Danielle Baker

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Cheese changed the course of Western civilization

This is the story you’ll often hear about how humans discovered cheese: one hot day 9,000 years ago, a nomad was on his travels, and brought along some milk in an animal stomach—a sort of proto-thermos—to have something to drink at the end of the day. When he arrived, he discovered that the rennet …

Mutations

Digitising the hidden treasures of the Natural History Museum, London (pictures)

Natural History Museums

How to Enable Offline Maps in the Google Maps App

Guess what! Google Maps has a hidden offline feature that can be used anywhere.<p>It may be 2015, but Zuckerberg's mission to get the whole world on the Internet has yet to be fulfilled. Thankfully, Google Maps has a dark horse ready to ride us out of the Internetless-danger zones -- OK Maps. This …

Maps

Tutorial: How to Edit Underwater Photos

Photographer JP Danko recently put together the above video that takes a 20-minute behind-the-scenes look at the editing of an underwater photo. …

A Safer Wedding Band For Active Husbands

These wedding bands aren’t just safer than normal rings, they have a cool trick you can show off to your buddies.<p>There are all sorts of wedding bands available to women: ornate, delicate, filigreed. Look upon the ring fingers of most married men, however, and you’ll likely see the exact same thing. …

Weddings

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

The novelist goes deep on the future of his books and the TV series they begat<p>On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean …

The Overprotected Kid

A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution.<p><b>A</b> trio of boys tramps alongthe length of a wooden fence, back and forth, shouting like carnival barkers. “The Land! It opens …

Lightroom Plugin Analyzes Your Metadata, Offers Insights on Your Shooting Style

You may be stuck in a photographic rut and not even know it. To the rescue comes Lightroom Analytics, a free plugin for Adobe’s Lightroom …

Photographer Emer Gillespie’s Beautiful Collaboration with Her Daughter with Down Syndrome

<i>Picture You, Picture Me</i> is Irish born, UK-based photographer Emer Gillespie‘s collaborative project with her 11-year-old daughter Laoisha, who has …

Articles about 7 fantastic backyard buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...<p>Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of the zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer …

Architecture

How to teach … photography

The Guardian Teacher Network this week has all the resources you need to get your students taking great photographs<p>Students of all ages are fascinated by taking photos – and, now photography has gone digital, it is easy and cheap to get your students snapping. The Guardian Teacher Network has …

Screw Innovation, Part 2: Outlaw Fasteners

It takes balls to redesign a screw, if you'll pardon my French. The incumbency of standardization is a difficult hurdle to overcome, particularly if …

Woodworking

36 Links That Are Like Catnip for Photographers

It's truly been a great week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking at all corners of the internet to find the …

Landscape Photography

Mother Turns Her Baby Boy’s Naptime Into Creative Dreamland Adventure Photos

Wherever you stand on the idea of having children, one of the advantages seems to be the infinite photographic possibilities opened up by having a …

Tips for Photographing Camera Shy Guys

Photographing guys can be challenging, because as a portrait & wedding photographer I spend all of my time taking pictures of people who are not …

Insights On 3 Options For Portrait Photography Pricing

The key to any successful business is understanding how much you need to make in order to stay in business, and what your ideal client is willing to …

How Do You Start a Photography Business?

The business of photography is something you really need to approach based on an honest assessment of your abilities, strengths, and interests. From …

Small Business

Stampede: A Stamp that Turns Any Photo Into a USPS-Approved Postcard

Even though a common problem these days is taking pictures we never end up printing or looking at ever again, a lot of photographers (and …

Illuminating photography: From camera obscura to camera phone

July 15, 2016 /Photography News/ A TED Ed lesson by Eva Timothy that tracks the trajectory from the most rudimentary cameras to the ubiquity of them …

Don’t Let the Retouched Photographs of the World Affect Your Own Self Image

I recently had an unusual experience. I was standing in a department store aimlessly browsing some shiny shelving that held many glittery bottles …

Dad Captures One Second Per Day of His Son’s First Year of Life

On July 9th, 2012, photographer Sam Cornwell of Hayling Island, England welcomed his son Indigo into the world and became a father for the first …