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5 Tricks to Simplify Your Lightroom Workflow and Begin Editing Photos with Ease (VIDEO)

If you’re new to Lightroom, and feel somewhat bewildered by the myriad of options available, take a deep breathe, watch this quick tutorial, and …

Skills: The perfection loop

I use a variety of knots, both on the water and in the rigging process. Perhaps none is quicker, easier and more dependable than the simple …

Flyline Maintenance 101

Routinely Maintaning Flylines Can Add a Few Extra Years of Useful Life<p>3 Steps to Fresh Lines<p>It pays to clean your flyline after every 3-5 usages or …

The Two Greatest Flyfishing Knots, and How to Tie Them

Besides not working equally well with all types of line, knots also don’t perform alike in different diameters of the same line type. For example, a …

Fishing

Hidden Secrets And Easter Eggs In Legend Of Zelda Breath Of The Wild

This approach will only get you so far, though – unless you want to spend tens of hours roaming the land or tuning your Sheikah Slate to lock onto …

Classic FM to host weekly show on orchestral video game music

<i>Final Fantasy</i>. <i>Skyrim</i>. <i>The Legend of Zelda</i>. These and so many other video game franchises offer beautiful, sweeping scores for players to get lost in. Unfortunately, however, they're not always known or appreciated by people outside of the gaming community. Recognition is improving through live …

Live Music

A Step-by-Step Guideline for Long Exposure Landscape Photography

When you see a long exposure image like the one above, what first comes to mind is probably how beautiful it is. Unlike a traditional image, a long …

Landscape Photography

RAW Photo Workflow In Lightroom, Part Two: Creating Consistent Styles

What if you had four arms, two brains and two computers? I don’t know about you, but I would develop more than one image at a time to double the …

RAW Photo Workflow In Lightroom, Part One: Creative Expression

<i>“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”</i> <i><br>– Pablo Picasso</i><p>I think it’s safe to assume that most of you …

Federal government considering protecting Atlantic salmon through Species at Risk Act

There hasn’t been much improvement for the salmon population in the Sackville rivers since this year’s dry summer, according to one community …

You’ve Never Seen A Hunting Film Like This

This film by Rockhouse Motion and Outdoor Life takes the genre of the hunting film to the next level. Even if you don’t hunt or fish, but love the …

Margaree River Atlantic Salmon | Cape Breton

How To Rig A Two Fly Nymph Rig

Double drys, tandem nymphs, and streamers trailing teasers are all viable strategies, but you can’t just tie on any two flies. They should work …

Fishing

How to cast weighted fly line, heavy flies, and split-shot

Lefty Kreh and Ed Jaworowski have recently released a major instructional film called The Complete Cast: Applying Principles to Fresh and Saltwater …

Fishing

Find Expert Gear Tests

Featured Authors<p>Chris Weidner climbs like an All-Purpose shoe: he’s competent on most terrain but not the best at anything. He lives in Boulder, …

8 Things That Are More Important Than A Long Cast

Are you practicing the techniques that actually catch fish? This idea came to me as a result of a Facebook conversation. Kelly Galloup posted a great …

Fishing

Old Kiwi rainbow. South Island, New Zealand. #BuiltForTheWild Photo: Brett Seng http://t.co/xmu4MPIj0N

Simple Trick for Long Exposure Photography Without Using a Filter

Who doesn’t love the look of long exposure photography? The peaceful, serene waters underneath a clear blue sky of clouds makes a landscape scene …

Top 10 Fly Fishing Tips on Reading Water

You stop by your local fly shop and they tell you which river is hot this week. The flows and water color is perfect for this time of year. They give …

Podcast: 10 Things I Wish I Had Known About Fly-Tying When I Started

On the podcast this week, I am all by myself. It’s a topic I’ve been asked to address before and didn’t require a special guest. It’s entitled “10 …

Fishing

The One Thing That Will Drive Your Fly-Fishing Guide Nuts

A few years ago, I took an informal poll of my fly-fishing guide friends. I asked them: "What's the number one beef you have with your clients? What …

What Happens If You Go Without Water?