Posts Tagged ‘Essentials’

Essentials Of Ceramic Design: Form And Materiality

Essentials Of Ceramic Design: Form And Materiality

The ceramic artist Matthias Kaiser marries simple geometric shapes with the irregularities resulting from the hand-made manufacture process to create unique ceramics that span a web of suspenseful contradictions. Hailing from Austria, Kaiser perfected his trade at a number of international institutions, from Parsons School of Design in New York, to the Academy of Fine …

Essentials: Getting Bicycle Chic

Essentials: Getting Bicycle Chic

It’s a bike week for get addicted to ... Choosing a particular bicycle and gear conveys an attitude and a way of life. Riding a bike can be addictive, in the best cases for life. For a lot of people, contemporary bicycle culture has now replaced cars as the vehicles that best express its identity. Velo …


Essentials: How Can I Make A DSLR Behave Like A “Real” Movie Camera?

Essentials: How Can I Make A DSLR Behave Like A “Real” Movie Camera?

Now that's a question! DSLRs are so lightweight that they don’t move like a film camera. And in many cases DSLRs are ergonomically worse than a camcorder, as they are designed to shoot stills, not video. The solution is as simple as the rules of gravity: Extra mass and size will contribute further to your …

Essentials: Star Wars Collections

Essentials: Star Wars Collections

"I have a bad feeling about this," says the young Obi-Wan Kenobi (played by Ewan McGregor) in Star Wars: Episode I, The Phantom Menace as he steps off a spaceship and into the most anticipated cinematic event … A Collection is a collection is a collection is a collection. If you think about Gertrude Stein's …

Essentials: 10 Camera Straps For DSLR

Essentials: 10 Camera Straps For DSLR

It's time for some good camera straps. Those straps are soft where it matters and strong where it counts. It's just a matter which body-hugging contours you choose to distribute the mass of your camera evenly across your shoulders. You can also find some more DSLR accessories on our site here. National Geographic NG 3030 …


Essentials: 10 Prestigious Chronograph Watches

Essentials: 10 Prestigious Chronograph Watches

Delightfully simple and sophisticated, those watches should have a home on every wrist. The following prestigious timepieces are always at the cutting edge of precision, reliability and style. Invicta Men's 1517 I Force Collection Chronograph Strap Watch (Price drop from $695 to $99.99!). TAG Heuer Men's CV2A10.FC6235 Carrera Automatic Chronograph Day-Date Watch ($3.080). Tissot Men's …

Essentials: 10 Popular Digital Camera Accessories

Essentials: 10 Popular Digital Camera Accessories

When you’re passionate about photography there are a few accessories here or there that you’re probably dying to get. Note, this is not a complete equipment list, it's just the beginning of passion. Neewer 43" (110cm) 5-in-1 Collapsible Multi-Disc Photographic Lighting Reflectors ($12.32). LensPEN Lens Cleaning System ($9.95). Canon RC-6 Wireless Remote Controller for Canon …