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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 - The Missing FAQ - Real Answers to Real Questions Asked by Lightroom Users
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 - The Missing FAQ - Real Answers to Real Questions Asked by Lightroom Users
by Victoria Bampton
Edition: Paperback
Price: 25.59

11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Lexicon of things you need to know and even more things you didn't know you needed to know, 2 July 2013
Only has 5 stars because they don't allow 6.

Does the term "annoyingly good" cut it as an explanation? This is one of those goldmine books you dip into for the answer to a problem and whilst answering that question you find another bunch of amazing things you did not know you need to make a note of. Yep there are training books out there but this is more than that this is the Samaritans Help Line of books. Its where you will go time and time again when things ala Lightroom drive you to despair.

This is not just a book purchase its an intro to Victoria's help and support website, blogs and a great friendly community. Even if you have version 4 of this book there is enough new stuff to justify the expenditure.
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iGadgitz Red Neoprene Sleeve Case Cover with Front Pocket for New Amazon Kindle 4 Wi-Fi 6" E Ink Display Ereader (Latest Generation Released October 2011)
iGadgitz Red Neoprene Sleeve Case Cover with Front Pocket for New Amazon Kindle 4 Wi-Fi 6" E Ink Display Ereader (Latest Generation Released October 2011)

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent piece of kit, 2 July 2012
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Travelling extensively it is nice to have this protective suit for my kindle. It really takes the knock from being dropped to being stuffed in Airline seat back with other junk, it simply does what it says on the tin.


Prestige Eco Cordless Jug Kettle, 1.7 Litre - Black
Prestige Eco Cordless Jug Kettle, 1.7 Litre - Black
Offered by SelectiveGoods
Price: 38.99

12 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Which best buy for good reason, 2 July 2012
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Saw this recommended in Which magazine so bought it and so far we are very pleased with the kettle - and yes it is fast to the boil.


Black Rapid RS-7 Camera Strap
Black Rapid RS-7 Camera Strap
Price: 48.00

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars The Jury is out, 2 July 2012
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I hate it when a product website sets expectations and then the product fails to deliver. The product website and videos clearly shows a nice carrying case as part of the [not so cheap] deal - don't expect to get one of these. It is annoying when these things cost so much already, they appear to be cutting corners to save money for themselves.

The jury is still out on the value of the second "bumper" on the RS7 - agreed you can lock the camera behind your back, but when it is in place and you try for a shot the whole strap moves on your shoulder, which I can imagine on a hot day it would not be long before you started getting strap burns

The length adjuster being round the back is simply a pain, I feel it would be better / easier to use if around the front. But again you don't use it often so it is liveable with.

I like to be pleasantly surprised when I open a product this expensive for what it is, but this to date has left me underwhelmed - Too many little avoidable niggles spoil a good idea.

Will report back when had chance to field test the strap, I am hoping niggles aside it will still beat neck ache.


Bill Hylton's Ultimate Guide to the Router Table (Popular Woodworking)
Bill Hylton's Ultimate Guide to the Router Table (Popular Woodworking)
by Bill Hylton
Edition: Paperback
Price: 13.50

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Dated but good, 31 Mar 2012
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Like a lot of these books the pictures are pre cold war and tend to talk about technology that is so dated but........ hey old knowledge can be good knowledge so giving it 4 stars because there are good lessons to be learned.


Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 by Video
Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 by Video
by Tim Grey
Edition: DVD-ROM
Price: 38.34

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars I bought this???, 31 Mar 2012
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Just going through my outstanding review archive and found that I apparently bought this some time ago, cannot have been that impressive because I cannot remember watching / reading it - anyway LR4 out now so dont waste your money


Shelves, Cabinets & Bookcases
Shelves, Cabinets & Bookcases
by From the Editors of Fine Homebuilding & Fine Woodworking
Edition: Paperback
Price: 12.99

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars They make it look so easy, 31 Mar 2012
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The styles are very dated and boring finishes but as a basic heres how you do the job its not bad, just should be updated .


Workstations and Tool Storage (New Best of Fine Woodworking)
Workstations and Tool Storage (New Best of Fine Woodworking)
by "Fine Woodworking"
Edition: Paperback
Price: 11.70

4.0 out of 5 stars A bit dated and very American, 31 Mar 2012
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A bit dated and very American you kind of keep expecting a picture of the Fonz to pop up fixing his bike in the "shop". But on whole some good ideas for those with USA Sized workshops


Luxury Ladies Solid Sterling Silver Unusual Long Five Heart Pendant & 16" Sterling Silver Chain Necklace - Ideal for Christmas, Birthday, Anniversary or Mothers Day Gift
Luxury Ladies Solid Sterling Silver Unusual Long Five Heart Pendant & 16" Sterling Silver Chain Necklace - Ideal for Christmas, Birthday, Anniversary or Mothers Day Gift
Offered by LetsBuyGold Jewellers
Price: 55.95

0 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars What can you say its OK, 31 Mar 2012
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What can you say its OK - it was a present for someone else - it was not given back so it must be OK


Using Microsoft Visio 2010
Using Microsoft Visio 2010
by Chris Roth
Edition: Paperback
Price: 11.19

3.0 out of 5 stars Hmm hung jury on this, 30 Mar 2012
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Whilst I cannot deny this is an amazing book on the power of visio and the wonderful things it can do - and believe me it can [apparently] do so much more than draw pretty flow charts. The problem is it does not come over as particularly educational for the the new to medium skill levels . Too much pre knowledge seems to be implied / required. So not for me, sorry.


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