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Tones Of Dirt And Bone By Mike Brodie

Tones Of Dirt And Bone By Mike Brodie

"The photos? I want people to see them just as I want to tell someone a good story. Nobody enjoys boredom. Everything comes as a surprise,” says photographer Mike Brodie. The photographs in Tones of Dirt and Bone (Twin Palms Publishers, ISBN 978-1-936611-10-2-s) were made between 2004 and 2006, the years Brodie first began exploring …

And You Thought Standing Was Good For You?

And You Thought Standing Was Good For You?

You can’t deny the health benefits of standing desks: Standing burns more calories than sitting, improves posture and helps to keep your body in good health. And while treadmill desks take it to the next level, most of us don’t have the funds or room for a piece of gym equipment at our workspace. That's where …


A Pant That Comes With A 25 Year Guarantee

A Pant That Comes With A 25 Year Guarantee

As Manuel Rappard told me about his new Kickstarter project The Quarter Century Pant (khaki, forest green, stone grey, navy, oak and charcoal, $85) I could not believe that this trouser is backed by a 25 year guarantee. Only few things are more frustrating than finding your perfect pair of pants. After buying you most …

GPS-Based Security Devices And Their Functions

GPS-Based Security Devices And Their Functions

Keeping track of your valuables isn't easy, especially when those items come in all shapes and sizes. From smartphones and tablets to your car and even your own children, GPS tracking devices can be handy when trying to keep your eye on everything. Here are some different GPS trackers you can use to keep your …

RNI Films 3.0 – More Than 170 New Presets Added

RNI Films 3.0 – More Than 170 New Presets Added

Good things come to those who wait. It took RNI more than a year to develop these new film presets for Lightroom. This is the most complete collection of RNI’s third generation of film-simulating presets for Adobe Lightroom. More than 170 new presets have been added to simulate more variations of more film stocks (including …


Principles Of Modern Minimalism

Principles Of Modern Minimalism

The minimalist movement continues today with modern minimalists fighting against materialism and conspicuous consumption. Its mantra is less is more because it gets down to basics so you can focus on what is most important without the distractions and stress of excess, clutter and chaos. Development of Minimalism Modern minimalism is rooted in art and …

Outdoor Photography Filter Holders

Outdoor Photography Filter Holders

MindShift Gear has just released two new miniature outdoor photography filter holders. With their addition to line-up, the photography gear company now has the most complete selection of high quality filter holders available on the market. The Filter Nest ($45) is the first dual-purpose round filter case for outdoor photography. The Filter Nest is two …

Put An End To Phantom Load

Put An End To Phantom Load

Leaking electricity, also called phantom load or commonly known as standby power refers to the electric power consumed by electronic devices while they are switched off (but are designed to draw some power). That power is consumed by internal or external power supplies, remote control receivers, text or light displays, circuits energized when the device …


Songbook By Alec Soth

Songbook By Alec Soth

Known for his haunting portraits of solitary Americans in Sleeping by the Mississippi and Broken Manual, Minnesota based photographer Alec Soth has recently turned his eye toward community life in the country. It’s more of a subtly piece looking at the tension between American individualism and the desire to be collective. From upstate New York …

Get Inspired By These Home Upgrades

Get Inspired By These Home Upgrades

We all want to add value to our homes and we have all heard about the must-do upgrades and projects that will be the best for our wallet in the long-term. But which ones really give you the best bang for your buck? In addition to cost savings, which are the most visually appealing? Here …

2014 Best Gaming And Music Portable Speakers

2014 Best Gaming And Music Portable Speakers

A pair of good headphones is an ultimate must-have for gamers and music lovers. But when you get to play an interactive online game or listen to good music and want other people to get involved in it, the best way to share the fun is to share audio. Gamers and music enthusiasts are very …


Handcrafted Longboard Is Connecting To Radio Stations It Passes Over

Handcrafted Longboard Is Connecting To Radio Stations It Passes Over

The challenge for industrial designer So-Hee Woo from Muze was to alter the interaction of a radio. "I found it intriguing that people pair most types of travel with music; a way to set a mood and heighten your sense within different environments. I was inspired by longboarding because it focuses heavily on the relationship between …

