Bakari Chavanu

Joined October 2009

Bakari is a freelance writer and photographer. He‘s a long-time Mac user, jazz music fan, and family man. Bakari‘s Business Blog; Twitterme: @bakarichavanu; Google+

Feel free to contact at bchavanu@makeuseof.com

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3 Inspiring Virtual Libraries for Avid Readers & Book Lovers

16th November, 2009

If you’re an avid reader of books like I am (though I don’t read nearly as many books as I used to, thanks to the Internet), there are a handful of useful social networking sites where readers can share and discuss what they reading. The best part about each of these sites is they provide […]

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Chipotle – A Free iPhone Food Ordering App Done Right

12th November, 2009

I don’t want this article to sound like a PR piece for the Mexican grill restaurant, Chipotle, but writing as regular customer of the eatery, I want to share how well designed the company’s iPhone and iPod touch app (App Store link) is and why it should be a model for other eateries looking to […]

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Browse Nikon Images on Your iPhone with Nikon’s Learn & Explore

8th November, 2009

If you’re a Nikon camera user and the owner of an iPhone or iPod touch, you’ll want to download the company’s recently released free application, Nikon: Learn and Explore (iTunes app store link.) The app is a multimedia magazine, featuring professional images and how-to articles by and about professional photographers. It doesn’t replace a well […]

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Tips For Taking Digital Photography Using Live View

31st October, 2009

Nearly all digital cameras these days come with an LCD screen allowing users to instantly review photos as they are taken. This one feature has drastically changed and improved how we take photos. However, an equally useful feature on digital cameras is what is called Live View technology, a feature that allows you to not […]

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10 Features You Should Know About Your Digicamera

25th October, 2009

Just because some cameras are called point-and-shoot doesn’t mean that they’re literally supposed to be used that way. With the advent of digital photography, point-and-shoot and compact cameras include basic and advance features designed to help make the cameras easier to use, while also helping you improve the quality of images taken. The following tips […]

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10 Flickr Groups For Serious Shutterbugs

20th October, 2009

If you’re a serious shutterbug, there are few places on the Internet better than Flickr for sharing photos and discussing all aspects of digital photography. Flickr offers both free and paid subscriptions, and after you open your account and start building your own photostream, you’ll want to sign up for several of the tens of […]

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How to Automate What You Do in Photoshop with Actions

18th October, 2009

If you are fairly new to Photoshop CS3 or CS4 and you find yourself using it on a regular basis, you’ll eventually discover that you perform some of the same tasks or procedures over and over when you’re processing photos or creating designs. You may, for example, tire of duplicating layers, recreating the same layer […]

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Photoshop Mobile – A Freeware Image Editor for Your Mobile

13th October, 2009

How cool would it be to have Photoshop on your iPhone? Well, it’s not the $700 granddaddy application, Photoshop CS4, but it is called Photoshop Mobile App for iPhone and it’s a freeware image editor for iPhone camera photos, or any images housed in your camera library. A similar version of the application is also […]