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Ye Rin Mok: Convict Lake

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Photographer takes us on a visual trip to a lake in the Sierra Nevada

A few months ago, we showcased Ye Rin Mok's Topanga Cabin series, which features images of the simple life at a rudimentary cabin in Topanga Canyon. Now the LA photographer returns with more pics of mellow living, this time from a trip to Convict Lake in California's Sierra Nevada. According to Wikipedia, Convict Lake was named after an incident in 1871 when a group of Carson City prison esapees......read more

On a Lake With Nicholas Haggard

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LA-based photographer captures intimate moments in nature

Thank you to The Fox Is Black for reminding us about the work of Nicholas Haggard, the Los Angeles photographer who we first discovered via 01 Magazine a few years back. From Haggard's personal portfolio come these beautiful, intimate photos of friends hanging out by a nameless lake. "I'm interested in making images that feel honest," he told Fecal Face. "I enjoy the sort of authenticity and......read more

Great Lake Swimmers, "River's Edge"

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Wavy wooden animation by Nir Ben Jacob

This clip for "River's Edge," a highlight off Great Lake Swimmers' '09 LP Lost Channels, is an oldie but a goodie. Director and animator Nir Ben Jacob (well known for his excellent video for "On The Water" by The Walkmen) flexed his impressive stop-motion skills with a flowing, woody animation that matches the earthy eloquence of the tune. "About half a year ago, I stumbled on these wood-chip......read more

Jellyfish Lake

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Sublime snorkeling video by Sarosh Jacob

On Eli Malik island in the South Pacific nation of Palau lies Jellyfish Lake, home to a unique species of harmless jellyfish. Adventure photographer Sarosh Jacob dove into the lake armed with a Canon 5D Mark II and fisheye lens with underwater housing, and cobbled together this gem from the footage. From his description: These fascinating creatures survive by sharing a symbiotic......read more

Boom Bip "Last Walk Around Mirror Lake"

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Beautiful vid of base-jumping psychos.

Snatching a clip from the 2002 IMAX film "Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk," Youtube user FroschYankee made this unofficial (but officially awesome) video for the Boards of Canada remix of Boom Bip's "Last Walk Around Mirror Lake," in which evidently psychotic base jumpers hurl themselves off of Norwegian mountains in super slow-motion. Totally amazing. And totally......read more

Bowerbirds "Northern Lights"

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Minnesotan lakes and forests provide the perfect backdrop for duo's earthy folk-pop.

North Carolina band takes a trip to the northern wilderness in new vid filmed at Ten Mile Lake in Minnesota. Directed and edited by Matt Amato of The Masses....read more

A Nordic Vacation with Daniel Gebhart de Koekkoek

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Austrian photographer takes us on a summer excursion to a Finnish lake

Is there anyone else out there who can't wait to leave work behind and spend some lazy summer days by a body of water? If so, these pics from Daniel Gebhart de Koekkoek aren't going to make you feel any more patient. Last summer, the Vienna-based photographer traveled with his girlfriend and dog to the Finnish forests of Harjumaa, where they settled into a tiny cabin on a lake. The photos......read more

Matthew Brandt: Lakes and Reservoirs

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LA artist experiments with water to produce unique and colorful landscape photos

In his "Lakes and Reservoirs" series, LA-based artist Matthew Brandt subverts the hackneyed practice of landscape photography, emphasizing the properties of photo production over the actual landscape depicted. Photographing water bodies around the Western US, Brandt soaks his images in the water of the depicted subject for anywhere from a couple days to several months, until the photo......read more

Rabbit Island

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Untouched island on Lake Superior to become remote artist residency

Rabbit Island is a 90 acre forested island on Lake Superior, the largest body of fresh water in the world. Last year, Rob Gorski and Andrew Ranville bought it off of Craigslist (!). Their goal: To build an Artist Residency where the only distractions are lapping waves and open sky. To that end the pair ran a Kickstarter to fund the project. With some quality gear from......read more

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