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Common Threads

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Patagonia's garment recycling program turns worn-out clothes into fresh new wear.

Patagonia has never been one to follow the pack when it comes to greening business operations. The Ventura, CA company’s Common Threads Garment Recycling program, which transforms unusable garments into new clothing, is a great example. Launched in 2005, Common Threads accepts worn out fleece (from any manufacturer), as well as Patagonia cotton T-shirts and some additional polyester and nylon......read more

Magical 35mm Travel Photos by Jess Gough

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London photog takes us on a trip through the woods

One of the reasons why travel photos can be so compelling is that the person shooting them is out of his or her comfort zone, eyes wide open to the new stuff that surrounds them. That's definitely the case with 22-year old, London-based photographer Jess Gough, who says the best opportunities for taking pictures come on the road, without the distraction of work obligations and a buzzing cell......read more

In the Great Outdoors with Andy Grellmann

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These gorgeous film images will inspire you to get outside

Vancouver's Old Faithful Shop is one of our favorite indie retailers and also happens to have a damn good blog. That's where we recently got hip to the work of Pacific Northwestern photographer Andy Grellmann, whose film images of idylllic scenes have us yearning for our next outdoor adventure. Like all great photography, Grellman's images from the lakes and forests of the Coast Mountains carry......read more

Huba Mountain Shelter

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This compact alpine hut is completely self-sufficient

A pair of industrial designers have dreamed up an alpine hut that can be airdropped into remote mountain zones to provide adventurers with a high-tech, self-sufficient home away from home. The “Huba, a design concept by Malgorzata Blachnicka and Michal Holcer, is designed for high-elevation places (3,280 feet above sea level and higher), where wind speeds can reach 100 feet per second.......read more

Exploring Nature with Jared Chambers

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Emergent LA-based photographer ventures outdoors to capture spectacular images of nature

We would like to take a moment to thank Illusion for introducing us to the photography of Jared Chambers because wow, this is some mind-boggingly beautiful stuff. The 27-year-old Los Angeles-based photographer, who grew up in the Pacific Northwest and spent his summers in Montana, regularly ventures to the wilderness to shoot sublime natural landscapes. Whether it's sunlight beaming......read more

Monumental Outdoors Photography by Seattle's Griffin Lamb

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Take an epic visual journey around the Pacific Northwest

Griffin Lamb explores the essence of adventure in this monumental series of landscape photos. Based in the Seattle area, the photographer has easy access to the beautiful scenery of the Pacific Northwest and does well to capture it for the world to see. His preferred subjects are majestic scenes of mountains, lakes, and forests -- all favorite things of ours as well. Among the images are a few......read more

The Pothole Gardner Takes on the Outdoors

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Meet Steve Wheen, aka The Pothole Gardner

It's always good to see companies using makers and artists to promote their products.  Patron of the arts take on a modern meaning with Uniqlo's Heattech range. The line has been specially developed with leading textile manufacturer Toray, the clothing brand is showcasing creative types who take on the urban outdoors come rain or shine, from foodies and cyclists to graffiti......read more

In the Great Outdoors With Photographer Richard Gaston

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Dreamy adventure pics to ignite your midweek wanderlust

Richard Gaston, a 23 year-old photographer from Glasgow, Scotland, will awaken your inner wanderlust with these evocative images shot on adventures in the Scottish Highlands and on the coast. Shooting on a Canon AE-1 and a Yashica T4, Richard documents his travels in the great outdoors where he captures stunning shots of lakes, mountains and time spent with friends. "The majority of my work is......read more

Jake Stangel: Americans Outside

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Crispy travel photos shot in the Great Outdoors

If there was ever a photographer whose ouevre makes us want to beeline for the nearest ocean, lake, or forest, it's Jake Stangel. Based in San Francisco, Stangel travels around the country documenting different lifestyles, from orange farmers in Florida to surfers in Oregon. He explains his approach: "When I am setting up a shot, I'm trying to directly, purely relay my experience -- what I see,......read more

Mark Wickens Snaps Sweet Wilderness Pics

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Photos shot in NorCal convey the ethereal beauty of the outdoors.

Born in London, England, Mark Wickens lived in New York and New Orleans before settling to San Francisco, where he currently spends his days working as an architect. On the weekend, when he feels inspired, he packs up his camera and heads for the Great Outdoors to shoot photos.  "Usually, I’ll head out into the wilderness and see how things develop," he says. "Here in Northern......read more

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