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10 of the Best Convertibles in History Photos

Driving on the open road can be calm and soothing or wild and exhilarating, depending on how heavy your right foot is. But fast or slow, if you want the most fun for your buck, there’s really only one answer: a convertible. Impractical? Absolutely. But that indescribable feeling of wind in your …

Warming Up Your Car in the Cold Just Harms the Engine

The long-held notion that you should let your car idle in the cold is only true for carbureted engines.<p>In the thick of winter, the common wisdom is that when you are gearing up to take your truck out in the cold and snow, you should step outside, start up your engine, and let it idle to warm up. …

Porsche 911 GT3 Sails Towards 200mph On The Autobahn

Here’s a little secret that many automakers won’t tell you; most high-performance vehicles on the market can actually go faster than their …

Many photographers are torn between spending on one camera or another. My decisions generally boil down to "new camera or new light?"

Diogenes?<br>Camera reviewers love writing about cameras because it's like holding fresh meat out in front of hungry dogs. It's an easy sell. And, at …

Groundhog Day

LEICA SL (TYP 601)

Camera Type<p>Mirrorless Fullframe System Camera<p>Current Firmware<p>2.1<p>Lenses<p>Lens Mount<p>Leica L-Mount<p>Applicable lenses<p>Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24–90 mm f/2.8–4 …

Cameras

Full Frame or Crop Factor Camera?

If you are living in a social media bubble, you’ve likely heard or read something like this: <i>“ALL pros shoot with a full-frame camera. So why would</i> …

Landscape Photography

HDR For B&W

<i>HDR technology is ideally suited to black-and-white photography. Like a master film and paper printer working with graded papers and elaborate</i> …

Tutorials

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R

Is it wicked? Damn straight.<p>If there’s one thing that’s not in short supply at AMG, it’s confidence. Tobias Moers, Mercedes-AMG’s chairman and CEO, told us in no uncertain terms to compare the latest version of the brand’s sports car, the GT R, against the Porsche 911 GT3 RS. “Our car is faster,” …

Sports Cars

The Secrets Inside Volvo's Transient Supercharger

Power couple<p>The appeal of twin-charging is obvious: the sledgehammer top end of a turbo complemented by a belt-driven supercharger's linear grunt and low-end power boost. But packaging and driveability concerns have relegated this tech to the weirdo-sphere of microcars and homologation specials. …

How to photograph cars like a pro

Want to take great photos of your own car, or fancy ones at motor shows? Follow our tips to help you get the best shots.<p>Do you want to take dramatic photos of the awesome exotic cars you'll find at motor shows? Or perhaps you want to get great shots of your own gorgeous car?<p>Car photography isn't …

Landscape Photography

Take Amazing Photos With Beautiful Bokeh With an Inexpensive 50mm Lens

Take Amazing Photos With Beautiful Bokeh With an Inexpensive 50mm Lens<p>Updated on March 8, 2018<p>You Need A Fast Lens<p>How To Shoot Beautiful Soft Focus …

5 Lighting Tips for Food Photography

The notion of photographing food can be an intimidating one. Often times, the task is associated with hours of finessing in the studio and in …

Video: Faraday Future's electric streetcar outdrags Tesla P100D

There's fast, and there's electric fast. Faraday Future is teasing its upcoming streetcar with a video showing a disguised prototype easily walking …

Editors’ Picks: Best Photo Gear Of 2016

Each year, our editors select top cameras, lenses and photographic accessories that we feel represent the advancements made in the art and technology …

Cameras

The Best iOS Camera App Updated for the iPhone 7 Plus' Dual Camera

Camera+ is one of the best photo apps for iOS and now it’s even better because it supports the iPhone 7 Plus’ dual camera as well as support for …

Mobile Photography

Tesla’s First Real Competition Just Hit the Road

By<p>Dec. 14, 2016 10:38 a.m. ET<p>Tesla Motors’ future is wrapped up in the company’s promise to deliver an affordable electric vehicle. That’s why …

Electric Vehicles

10+ Photos That Reveal The Magic Of Dutch Forests

You might know my name from my other popular photo series from the Netherlands with the last one being about the Purple Heather in my country. Check …

Ryan Courson Magical Portrait Photographs Of Horses

<i>All images by Ryan Courson. Used with permission.</i><p>To be able to capture the best photographs of animals the photographer needs to understand the …

White Balance Simplified

Setting an image’s ideal white balance doesn’t have to be a complicated task, especially with the user-friendly software and cameras available today. …

Freedom of Press Foundation Asks Canon, Nikon, and Other Camera Manufacturers to Sell Encrypted Cameras | WIRED

Author: Andy Greenberg. Andy Greenberg Security<p>Date of Publication: 12.14.16.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>150 Filmmakers Ask Nikon and Canon …

Syrp’s New ‘Super Dark’ Variable ND Filter Blocks 5 – 10 Stops of Light

Gear company Syrp is best known for their timelapse motion controllers—like the Genie and Slingshot—but the company’s latest release won’t move your …

The Greatest Gathering of Ferraris on Earth Has to Be Seen to Be Believed

Only 500 Ferrari LaFerraris were built; a mere 33 250 GTOs are left in existence; just one original 330 P4 is left in the world. Last weekend, I …

North America

1934 Chevrolet Film: Facts on Friction

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>American<br>• Cars<br>• Films<p>Facts on Friction is a 1934 Chevrolet film about brakes – and although that might not sound quite …

Developing Countries

Magical Photos of Winter in Finland Under the Northern Lights

Born and based in beautiful Lapland, Finland, nature photographer Tiina Törmänen is never short on inspiration. A real-life winter wonderland, the Finnish Lapland is renowned for its sparkling, snowy landscapes lit by starry skies and the spectacular Northern Lights. Törmänen captures this seasonal …

Tuner strips its carbon-fiber body for Porsche 911 Turbo

Optional parts even give the Turbo fenders that look like the 911 GT3 RS.<p>Carbon fiber can shed weight off a vehicle, but companies can also use the …

6 tips for better Wildlife Photography

If you’ve been watching the latest David Attenborough moments in Planet Earth II, you may be wondering how you too can photograph the illusive snow …

Landscape Photography

Inventor helps young photographer to be able to take photographs again

Many of us take photography for granted. Whether it’s a big fancy DSLR or the phone in our pocket, Photography is part of our daily lives. For some, …

3D Printing

Striking Timelapse Photography During Monsoon Season

Emmy award winning cinematographer Mike Olbinski has always been drawn to the power and peculiarity of nature. An Arizona native, he spends the …

Photography

National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Winners: Best Photos 2016

Selected from thousands of entries, an underwater photo of sardine migration on the Wild Coast of South Africa has been selected as the grand-prize …

Behind the Scenes With a Storm-Chasing Photographer

One of the most stunning weather phenomena in the world happens in northern Venezuela, where the Catatumbo River pours into Lake Maracaibo. The area …

Weather