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No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers

By Rachel Cernansky – planetgreen.discovery.com<p>Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into …

Awe-inspiring Invention Could Clean World's Oceans In 5 years

Every year we produce over 300 million tonnes of plastic. Of this, over 7.25 million tonnes of it ends up in our oceans in the form of top-level …

Simple ways to improve air quality indoors

We’ve really enjoyed the planting a forest campaign this month, together we’ve planted almost 300 trees … but wanted something a little more hands-on.<p>…

2013 LENSCRATCH Backyard Exhibition

Laura Burlton, Backyard Clown, Houston, TX<p>Clare O’Neill, <i>Untitled from the Summertime Fun series</i>, Nambe, New Mexico<p>Mary Economidy,<i>Windy Day</i>, near …

How To Make Your Own Coasters – 29 DIY Wonderful Designs

We use coasters to protect our furniture against moisture and stains. However, there’s no reason why we can’t make the coasters look good as well. In …

Peek Inside 8 Of The World’s Greenest Homes

A new book from Princeton Architectural Press surveys gorgeous “passive” houses that adhere to an emerging standard of sustainability.<p>Do you live in a green home? If you’re like me, you’ve probably done your best to green what you’ve got—swapping out incandescent bulbs, installing a Nest …

Dramatic Details – Conceptual Portraits by Alison Claire Uher

Michigan photographer Alison Uher of Alison Claire Photography has been obsessively shooting photos since she was seven, when she got her first …

Photography

The 25 Hardest Things About Living In New Zealand

Feel the pain, mate.<p>(P.S. We're looking for editors in New Zealand/Australia: Apply here!)

New Zealand

You are My Wild -- Great Kid Photography That'll Inspire Your Own At-Home Photos

Photo by Brooke Schwab<p>When you were a kid, having a camera in front of you was just a little less scary. You probably didn’t even notice it was there …

Photography

OFFSITE: L.A. Story

<i>Sara Jane Boyers, from Gridlock</i><p>This weekend, the Los Angeles photo community will be exploring walls of photography at Paris Photo Los Angeles, but …

Spectacular Time-Lapse of Three Years Worth of Photos of the Sun

The video displays photos at a rate of two photos per day, totaling to over 2000 photos. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) began their …

Time-lapse Photography

Minimalist Landscape Photographs with Exposure Times of Up to Eight Hours

Samuel Burns is a photographer based in Sydney, Australia who specializes in shooting minimalist landscape photographs using a large format camera. …

2013 LENSCRATCH CELL PHONE EXHIBITION Part 2

Tracy J. Thomas, <i>In Praise of Blue</i>, Sacramento, CA<p>Christopher Harris, <i>Truck</i>, Tucson, AZ<p>Grant Gill, <i>untitled</i>, Milwaukee, WI<p>Francis Schanberger, <i>Oil</i> …

Photographing Undercover in the World’s Most Secretive Nation, North Korea

Tensions are running high again on the Korean peninsula. As international observers watch closely for what move the North will play next, I thought …

Simplicity - Weekly Photography Challenge

It’s the simple things in life that are often the best – so in this weeks photography challenge we’re expecting to see some great photos because the …

Digital Photography

Interesting Photo of the Day: Possibly the World’s First Image of Ocean Wave Over Lava

It’s always interesting to see the “World’s First” of something, and today people have been saying this is the world’s first photo of an ocean wave …

Spectacular Photographs of the Northern Lights Over the Rocky Mountains

Photographer Richard Gottardo tells us that he spent a few months in the Rocky Mountains, trying to see and photograph the Northern Lights. A …

Silhouettes in a Giant Moonrise, Captured Using a 1200mm Lens

Earlier this week, photographer Philipp Schmidli of Lucerne, Switzerland captured this incredible photograph of a biker’s silhouette in front of a …

Amani Willett: Disquiet

Amani Willett has just published an new monograph, <i>Disquiet,</i> by Damiani Publishers that is available now in Europe and soon in the U.S. The timing of …

Roadsworth: Streets of Montreal Transformed into Giant Playgrounds

Road art or street graffiti is usually created to question or communicate to everyday people existing issues and socially relevant themes In 2001, …

Streetwear

Creating a Pinhole Camera with 25 Pinholes Using a Shoebox

Pinhole cameras are fun! Most of the cameras are often made from the most quirky things. We found a spam can, a shoebox, and we recently saw that a …

Finding Solitude Adventures

7 Trip Ideas For Those Seeking Solitude on a Grand Scale<p>Let the masses line up for Old Faithful and Half Dome. These bold adventures take you to big places with the breathing room to match.<p>Ride the Rim: Canyonlands National Park, Utah<p>The White Rim Trail is a 100-mile mountain-bike route with clear …

National Parks

(by Jordan Ek)

How to Photograph Landscapes

You might be wondering how the beautiful landscape photographs shown in magazines are shot. The colors are so vibrant and the compositions are always …

60 Spectacular Seahorses and Seadragons [PICS]

Lined seahorse, Hippocampus erectus. Delicate and beautiful seahorses get their name from the ancient Greek hippos meaning “horse” and kampos meaning …