain training apps that employ memory and reaction based tests. You can also compete with your friends and family members in figuring out the fun riddles.

                        Free.

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                          10. Not The Hole Story

                          If you have a penchant for solving hard riddles, then this app is a must-have for you. Filled with exclusive riddles along with a simple-to-use interface, the app gives you riddles that you have to solve through a book. You will be given hints along the way, and when you give up, the answers will be revealed. This app will encourage you to broaden your thinking and put your mind to a challenging test.

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                          Free.

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                            11. Personal Zen

                            This fun brain training app follows the journey of two animated characters who travel through a field of grass. Personal Zen is a nice app meant for reducing anxiety and trains the brain to focus on the positive aspects. The developer’s advice is to use the app for 10 minutes a day to see the best results.

                            Free.

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