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Why is a Limited-Slip Differential so important?

In automotive marketing hubbub and journalistic reviews, you’ll quite often see the term “Limited-Slip Differential” thrown around with great verve. …

Limited Slip Differential

Damper and Awe: 6 Types of Automotive Dampers Explained

Dampers are largely responsible for determining a car's driving character, so choosing the right one matters.<p>From the June 2017 issue<p>First, they’re called dampers, not shocks. And dampers, as any suspension engineer will tell you, get no respect. In fact, considered against the noisier, flashier, …

How to fix and care for the tech in your life

How Car Transmission System Works

Calculus

HOW A CLUTCH WORKS

The Best Jeep That Jeep Doesn't Build

The American Expeditionary Vehicles' JK350, a thoroughly modified Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, vs. Daniel, the most insanely difficult trail in North Carolina's Uwharrie National Forest.<p><b>North Carolina's Uwharrie National Forest is</b> laced with off-road-vehicle trails, the most notorious of which, Daniel, …

What moves Death Valley’s sliding stones?

People used to think that strong winds caused the rocks to move across Death Vally’s Racetrack Playa. Turns out, it’s not.<p>The video above – from the …

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Hacking

Traveling Light: Putting Together a Photography Kit for Travel

Taking photographs on holiday or whilst traveling for any other reason is one of the things many of us look forward to. The problem is travel, and in …

How to use the Contrast Checker Technique to Give Your Images More Punch

I am about to reveal a technique that will have your images looking awesome in seconds every time you use it. I am even going to share the Photoshop …

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

Tutorials

5 Blend Modes in Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographic compositing has been with us since the dawn of photography. The merging of two or more separate images into one is seen as a way of …

Know Your DSLR Camera: What Do All the Controls Mean?

If you are a new DSLR owner or if you’re seriously considering moving up from a simpler camera to a DSLR, the very sight of a more complex camera …

How to Expertly Color Grade Images by Mastering Luminance Masks

One of the most versatile and powerful secrets of Photoshop is the luminance mask. Similar to a channel mask that allows you to select very precise …

Back to Basics: Quick and Easy Tutorial on Using Curves in Camera Raw & Photoshop

Over the years, Adobe has made image editing programs like Photoshop and Camera Raw much more intuitive and easy to use so that it’s not quite so …

10 Silly Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Image Quality

How many times have you captured an amazing image only to view it on your computer, or as a print, and realize that you screwed something up along …

Tanya’s Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid as a New Photographer, Part 2

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

How to Choose the Right Lens for Landscape Photography

Focal length and perspective make a big difference in the outcome of your landscape photography, which means you should familiarize yourself with how …

Landscape Photography

Olympus’ New Anywhere Classroom Video Series is Another Great Resource to Watch

There’s no shortage of great photography resources out there for photographers of all levels who want to continue honing their skills, and joining …

How to Control Depth of Field

Have you ever snapped a portrait then realized the background is too busy? What if you really like the colors, but just need it to be a bit blurrier …

Back to Basics: Sharpening Best Practices for Photoshop and Camera RAW

One of the parameters first time photographers frequently go nuts with in post (to their detriment) is sharpening. So whether you’re editing in …

Useful Two-Part Beginner Tutorial Will Help You Understand the Basics of Composition

Post-processing and lighting and camera tutorials are all good and well, but none of them are going to do anything for you if you don’t have a good …

4 Basic Characteristics of Light Every Photographer Should Know

If there is one essential ingredient for photography, it is light. It really wouldn’t matter how much money you put into your lenses and cameras if …

3 Reasons To Use a Circular Polarizing Filter (Plus Purchasing and Usage Tips)

There are many types of filters a photographer can use – from circular polarizing filters to neutral and variable density, color/warming/cooling, UV …

The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …