I’m Melissa Goldin, and this is an old-school blog. I’ve been missing longer form content of late, so this is my landing pad.
Technical writer of 15 years for IT, O&G, and Government
Amateur photographer who loves landscapes, travel, and shooting from a kayak
SAFe certified scrum master and technical SME on various agile tools
I’m often asked why I chose project management after 15 years as a technical writer. While one reason was definitely the increased earning potential, the deciding factor was how well key skills translated to my new role. Here’s a short list of the technical writing skills that I use every day as a project manager:… Continue reading Translating Tech Writing skills to Project Leadership
This is a crash course in the Big Three of photo exposure. I’ll run through a quick discussion of aperture (f stop), shutter speed, and ISO, and follow up with how you control them on a Canon DSLR interface.
I’m about to buy a new Canon DSLR. But how do you choose from the swarm of models out there? Here’s a quick review of some of the relevant specs, and how I made my decision.