LiteracyLiteracy: lit·er·a·cy /ˈlɪtərəsi/Literacy by Elorine
1. The quality or state of being literate, especially the ability to read and write.
2. The condition or quality of being knowledgeable in a particular subject or field.
Today is International Literacy Day! Spread the word.
The United Nations defines illiteracy as the inability to read and write a simple sentence in any language.
According to UNESCO, in the world today there are about 1 billion non-literate adults.
* This 1 billion is approximately 26 percent of the world's adult population.
* Women make up two-thirds of all non-literates.
* 98 percent of all non-literates live in developing countries.
* In the least developed countries, the overall illiteracy rate is 49 percent.
* 52 percent of all non-literates live
Wildlife Photography - Part 1Wildlife Photography - Part 1 of 3 - Equipment and PreparationWildlife Photography - Part 1 by Photosbykev
Before I start I would like to say that these are some of my thoughts and my techniques that I use when I'm shooting wildlife subjects, primarily animal and bird life. There are other techniques that work as well, if not better, than my approach but I'm comfortable shooting my way and if anything I write here helps or makes you think a bit more about your way of photographing wildlife then great
I am also a Canon user, I have absolutely nothing against Nikon cameras but I have used Canon cameras for the last thirty years and I like them. All of the terminology in this piece will be Canon terminology i.e. IS lens are Image Stabilised lens, Nikon call them VR lens.
Something to Consider - Passion
Do you go for a walk and take your camera with you and snap pictures of the occasional bird or squirrel? If you do, then this article probably isn't for you because, in general, wildlife photography needs to b
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