Shawn Syverson

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Getting Better at Photography

Not a lot, just a little bit.<p>Last week, my friend Paulo reached out about some tips on getting better at photography. He broke his issues down into …

Planning and Packing Camera Lenses for a Holiday or Trip

When you’re packing photography equipment for a holiday, it’s hard to decide what to take. You want to take enough to get good photos, but not so …

Cameras

Ultralight Packing List: How to Pack Light & Travel With 1 Bag

Hey there! This page covers my complete minimalist travel guide. I'll share my exact system for packing light, my favorite pieces of ultralight …

7 Places to Ride Before You Die

The Cyclist's Bucket List<p>Jered Gruber<p>Every experience on a bike is unique to every rider. But inarguably, some experiences remain more memorable than others. The smell of lavender at a roadside picnic, waiting for the Tour de France to arrive. The vertigo-inducing view of the Pacific Ocean from the …

Cycling

11 Brilliant Pieces of Reflective Cycling Gear

Fiks:Reflective Wheel Stripes<p>Courtesy of Fiks<p>Simply adding Fiks:Reflective Sheel Stripes to your bike’s rims will greatly increase nighttime visibility. Thanks to a variety of colors, they allow you to create a touch of personalized style too. The glass-embedded reflective film sticks to the …

Cycling

Easy Exercises You Can Do To Improve Your Eye For Composition

Some people just seem to have been born with a natural talent for “seeing” the perfect composition, and hopefully, you are one of them; however, if …

Composition – How To Think Like A Pro

5 Pro Tips on CompositionImproving your composition is one of the biggest challenges in photography, and sadly there isn’t a convenient button on …

One Year Update! The Wotancraft Ryker Bag still going strong!

Landscape Photography Tutorial Series New Zealand by Trey Ratcliff – Full Review

Trey Ratcliff is arguably the most prolific and famous HDR photographer out there. He has influenced hundred thousands of photographers that strive …

The Superresolution Trick – How to Quadruple the Resolution of Your Camera

Have you ever dreamed of shooting with a megapixel monster camera and get images upwards of 50 Megapixel? Of course, these cameras are really …

This is a Way to Protect Your Photographs From Being Lost

You've invested countless hours in your photography. This includes RAW files, post processing, exports to programs for sharing. Many have a backup …

How I drastically improved my photography with just 2 little decisions

THE QUESTION I GET ASKED THE MOST IS: “Wow, nice pic! Which cam are you using?” Does this sound familiar? Every time I heard this question I used to …

Giant’s New Toughroad Bikes Bridge the MTB/CX Gap for All Kinds of Adventure

It’s getting harder and harder to answer the age old question ‘How many bikes do I need?’ Even when dedicated riders acquire a full quiver the bikes …

GNARBOX: Offload, Edit, and Share Your Photos and Videos Without a Laptop

If you’ve been looking for a way to download, organize, edit, and share your photos and videos on the go without having to use a laptop, GNARBOX is a …

Wet weather motorcycle riding tips

<b>SOME PEOPLE ACTUALLY</b> like riding in the rain. Really, they do. And there's a reason for it. The challenge of wet weather machine control can be as …

Self-help

The Kevlar Motorcycle Jeans Buying Guide for the Best of 2016

When it comes to motorcycle safety and fashion it’s basically ATGATT Harley die-hard or the Squid. Behold! A revolution in moto fashion is here and …

Hunting jungle poon

While wrapping up a recent trip to Patagonia, a trip I had long dreamed of making, I remarked to one of my traveling companions that Bolivian dorado …

Fishing

30 Unbelievable Places That Are Hard To Believe Really Exist

Our Earth is full of wonders and beautiful places. Here is a collection of some breathtaking places that are hard to believe really exist.<b>(h/t:</b> …

How to Avoid Star Trails by Following the ‘500 Rule’

Due to the rotation of the Earth, it appears as though the stars are moving through the sky in long exposures. Star trails can be a desired effect …

New Year's Resolutions for Photographers

Ball drops! Confetti! Staying up extra late!<p>The time has come to get started on those New Year Resolutions. But hey, no need to fear. Resolutions can …

6 Survival Skills Every Child Should Know

Image source: kymkemp.com<p>You may not want to imagine your children being in a situation where they have to fend for themselves, but such emergencies …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

iFixit Publishes Online iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Repair Guides

- Oct 4, 2014<p>It’s not something you want to think about, but did you know that you can actually repair your new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus if needed? …

The Art of Capturing Aurora: An interview with photographer Jeremy Gray

When the sun unleashes a certain type of solar flare out into the surrounding cosmos in our general direction, the result is often an impacting …

The Only Three Lenses You Need for Travel Photography

Travel photography is done best with light, sharp, prime lenses. See how I used the fisheye, the 50mm, and the 135mm on the Trans Siberian Railway.