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Lytro Illum Professional Light Field Camera

Lytro Illum Professional Light Field Camera

After the great success of the Lytro Light Field Camera ($399) the company no accounced the release of the Lytro Illum Professional Light Field Camera ($1,599) with a bright f/2.0 zoom lens and 40-megaray light field sensor. This 40 megaray customized sensor unlocks the ability to capture the color, intensity and direction of the light …

Cycles Lady By Alena Chendler

Cycles Lady By Alena Chendler

The Megalopolis Moscow is notorious for its traffic jams, which leave drivers stuck in hideously long queues for hours on end. It was only a matter of time then before Muscovites discovered the joy of cycling. In the summer of 2012, fashion photographer Alena Chendler am launched a blog titled Cycles Lady, to capture this …


Battery Backup And Wall Charger

Battery Backup And Wall Charger

As the speed of our gadgets increases, there is one component that has seemed to flat line. Battery life. There are portable batteries on the market, but none of them is as fab as the Bolt ($59.99), a true grab and go solution specifically designed to replace your standard wall charger. The built in backup …

Clean Up That Messy Camera Roll

Clean Up That Messy Camera Roll

The Tidy Photo Album free download app by covworks is similar to other apps already out there in the market, but this one offers a slickand minimalist design to help you clean up and organize the mess that is your Camera Roll over time. The app features a appealing and intuitive iOS 7 interface design …

Nocs NS500 Next-Generation EarPods

Nocs NS500 Next-Generation EarPods

If you're looking for better-than-decent sound for your smart gadgets, you're going to want better buds. The next-generation Nocs NS500 is a study in evolution and are a great choice. The aluminum housing is a CNC-machined, Chamfered-cut work of art. This superior approach to materials equates to a sound that’s equally superior, supplying the listener …


With Marilyn: An Evening/1961

With Marilyn: An Evening/1961

Marilyn Monroe was the quintessential American sex symbol and, to this day, still personifies the glitz and glamour of the American Hollywood industry. In With Marilyn: An Evening/1961 (Glitterati Incorporated, ISBN 978-0983270201, $60), photographer Douglas Kirkland presents an extraordinary collection of photographs that allows us to pry into the mysterious woman, unveiling an intimate night …

Oakley Heritage Collection

Oakley Heritage Collection

The eyewear giant Oakley re-releases original '80s designs to celebrate their 30th anniversary. The Heritage Collection salutes the evolution of a revolution. By bringing back vintage rarities like Eyeshades, Razor Blades and Frogskins for a limited time, today’s athletes can carry the colors of history and pride. In 1984, then-garage-based brand Oakley and founder Jim …

Edwin x Léger Laptop Sleeve

Edwin x Léger Laptop Sleeve

Based in the heart of Lyon, Atelier Léger continue to produce limited runs of hand-crafted bags and leather goods. The Edwin x Léger Laptop Sleeve (roughly $410) is the second collaboration between Edwin Europe Léger, creating a beautiful, yet functional laptop case. This case is designed to accommodate 13" devices and is made to order, taking up to …


Beck’s Cool At Home With Micky Beisenherz

Beck’s Cool At Home With Micky Beisenherz

"I‘m having a party tonight. So if you know where I live, you‘re welcome!" Well, not that easy, but a limited amount of tickets for the home party with author and moderator Micky Beisenherz can be won, you can apply here at Beck’s. What makes a good party? Good people hanging around and talking about …

2Face - Two Sided, Handcrafted, Leather Backpack

2Face – Two Sided, Handcrafted, Leather Backpack

The two young architects and designers from Chivote made a goal to create a premium leather backpack with a twist. The result is the 2Face, the first two sided, handcrafted, premium leather backpack. Backpacks are to be one of the most comfortable ways to carry things around, but often existing bag designs don’t match with …

Be There Or Be Square: Beck’s Cool At Home

Be There Or Be Square: Beck’s Cool At Home

Among the global trends for this year is a march to 'mindful living,' with more people actively trying to shut out distractions and focus on the moment. But maybe you don't need a Search Inside Yourself course, because staying at home is the new going-out – you're enjoying what you're doing in the here and …


