Waterfalls. TLC warned us not to chase them (Rest in peace Left Eye) and now From The Lenz media shows us that there are more cool things to do with waterfalls than trying to go down them in a barrel. Sean Lenz and Kristoffer Abildgaard of the San Francisco-based multi-media team had a clever idea to take long exposure shots of glow sticks traveling down a waterfall in Northern California. Aside from the light of high-intensity glow sticks by Cyalume, the landscapes were lit by road flares, head lamps, and the moon. The result was these stunning neon streams of flowing light trails that they appropriately named Neon Luminance. [Read more...]
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Roads run through places in the USA forgotten by time, roads which meander through places that seem like they have not been updated in decades, if not centuries. Sometimes the nostalgic look is on purpose, to capture traditions of the past; other times the run-down look is simply because the places have been left alone by progress. The wonders of digital photography allow us to manipulate photos in many ways, but in the last handful of years that ability has allowed us to transport the images back in time. [Read more...]
Seeing the majority of a city through a camera lens, hanging out at the busiest tourist spots, and wearing tan shorts with black socks isn’t the way everyone wants to travel and experience new cities. Some people hate the idea of sticking out like a sore thumb when they’re on vacation, and will go to great lengths to make sure they fit in with their surroundings. San Francisco is one of the best cities in California, and there’s so much more to enjoy than the Golden Gate Bridge or Fisherman’s Wharf. [Read more...]
Gold. It is a precious metal and has been a valuable item for thousands of years. It’s beauty has captured the minds and hearts of many men and has spurred endless adventures and journeys to seek it. Yurko Gutsulyak went on an adventure regarding gold. It was an artistic adventure and also a philosophical one. [Read more...]
Have you ever wanted to grow that slick mustache but your old lady won’t let you? Do you find you need that Zeus energy for your daily life (and your old lady)? Do you just want to be “cool?” Well friends, Whodini Handmade is here to assist you in these needs and more.
Whodini Handmade makes some of the finest wallets coming from California these days. Full of masculine energy, the mustache and lighting series’ are some of their most popular lines with the men (and some women). [Read more...]
Art lovers across Los Angeles, Southern California, and the world are now able to witness the much-anticipated opening of Greg “Craola” Simkins’ newest solo show, Cloud Theory. Opening at Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Craola’s work has never ceased to amaze: his surreal mix of birds, clouds, tentacled creatures, killer whales, tigers and otherworldly mythical creatures jump off the canvases and into your eyeballs, as if they were alive. [Read more...]
California: legendary for it’s golden hills, Hollywood lifestyles and stunning natural beauty… it’s a place you can mention worldwide and get a smiling response. This crisp time-lapse video does well to capture the splendor of the southern end of the state, featuring the beaches, freeways and a certain famous amusement park. Created over a year and a half by Ryan and Sheri Killackey, the short film uses over 10,000 photos and a bit of well placed tilt-shift to make one inviting tribute to a wonderful place. [Read more...]
This new collaborative series of posters, Fifty and Fifty, taps into the skills of 50 local designers using all of the American states mottos as their inspiration. Each print uses a similar, muted red, white and blue color pallet and most feature a catchy retro feel… so if you’ve called more than one state home they will look superb on the same wall.
Growing up in the late 60s, photographer Jeff Divine was a participant and witness to the young days of surfing, before mass popularity made an influence. Here we bring you a sampling of his beautiful photographs from the sunny 70s surf scene. Taken mostly in Hawaii and California (near his native La Jolla), these images capture the original look so emulated in the throwback photography of today. [Read more...]