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Venkatram Harish Belvadi
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Having travelled a bit earlier this month, I have been spending the past couple of weeks wading through a few hundred photographs, picking, flagging, editing and storing away safely. In the process, an interesting idea struck me. When I first began…
Having travelled a bit earlier this month, I have been spending the past couple of weeks wading through a few hundred photographs, picking, flagging, editing and storing away safely. In the process, an interesting idea struck me. When I first began photography I had a deep love for black and white pictures. (One of my first …
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Here's everything important that happened on 24th June in recorded history.
Here's everything important that happened on 24th June in recorded history.
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:-) I like to do that, too.
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A simple english explanation of how distances to stars etc. are measured in astrophysics. (Warning: not scientifically rigorous.)
A simple english explanation of how the distance to stars etc. is measured in astrophysics. (Warning: not scientifically rigorous.)
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Passing thoughts on Starbucks, Bangalore traffic and future lifestyles.
Passing thoughts on Starbucks, Bangalore traffic and future lifestyles.
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Traveling around Munnar, the Switzerland of the East, in summer. Thoughts, photographs and factoids.
Traveling around Munnar, the Switzerland of the East, in summer. Thoughts, photographs and factoids.
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Exciting. I used to think only pigeons did this.
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Pretty darned awesome. Wonder how much it costs to post an owl, and if they just fly to the destination on their own? So many questions ;-)
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With the iOS 8.3 jailbreak out, here are the first 25 Cydia tweaks you must install for a better, fuller user experience. Better looks to a faster iPhone.
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I’ve always believed that all photographs are unique. (In fact, one of my short films addressed this ideology.) And that means you cannot draw a common boundary that applies to all photographs, which is why, for the last tens of photographs on my…
I’ve always believed that all photographs are unique. (In fact, one of my short films addressed this ideology.) And that means you cannot draw a common boundary that applies to all photographs, which is why, for the last tens of photographs on my Instagram, I’ve been posting full dimensions instead of square cropping my pictures. I have …
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As the promising, new social network, Ello, with its rich but exclusive community finally comes to Ello, here are a few thoughts and comments. Get Ello now.
As the promising, new social network, Ello, with its rich but exclusive community finally comes to Ello, here are a few thoughts and comments. Get Ello now.
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Apple now allows you to sideload iOS apps for free on iPhone and iPad. No jailbreak or Apple Developer Program membership is required for this to work. Here’s how to start sideloading apps now! http://www.redmondpie.com/how-to-sideload-ios-apps-without-jailbreak-using-xcode-7-for-free/
Here’s how to sideload iOS apps for free - without jailbreak and Apple Developer Program account - using Xcode 7.
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Thoughts on theoretical physics. In the meanwhile, the author begins his research period at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics and offers personal musings.
Thoughts on theoretical physics. In the meanwhile the author begins his research period at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics and offers personal musings.
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Caffé frappé

In other news, Ello is coming as an iOS app soon, so that's exciting.
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Theoretical physics guy. Photographer, writer, and fiddler. Dapper.
Introduction
"Anyone who spends a significant amount of time with me finds me disagreeable."
-- Det. Lt. William Somerset


WRITING

I am a national award nominated creative writer, satirist and story teller who blogs at Blog.VHBelvadi.comI write essays, opinion pieces, musings, reviews and more on my blog. I also used to write for Svbtle magazine at one point.

Currently I am editor-in-chief of the online physics magazine, Physics Capsule.


PHOTOGRAPHY

I am an amateur photographer favouring landscape and documentary photography, but not strictly restricted by genre. I make photographs either to chronicle a moment or to convey a feeling.

You can follow my work here on Google+. Or you can follow me on flickr. Some of my mobile phone photography resides on Instagram as well.

[ All of my photography is licensed under a Creative Commons CC-BY-SA license which means you can use or modify my photographs if you credit me for the original.]


FILMMAKING

I make short films. It is a hobby and passion. So far I have made four productions and you can read all about them and watch them on my website.


PHYSICS

I'm currently pursuing my Master's degree in physics and intend to become an astrophysicist.

As editor-in-chief of the online physics magazine, Physics Capsule, I write there to popularise physics among the public.


CONTACT ME

I am available to email via this very page (if you circle me here on Google+) or you can use the quick contact form on my website. I also tweet. I am on Instagram @vhbelvadi too if you are interested.


NB If you are getting e-mails about my posts on Google+, and wish to continue following me, simply turn off notifications under your Google+ settings. ("Settings" > scroll down to "Receive notifications" > untick all under "E-mail").
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Male
Work
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Post-grad physics student, photographer and writer
Skills
Creative writing, Physics, Maths, Photography, French, Violin, Web Design, random coding knowledge, ... (will add more when I think of them in my mind palace)
Employment
  • Indian Institute of Astrophysics
    Research on RCrB variable stars, 2015 - present
  • VHBelvadi.com
    Founder, 2006 - present
    Personal website
  • Physics Capsule
    Editor-in-chief, 2014 - present
    Editor-in-chief, overseeing design, writing, staff co-ordination, licenses and tech maintenance.
  • Lightricks
    Writer/Photographer, 2015 - present
    Freelance photographer and writer.
  • Svbte magazine
    Writer, 2013 - 2014
    Wrote for Svbtle magazine when it was invite-only for select writers, quit when it went public.
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