Danielle Shelton Walczak

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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 …

The 430 Books in Marilyn Monroe’s Library: How Many Have You Read?

If you’re a reader and user of social media, you’ve likely tested your lifetime reading list against the BBC Book Quiz.<p>Or perhaps you've allowed your …

Forget All the Fancy Photo Gear, Here Is What a Truly Minimalistic Photographer Looks Like

As a follow up to my most recent article about making a living using nothing more than an iPhone camera, I wanted to dig a little deeper into my …

Mobile Photography

10 questions to ask before you buy that country home you've always dreamed of

After 30 years of renting on the Upper East Side, Nancy Snell and her husband bought a summer house this year: a one-bedroom co-op in Westhampton Beach on Long Island.<p>It took three decades to find "the right thing that my husband and I could agree upon," which was also "manageable and affordable, …

How to Snap the Perfect Pet Photo

A beautiful photograph of your pet is priceless, but it's no secret that animals can make difficult subjects. That's why I've called in a professional, Charlotte-based pet photographer Sarah McGraw, of McGraw Photography, to share tips for capturing an image of your furry friend.<p><b>1. Find Good …

Understanding the Rule of Thirds in Photography

Understanding the Rule of Thirds in Photography – One of the easiest ways to improve your photography is to apply the rule of thirds when shooting. …

Tips for Shooting Food Photos with Simple Tools and Natural Light

With a little ingenuity, you can use everyday objects to craft a beautiful photoshoot of professional proportions. In her latest video on Vimeo, …

Advice for Aspiring Food Photographers

In our latest resource, The Professional’s Guide to Food Photography, we interviewed Andrew Scrivani, a former teacher turned food photographer who …

Food Photography

Woman Gives Her Dying Dog a Beautiful Bucket List Adventure to Say Goodbye

Travel writer Lauren Fern Watt had been through everything–college, her early 20s, boyfriends, moving to from Tennessee to NYC, and more–with her dog Gizelle at her side. The 160-pound English Mastiff was her best friend, roommate, confidant, and greatest joy. So when Gizelle was diagnosed with …

Picture This: An App That Tells Stories With Your Photos

One picture doesn’t always tell the whole story. And while we love Instagram for bite-sized slices of life as they’re happening, it can feel a little disjointed — an adorable puppy followed by a food photo followed by a hiking trail followed by a selfie followed by a <i>shelfie</i>… you get the picture. …

On Young Industries (Part 2): Apps

Earlier this year I shared part 1 of this series (about blogging as a career), and today I'm back to share about the second life-changing young …

Flower Embellished Photo Art

Some people like to make up rules about what kind of art is acceptable in certain areas of a home. Family photos? They're usually banished to …

How to Be a Gentleman From Head to Toe: The Anatomy of Etiquette | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: There are a lot of ways to categorize the rules of etiquette: business, dinner, conversational, and so on. One of my favorite old</i> …

Weekly Planning: How to Plan Your Week | The Art of Manliness

Growing up, each day is pretty well-scheduled out for you. School from morning til afternoon. After school sports or a job. Homework. Time for bed. …

How to Become Self-Reliant | The Art of Manliness

The first thing we’re going to cover in this series on 31 bits of know-how you should learn before heading out on your own, is really more of a …

37 Side Hustle Ideas | The Art of Manliness

This month, Tyler Tervooren did a great two-part series for us on some of the basic principles of starting a successful side hustle.<p>Today, I want to …

How to Make Good Decision, From Ben Franklin | The Art of Manliness

“My way is to divide half a sheet of paper by a line into two columns; writing over the one Pro and over the other Con. Then during three or four …

Morning and Evening Routines: How to Start and End a Successful Day | The Art of Manliness

You’re a college student.<p>It’s midnight. You’re brushing your teeth and reviewing how the day went. And you’re disappointed.<p>You had planned to work …

How to Become an Early Riser and the Benefits of Early Rising | The Art of Manliness

<i>Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. – Benjamin Franklin</i><p>As a boy, waking up early was something I associated with …

How to take the perfect portrait photo (in six easy steps)

<b>Want to know the score before entering our young person’s photography competition? Canon’s resident expert, David Parry, has some top tips.</b><p><b>1. Watch</b> …

How to Photograph Pets: 16 Tips to Capture the Perfect Shot

Photographing pets is a bit more challenging than photographing people. It is due to their unpredictable nature, and due to the fact that they don’t …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Lauren Bacall - far more than just a beautiful face

Amidst the obituaries for big stars Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall there is a lot of talk of Williams’ bravery in talking about his debilitating mental illness, drug and alcohol abuse. Lauren Bacall’s death is mostly marked by tributes to her beauty and to misty-eyed sentiment about that old …

How to Take Better Pictures With a Smartphone

While we all use our smartphones to take the odd photo or two, Chad Keyes has been shooting almost exclusively with his iPhone for years:<p>In this …

Prop Stylists: The Unsung Heroes Of Food Photography

Prop stylists design every part of a great food photo that’s not actually food.<p>Looking at a beautiful spread of photos in a food magazine, you’re probably salivating over the perfectly arranged greens or the buttery, crumbly pie crust. The plate it’s on, and the carefully arranged cutlery nearby, …

30 Classic Home Library Design Ideas Imposing Style

Owning a home library conjures up feelings of excitement as well as promises of comfort, privacy and growth. Imagine walking in to find an almost …

Backstage at the Ballet: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Vogue.com goes down the rabbit hole of the National Ballet of Canada’s production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, presented by the Joyce Theater.

Ballet

20 Photography Tips and Tricks

Happy weekend, everyone! We are sharing 20 photography tips and tricks with you today. These tips are great for beginners or professionals; there’s …