Is there anything more refreshing than a glass of water, poured fresh from a faucet filter?

Is there anything more refreshing than a glass of water, poured fresh from a faucet filter? It doesn’t matter if it is in the middle of a blazing hot summer day or the dead of winter—filtered water from the faucet is the best thing to satiate your thirst. While in most parts of the United States and the rest of the first world countries having clean water is a reality, that doesn’t mean we can necessarily get away without drinking filtered water. Tap water is technically considered generally safe, especially if it’s sourced through a municipality. However, even though it is generally safe, it doesn’t mean it is free of all contaminants. Contaminants can come from several sources—animal or even human fecal matter, nitrates used in fertilizers seeping into the land around the water supply, or even chemicals from spraying crops. Even the pipes that bring the water from the source to your home can be a culprit. This is why filtered water is a safe way to go. So you can get the best filter to get the job done, here are some of the best faucet filters to help safe space in your fridge and keep water nice and clean. This sleek and shiny faucet water filter will look great in any kitche...

Lensbaby has become a bit of a household name in recent years and for those of

Lensbaby has become a bit of a household name in recent years and for those of us searching for a more unique look to our images, Lensbaby has been there to provide a whole host of creative solutions. Their latest product is no different, but this time around they aren’t producing a new lens, but instead a ‘creative filter system’ called the Omni. I was fortunate enough to get my hands on one of these Omni’s prior to launch and I also had chance to test it out on a couple of portrait shoots recently so I thought I would share my thoughts on it here. If you’re unfamiliar with Lensbaby then they are predominantly known for their creative lens solutions. These lenses, now more colloquially and affectionately referred to as ‘art’ lenses, offer a different perspective for photographers looking for something outside of the norm. Their lenses range from the more aggressive lens distortions like the ‘Edge’ that creates a tilt-shift look, to the more subtle ‘Velvet’ lens that simply softens the edge of the frame, creating a very reminiscent look of the bygone era of photography. I’ve personally used Lensbaby lenses for many years and long before they ever reached out to me to get my feed...