What does ‘off the grid’ mean? For some, it’s a philosophy. For others, a physical reality. But off-gridders share one thing in common: They’ve gone back to the land to escape mainstream society by choice [or not] and live life on their terms. And as many of them discover, sometimes artfully, sometimes brutally, there are still rules off-grid. Armed with just my car and camera, I’ve been exploring off-grid lifestyles for the last few years.