Damien Philip

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Low-light photography: How low can you go?

<b>Low light can still yield great images – landscape and travel photographer David Clapp shares his top tips and techniques</b><p>David’s top tips for getting …

Landscape Photography

Mapping The Most Isolated–And Beautiful–Roads In America

Plan your next road trip–or at least dream about it–with this interactive visualization.<p>I hate cars in cities, but I love real road trips. You know, the ones in which there’s no set route, no obligations, and no timetable whatsoever. You find a place to sleep every night, decide to stay in some …

How To Retire At 64 With Only Half A Million

<i>This research report was produced by The REIT Forum with assistance from Big Dog Investments.</i><p>How can you retire? This is one of the most pressing …

Investing

Top 5 Homes of the Week With Kitchens We Can't Get Enough Of

The modern kitchen is the most hardworking, yet inviting, space in the home. Coming in all shapes, sizes, and color schemes, our editor's top picks this week feature homes with kitchens that shine.<p><i>Featured homes were submitted by members of the Dwell community through our Add a Home feature. Add</i> …

Kitchens

Enhance the Eyes of Your Subject in Seconds Using This Photoshop Technique

The character of your portraits is conveyed by many different elements, but a crucial one is the eyes of your subject. In this short tutorial, I’ll …

The best photos taken of planet Earth last year will transform the way you see the world

The natural world is a stunning place.<p>Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the winners from the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest.<p>They highlight powerful mountains, scenes of isolation, worlds of color and …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

How to use focus stacking to get impossibly sharp photos

Adjusting aperture alone can only do so much to get sharp images with a wide depth of field — sometimes, getting both point A and point B tack sharp …

Landscape Photography

These clever layout tricks will maximise your living room space

<b>Living rooms come in all shapes and sizes, from long and large to small and square. Regardless of this though, there are always ways to maximise the</b> …

Living Rooms

Demystifying the Camera Calibration Panel in Lightroom

The Camera Calibration Panel in Lightroom is often left untouched, owing to its position in the panel stack and uncertainty over its functions. This …

Become a Better Photographer Today in 9 Easy Steps

It might be cliche to say, but the phrase "practice makes perfect" has a lot of merit.That goes for a lot of things in life, and photography is one …

Dramatic Effects: A Complete Guide to Silhouette Photography Mastery

A Complete Guide to Silhouette Photography Mastery<p>Rating:<p>3.22 based on 9 Ratings<p>May 29, 2017 By Julian Rad<p>A Complete Guide to Silhouette Photography …

7 Lightroom Tricks and Shortcuts from Landscape Photographer Toma Abonciu (VIDEO)

Yesterday we shared a Lightroom video demonstrating why one top pro insists, ”Every photographer should be using Lightroom.” Today, in the tutorial …

How to Shoot Long Exposures: Tips for Revealing the Invisible in Your Images

Want to see something you don’t see every day—something, in fact, you can’t really see at all?<p>I’m talking about the passage of time—well, really the …

Landscape Photography

6 Innovative Ways to Attract New Customers

Trouble luring in new business? Check out these insights from entrepreneurs about how they did it.<p>This story appears in the May 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Attracting new customers is no easy task. However, there are certain new and innovative strategies you can employ to make your …

49 Film Photography Blogs Worth Following

I’ve collected and shot film cameras for 40 years, but only started blogging about it in the last decade or so. I went looking for other blogging …

Film Photography

Authentic guacamole recipe, approved by Wahaca experts

This wonderful guacamole recipe comes from chef Thomasina Miers, the co-founder of Wahaca, the chain of Mexican restaurants.<p>Guacamole is the Aztec for 'avocado’ (guac) and 'sauce’ (mole). The secret is to use ripe avocados, and masses of fresh coriander and lime. Season well and eat, knowing that …

Recipes

10 of the Best Architectural Homes You Can Actually Stay In

It’s easy to spend hours gazing at images of architectural dream homes, thinking “what if…?” But what if you could actually stay in one? We’ve picked out 10 of the best architect-designed homes around the world that are available as vacation home rentals.<p><b>Casa Solo Pezo, Aragon, Spain</b><p>Designed by …

'I'll push you': Man pushes best friend in wheelchair 500 miles across Spain

Trekking 500 miles across Spain is no easy task for anyone, but for wheelchair userJustin Skeesuck, achieving the dream seemed nearly impossible. However, Skeesuck’s lifelong best friend, Patrick Gray, simply didn’t accept that idea. “We've done everything together so far. Why not have one more …

This Is How The Apple Store’s Architects Design A House

It’s about materials, structure, and connecting with the site.<p>There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of the architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, but you’d recognize its work instantly. The 52-year-old practice has masterminded more than 70 of Apple’s stores, both stateside and abroad, …

5-Minute Tutorial Reveals How To Make Boring Photos Look Awesome

There are a ton of bad photos online and it’s mostly because people simply can’t be bothered with editing. But as this tutorial shows, you don’t need …

The NPF Rule: A Formula for Sharp Star Photos Every Time

A common rule of thumb to figure out your maximum shutter speed for sharp stars at night is to divide 500 by your focal length. Sometimes it’s called …

Cameras

This Company Will Design Your House For Less Than The Price Of Your Phone

Cover, a technology startup in Los Angeles, is bringing the design, engineering, and manufacturing of prefabs into the 21st century.<p>When Alexis Rivas was working for a high-end residential architecture firm in Toronto, he marveled at what big budgets–think between $40 and $100 million per …

$9 billion startup Stripe is automating the complicated process of starting a company

Now the $9 billion payments company has realized that Atlas is something entrepreneurs throughout the United States want too.<p>Atlas automates the complicated process of starting a company into a filling out a short web form. Atlas then takes care of incorporating a company in Delaware, setting up a …

10 Best Drone Photos that show Nature at its most Breathtaking

High flying cameras have revolutionized photography in the last year or two. Aerial photography enables you to capture unique viewpoints of nature …

Dishoom's Indian cheese on toast

Dishoom share their Kejriwal recipe: an Indian twist on cheese on toast, with runny fried eggs and chilli that's perfect for weekend brunch<p>We went to Bombay a few months ago and discovered this dish in the Willingdon Club. It is called the Kejriwal after a man who used to come in 30 years ago and …

Breakfast

The ultimate roast chicken

Get the best chicken you can afford, and you'll have a delicious Sunday lunch on your hands in little over an hour.<p>SERVES<p>4-6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 chicken, about 1.8kg<br>• sea salt<br>• 3 carrots, peeled<br>• 1 lemon, halved<br>• 4 rashers of streaky bacon (optional)<p>METHOD<p>The day before you want to serve it, sprinkle the chicken …

5 (More) Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Photography

Just last week, I posted an article about things I wish I knew when I started photography.It was just a few recommendations I had for beginner …

A contemporary home that didn't skimp on the luxury

The Lantern House is something of an anomaly, in that it has injected a sleepy suburban area with some seriously contemporary style and design, but …

Food & Dining

10 Tips To Boost Your Child’s Confidence (And Not Their Arrogance)

A recent study by The Ohio State University suggests that increasing narcissistic development in children may be attributed to parents’ …