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How to Match Colors From Photos to Real Life
Differences in lighting and device screens can drastically change how a color looks. Here's how to correct for it
"es in lighting and device screens can drastically change how a color looks. Here's... goes for photos." We talked with Stark, photographer David Duncan Livingston and designer... EMITS light) and subtractive color (in real life color that REFLECTS light) never... understand how light can effect the way a color plays in a room. Thank you for your good ideas... variances of light through the day. Even better if you get sunny days and cloudy days...."
People and Pets Bring Interior Photos to Life
Even the best-designed room can look hollow when it's not occupied. Add people and animals to spark interest in your interior shots
"597,721 photos on Houzz. The number will probably top 600,000 by the time you read... design photos have people in them. Architecture and interiors tend to be photographed... right light), this isn't surprising. For professionals and amateurs alike, architectural... way into photos; I can think of one magazine that won't even present houses without... houzz.com/photos/368500/minarc-modern-entry-los-angeles cmu204 - The minimal surface..."
New Year's Resolution: Frame Your Photos
"our best photos and framing a few to display around the house? In the era of digital... the the light of day or bask in the admiring stares of you, your friends and your family... frame) photos and how to display them, and maybe you'll get just the extra boost of... displaying old photos, as long as they are not the originals. Light - both natural and artificial... glossy photo quality paper. (I've done this with tiny photos from the 1800s and for..."
How to Take Beautiful Home Photos
"of: 1. Light 2. Focus and Exposure 3. Staging 4. Composition. Make sure to check... their photos and profiles to learn more about these exceptional photographers.... right light-the soft light in the afternoons works perfect. I recently wrote an article... second photo/room. Personally I shoot from the hip (hee). Awesome information, thanks... certain photos—and vice-versa! I never knew how difficult it was to photograph rooms..."
Photos of 2013: The Most Popular Industrial Spaces
"Revolution–era lighting fixtures illuminate warm wood dining tables. Here are the 15 most... saved photos of 2013 that get industrial style right.... See more photos of this home 12. Parisian-style metallic light fixtures hang above a... See more photos: My Houzz: Ethereal Glow in a Chic Montreal PenthouseLight fixture:... See more photos of this home 2. This bathroom hails from a Montreal triplex. A space-saving..."
Capture 'Ghosts' for Earthly Purposes in Photos
Despite otherworldly appearances, there's a down-to-earth reason for using shadowy figures in interior images of your home
"in the photos, though some have a supernatural quality, with blurred forms, looming... toward the light (cue scary music). Let's enjoy a few that show off great spaces — and... of the light. Exactly the same as a landscape photography will use to create a nice... In this photo, "the ethereal figure creates the illusion of the space being occupied... eerie red light tells us there's something interesting lurking behind the shelves. See..."
Readers' Choice: The 10 Most Popular Closet Photos of 2012
Clothes horses consider these closets thoroughbreds — but their storage and organizing ideas can inspire everyday dressing too
"flattering lighting and mirrors. Don't those sound like great features to help you get... these photos are completely unrealistic, and they cause people to covet. The first... first few photos look like they were taken in a boutique with the bags arranged the way... in the photos are clean as can be so obviously laundry was accomplished - just think... if the photos were of all of these items laying on the floor! you are a smart one..."
7 Pro Lighting Tips for Budding Home Photographers
Learn how to control daylight and artificial light to get high-quality home photos even if you're just starting out
"artificial light to get high-quality home photos even if you're just starting out... over the lighting. Selecting the right time of day, fill-in light or Photoshop touches... are some lighting tips that can take your photos from average to amazing.... Often the photos look pretty good. But the difference between creating average photos... the best photo. Professional photographers develop a style and look to their lighting..."
Houzz Tour: Light Is Right for a Modern German Home
Newly found natural light illuminates photo shoots, kids' playthings and a snuggly attic for a family in Münster
"natural light illuminates photo shoots, kids' playthings and a snuggly attic for a... into a light, functional and modern family home. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... natural light, the open shelving and the table and chairs. What a beautiful reno,... her food photos are taken with natural light coming through unadorned windows. Nieschlag... so much light no matter what the season, so it's perfect for photo shoots," says Nieschlag..."
12 Ways to Style Your Interior Photos Like a Pro
"great home photos, declutter, prop well, and tell a little story... wires in a photo. In other peoples' photos, it's that ugly dishtowel you leave haphazardly... notice in a photo that you don't notice in person. For me, the number-one thing I notice... stylists' photos, it's the over-karate chopped throw pillows. Enough with the negatives... staged photo of me. But you know what ? That photo is my most "hit" and commented..."
8 Creative Home Backdrops for Holiday Photos
Give that mall Santa the year off — these photo ideas will make your holiday cards highly personal and truly memorable
"these photo ideas will make your holiday cards highly personal and truly memorable... local photo studio, but if you feel like taking things into your own hands this year... Christmas card photos done in an afternoon — without leaving the house!... "daytime" photo with a brilliant blue sky in the dawn and dusk hours. Every year I think... staged photo with the requisite tired looking presents in the background! Aaaaw I..."
Inside Houzz: What You Can Learn From a Houzz Photo
Get access to the designer's info, product names, other photos in the project and much more by clicking on a Houzz image
"other photos in the project and much more by clicking on a Houzz image... Houzz photo: the color of the walls. It should be mandatory that anyone who wants... the pro lighting that may have been used, the photoshopping for enhancement, and the... item in a photo, some designers will give you all the information you need and others... on the lighting used, time of day etc...the colors aren't always a pure reflection..."
Help for Whittling Down the Photo Pile
Consider these 6 points your personal pare-down assistant, making organizing your photo collection easier
"your photo collection? First, you had your childhood photos (still in a cardboard... family photo albums (all different sizes), cute little boxes (currently holding everything... everything but photos) and crumpled envelopes in ugly bins in the basement. Is it such a mess... "Scan My Photos" (had some groupons to offset cost) and put every single photo, slide... loved old photos and Decided to have me design a collage of the photos for a tile mural..."
How to Take Better Photos of Your Interiors
"Gregory's photos, I envied how good his interior shots look. I am TERRIBLE at photographing... natural light try adding artificial fill lights to get an even shot. You don't need... ambient light seems too dim in the resulting photo, I play with the contrast in Photoshop... professional lights, just use what you have around the house -- removing the shades may... r-pad-photo-shoot-story.html Niche, I need to remember that. In my most recent purge..."
Pro Secrets for Taking Fantastic Travel Photos With Your Phone
When great design and family antics catch your eye, capture the memories with photos that tell a story
"memories with photos that tell a story... better photos with your phone on the go, capturing memories effectively and creating... 14,000 photos in iPhoto and just realized I could do a book from iPhoto this morning... various lighting. And I ache to take some photos with a shallow depth of field! e... unedited photo -- difficult to capture action plus scenery using available light (overcast... bound photo books, but apple now allows you to do a 2 page spread with one photo..."