This is where I look back to what I have done this year. Usually, it is for the sake of a trip back to nostalgia lane before a new beginning but also about trying to make sense of how the year went by, whether it was any good. So the question "Was 2018 any good to me?" is a difficult one and I am going to try to answer it in my own way.
If there is one tool that I'd recommend you to master irrespective of your profession, that would excel. From what I have seen so far, everyone seems to be using Excel yet many people know only the basic of it, which often contributes to why working on spreadsheets seem so tedious and time consuming. Excel … Continue reading You should learn Excel
I do not usually have many rules but for social Media I do have some that I keep reminding myself of and which I wish I knew right from the start: 1. Someone who knows you only through social media knows only your projection, not you. Turns out our own aspirations, biases, insecurities among others … Continue reading Things I wish we all knew before starting to use social media
Affinity Photo It is the best alternative to photoshop that I have found and used. Affinity photo won the award for"Best Imaging Software" in 2016 by TIPA, the Technical Image Press Association. It has a non-perpetual licensing which means that once I purchased it, this piece of software is now owned by me, unlike Adobe products … Continue reading #4: POST PROCESSING SOFTWARE
A metaphor is a figure of speech. Metaphors are the spices to a good biryani. (note: I just used a metaphor).
Since I have had my camera, I had lots of fun taking pictures, experimenting in manual mode and doing small stop motion animation. I, however, had never tried time-lapse photography.. until last weekend. Time-lapse photography is an awesome technique! In terms of storytelling, Time-lapse can let you do incredible things and provides an immersive experience. Here's one … Continue reading #3: Getting started with Time-lapse photography
No matter which society or civilization we look at, progress/big changes have always stemmed from having rallied people behind a cause/system/individual/group of individuals. The causes in themselves might be controversial; Sometimes motivated by selfishness, self-righteousness, stereotypes, and animosity. So what makes it work then? How do certain individuals/group of individuals get the rest to rally behind their ideas … Continue reading #7 The meaning of “Rhetoric”