Michael Prankard

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Fundamental Foreground Factors

There are three primary reasons for incorporating good foregrounds into your landscapes. First and foremost, they provide a leading line that draws …

Landscape Photography

Winhall Barnhouse / Alchemy Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Renovation of this 22’ x 64’ long farmhouse involved saving the skeleton—a 19th century timber-framed …

Architecture

6 Quick Tips for Low Light Smartphone Photography

The team over at COOPH consistently come up with some great video tips. In this one, get 6 tips doing some creative low light smartphone …

Photography

The Phone is a Legitimate Camera

Treat your phone like a pencil; take fun, and quick visual sketches of whatever you see, constantly workout your visual muscles! Henri …

Mobile Photography

What lessons can be learned from the Genoa bridge collapse?

<i>David Blockley is the former head of the Department of Civil Engineering and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Bristol. He is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, and the Royal Society of</i> …

Engineering

If You Want to Lose Weight, This Fat-Loss Pyramid Shows What's Most Important

Experts used to tell us to do hours of cardio to lose weight, but now fitness trainers agree that cardio isn't necessary, and the hunger caused by strenuous cardio could actually cause weight gain. This is great news if you despise cardio, because the pyramid above designed by NASM-certified …

Muscle

White Arkitekter adds a timber and concrete extension to a Japanese-style hotel in Sweden

Influences from Swedish architecture and traditional Japanese decoration combine inside this blackened timber extension to a hotel near Stockholm by …

Oak Park Housing / Johnsen Schmaling Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Oak Park Housing is a compact urban infill development on a long-vacant lot in Sacramento’s Oak Park …

Sleeve House / actual / office

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Oriented in relation to the rolling hills of its site and views of surrounding mountain ranges, the …

Architecture

4 Key Elements to Help You Create Stronger Landscape Photography

If you’re like me and love great landscape photography, then you’ve probably wondered how the same photographers seem to be able to pull off …

Landscape Photography

Chinese architects and designers make big impact on Dezeen Awards

With the Dezeen Awards shortlists due to be announced next week, here's a detailed look at the geographical diversity of the architecture and design …

Awards

Gray Head House

Comprised of ten-interlocking pavilions, the Gray Head House looks like a quaint Swiss village rather than a Rocky Mountain estate. The …

Vacation Homes

5 Landscape Photography Mistakes That Keep Your Images From Standing Out

Shooting landscapes is one of the most popular genres of photography. Photographs of landscapes typically capture the presence of nature and can …

Landscape Photography

Lots of People Struggle With Side Effects From This Common Type of Therapy

More than 40 percent of side effects were rated as severe or very severe, and more than 25 percent lasted for weeks or months.<p>The structured nature of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and its clearly defined principles—based on links between thoughts, feelings and behaviors—make it relatively …

Depression

JEJE Guesthouse / skimA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project site is located in 5 minutes walking distance from Yeongju train station and at the junction …

Train Stations

This Is What Your Brain and Body Do When You Hang Out With Animals

Here’s everything we know about how pets affect your mood.<p>Most people adopting a dog expect furry affection and bright-eyed companionship. Ingrid Pipes is looking for that and something a step above.<p>Pipes, a 27-year-old copywriter in Pittsburgh, and her husband recently adopted Hudson, a miniature …

Pets

Alterstudio designs Austin residence around existing oak tree

Architecture firm Alterstudio has raised the glazed living room of this house in Austin, Texas, to avoid the roots of an oak tree that grows close to …

Architecture

Gfra Architecture Creates the Perfect Greek Holiday Home

A collection of beach-side residences.<p>The latest home to catch our eye is based in Naxos. Created by gfra architecture, the island is a popular …

Architecture

These are the best hotels of 2018

Each summer, 10Best enlists the help of our readers to choose the best hotels of the year in 12 different categories. After four weeks of voting, we …

New Orleans

HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH THE SUNSET: 7 TIPS FOR INCREDIBLE SUNSET PHOTOS

Few things can compare with the stunning beauty of a blazing sunset, but you may have found that taking a great photo of the sunset isn’t always a …

Cameras

Here Are the 50 Best Dumbbell Moves For Fat Loss (Plus 30 Workout Videos Using Them!)

Before you do anything, bookmark this page! It's the ultimate guide to the most effective dumbbell moves. Along with getting strong, weight lifting …

Workouts

A Beginner’s Step-by-Step Guide to Shooting Long Exposure Photos

Here’s a concise beginner’s step-by-step guide on how to capture long exposure photographs.<p><b>1.</b> Frame the composition. Pay extra attention to the edges …

Landscape Photography

Backyard Adventures: Rethinking the Art of the Travel Photo

The Lofoten archipelago is one of the most photographed regions in Norway. Its images have flooded social media in the last couple of years — …

Landscape Photography

This is how engineers test concrete structures for strength

Not all damage to a load-bearing structure is immediately apparent. So how do civil engineers find out that a bridge or a large hall is no longer …

Listed Building

Working with layers in Photoshop: Layer Styles

Photoshop is one of the best photo editors around, but it can take a while to get to grips with its extensive toolset. Luckily, there are plenty of …

Graphics

This solar-powered, off-grid California guesthouse is 100% self-sustaining

Set in one of the last remaining undeveloped coastal areas in California, the Off-Grid Guest House, designed by architect Dan Weber of Anacapa and …

Off-grid

Top four roles for project architects

This week we've selected the best roles for project architects available on Dezeen Jobs, including roles with David Kohn Architects in London and …

Architecture

6 Tips for Capturing Dramatic Skies in your Landscape Photography

Don’t let the land in landscape photography fool you–a great landscape photo relies just as much on the sky. Boring gray skies make for boring …

Landscape Photography

Why Photograph Your Everyday Life?

Let’s say you have an “uninteresting” life. If so, is it still worth photographing? I say yes! I don’t think it matters whether you have an …

Mobile Photography

Who Cares About Restoring Heritage in Mérida, Mexico?

In his book <i>The Right to the City</i> (1968), Henri Lefebvre talks about ending the creation of spaces managed by the logic of profit, to launch a plan of …

Mexico