Lana Potter

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How Much Do YOU Need to Earn to Do Photography Full Time?

How much would you need to earn to make photography a full-time job? On a recent visit to India, I was strolling through Mumbai’s colonial-era …

Let's throw the dice: what video games can learn from board games

Two years ago, when I left video games criticism to work full-time in table top games, a lot of people, my mum chief among them, were startled.<p>These days, it’s easy to explain. Board game cafes are springing up all over the world, and investors are pouring millions into the industry.<p>But I didn’t …

Board Games

The Story of How My ISS Photo Went TOTALLY Viral

Here’s my story on what it’s like to have a photo go totally viral around the world. After accidentally capturing a portrait with the ISS in the …

Time I

Why a Mod Mini Skirt and Mary Janes Will Be Your Go-To Fall Outfit

Though the temps outside are still hovering in August mode, we're completely daydreaming of Fall fashion. And to prepare for the grandest fashion …

Clothing

As Students Go Back to School, Shortage of Teachers Causes Concern

It’s that time of the year again when thousands of kids across the country prepare to end their summer break and head back to school.<p>But will there be enough teachers to educate them?<p>Maybe not in Dekalb County, just outside of Atlanta, Georgia, where there are 130 vacancies for full-time …

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Long term review: Canon 5DSR

<i>When the stars (trees) line up</i><p>These will be my closing thoughts on the Canon 5DSR, first reviewed here. It turns out there won’t be a part two for a …

‘Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs of People’

Photographer and writer Henry Carroll has a great little book coming out simply titled “Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs of People,” …

Secret Everyday Lives of Stormtroopers Reveal That They're Just like Us

Have you ever wondered what an Imperial Stormtrooper does on their day off? Photographer Jorge Pérez Higuera has, and his series <i>The Other Side</i> takes an amusingly revealing look at what that entails. Turns out, it’s not all that different from us: they’re reading food labels at the grocery store; …

Working-class

Articles about 5 modern homes farms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It’s been awhile since …

Healthy at Any Size

You know what being uncomfortable in your own body feels like. When you're aware of your flesh resting on other flesh, when your movements are governed by what you know will or will spill out from a garment when you turn. When your mind is foggy and unfocused. When you have a gnawing feeling in …

The New Adult Uniform Is Light on Teen Angst and Heavy on Grown-Up Style

Ah, the dreaded school uniform. You remember it well, don’t you?<p>As a rebellious teenager, the starched button-downs, wooly plaids, and stiff saddle oxfords felt as rigid as your curfew. Rolling up your skirt to shorten the length, walking on the backs of your shoes as if they were house slippers, …

DUALITIES

Project info<p>Whether seconds apart or fifty years, these juxtapositions present contrasts between two concepts, two moments in time, two states of life or dream and reality.

18 Workshops, Panels, And Events You Shouldn’t Miss at Photoville 2015

Featuring everything from a dog friendly photo booth to exhibitions on ebola, child marriage and poverty in America, Photoville, NYC’s largest annual …

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A Look at Urban Living Through the Eyes of 69 Photographers Around the World

For our latest group show, we invited you to share your photographs of urban living. Curated by Alison Zavos, Feature Shoot’s Founder and …

Which Old Nickelodeon Show Do You Want Back on TV?

Keeping up with the current trend of reviving nineties TV classics, Nickelodeon’s president of content and development, <b>Russell Hicks</b>, told <i>Variety</i> yesterday that the children’s channel might be bringing back some of its old popular shows “in a fresh new way.”<p>Nickelodeon is known for indulging its …

Opal Hair is the Newest Hair Color Trend to End Summer

As summer winds down to an end, so do all the trends that came with it, including the popular rainbow-colored “Sand Art Hair” trend. Hair enthusiasts, fear not! When one trend ends, a new one begins. Now, for this season-transitioning period, hair experimentalists are muting out their psychedelic …

How To Successfully Photograph Cityscapes

I’ve always been fascinated with cityscapes. There are countless ways to photograph them, but no matter how it's done, there are some things that …

Asus VivoStick Continues The Trend Of PCs On A Stick

Windows 10 in the palm of your hand<p>The Asus VivoStick is the latest HDMI dongle computer out of the Taiwanese computer maker. The VivoStick offers a Windows 10 machine in the same slim, tiny form factor as a USB drive, or Google's Chromecast. Like the latter product, it seeks to replace the need …

12 Engagement Rings for the Unconventional Bride

Like most woman, we've been dreaming about our big day since we were little girls. And what wedding day would be complete without that special …

Jewelry