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Amazon.com: Customer reviews: ALPS Mountaineering Lynx 1-Person Tent

ByJ. Quinoneson June 26, 2015<p>Listen here my fellow campers. I am one of those people that does extensive research before making any purchase so that …

Ten Hacks for Your Camera in Less Than 100 Seconds

Photographers and cinematographers sometimes find themselves in the middle of a shoot wishing they had some piece of equipment to get that shot just …

Inside IBM Design: The era of fetishizing the process of design is finally ending

Can you teach an old company new tricks? IBM’s metamorphosis into the world’s largest design-oriented company hasn’t been easy. <i>The Loop</i>, a new documentary produced by digital design company InVision, gives an illuminating peek into how the 109-year old company is convincing staff that embracing a …

UX Design

Understand the Different Types of Studio Lights and How They Work Together With This Great Video

When you're first starting out with artificial lighting, it can feel a bit like trying to speak French in Russian. In between the modifiers, the …

Dealing With The 5 Most Difficult Lighting Situations Without Flashes

Light is every photographer's obsession. Even when beautiful, natural light is available it can be tricky to deal with. Lighting is planned when you …

Landscape Photography

Some Handy Hidden Tricks in Lightroom

Lightroom is likely where you spend a lot of, if not the majority of your post-processing time. And so, any little shortcuts or tricks you can pick …

42 Best Cabin Getaways

Far Meadow, Sierra National Forest, CA<p><i>Related:</i> <i>Pitch your tent at the best Yosemite campgrounds</i><p>Yosemite may be only 12 miles away, but Far Meadow’s …

UI Interactions: A Collection to Bookmark by Divan Raj

Let's finish off this week with a cool collection of UI Interactions by India-based designer Divan Raj. It's a set of exploration and experiments …

UI Design

Tony Robbins gives every entrepreneur the same two pieces of advice

While all of Tony Robbins' one-on-one coaching sessions are personalized, they're drawn from more than 30 years of experience in coaching — and for his business clients, what he's learned from running his own portfolio of companies.<p>In September, the winners of Shopify's Build a Bigger Business …

A Dutch sculptor spent 27 years building giant kinetic creatures

For the last 27 years, Theo Jansen – a Dutch kinetic sculpture – has been creating new forms of life out of plastic pipes. His beach creatures, …

What Each Slider on an Equalizer Does

When you’re listening to music through cheap headphones or speakers, an equalizer will help even out the sound. Most equalizers come with genre …

Music Production

Learn to Make Boring Night Photos Look Spectacular with This 5-Minute Lightroom Tutorial (VIDEO)

Dramatic photographic opportunities abound once the sun drops below the horizon and a whole realm of colors, lights, and moods begin to appear. If …

Tutorials

Top 11 best lightweight backpacking gear & equipment

Lightweight backpacking used to mean roughing it, an experience that was borderline unpleasant. But with innovative, new backpacking gear, it’s now …

Top 19 Mistakes to Avoid as a Photographer

Sometimes, getting better results with your camera is as much about what you <i>avoid</i> as it is about what you actually do.There are tons of mistakes that …

Landscape Photography

Don’t Make These 4 Photo Composition Mistakes: Watch This Video & Avoid “Eyeball Confusion”

Whether you shoot landscapes, portraits, sports, or other types of images, sloppy composition can ruin an otherwise great shot. In this quick …

The Five Dos and Don'ts of Photographing Models

When you're working with models (or anyone really), there are certain things you should keep in mind, both to make the shoot go smoothly and …

DOS

Driverless Vehicles Will Talk to Us

Envisioning a not-so-distant future where our cars can detect our locations, our to-do lists, and our heart rates.<p>When we switched from landlines to smartphones about 10 years ago, there was a fundamental shift in how we understood communication technology. Until that point, we’d been using phones …

Roads

The Backcountry Swimming Hole User's Manual

Where can I find the best swimming holes?If you’re looking for an epic summer activity beyond your neighborhood pool, it’s time to hit the trail. …

Hiking

Where to book a campsite along the Solar Eclipse 2017 Path of Totality

On Monday, people within a broad band of beautiful locations stretching across the continental U.S. -- known collectively as the “Path of Totality” …

These 30 Awesome Photography Links Will Inspire You to Shoot!

We have had another terrific week in the wide world of photography with many artists and writers creating great content that is shared online. This …

Designer creates daredevil secret studio under a bridge

No trolls, just a design studio under that bridge<p>The phenomenon of pop-up, guerilla architecture is nothing new, but rarely is it as thrilling as Fernando Abellanas’s hidden design studio. Affixed to the underside of a concrete traffic bridge in an unnamed location in Valencia, Spain, the space …

These are the most Instagram-worthy waterfall hikes in all 50 states

<b>Connecticut: Roaring Brook Falls</b> <br>Categorized as a moderate-level three-mile hike, the reward is a spectacular view of the state’s highest single-drop …

Hiking

Everything You Need for a Solo Backpacking Trip

For a next-level outdoor experience, try a solo backpacking<br>trip. Just you, the woods, and your thoughts —<br>and not a lot of extraneous gear

Humanscale's Ergonomic Design Templates Are the Ultimate Architect's Tool

Put away the Neufert manual and pixelated Internet searches, because scaling people just got a whole lot easier. The Chicago-based design consultancy …

Light starts shipping the L16, its 16-camera pocket DSLR challenger

Light’s L16 was a radical design concept when it was originally introduced in October, 2015 — but the concept has become a reality, as the company is now shipping the first production units to its pre-order customers. The final design is quite similar to the concept it showed off back then, with a …

Depth Of Field

The Perfect Cross-Country Road Trip Route for Every Vacation Length

The overland cross-country journey is ingrained in the American spirit. It’s something that everyone should do at least once in their life -- …

The World’s Most Portable Gear

There's a reason they call it fun size<p>When it comes to life on the road, portability makes all the difference. After all, the more you can pack it down, the more you can fit in your luggage. With that in mind, we compiled a list of space-conscious outdoor accessories that don’t just fit in your …

Camping

20 great free resources for learning typography

Whatever design discipline you work in, a decent knowledge and understanding of typography is one of the most important things you need to …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

The third largest country by size in the world, the US contains landscapes as varied as the vast white sand dunes of New Mexico and the watery wilderness formed by trees and marshland in Florida.<p>Picking 50 wonders wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each</i> …

Keep your hands safe in the outdoors with these adventure gloves

A good pair of gloves are an often-overlooked piece of outdoor gear. Sure, when the temperature drops we wear them to help keep our hands warm, but …