Dianna Perdue

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How to Repurpose Junk into Furniture: From Bikes to Industrial Parts

Got junk? Of course you do. Everyone has junk that they want to get rid of. Maybe it’s a bicycle you no longer ride, a broken fan, or a piece-of-junk …

20 of the best up-and-coming photographers across the world you can follow on Instagram

This year, Nikon — as part of the camera company's 100th anniversary— is celebrating by highlighting 100 young, up-and-coming photographers on their Instagram.<p>Handpicked by the Nikon team, these photographers entered by using the hashtag #Nikon100 on their Instagram posts. The hashtag, which …

Photography

How to Perfect the Art of the Monochrome Landscape

Modern cameras allow us to capture incredible, colourful landscape images. A quick look through sites like 500px will show amazing examples of the …

The Most Underrated Yet Powerful Tool Photoshop Has Hidden Away

For some reason, Photoshop has decided to bury one of its most powerful tools in a place few photographers would ever look. Here's how to find and …

Tutorials

When and Why You Should Turn Your Images Black and White

For many photographers, particularly hobbyists, making an image black and white is almost arbitrary. I remember in the early days of my photography, …

Do you have any old slides that you want to scan? Here is my cheap and easy way to do it at home

A couple months ago, we had a family friend who got a hold of some really old family photos. She came over and asked me if there was any way that I …

​How to tell if your Facebook has been hacked (and what to do)

There are several different ways hackers use a breached Facebook account. Automatic log-ins through Facebook allow hackers access to many different site accounts once they've taken over your Facebook. Spammers also hack Facebook accounts to gain access to your following. From your profile, a hacker …

Internet

Are ceiling fans the kiss of death for design? Not necessarily.

By Megan Buerger<p>It doesn’t matter how design-minded you are — when the temperature approaches triple digits, you want to beat the heat. But ceiling fans are a contentious topic. Blacklisted by designers for being noisy, tacky and outdated, they’re often the first thing to go in a home renovation …

Home Improvement

NPR’s Fresh Air Team Picks Its 10 Favorite Terry Gross Interviews

Terry Gross is one of the greatest interviewers we’ve ever seen. Marc Maron has called her “the most effective and beautiful interviewer of people on …

Books

Apple’s new online guides show you how to take better iPhone photos

It’s no secret that the iPhone has fantastic cameras. Thanks to innovations like optical image stabilization and high-quality zoom, it’s produced …

Apple Just Revealed the Secrets to Taking Perfect iPhone Pictures

Struggling to take your photography game to the next level? Then fear not, for help is at hand. Apple has just launched a new website brimming with …

Shoot Stunning Flower Images - Digital Photo Magazine

<i>Alstroemeria Medley: I photographed this arrangement of Alstroemerias (Peruvian lilies) straight down on a light box, then used a series of LAB color</i> …

How to Dismantle a Pallet Without a Saw.

Replace Worn Arm Rests on a Secondhand Chair // Furniture Upcycle<p>Live Edge Black Walnut and Cherry Hayrake Dining Room Table<p>Jigsaw Table Like Table …

Dining Rooms

10 Habits Of People In The Happiest Relationships

A kiss hello and a kiss goodbye go a long way.<p><i>The HuffPost Lifestyle newsletter will make you happier and healthier, one email at a time. Sign up here.</i><p>Happy relationships don’t happen by accident. It takes two emotionally healthy, loving people who are committed to being the best partners they can …

Communication Skills

Orphaned by America's opioid epidemic | The Washington Post

Published on December 17, 2016<p><b>SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.VA.</b><p>The midmorning sun came in through the curtains and Zaine Pulliam awoke to the debris of a weekend party. There were blankets strewn across the floor and half-finished plates of food on the couch. Zaine, 17, picked his way around a sleeping …

How And Why: Focus Stacking Landscape Photography

Unlike street photography, Landscape photography demands an almost clinical approach. Things like exposure, composition, and clarity have got to be …

Landscape Photography

11 tiny daily habits that are wasting your time — even if you don't notice you're doing them

We're <i>all</i> running out of time. There aren't enough hours in the day to get everything done. That's just life.<p>However, if you feel like your inability to schedule your days is ruining your performance at work, that's probably a bad sign.<p>It's important to identify and drop harmful time-wasting …

Time Management

This $8 IKEA table hack produces killer product shots

Here is a nice concept for product photography. If you are familiar with table-top, you will love this table-bottom concept.<p>This one is coming from …

IKEA

South Carolina Wedding at Richfield Plantation in Yemassee

Savannah Guest and Gabe Slotnick got engaged in a dreamy place — on the beach in Martha's Vineyard, to be exact — so it makes sense the couple would seek out equally stunning spaces for their October 24, 2015, wedding. Enter: The Old Sheldon Church Ruins and Richfield Plantation in Yemassee, South …

How to Transfer or Share Perfectly Clear User Presets

Getting a new computer is both wonderful and completely frustrating. The new machine’s speed is marvelous, but getting all your settings, presets and …

Lightroom 2 Minute Tips from Nicolesy — Reviewed

Nicolesy’s new Two Minute Lightroom Tips, a comprehensive Lightroom training video series, is a fantastic option for teaching yourself Lightroom. If …

10 Abandoned Theme Parks That Are Hauntingly Beautiful Photos

Blending nostalgia with mystery, these eerily magnificent theme parks once boasted daily rosters of bustling crowds but are now empty, haunting spaces to be explored only by the curious and daring. One such adventurer is Seph Lawless, the pseudonymous photographer who’s turning images of deserted …

DIY industrial lamp: Cool Desk Lamp Made From Pipe

This DIY lamp has an awesome, steam-punk style and can be put together in just a few minutes. You can find everything you need for this project at …

Build a "Steampunk" Lamp - Part 1

Steampunk Lamp #1<p>DetailsWritten by Daniel Livingston<p>Welcome to my How-To article for building a Steampunk Lamp. This was my first lamp and it taught …

Steampunk

Steampunk Lamp Parts List

Steampunk Lamp #1<p>DetailsWritten by Daniel Livingston<p>Here's the Steampunk Lamp #1 Parts List<p>Below I've listed all of the parts I used to build my …

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in California

Traveling through California is like getting a crash course in America's natural beauty: the windswept deserts, Redwood forests, rocky coastlines, and rows of vines. Add to that some world-famous architecture and city skylines, and you have a state you could spend a lifetime exploring. It's …

National Parks

How To Distress Furniture With Vinegar

How To Distress Furniture With Vinegar.<p>This technique of how to distress furniture with vinegar was discovered strictly by accident. I just finished …

DIY Log Slice Vase with Spring Flowers

Spring never comes soon enough and to help it along I bring in Forsythia branches and force their blooms. I have posted about this before and decided …

Easy to make dish flowers

…Plus 5 ways to attach them to the ‘stems!’<p>Our Flea Market Gardening experts show how to make dish flowers, how to attach the ‘stems’ and how to put …

Garage Sale Flip

Picked up this beauty at a garage sale for $5.00 a while back. It wasn’t much to look at, but it was all wood, and a decent size and shape. In all …