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Going Deep: 7 Features Hidden Inside Your Camera's Menu System That You Should Know

For a photographer brought up on steam powered film cameras, modern day DSLRs seem like science fiction to me. Fifteen years ago, camera functions …

Inner city apartment in Melbourne

The captivatingly beautiful spaces within this contemporary apartment are designed and styled with a neutral palette and restrained use of colour but …

18 Great Photography Blogs You Should Be Reading - Resource

Anthony FalcoJuly 15, 2014<p><i>Resource Magazine</i> has just recently talked about the 25 tools to better show off your work online. So now, it is important …

Articles about garden statement on Dwell.com - Dwell

On a once-vacant corner lot in a transitional Jersey City neighborhood, a pair of local architects devised a clever prefab for a...<p>A house that survived the Great Quake and the intervening decades is reborn after a serious intervention by a modernist architect.<p>It is a Garden is a minimal residence …

Setting Up Home: 5 Ways to Make a Lovely Kitchen

When it comes to making them lovely, kitchens get complicated. Most everything in a kitchen is built-in, making it off-limits for renters to touch …

26 Trendy Storage Solutions That Wow

Storage doesn’t have to be ordinary, in fact – it most certainly shouldn’t be. Your things can become a part of décor if you find a proper storage …

Interior Design

Passive Solar House in Tropical Areas, Rain Harvesting System, and Great Ideas

Passive Solar House in Tropical Areas<p>I am Japanese who lives in Leyte, Philippines. The normal daytime temperature is average about 33 degrees …

Home Improvement

How to Build a Passive Solar Water Heater - Green Homes

<i>Follow these guidelines to build an easy and affordable solar hot water heater. Explore the various types of solar water heaters. Learn how a passive</i> …

Unique Home Parading an Inverted Floor Plan for Informal Socialization

Hiding its modernity in plain sight, this exquisite residence in Singapore unveils a spacious, minimalist and inviting interior design. Imagined by …

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From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>The term "clerestory" is applicable to Egyptian temples, where the lighting of the hall of columns was obtained over the stone...<p>One of the oldest types of public space gets reimagined in incredible visions of glass, …

Accessible Frank Lloyd Wright House in Illinois Is Reborn as a Museum

Tours of the Ken and Phyllis Laurent House in Rockford, Wright's only accessible building, start June 7.<p>A house that Frank Lloyd Wright designed for a couple in Rockford, Illinois—the only handicap-accessible building in the celebrated architect’s portfolio—is preparing to open to the public for …

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How do you make a Brooklyn brownstone more sustainable? First, get rid of the brownstone.<p>Twenty-nine years after Robert Moses’s death, the mixed legacy of New York’s über–urban planner remains inescapable.<p>A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and …

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With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects,...<p>Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>This prefabricated dwelling is the first thing visitors see …

Articles about 10 tiny houses we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.<p>Spend blissful hours recharging your creative battery with these ten Tumblrs we've put together to make you feel inspired, keep...<p>Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm …

Articles about 5 small and narrow modern houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>As we finish planning our Small Spaces issue for next year, I was interested to find coverage [via Dezeen] of an exhibition...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern …

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Although postwar California modernism is generally associated with Southern California, the Bay Area’s own tradition has begun in...<p>Among the vintage interior design trends, the mid-century modern designs of the 1950s are holding fast.<p>Bernhardt Design revives Charles Pollock’s long-dormant career …

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In the land of large mountain lodge wannabes, two California natives tuck Utah’s first LEED for Homes–rated house onto the side...<p>A multi-generational home in San Diego, California, elegantly combines sustainability and luxury.<p>With approximately 1.85 million square feet being certified daily, LEED …

Articles about brown green on Dwell.com - Dwell

Toronto designers Peter Fleming and Debbie Adams found a polluted lot and a run-down building—and saw fertile ground for a...<p>Design pared to the bone is a high-risk strategy, but as this Australian home illustrates, it can also produce a sublime...<p>Carver + Schicketanz Architects’ eco-friendly …

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The first few paragraphs of a recent New York Times article on architect Gary Chang's Hong Kong apartment read like a scene from...<p>Rising out of the Texas bayou, Houston is both a sprawling metropolis and the largest city in the United States without zoning...<p>I've always been a firm believer that …

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From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

Tutorial: Quickly Remove Bags Under Eyes Using Curves in Photoshop

There are a few different ways to address bags under the eyes when you’re editing a portrait in Photoshop, but the video above shows one that is both …

Infographic: Tips and Ideas for Shooting the Perfect Family Portrait

Taking a family portrait is never an easy task. There’s often a small child involved, and parents who are trying to make sure said child is on their …

How To Color, Brighten and Sharpen Eyes in Photoshop

Make eyes look amazing in Photoshop<p>If you have ever seen amazing eyes in a photo there is a good chance that it has been edited in Photoshop. …

Wedding Photography Tips: Ryan Brenizer on How to Shoot Engagement Sessions

Leave it to none other than award-winning wedding photographer Ryan Brenizer to create a wonderful breakdown on how best to approach engagement …

NYC Wedding Photographer Ryan Brenizer On How To Find Your Individual Style

Ryan Brenizer is back again, talking through some more useful wedding photography knowledge with B&H. Last time Brenizer shared some tips on how to …

Walkthrough: How to Create a DIY Studio On a Budget

In a perfect world, we’d all have the studio of our dreams, and it would be filled with all of the best of gear. Unfortunately, we don’t live in such …

Short Tutorial Teaches You a Great Way to Recover Shadow Detail in Photoshop

There are many options for recovering shadow detail in post, but if you still haven’t settled on one or you want a technique that will give you more …

Tutorial: A Simple Technique for Matching Tones and Correcting Colors in Photoshop

One of the issues talented photographer and retoucher Michael Woloszynowicz often runs into when he’s taking portraits is mismatched skin tones. …