A career in photography: Time is right but competition is intense

A career in photography: Time is right but competition is intense

Photography has come a long way and careers are now booming in the field. Here is what you need to know to make your way in the 110.79 billion USD industry (by 2021). photography career RELATED STORIES 5 tips on emotional intelligence to get along with your office colleagues better 9 tips to make it big as a real estate consultant Top behavioural skills IT professionals need for a faster hiring Quick tips on creating a women-friendly workplace 5 tips to prepare for your next performance appraisal meeting We live…

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Distance learning technology for The Right Turn possible with public vote

Distance learning technology for The Right Turn possible with public vote

The Right Turn’s project, entitled a “technology investment and service expansion project”, includes distance-learning technology updates, and training throughout the region between the headquarters in Pierre and their branches. “We’ve noticed that sometimes there can be transportation barriers or logistical barriers that keep students from participating in our classes as much as they would like to,” Mary Gates, executive director of The Right Turn, said. The Right Turn assists 12 counties in central South Dakota, including Lower Brule and Rosebud reservations with child care training and advising. Limited technology in…

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Study loop: Is distance graduation the right choice for you?

Study loop: Is distance graduation the right choice for you?

Eshna Goenka, 23, a graphic artist from Mumbai, made an unconventional decision after Class 12. She decided to opt for the BA correspondence course offered by Mumbai university, and use her time exploring career choices. She tried her hand at event management for a while, working as an event coordinator at Rolling Stone magazine. “One year into events, I took up graphic design and that’s what I’ve been doing ever since,” she says. In addition to her graduate degree, she has completed a six-month design course and is now a…

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JP Duminy says Perth century a ‘step in right direction’ for career

JP Duminy says Perth century a ‘step in right direction’ for career

Australia has been a happy hunting ground for Duminy. Out of his five Test centuries, three have come against Australia and two have come in Australia. His first century against Australia, 166 in Melbourne in 2008, gave South Africa their first series win Down Under. In 2016, his knock of 141 at Perth has put South Africa on top in the first Test. Speaking after the end of the day’s play, Duminy, who shared a 250-run stand with Dean Elgar, who also notched up his fifth Test century, said the…

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Mowing Mona Lisa: ‘I could be the only person doing this right now’

Mowing Mona Lisa: ‘I could be the only person doing this right now’

The setting was certainly not normal. Crouched down in a Scottish field, armed with a pair of scissors and a picture of a penguin. So you might forgive Chris Naylor for thinking the obvious: “I could be the only person on the planet doing this at the moment.” It all began with a surprise phone call, years ago. Naylor was working as a commercial artist, doing jobs for a PR company, and often had to make huge creations. One time, they commissioned him to make an enormous reproduction of the…

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