Innovative 1-Click Lace Lock System

Innovative 1-Click Lace Lock System

ClickTight, founded in 2012 by Jurrien Theuvenet in Amsterdam, has the mission to eliminate the headache of loose laces and double knots. The original idea for the 1-click solution to fastening and loosening laces came to him after he developed a lace lock system for board shorts on the beaches of Mexico. He quickly realized that …

Everyday Flask Made To Last #IzolaStyle

Everyday Flask Made To Last #IzolaStyle

Living in an Urban City there are countless moments when a drink is necessary. Get the flexibility you need while tackling those server issues no one understands, a flask can be a lifesaver and is always a good companian. Dating back to medieval times, the flask carries with it the time-honored tradition of allowing you …


Intelligent Multimedia Monster

Intelligent Multimedia Monster

There are plenty of options out there if you're looking for an all-in-one connected media center and speaker system. The Tubecore Duo ($479) features a modular design of high powered audio components designed around a Class A Preamp Core and features a powerful embedded computer. Since everything is modular, Duo can be upgraded and modified in …

Photo Film Screenprint Series

Photo Film Screenprint Series

Jerome Daksiewicz created a series of (mostly vintage) prints for Nomo to celebrate the history of analog film photography. Since the first official photograph in 1827 by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, it has been estimated that over one trillion photographs have been printed. Since the advent of the digital camera, photo film production has been on …

Direttore Luxury Bag Collection

Direttore Luxury Bag Collection

The Direttore team is a unique combination of individuals coming from three different continents around the globe. The first collection of exclusively hand crafted leather goods, ranging from business briefcase, iPad case, phone case and the Marocco Grigio edition, come in an exclusive limited edition currently available via Indiegogo. Marroco Grigio came about during a …


Getting Ready For The Summer In The City

Getting Ready For The Summer In The City

Whether you're getting ready for the summer in the city, or just dealing with a commute as the last bits of snow continue to stubbornly fall, the Icon collection can handle it all. The new apparel collection by Oakley meets the requirements for all areas of a modern urban dweller for surviving the urban jungle. …

Enjoy Beck’s Cool At Home With Markus Kavka

Enjoy Beck’s Cool At Home With Markus Kavka

Journalist, author, moderator and DJ Markus Kavka spent his childhood and youth in a nearby village of his birthtown Ingolstadt, Germany. According his statement Manching is a village with a traffic light at that time, two discos and three supermarkets. This circumstances led him to study theatre arts, communicology and American studies, resulting in one …

Overgrowth – A Collaborative Artistic Project

Overgrowth – A Collaborative Artistic Project

Overgrowth is a ongoing collaborative artistic project created by Parker Fitzgerald, the photographer that takes most of the images for Kinfolk magazine and floral designer Riley Messina. Inspired by a pursuit of beauty, Messina combines classically thoughtful botanical designs with Fitzgerald's carefully considered film images in an expression of the multifaceted relationship between humankind and …


Where Are The Letters?

Where Are The Letters?

Taking minimalism to a whole new level, Das Keyboard 4 Ultimate ($169) mechanical keyboard is a completely blank keyboard for programmers, internet surfers, freelancers and others who work eight to 12 hours a day at their computers. Because they know their keyboard is the tool they touch the most, making it the most important tool in …

Small Garrison Easy-Access Bag

Small Garrison Easy-Access Bag

The Colorado-based carry goods label Winter Session is now offering a smaller version of their flagship Garrison Bag. 25% smaller than the original Garrison, the unisex Small Garrison Bag ($265) comes in two colors - 15 oz. natural canvas with a 20 oz. grey waxed bottom, and all-grey 20 oz. waxed - and features the …

Fashion Up Your Gear

Fashion Up Your Gear

A simple way to customize your photo gear to reflect your own style is to use a custom camera strap. Brown is probably one of the most popular colors when it comes to dyeing leather hides and Istanbul-based commercial photographer F. Aydin Yunusoglu and Funda Yunusoglu from Redier just had to use this classic look …