My first healthy obsession with online photography fun was Flickr. My current one is Picnik. As digital photography has entered the main stream in the last few years, the enjoyment of photos has become accessible to everyone. With it, the social media has enabled us to marvel at the amazing pool of photos taken by amateur photographers, ordinary people showing extraordinary talent through photography. Taking that perfect shot with the best camera, however, is not always possible. For those times, Picnik can be a powerful online photo editing tool, and one that has served me extremely well. Here in this post, I will share the most prominent ways that Picnik enables me to create beautiful photos. [Read more…] about Using Picnik to Create Beautiful Photos
The Japanese are brilliant. The Zojirushi is just another proof.
Growing up in Iran, we had a ranking system for all products that were imported from various countries. The Japanese always and without exception ranked the highest. It did not matter if it were clothing, electronics, house-hold items or a car battery. Their brand was universally invincible. You would not even need to worry about appliance repairs if you had a Japanese brand in your hand! No one dared argue the quality or functionality of a Japanese product. If a product were Made in Japan, it had it made for life, no pun, no fuss. The Japanese brand name enjoyed infallible fame among the Iranians for as long as I can remember.