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Earth Is My Witness

Earth Is My Witness

Over the course of his 40-year career, photographer Art Wolfe has worked on every continent and in hundreds of locations. Earth Is My Witness (Earth Aware Editions, ISBN 978-1608873067, $95) is his most extensive collection of Wolfe's photography ever compiled. This lavishly produced work spans the globe, bringing the beauty of the planet’s fast-disappearing landscapes, …

Power Knife For The Connected Adventurer

Power Knife For The Connected Adventurer

In everyday life or on the road a tangle of cords, a broken cable or a missing adapter can be inconvenient and annoying. In the outdoors, this might mean the difference between getting completely lost and left in the dark, or staying powered-up and safe. Combining adapter ends from some of the most widely used …


Amp Up Your iPhone

Amp Up Your iPhone

Pump up the jam Amp (available for the iPhone 5, 5S, 6, and 6 Plus, $129) up your iPhone! Phone speakers are still pretty weak. The Amp iPhone Speaker Case aims to fix that, and in a big way. The Amp uses advanced algorithms to deliver personalized audio, based on your hearing pattern, musical preferences, …

Efneo’s 3-Gear Front Gearbox Is Perfect For Trekking

Efneo’s 3-Gear Front Gearbox Is Perfect For Trekking

Many people say a front bicycle derailleur is the most disliked part of their bike. Here's an alternative - a 3-speed front gearbox. It makes riding a bike (and shifting gears) much simpler, nicer and quicker. And it makes each bike look much better. With Efneo you can reduce to the first gear in a standstill …

Quotes On Shit By Jessica Walsh & Timothy Goodman

Quotes On Shit By Jessica Walsh & Timothy Goodman

Quotes on Shit is a little side project of designer duo Jessica Walsh and Timothy Goodman that brings all those objects surrounding us with no meaning or use back to life. "We all use so much shit. We collect shit, buy shit, steal shit, trade shit and then throw shit away. So what happens with …


Hand-Bound Photo Book: The Dirty Dogs

Hand-Bound Photo Book: The Dirty Dogs

THE.DIRTY.DOGS issue(s) is an annual print project by French photographer Matt Georges. The volumes are a kinda Coffee Table Book / Zine / Magazine at the same time. They're hand-bound, self-published (personal money) and limited to 500 copies per issue with 190 pages each. The Offset print–NO igital print–is made on recycled paper. Georges has …

Fully-Fledged Professional iPhone Camera Experience

Fully-Fledged Professional iPhone Camera Experience

The app ProCam ($3.99) offers a fully-fledged professional camera experience both in terms of user interface and camera functionality. It is intuitive and easy enough for beginners who want the best quality photos and videos, but with all the versatility of customized settings that a pro-photographer requires. Get the most out of your iPhone’s camera …

Animated GIF Keyboard

Animated GIF Keyboard

When iOS 8 was first revealed earlier this year, the game-changing feature was iOS 8 Extensions. This meant for the first time developers would be able to bring third-party keyboard apps to the iPhone, a feature users have been waiting for since the launch of iOS. This Animated GIF keyboard allows you to quickly choose …


The Harvester - Getting It Done Right

The Harvester – Getting It Done Right

Built on America’s great promise; if one worked hard enough, one could achieve anything, The Harvester, style no.258, was one of Red Wing’s most successful products in the 1930’s with a clean silhouette. Popular in both the harvest field and mining sections of the country, the Harvester helped growing the fundamentals of a nation. The …

Create Your Vision

Create Your Vision

Arnette Eyewear came to life in 1992 in an Orange County garage. Guided by the principle that doing things your way, is the only right way, Arnette sunglasses quickly became the de facto badge for a new generation. Twenty years later, the company is found on an eclectic group of personalities from the music, skate, surf …

One More Thing...

