Getting comfortable on camera and video is one of the silver linings of COVID-19. People are embracing technology to reach out, close deals, and maintain important human connections.
“Even isolated, we need human contact,” says Sandeep Johar, owner of Remedy Intelligent Staffing based in Herndon, Virginia. “I miss that.”
Johar admits to going on a “learning binge” after feeling a bit hesitant about embracing video technology. He says he enrolled in an improv class which “social distancing” prevented him from attending, enrolled in Toastmasters (now doing Zoom meetings), and enrolled in an online class via LinkedIn.
Still, he’s wondering how…
People, of course, aren’t satisfied with this answer.
“What does that even MEAN?” they implore, followed by a rapid succession of questions, the answers to which require knowledge of aperture, shutter speed, ISO, exposure, and gear, to name just a few.
I’ve spent a good amount of time dissecting this question and the best conclusion I can draw is that the reason people are so overwhelmed by photography is actually pretty simple: they think it’s about the camera.
Three weeks ago, I set out as an aspiring student in search of a yoga studio.
Today, I bought it.
The journey from Point A to Point B was every bit as crackpot as it must sound, plus some.
The short story version begins with the move to New Orleans. First things first: find a new dentist, chiropractor, doctor for the kids, hair salon. Get the kids settled in school and into their new routine. Learn my way around and the quirks of traffic. Meet my neighbors.
After those details of life (that we tend to take for granted until…
By Christine Gacharná
Dreams, travels, college visits, SAT, decisions, staring at the blank page, ACT, endless online forms, fees, deadlines, recommendations, burnout, FAFSA, CSS Profile, denials, acceptance, announcements — welcome to National College Decision Day 2017.
For the past 12 months, college-bound high school seniors (and the adults who’ve stood behind them) have actively participated in the college selection process. Today marks the culmination of an entire year’s work, celebrated mostly by posting images on social media sporting college sweatshirts of choice.
Only today is not the end; it’s just the beginning.
National College Decision Day is initiation for a…
The question I am most often asked is answered in Rainer Maria Rilke's "Letters to a Young Poet." But go ahead, ask anyway.