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Cramped But Cool Studio: Down to the Basics in Honolulu

This month, in connection with The Studio Issue of PDN we’re posting the “Cramped But Cool Studio Showcase.” We’re inviting <i>PDN</i> readers to share …

Tip of the Day: Ragnar's Rule of Threes

Prolific survival author Ragnar Benson often talks about his Golden Rule of Survival, the Rule of Threes. Depending on the book, he attributes it to …

Build the Ultimate Fire Starting Kit

January 15, 2014 by Melanie Swick | 30 Comments<p>Starting a fire can often mean the difference between life and death; it’s critical in treating …

10 Essential Items for Every Bug Out Bag

A durable bag is your first and most important item. All the gear in the world won’t save your ass if you can’t carry it because your bag fell apart. …

10 Wilderness Survival Lessons From Hatchet

The other day I was sorting through some old books and stumbled upon a childhood favorite, <i>Hatchet</i> by Gary Paulsen. The last time I read it was nearly …

14 Survival Tools for Your Bug Out Bag

July 31, 2013 by Melanie Swick | 26 Comments<p>Most people new to the survival and prepping community often face one of two challenges in building their …

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The EDC Bag

<b>Water:</b> 1L or more; I've found stainless steel water bottles to be the best, and you can cook/boil water in them in a pinch. You probably don't need …

How To Pack A Bushcraft Camping Outfit

I get a lot of people asking me how I pack all of the kit I need to take to the woods.<p>Particularly, a while ago I wrote an article with some …

A Bushcraft Camping Outfit - Equipment for Living in the Woods

Whether you are camping in the woods for a weekend or staying out for weeks, this bushcraft camping outfit is a good base model. It forms my standard …

Questions From The Industry Answered By A Retoucher Part 2

Aside from techniques, I have noticed that there isn’t much information out there on retouching and the industry. I have been asked great questions …

Back In The Day – The New York City Subway In All Its Former Glory

In 1985 there were approximately 40 recorded felonies on the New York City subway system. Every single day. It's a wonder how young photographer …

How to Take Better Pictures with Your Smartphone's Camera

Camera phones have come a long way in the past few years, but they don't always take point-and-shoot quality pictures on the first try (let alone …

How to train your eye to take better pictures, By Simon Ellingworth

<b>by Simon Ellingworth</b><p>To take a good photograph you need to know what good looks like. Sounds daft, I know, but training your eye is very important. In …

On the Level: A Simple Method For Aligning Vertical Crosshairs

I'd guess that of all the scoped rifles I've handled, probably ninety percent have the crosshairs out of vertical alignment. The reason is that when …

The Firearms Statistics That Gun Control Advocates Don’t Want to See

Credit: Getty Images<p>To accompany TheBlaze’s coverage of the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Houston, we figured it could be helpful to share some gun statistics pointed out to us by some of the NRA Convention attendees. Forget the talking points used by both sides in the gun control …

Building Cabins Off The Grid

<i>Three years ago, outdoor writer, photographer, and consummate sportsman Peter Mathiesen left his hometown of St. Louis to start a new life in Alaska.</i> …

How to Use Rifle Bipods and Tripods

The animals you hunt live amid an abundance of rock, trees, hillocks and other rifle rests. Alas, there’s never a rock or a limb where you need it, …

First Class

Bringing at least two of every piece of needed gear ensures you will have working items should the primary fail.<p>I took a training course in March; …

There’s no timer in a gunfight!

If you’ve been on gun forums for more than ten minutes, you’ve probably heard that statement before. Forums can be a great source for information and …

survival - Deer & Deer Hunting | Whitetail Deer Hunting Tips

You can organize the essentials based on the Five Cs of Survivability. Within these five base elements are all the tools and knowledge you need to be …

Nikon Coolpix A: The Perfect Point-and-Shoot?

Nikon Coolpix A Review<p>DSLR Power in a Point-and-Shoot Body<p>Buttons and Dials<p>Pop-Up Flash<p>Macro/Manual Switch<p>Battery<p>Unusual Button Placement<p>Info …

My Three Favorite Bushcraft Items