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Don't Let Your Camera Ruin Your Photography

New cameras are great. Whether you’re a beginner about to purchase your first “serious” camera, or an enthusiast or pro looking to make a significant …

Photography

How I Made Myself a DIY Spider Light for $40

I recently made myself a DIY Spider Light as a thrifty alternative to the Spiderlite that costs hundreds of dollars. The entire project ended up …

10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Introduction<p>First things first. My name is Marius Vieth and I’m a 26 year old fine art photographer from Amsterdam who loves nothing more than street …

Street Photography

9 Ways To Save Your Skin This Winter

Prevent dry skin with these dermatologist-approved tricks<p>Sure, those winter base miles are awesome for your fitness. But for your skin? Not so much. Long rides in the dry, frigid air can wreak havoc on your face and body, leaving you feeling dry, itchy, and flaky. Dermatologist Cybele Fishman, MD …

IRL: The Polaroid Cube is a tiny camera that leaves you wanting more

Gone are the days when you had to carry a hefty camera to capture life's best moments. For the most part, we have smartphone makers to thank for that, aided by steady improvements to imaging sensors. At the same time, though, a number of other manufacturers have made it their mission to build …

These “Parasitic” Robots Are Designed To Suck Pollution From City Air

A concept for urban drones that perch on a city billboard and harness heat from the neon and pollution from the air to create a more sustainable fuel.<p>The neon billboards that line Hong Kong streets may eventually do more than just sell products. In a new project, a group of designers hopes to use …

Urban Agriculture

DIY McFly: Make a working hoverboard from common yard gear

A working hoverboard inspired by "Back to the Future: Part II" uses leaf blowers to glide over the ground. And you can build your own.<p>Yes, Virginia, there is a hoverboard. You can make it yourself and you don't need a special surface to ride on. Austin, Texas, tinkerer Ryan Craven has created a …

Hoverboards

Pro Tip: Fly Selection Made Easy

Written by: Steve May<p><b>Editor’s note: Experienced fly fishers have certainly run into situations where fly selection is a lot tougher than described</b> …

Kit: Fly Fishing the Rockies

Destination fly fishing for trout in the high country of Colorado is a little different than going for sunnies in the local pond. Your gear needs to …

Building a DIY Sideways Room for ‘Anti-Gravity’ Family Portraits

One of photographer Jeff Paradiso‘s big projects this past year was to create a sideways room for “anti-gravity” photos. These are images in which …

A Step-by-Step Guide to Cleaning Your Bike

Our slightly obsessive but totally doable key to making your bike shine

5 Lustworthy Bike Tools For the Ultimate Home Shop

They may be a bit pricey, but these tools meet your niche needs like no other<p>If you’ve outfitted your home shop with basic tools, you’re set to go for most maintenance and repairs. But for some home mechanics, "basic" just doesn't cut it. Each of these five tools is a luxury of sorts; for those …

America's Top 10 Flyfishing States

As trout season opens around the U.S., a thought experiment on the top 10 flyfishing states in the country, listed in no particular order.<p><b>Florida</b><p>Florida is hands-down the best saltwater flyfishing destination in the States. The Keys still have big, wary bonefish. They have the wily permit. And they …

Welcome to Simms

We're presently upgrading our site to provide you with an improved Simms Experience from better product photography and more stories to full-color …

Fishing

Five really useful Christmas Gifts for Fly Fishing

<b>Let’s be honest there probably wasn’t much in the Black Friday high street sales to interest us avid anglers or the avid angler/s in your life and</b> …

Top 20 Trout Flies

<b>Basic Fly Patterns and Presentation</b><p>I always drop by a fly shop if I am away from my home waters. The price of bugs is generally the same, but the …

Fishing

Video Tuesday Tip: How to Clean Your Fly Rod

My friend Harry Murray—of Murray’s Fly Shop in Edinburg, Virginia—has posted a bunch of how-to videos recently. In this one, he talks about how he …

Fishing Book Review: 'What a Trout Sees' is a Must-Have for Fly Fishermen

The "Going Deep" features I wrote for <i>Field & Stream</i> are some of my favorite stories I've ever written. I started with trout and that eventually led …

How to Sharpen Fly Tying Scissors

<i>Have a question you want answered? Email it to us at ask@midcurrent.com.</i><p>photo courtesy of Dr. Slick<p><b>Question:</b> I have heard that you do not sharpen …

2 Ways to Determine the Sex of a Trout

One of the things I love most about being a part of Gink & Gasoline, is educating our readers. Today’s post, talks about two ways to determine the …

Fishing

DIY Fly Fishing Lanyard

I have a few fly fishing trips scheduled for the next few months. Most notably, my Dad and I have a guided trip planned for the western part of …

Fly Tying and Fly Fishing : 10 Organization Tips For Your Tying Area

Tying Tools<p>By Curtis Fry<p>at : 7:25 AM<p>8 Comments<p>Print This Post<p>Get your stuff together!<p>A few months ago, we did a blurb on fly tying stations here and …

The Fly You Must Have: The Clouser Minnow

Though jigs don’t necessarily have the literal appearance of any particular type of game-fish forage, the movement they impart suggests food. Knowing …

National Geographic Travel

Extraterrestrials: 12 Best Terrestrial Flies for Trout Fishing

If you’ve prowled any fly shops recently, you’ve noticed a growing number of bins holding terrestrial patterns. It’s like they are reproducing and …

Natural Born Heroes | Agility and Balance

Christopher McDougall<p>Christopher McDougall<p>Feb 25, 2015<p>Stop that lawnmower! Your urban backyard is packed with hidden performance-enhancing plants that can be tossed together to make an ancestral wonder meal.<p>Christopher McDougall<p>Christopher McDougall<p>Jan 19, 2015<p>Want to undo the damage of your desk …

World War II

Take the Best Nighttime Photo of Your Life

Great nighttime shots—the ones with crystal-clear stars and the Milky Way practically jumping off the screen—are always a big hit on Instagram. But how do you capture one for yourself? You can’t just point your camera at the stars and hope to get lucky. A great starscape captures more than the eye …

Landscape Photography