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Bob Burnquist: Skate Afloat

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Trailblazing skater shreds a miniramp floating on Lake Tahoe

Bob Burnquist, the pioneering Brazilian skater (and, incidentally, committed environmentalist), has boldly taken the sport to another new frontier. His latest invention is a floating miniramp in the middle of Lake Tahoe, a project inititated by Visit California as part of its "Dream Big" campaign. And dream big they did. Master rampbuilder Jeff King and his team spent 300 man hours and......read more

Macro Snowflakes by Alexey Kljatov

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Up-close images of snow crystals show winter as you've never seen it before

With winter's official entrance last weekend, there's no better time to view through some incredible images of snow. Moscow photographer Alexey Kljatov captured these stunning macro photos of snowflakes using a homemade camera rig that he cobbled together with a working lens, a wooden board, some screws and old camera parts. The amateur setup pulls off photos you would expect from expensive,......read more

Tiny Bits of Plastic Pose Big Threat to Great Lakes

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Are plastic microbeads from consumer products are finding their way into the food chain

Long the dumping grounds for various types of toxic waste, the Great Lakes have faced no shortage of pollution problems over the years. The latest, while tiny in size, is one of the trickiest and most dangerous issues yet. Scientists have discovered that plastic microbeads, a common ingredient in facial scrubs and toothpastes, are finding their way into the Great Lakes--the world's largest......read more

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

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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