Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Handful of Useful WordPress Plugins

Earlier we shared with you the plugins that we use in your blogs. Today, we are updating that list with another six of them.

1. Popularity Contest

popularity contest
Popularity Contest keeps a count of your post, category and archive views, comments, trackbacks, etc. and uses them to determine which of your posts are most popular. There are numerical values assigned to each type of view and feedback; these are used to create a ‘popularity score’ for each post. Very useful when you want to offer your visitors the best of your posts.
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Jyothy Karat – In love with ambient light

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The adage “A picture is worth a thousand words” has never been more meaningful. The above video, made by Jyothy Karat, helped an old age home secure a firm roof above their head.

Jyothy Karat Jyothy Karat
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Achievements :
Youngest member of Project “Unsung” spearheaded by photographer Mahesh Bhat
Participant in the Angkor Photo Workshop in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Worked as a Photo Editor at AOL India
Technique: Photo Documentary (Professional)

At a first glance, photos taken by Jyothy are deceptively simple. But they never let you to leave them behind. A lover of ambient light, she weaves magic with her camera. I had a chat with Jyothy and I tried my best to learn some of her ‘secret ingredients’ on Photography.
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Sriram Guruswamy: "I love to use natural light for Photography"

Sriram Guruswamy Portfolio
All these evocative colors are captured by a man known as Sriram Guruswamy.

Sriram Guruswamy Sriram Guruswamy
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Awards :
VFXY Weekly pick award – 26.5.2008;
Winner – TCS Shutterbug Award;
14 times featured as ‘Spotlight’ in
Technique: Portraiture (Amateur)

Sriram is an IT engineer by profession who believes that photography is more than just the click of a button.  A devotee to the fine art of photography, he excels in telling a story using the stillness of life. His urge to travel to the lesser known places in India has developed his body of work over the last four to five years. An avid fan of Indian classical music, he enjoys caricaturing and is a self-confessed foodie!
I tossed a handful of questions at him to understand what makes this man click on almost every single day.
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