Outside Magazine, Sep 2009
There are two choices when confronting the current chaos in the job market: Be afraid. (Useless.) Be bold. (That’s the spirit.) Because moments of turmoil present the biggest opportunities to take a new direction, to find an employer who gets your need for adventure, to finally break free of the cubicle. How We Picked…
As the wisecracking host of the hit series Dirty Jobs, Mike Rowe frolics in mud and trades in gross-out humor. But what started out as a gag has become a movement that's empowering Americans to rediscover our love of hard work—just when we need it most.
SEE IT THEIR WAY
Today's master lensmen share their secrets for bringing home the money shot. PLUS: Our favorite new photo books.
MY TOUGHEST SHOT
Sixteen of our favorite adventure photographers tell you the stories behind the (incredible, amazing, beautiful) shots that took them to the edge.
BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA
The refugee route from Haiti to America entails cramped boats and a risky open-water crossing—so that's just how PATRICK SYMMES and five sunstruck shipmates did it.
ANTONIN KRATOCHVIL SHOOTS FROM THE HIP
The Czech photographer is our era's most singular eye-on-the-ground. BY ELIZA GRISWOLD
Twenty-year-old Maui native Clay Marzo has Asperger's syndrome—and it s made him one of the world's greatest surfers. BY JONAH LEHRER.
» THE AMATEURS: We sent disposable cameras to 11 Outside heroes. You won't believe what they sent back.
» BIG SHOTS: Presenting the world's greatest photo adventures.
» WALK HARD: Rugged boots and shoes for globe-trotters.
» Sharp Shooters: Ten excellent new cameras for every budget.
» Jimmy Chin lets you peek inside his camera bag.
» Nick Nichols tells you the best gear to pack for wildlife photography.
THE BIG IDEA
This Photo is Lying to You: Digital fakes are ruining photography, and it stime to put a stop to them. BY ROB HAGGART PLUS: A brief history of photo fakery.