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The First 5 Lenses To Buy For Your Sony A7 Series Camera

Sony has created a bit of a phenomenon with their A7 and its siblings and successors. The full frame, mirrorless powerhouse boasts incredible image …

Road Trip through Northeast Minnesota

One of our favorite areas of Minnesota is the northeastern region of the state, in particular the stretch of land from Duluth to Grand Marais. This …

Hiking

<em>Outside</em> Presents Gear of the Year for Summer 2016

With the warm summer months now upon us it is time for everyone to head outside and hit the trail, go camping, climbing, cycling, or take part in …

A Photographer Turned Thousands of Photos and Weeks of Work Into Incredible Insect Images

When you get super close to a photographic subject, some tricky things start to happen. Tiny bits of dust and dirt become huge distraction. Depth of …

Articles about high tech prefab outbuilding surprisingly peaceful retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

From city slickers to country bumpkins, homeowners have always longed for a special place from which to escape the toils of...<p>A sci-fi-inspired prefab with an efficient edge is grounded in real-world technology.<p>The Australian maverick unifying surfing and science,...<p>A hike to the Park Butte fire …

Prefab Homes

7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …

Cocktails

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.

Life After Dark: Helpful Tips for Street Photography at Night

To the surprise of no one, the topic of light is relatively common here on Light Stalking; search the archives and you can easily find plenty of …

Street Photography

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Articles about easy indoor gardening city dwellers on Dwell.com - Dwell

Indian summer is all well and good, though in San Francisco the real treat of September is the SF AIA's Architecture and the City...<p>Editor-in-Chief Amanda Dameron hosted a panel of industry leaders in a discussion on how technology will inform the future of...<p>As an extension to the sold-out …

San Francisco

Better Than Ozu and Kurosawa: Mizoguchi

When the <i>Sight & Sound</i> poll of the best movies of all time came out in 2012, one of its biggest surprises was the absence of any film by Kenji Mizoguchi from its highest reaches. By contrast, Yasujiro Ozu’s “Tokyo Story” came in at three and his “Late Spring” at fifteen, and Akira Kurosawa’s “Seven …

Sonny Rollins Meets His Fans - Rehearsal

Gully & Rodriguez

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Creativity

Not sure if a site is safe from 'Heartbleed'? Use this tool to check

A bug named "Heartbleed" was recently discovered and likely affects most websites on the Internet. Fortunately, an online tool makes it easy for users to quickly check whether a website is secure or not.<p>Heartbleed is a bug that affects OpenSSL, a technology that is used by many Internet services to …

Information Security

Infrared Photography: 2 Ways To Modify Your DSLR

Infrared photography is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful areas of photographic art, and there are many ways in which you can shoot IR frames. …

Photography

Trekking to a Backcountry Skiing Eden

The snow fell in a heavy blanket of silence. Fat, wet flakes floated down through the pines as we made our way along the sled trail. An hour before, I had rendezvoused with our group of friends in an empty parking lot four miles up an unplowed road from the last claim of civilization in …

19-Year-Old Mixes Photos and Paints Into Beautiful Narratives

19-year-old artist Aliza Razell creates beautiful narratives in her mixed-media photographs by combining self-portraits with splashes of color to produce strange and mystifying images that cannot fully be explained. The beautifully thoughtful moments seem perfectly planned out so that the …

Art

The High Art of Ramen in Tokyo

When someone mentions ramen, you probably think of those store-bought dried noodles you bring to life with boiling water and a packet of spices.<p>In <b>Tokyo</b>, ramen noodle soup is not fast food; it’s an art form.<p>Complexly flavored, the perfect bowl of ramen combines clear broth with wheat noodles, slices …