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Who says wall trim has to be white? These designers are breaking the mold.

Ask most designers what color they usually paint interior trim — no matter the wall color — and they will tell you the same: white.<p>My go-to trim color for years has been Benjamin Moore’s Decorator’s White, a crisp chalky tone that, when used for trim, makes any wall color pop. Occasionally, I will …

Home Decorating

A Pixelated Wood Installation

As a collaborative project with the Finnish National Museum, an team of international architects and carpenters have constructed ‘Y’ in the courtyard …

Journalism

7 Questions for an Accidental Pioneer of Street Style Photography

Long before “street style” as we now know it, photographer Jamel Shabazz’s pictures captured a vital slice of urban life, of ’80s New York pre-Broken Windows. His prodigious, matter-of-fact photos are praised in equal measure as both the purview of hip-hop photography and street style—Shabazz, for …

Photographers

45+ Creative Uses Of PVC Pipes In Your Home And Garden

PVC pipe is one of those ordinary construction materials that is cheap to buy, readily available and easy to work with. You can cut it, paint it, …

DIY

Old Stone Church in England Gets Heavenly New Interiors

Swiss company <b>Evolution Design</b> took on the challenge of converting a 19th-century stone church in Middleton-in-Teesdale, England, into a contemporary …

Do This 52 Week Photography Challenge to Improve Your Skills in 2016

If you’re looking to get better at photography in 2016, one great option is to do a 52-week photography challenge that forces you to complete regular …

The Number One Secret To Amazing Scrambled Eggs

No, it's not the flick of that wrist.<p>Scrambled eggs fall into one of two categories: the kind of dish you're great at making and cook all the time, or the kind of thing you fail at miserably and can't figure out. (If you're the former, you like to brag about how good you are at it—and you're …

Breakfast

A Brand New Kitchen in 3 Small Changes

This makeover is proof that you don't need a major remodel to make a big impact.<p>If you've got a room you don't love (read: everyone), you're probably dying to totally redo it. And sure, gutting the room to its bones, adding brand-new <i>everything</i>, and plunking down your life savings is one way to get …

Photographer Shoots Skydivers with a Helmet DSLR and Mouth Release

Skydivers often photograph and film their jumps with a GoPro camera, but what happens if you want to shoot higher-quality photos with a DSLR? The …

Photography

Why do I still shoot digital? By Aivaras Sidla

<b>Why do I still shoot digital?</b><p><b>By Aivaras Sidla</b><p>Despite fact that film photography is slowly killing digital imaging, despite fact, that digital cameras …

Tips on Getting the Most from the Classic Portrait Lens

Pro Tip: We recommend that you communicate with the person that you’re photographing first to get insight as to what they want. Some headshots are …

Landscape Photography

100 Portraits of Women Artists by Barbara Yoshida

For <i>100 Portraits: Women Artists,</i> <i></i>New York City-based photographer Barbara Yoshida traveled around the world to pay tribute to dozens of her …

Why You Should Consider Getting A Camera Battery Grip

If you are one of those photographers that are constantly on the go, shooting thousands of photographs on one gig, or if that is where you are …

6 Things You Can Do to Improve Image Quality Without Spending a Dime

The first instinct most will have when looking to improve image quality is to buy better gear. It's so easy to blame low image quality on your crappy …

Photographers

Scientists find link between people impressed by wise-sounding, 'profound' quotes and low intelligence

A new study has shown that people who believe in psuedo-profound, intellectual-sounding quotes are less intelligent<p>Ever get annoyed by people on social media who share 'profound' quotes, or use meaningless, intelligent-sounding soundbites in arguments?<p>A new study has shown that there is a link …

the science behind camera sensors

If you have ever wondered how a modern camera sensor takes the light from a scene and converts it into a digital picture, then you should definitely check out this informative video (above) from the <i>Filmmaker IQ</i> YouTube channel.<p>The video covers all the fundamental concepts. Everything from the …

Love

5 More Shots Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

How varied is your photography repertoire? How diverse is your skill set? Mastering a particular kind of shot is important — essential, even. But …

Conceptual Portraits with a Stunning Interplay of Light and Shadow

Photographer Alessio Albi’s images are all absorbed with a sense of melancholy, his subjects depicted in dull lights that are evocative of a sense …

Photography

How to shoot outdoor portraits using flash

This time of year, there’s a good chance the conditions will be damp, dull and grey where you live, and not exactly ideal for outdoor …

Tutorials