One More Thing…

One more thing... it's not called iWatch, it's the Apple Watch. The digital watch sports a specially designed and engineered Digital Crown that provides an innovative way to scroll, zoom and navigate. It’s an extremely precise and customizable timepiece and a comprehensive health and fitness companion. The watch will enable you to communicate in new …


Professional DJ Headphones Deliver Distortion-Free Music

Professional DJ Headphones Deliver Distortion-Free Music

Created in collaboration with 5-time world’s best DJ award winner, Armin van Buuren, the A3PRO headphones are made by Philips for the electronic music life. Source-accurate sound reproducion brings you sound as it was recorded in the booth, without distortion or alteration, so the sound you hear is true to the original. Designed with the …

Holy 6!

Holy 6!

Apple's holy 6 makes a big first impression. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sport each a bigger display with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD displays. The new iPhones feature a precision unibody enclosure of anodized aluminum that conforms seamlessly with the shaped glass of the display, resulting in a completely smooth and continuous …


Compact Smartphone With Uncompromised Performance

Compact Smartphone With Uncompromised Performance

Sony's powerful new Xperia Z3 Compact is a 4,6” mobile to give you a whole new gaming experience. The smartphone matches Sony's brightest display with the latest in their audio technologies. Hear every beat as it was meant to be heard with Hi-Res audio, and block out distractions with Digital Noise Cancelling support. Access your …

Post-Photography: The Artist With A Camera

Post-Photography: The Artist With A Camera

The book Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera (Laurence King, ISBN: 9781780672281, $40) by author Robert Shore takes a look at the exciting world of photographic image-making that is emerging in the digital world. The real world is full of cameras; the virtual world is full of images. Where does all this photographic activity leave …

Santorini – Everything Is Somehow Linked To A Dream

Santorini – Everything Is Somehow Linked To A Dream

This documentary project was commissioned by Vedema, a Luxury Collection Resort built around a 400 year old winery made of dark volcanic stones. The name comes from its history and connection to the surrounding nature, as in Santorinian idiom ventema (βεντέμα) means harvest. Petros Koublis cooperated with interior designer Stamos Hondrodimos to create a series of …


Guide: Nikon D810 Experience E-Book

Guide: Nikon D810 Experience E-Book

The D810 is a very popular camera, and this is the first detailed and comprehensive guide available. Written in the clear, concise, and comprehensive manner of all Full Stop Guides, Nikon D810 Experience (375 pages, $14.99) will help you learn to use your D810 quickly and competently, to consistently create the types of images you desire. …

Taser Axon Body Camera

Taser Axon Body Camera

The Taser Axon Body ($399) camera is a little black box meant to attach to a shirt and sit over the wearer's heart. But, unlike other wearable cameras, like the GoPro, it's specifically meant for use by law enforcement. With a 130° lens providing an even greater field of view, the recording camera captures more than …

Handmade Universal Voyager Case

Handmade Universal Voyager Case

Ukraine-based Manekibook have just released a series of their bestsellers: Shturman notebook, Purser wallet and the multipurpose travel case - Voyager, which we featured. "In June 2014 our design studio and manufactory were finally relocated in Kiev. So we can proudly say that all things that you can find in this series are invented and …


Eric Koston Signature Frogskins Collection

Eric Koston Signature Frogskins Collection

Skate legend Eric Koston helped curate this collection of five new Frogskins including handmade acetate editions, with a camo pattern that gives a fresh spin to this classic sunglass. Oakley has partnered with the Berrics, the biggest influencer on skateboarding culture in the world with over 7.5 million page views per month. Founded in 2007 …

Behind The Scenes: Photo Shoot Sony Xperia With Benjamin Kaufmann

Behind The Scenes: Photo Shoot Sony Xperia With Benjamin Kaufmann

German photographer Benjamin Kaufmann has taken the photos for the last Sony Mobile campaign Xperia Style: Puristic Muse. "I wanted to meld the stunning landscape with the outstanding design of the smartphone. The work should capture the beauty of the product and the magnificence of the landscape at the same time and should embody the …

Smart Leather Goods For Your iDevices

Smart Leather Goods For Your iDevices

Nowadays we take our Mac, iPad and iPhone pretty much everywhere. They are almost an extension of our personality. They say something about us, what we like, even what we don’t. Every item of the iCollection (iPhone 5 case and wallet, iPad leather cover, 13" or 15" Macbook leather case) family is carefully handcrafted by …