Josephine Ng Lee

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Articles about top 5 houses dwell week on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...<p>Either tucked away in the desert, nestled in the snow, or overlooking the ocean, these homes stand out with their stunning...<p>Who doesn't love a good patio or back deck? We sure do. …

Living Rooms

London and Baltimore: Going Out With a Bang

The good news: I just landed what will almost certainly turn out to be the coolest gig of my career. It's a dream project, and I could not be happier …

mistakes, mishaps and embarrassment on the road

At Lonely Planet, we know travel – but that doesn’t mean we always get it right. We asked Lonely Planet staff and authors about mistakes they’ve made on the road, and they shared embarrassing encounters, transport disasters and some highly regrettable kebabs. Here are some of Lonely Planet’s best …

Is fruit juice bad for your health?

Sugar in fruit juice is a 'poison' and worse for you than fizzy drinks, American obesity expert Robert Lustig claims<p>Juice exudes health and vitality. It is officially one of your 'five-a-day'. It's what they sell in juice bars, those yogafied temples of wheatgrass.<p>But fruit juice is also, according …

Diver Scallop Crudo

Infuse Simple Syrup in Three Easy Steps

Watch how to make flavored simple syrup at home in an easy-to-follow Bon Appétit Instagram video<p>We've been using the magic of Instagram video to show you how to use professional restaurant cooking techniques at home. First, we showed how to quick-pickle almost anything, then we moved on to …

Homemade

Jalapenos and Beyond: Our Guide to 15 Essential Chile Peppers

<b>Chile peppers, many in the same species of the Capsicum genus, are native to Central and South America. The Spanish and Portuguese introduced them to Europe, Asia, and India, and today almost every culture has its own favorite varieties. Here are some we love to use and eat.</b>

South America

13 Photography Gadgets We Didn’t Need

The world of photography is awash with gear and accessories for an eager public. But not every invention is worthy of merit as seen by this glorious …

Light Work's Legacy

Light Work, an artist-run, nonprofit organization in Syracuse, New York, celebrates it’s 40th Anniversary with the exhibition “40 Artists / 40 Years: …

10 Tips for Creating Great Family Portraits

With my background being in classic style studio portraiture (aka “boring”), and 25 years experience photographing portraits and weddings, I have a …

Seeing and Street Photography

The next time you are out shooting street photography, try this. Put your camera down at your side and just look around for awhile. Watch things …

Street Photography

5 Reasons Why Zoom Lenses Are Better Than Prime Lenses

It’s an ongoing debate between photographers: Are zoom lenses or prime lenses better? Undoubtedly both have their pros and cons, but in the following …

Valuable Tips for Autumn Photography

Autumn is a season that provides a golden opportunity to take beautiful shots in varied colors. And what else could be the perfect subjects for your …

Ron Anderson: River of Big Canoes

Arnold Newman once said, “A lot of photographers think that if they buy a better camera they’ll be able to take better photographs. A better camera …

Second Skins: Photo Series Featuring Some Very Fashionable Animals

Miguel Vallinas’ series <i>Segunda Pieles</i> or in English, <i>Second Skins</i> is certainly not your run-of-the-mill series of animals being humanized by depicting …

Clothing

Photographs for Africa

A new generation of photojournalists is challenging stereotypical images of the continent by showing another side of Africa<p>Conflicts, poverty, disease and misery, these, unfortunately, remain the staples of many foreign photojournalists covering the continent of Africa. Heartbreaking images just …

Prince George photograph: why it's a right royal mess | Art and design | The Guardian

First Official Royal Baby Photos Released, Taken by the Duchess’ Father

Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, often referred to these days as Royal Baby George, had his first photo shoot recently. But if you …

Instagram Brand Policy No Longer Allows Connected Apps to Use ‘Insta’ or ‘Gram’

Back when Instagram first came on the scene — you know, before Facebook paid <i>735 Million</i> dollars to snatch the company up before Twitter could get its …

Tricky Low Light Engagement Photography Situations

To be a successful photographer, you have to be resourceful, adaptable, and quick. In this video, SLR Lounge shows you an example of how to embrace …

Hauntingly Beautiful Portraits Captured by Talented Young Photographer

Undiscovered talent is always a pleasure to share, especially if it is of remarkable caliber. Anyone that comes across the portfolio of Greg Ponthus …

Photography

Digital Photo Retouching eBook | Photography eBooks

1<p>Professional Retouching Techniques<p>We’ve put together a beautiful eBook for you to get inspired and learn professional tricks and techniques from a …

How to Know if You're Ready for a DSLR

You love taking pictures. You aren’t necessarily trying to make money from it, it’s just something you thoroughly enjoy — photography for …

Cameras

How to Make the Ultimate Iceberg Wedge Salad

The classic iceberg wedge salad is making a comeback in many of our favorite new restaurants.<p>In a world now ruled by kale salad, the iceberg wedge should be obsolete. Fortunately, this hunk of supercrisp iceberg lettuce cloaked in tangy blue-cheese dressing and topped with everything from bacon to …

Blue Cheese

How to save cash in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is not exactly known for being cheap. The former British colony, perched on the shore of the South China Sea, frequently graces ‘most expensive cities in the world’ lists for its sky-high rents, acres of posh shopping malls, and dazzling displays of wealth (think Rolex shops on every …