Dont turn off my life colors – Feeling sad – Paris Attack


Feeling very sad today, feeling like some one is stealing colors from our life. Completely blocked from last couple of hours. No idea, how can someone think of taking life of others. We all ll die one day, why dont these people ll wait for that.

I think now we should erase these folks from our Canvas.

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Dance with me – Mere Humsafar 2

I was just listening one of the bollywood songs from Fanna movie, start visualizing Mere Humsafar theme here … Dance is one of the most beautiful way of expressing feelings, emotions…

Love to say thanks to Fresh Paint tool on Windows , great application to do quick freehand sketches with mouse

dance is life

dance is life

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Mere Humsafar! (my partner)


sharing quick sketch which i did while attending one of the meetings :). Fresh Paint is really one of the best app to do free hand sketch.

mere humsafar

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Projector Comparison – Benq 1070 vs Optoma HD26 vs Epson 2040/2045

Friends, I know most of us are searching this topic on net to get answer which one is the best project in market. Yes :), more we go through reviews … we start getting confuse. Same happened with me and I spent around 1.5 month reading blogs and reviews.

Finally i have got all three top projectors and tested it personally. while doing this i called group of friends in different groups to have their different views. Really it was interesting to compare all three top projectors and have different eyes. Let me share review comments here, ll try to be very crisp and practical.

For reviews – visit

BENQ W1070 (DLP) – For Movies

-  This is the best for Movies
-   Great clarity, Great color, Easy to use
-  Superb black level
-  works great with Short distance. for more details please use calculator to

-  not great for still images, contrast and color rendering is more suitable for movies
-  heating :), bit more compare to below two

Go for it
- for movies

OPTOMA HD26 (DLP) – For Contrast

-  Great contrast and bright
-  Great colors and white levels
-  heating problem lowest compare to other two
-  Less noise compare to others

-  Corners are not smooth. example – lets say there is one character in scene if we observe in detail, corner of that character is not that smooth.
- Black level need improvement

Go for it
- for contrast and bright LCD feel

EPSON 2030/ 2040 /2045 (3-LCD) – Overall

-  Great contrast and bright
-  Great colors and white levels
-  good connections
-  2 yrs warranty
-  All rounder, overall good

-  heating and noise
-  Black level is not great

Go for it
- For LCD Feel, 2 yrs Warranty.
- For brand and being safe

Finally I have decide to go with Epson 2045 latest one, because of 2yrs warranty and overall good performance. In market epson 2040 and 2045 is available.

Friends, BestBuy is giving great offer better than any of the sites. On BESTBUY price is $849 and there is $200 off with gift card.

sharing some of the pics captured with Canon 7D + Tamron 17-22 / 2.8.

Epson - Home Cinema 2045

Epson – Home Cinema 2045 LCD Projector

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Windows 10 Icon – Segoe Font Package

Great repository of Win 10 icons from Segoe Font family

1. Segoe family should have in system

2. now JUST copy and paste “ICON” from -  here

3. make sure font is selected as – “SEGOE MDL2″

some more links -

Segoe Font Win10 Icon set

Window 10 Icon

Drawing with alphabets

From Facebook I have got to see this exceptional video, great ways to learn drawing

Surgically extract images from PPTX

Magical technique to EXTRACT each and every images from any POWERPOINT file.

powerpoint image extraction

great technique to extract images from powerpoint file


Drawing illustrations with PowerPoint

Yes Friends!, we can draw illustrations with PowerPoint. This one of my fav option in Powerpoint. You can customize any of the shapes in powerpoint with Edit and Add Points. To make it to the point, just follow below steps and create interesting shapes.

illustrations in PPT_rajeshrnair

powerpoint illustration. Edit and Add Point in PPT

powerpoint illustration. Edit and Add Point in PPT

Mr Reader

hipster style

hipster style

After long time i have done some sketching, sharing with you friends. Hope you ll like this sketch.

Must read – UX Books

• The Design of Everyday Things” by Donald A. Norman
• Don’t make me think” by Steve Krug
• Sketching User Experience – Bill Buxton
• About Face 3: The essentials of interaction design” by Cooper, Reimann & Cronin
• GUI Bloopers 2.0″ by Jeff Johnson
• The Humane Interface” by Jef Raskin
• Designing Web Usability” by Jakob Nielsenp
• Designing the Obvious” by Robert Hoekman Jr

• Information Dashboard Design: The Effective Visual Communication of Data by Stephen Few
• Web Form Design by Luke Wroblewski
• Interaction Design by Rogers, Preece et al.
• Designing Interfaces by Jenifer Tidwell
• The Visual Display of Quantitative Data by Edward Tufte’s
• User Interface Design for Programmers by Joel Spolsky
- Free Book on net –

some of the great informations are here –