Backcountry skiing and backpacking typically go hand-in-hand, especially if you’re spending a significant amount of time in the backcountry. The Karhu XCD GT backcountry skis are designed specifically for backcountry travel with full metal edging for touring and carving. The best way to transport the Karhu skis in the backcountry is via a backpack that accommodates skis. Ordinary backpacks won’t have appropriate strapping to secure skis while traversing dense forested areas around slopes. Certain “ski-friendly” backpacks have strapping on the sides specifically for skis that make transporting them much easier.

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The hiring trend among photography careers is expected to grow through 2018, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. More people are interested in the field because the digital revolution has made the equipment easy to obtain. Though there are no educational requirements to become a professional photographer, several genres require specialized training.

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Although film cameras have been largely replaced by digital cameras, some purists still prefer the look and feel of film equipment over digital. If you are one of these individuals, you need to know how to use your 35mm camera. The basic setup and use is the same as a digital camera, however you must master additional tasks in order to obtain the best picture possible.

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Making a professional video can be a lengthy process requiring creativity, patience and possibly a bit of a budget. While many amateurs think of the production stage as the longest part, pre- production planning and editing in post-production are equally important steps that should be well thought out and executed with decisiveness. These stages are what make the video bridge the gap between an amateur production and a professional quality video. Bringing in an experienced crew in all of these stages will help even more if your production has the budget.

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Candid or posed, the most awesome pictures of your children are the ones that allow their unique little personalities to shine. Photographer Ansel Adams once observed that “you don’t take a photograph, you make it.” Whether it’s a combination of location, props, good spirits or cameras, the most expressive images of loved ones have one thing in common: a vision. Even an amateur photographer can capture her child’s essence and begin to “make photographs” by following basic guidelines, taking countless photographs and putting in years of practice.

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Times Square is an area in New York City that includes the blocks between Sixth and Eighth Avenue and between West 40th and West 53rd Street. Because images of Times Square have been features in movies, TV shows, consumer ads, and even video games, it is currently one of the most recognizable areas in New York City, attracting millions of tourists each year. In addition to the glitz and glamor of billboards and the allure of many shops and restaurants, Times Square offers a wide array of accommodations.

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Despite outsourcing, technology-related positions such as information technology, engineering and biotech are expected to rebound within the next decade, according to NPR. On the other hand, the technology sector job growth for 2010 doesn’t look as good. The tech-savvy candidate may need to work extra hard to find that new job in the early years of this next decade. Fortunately, there are quite a number of resources to help the tech professional find a new job.

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