The Wanderlust of #Vanlife

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In 2011, Foster Huntington created the #vanlife Instagram hashtag, and unexpectedly spawned hundreds of thousands of posts and a family of eager followers. It became a community of like-minded individuals who delight in the kind of adventure you can only get by traveling through the wilderness in a clunky, decades-old vehicle. In this documentary, we…

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Canning Salsa: Instructions

Canning Salsa: Instructions

This salsa recipe came to us from Shawn Zappo, a surfer, skater, musician, writer and Vegan chef from Monmouth County, New Jersey.  It seems most surfers love Mexican cuisine or some variation of it. Based on all the “surf” themed burrito/taco joints that have popped up in my home state of New Jersey in the last…

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Up Your Campsite Game: DIY Swedish Fire Torch

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Huckberry has become synonymous with that one stop shop for folks who call the confluence of city and outdoors home. Offering a curated pick of the best gear, essentials and homemade media, Huckberry stands out as a brand with a penchant for all things stylish and savvy with a dose of stewardship. Looking to up…

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Shaping a 5’6″ Quad Fish with Coz McRae

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A former apprentice under boardsmith, Ryan Lovelace, Coz McRae’s extraordinary craftsmanship spans boards of all shapes and sorts. Here’s his take on shaping a 5’6″ Quad Fish called The Space Frog. Koz McRae and The Space Frog from Jesse Carmody on Vimeo. 5’6″ Quad Fish shaped by Koz McRae up in Santa Barbara, Glassed by…

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How to Photograph Strangers

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There will always be an element of fear when photographing a stranger. I see people everyday whom I would love to photograph and more often than not, I will not approach them because the fear in my belly takes over — thoughts that roll around in my head are the following: “they will say no,” “they will be embarrassed,” “what’s the best way to ask?” or “they will say yes but it might not go to plan.”

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Want to Shoot on Super 8? Here Are a Few Things You Should Know First

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Who doesn’t love the nostalgic look of Super 8 footage? It’s romantic. It’s cool. It’s imperfect in the most perfect way. If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at shooting a film, whether it be experimental, a short,  or a set piece for your feature, Simon Cade of DSLRguide provides a quick 4-minute video…

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How To Make A Fire In The Great Outdoors And Leave No Trace

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A campfire is one sure fire way to transform a great night under the stars to an epic night under the stars. But, I’m sure you’ve heard the stats: most forest fires are caused by humans, many of them a direct result of poorly managed or illegal campfires. So, the question remains: How do we…

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Reduce and Reuse – DIY utensil kit

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The folks over at the Freepeople.com Blog made a rad little DIY utinsil kit. We thought this was another clever idea of another way to keep reducing your impact, simply by reducing wasteful mindless consumption. Small habits, big impact. Check it out: So often it’s convenience that drives us to make non-eco-friendly decisions. I believe…

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