Frances Schaeffer

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Google Ara Phonebloks Modular Smartphone Might Reduce Electronic Waste

A modular concept smartphone called <b>Google Ara Phonebloks</b> might reduce electronic waste. Do you know that millions of mobile phones are throw away …

An Inviting Art-Filled Home by Sergey Makhno

Homeowners of this country house in Kiev enlisted the help of their friend, architect Sergey Makhno to create a restful retreat that was anything but …

7 Ways To Create Authentic & Powerful Portraits

by Steven McConnell Do you remember the time you were learning to drive a car? If you’re like most people, it began as a purely technical, logical …

How Do You Start a Photography Business?

The business of photography is something you really need to approach based on an honest assessment of your abilities, strengths, and interests. From …

Small Business

Portraits of Toddlers Reacting to Tasting a Lemon for the First Time

Most of us can agree that having a toddler is a lot less fun than being one, but photographing one… well that can fall closer to the latter given the …

We Are Unlike You is a Modeling Agency that Looks for Characters, Not Models

When the term model is thrown around, there’s a fairly typical image that probably comes to mind for most people. In the male department, six-pack …

Cross Section Photos of Golf Balls Reveal the Diverse Beauty Within

Photographer James Friedman doesn’t play golf, but he had a collection of golf balls lying around. One day, he began to wonder what the guts of the …

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

How to Use a Foam Roller

Six pre- and postrun routines to boost flexibility and recovery.<p>If you use a foam roller only to rehab injured muscles, you're not getting the most out of it. A roller—which looks like a firm log—can be a valuable part of a healthy runner's warmup and cooldown routine, says Michael Clark, Ph.D., a …

10 Must-Know Tips for Exercising in Hot Weather

Do NOT head outside for a summer run until you've read this<p>Moving your 30-minute run from the treadmill one day out into the midday sun the next …

Exercise

Training Style to Know: The 7-4-7 Method

The 5 Best Mattresses for Athletic Recovery<p>Do You Really Need a Vibrating Foam Roller?<p>The Busy Man's 15-minute Dumbbell Workout<p>I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ …

4 Running Motivation Tricks

Sometimes, the hardest thing about running is actually motivating yourself to get out and hit the road. Here's how<p>Sure, your legs and lungs burn, but running is just as taxing on your brain. From making the decision to lace up to fighting through each mile, "the process of running is …

Motivation

In Defense of Stairs

Taking the stairs won't save the world, but don't underestimate the benefits.<p>A friend just forwarded me this frothing screed from Gawker about Michael Bloomberg's proposal to increase access and visibility of staircases in New York City. Normally I ignore fluff like this that's clearly written to …

Health & Wellness: Nutrition, Fitness, Diet, Relationships & More

In just 22 months, Pennsylvania teacher Brittany May, who at one point weighed 514 pounds, lost...<p>Children could confuse the e-liquids for candy or …

Workout Motivation

<i>Over the past week – OK, the past couple of weeks – my workouts haven’t been all that great. Part of it is because I’ve been sick (again) and haven’t</i> …

A Musician Spent 24 Hours Posing for this Amazing Time-Lapse Music Video

Every once in a while someone gets really, really creative and it makes our jaws drop. Such is the case with UK pop artist Dan Black’s timelapse …

The Business of Style

Recently, I was looking through a photo gallery of a potential new hire and was a bit dismayed by her use of a particular photo enhancement editing …

This Beautiful Time-Lapse is a ‘Love Letter to the Fog of the San Francisco Bay Area’

In 2010, we featured photographer Simon Christen’s stunning time-lapse of the San Francisco Bay Area, <i>The Unseen Sea</i>. Since then, however, we haven’t …

A Shutter Sound Symphony Created with $30,000 in Nikon DSLR Gear

Photographer Benjamin Von Wong was taking a tour of Nikon Professional Services facilities recently when he had an idea: with so much Nikon gear …

Time-Lapse Captures Airplanes Leaving Gorgeous Light Trails in the Night Sky

In the majority of time-lapses, airplanes wind up being an unintended byproduct. Sometimes they get downright distracting, like in this time-lapse …

Photos of Useless Things That You Won’t Find in the Real World

For his project titled Improbabilità (“improbability”), Italian photographer and photo manipulator Giuseppe Colarusso created a series of surreal …

Dad Captures One Second Per Day of His Son’s First Year of Life

On July 9th, 2012, photographer Sam Cornwell of Hayling Island, England welcomed his son Indigo into the world and became a father for the first …

Articles about five fantastic family homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect and his wife roll up their sleeves and create an affordable family residence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.<p>With the Home Back Home #03 prototype, ENORME Studio and IKEA España partner to create flexible solutions for when grown kids...<p>How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in …

Micheli House by Simone Micheli

Italian architect Simone Micheli has designed a home for his family in Florence, Italy.<p>Description<p>Imagine being on the slopes of the hills of …

This Many Great Photography Links May Cause Lightheadedness

What an exciting week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching high and low for the best links to tutorials, …

Lil’bitty Light Sensor

Access to a good light meter can make or a break a photo, but the designs are often bulky, archaic in user-friendliness, and expensive. The Lumu …

Plants For Naturally Clean Air

Air Drop, is a concept that dwells on providing purified air in an urban landscape. The idea is to use Air plants or Tillandsias, which are the most …

What A Pioneering Photog Taught Us About How We Sleep

Ted Spagna’s time-lapse pics provided information and visuals that sleep researchers had never seen before.<p>In an era when big data and sensors are at the forefront of technology, it feels like we have a measurement for everything: What we ate, how many likes, who bought what. But when it comes to …