Insta-6 Filters For Lightroom

Insta-6 Filters For Lightroom

Slumber, Crema, Ludwig, Aden, Perpetua – the new Instagram filters Insta-6 ($19.99) for Lightroom by Really Nice Images are nice and subtle. The package includes five new filters as well as all the filters from the previous version of Instagram. Back-engineered by a group of digital imaging professionals, all the Instagram filters since the earliest …


Tank Batteries By Nathan Pearce

Tank Batteries By Nathan Pearce

"These photographs of tank batteries were all made within a few miles of my front door in Southern Illinois. There are a handful of photos here but there could very well be hundreds. Tank batteries overwhelm the landscape here. They are a reminder of both the previous oil booms that have come and gone here …

Affordable, Comfy And Stylish Camera Straps

Affordable, Comfy And Stylish Camera Straps

The main idea of iMo's camera strap design is be comfy and stylish along a affordable price – straps start at $25. Besides looking nice, they're tested to hold over 90 lbs. and even professional photographers can use the straps. The little quick release buckles allow you to take off the main strap when you’re …

Live Large With A Slim iPhone Wallet

Live Large With A Slim iPhone Wallet

Some time ago we had been writing about Bellroy’s new Elements Phone Pocket, the latest evolution from carry specialist brand. Now we had the chance to get our hands on the Phone Wallet, which is an addition to their Elements Range, which protects your pocket essentials from rain, sand, grit and snow. For any trip …


Walnut & Steel Lounge Chair

Walnut & Steel Lounge Chair

This lounge chair by Daniel Kaufman  is a chair made of reclaimed slabs of walnut and contrasts two materials: raw walnut with an industrial material: steel. "The idea behind this chair was to try to find a harmony between two very different materials. The cracks in the walnut are braced by butterfly joints made out …

Sony Xperia Z3 Limited StadtTalente Editons

Sony Xperia Z3 Limited StadtTalente Editons

The illustrations by visual artists Vesa Tapani Sammalisto from Helsinki, Shinpei Hasegawa from Tokyo and Jan Feliks Kallwejt from Warsaw got the chance from Sony to celebrate the lifestyle of each of their cities on Sony's Xperia Z3 series. Cities beeing covered are Berlin, Tokyo and Warsaw, each a hometown to one of the illustrators. …

A Camera Bag That Doesn't Look Like A Camera Bag

A Camera Bag That Doesn’t Look Like A Camera Bag

Camera bags and photographers go together like hot chocolate and Marshmallows. But there are also times they go together like oil and water. Picking the right camera bag for every situation–let me say it clear and loud– is impossible. The solution is to pick the right camera bag for the right situation. If you're looking …


5 Ways To Expand Your Photography Prowess

5 Ways To Expand Your Photography Prowess

Experimenting with different genres expands your creative and technical skills. Photography is all about seeing the world in a unique way and finding your "voice" as a photographer. The process of finding your unique style requires a lot of experimentation, and thinking outside the box. Photography is a form of expression that needs both creative …

Elements Phone Pocket For iPhone

Elements Phone Pocket For iPhone

Slim your wallet. But just slim isn’t enough. Bellroy's new Elements Phone Pocket is the latest evolution from carry specialist brand. An addition to their Elements Range, which protects your pocket essentials from rain, sand, grit and snow, the wallet answers feedback from customers who asked for an option to also shelter their lifeline to …

Adrià Cañameras On The Mediterranean

Adrià Cañameras On The Mediterranean

Anna et Salomeé is available now through Lawson’s Books (First edition of 500 copies, ISBN 978-0-9570378-0-9). It's a book of new photographs by Barcelona-based photographer Adrià Cañameras. Born in 1988 to a French father and a Spanish mother, Cañameras initially cut his teeth assisting fellow photographer Misha Kominek, and has since risen to prominence within the …