Mario Orozco

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Finding coordinators first item of business for Bears coach John Fox

New Bears coach John Fox returned to Chicago on Friday, wasting no time putting his coaching staff together. Before he's scheduled to be introduced at 11 a.m. Monday at Halas Hall, Fox began looking for coordinators with the same urgency general manager Ryan Pace applied to the head coaching search.<p>…

This Gorgeous Art Deco Bus May Sell for a Record Price

Every January, Barrett-Jackson ceo Craig Jackson brings together just about every type of mind-blowing collectible car for his annual Barrett-Jackson …

Lawsuit: Wall in Hancock Center lobby cost Signature Room $1 million in business

A wall erected roughly a year ago in the John Hancock Center lobby has cost the Signature Room restaurant and lounge $1 million in business because it causes congestion and confusion, according to a lawsuit.<p>The owner of the establishments on the 95th and 96th floors said in a filing Thursday in …

East of Palo Alto’s Eden

What if Silicon Valley had emerged from a racially integrated community?<p><i>Would the technology industry be different?</i><p><i>Would we?</i><p><i>And what can the technology industry do now to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past?</i><p>I met Bob Hoover one sunny Friday afternoon when he was rearranging golf club sets in …

Dawn Wall's Underdog Climber Recounts His Push to Catch Up

Kevin Jorgeson, lagging behind his partner, made an eight-foot leap of faith to finish the toughest part of his historic climb.<p><i>Editor's Note: Climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson have completed their ascent of Yosemite's Dawn Wall. See photos of the moment they reached the top.</i><p>Kevin Jorgeson …

Maybe Don't Try Breakdancing While Setting off Fireworks

Do not try this at home.<p><b>This article was originally published on January, 9, 2015, but we think it still rocks!</b><p>Using GoPro cameras, duct tape, and more Roman candles than a sleep-away camp on Independence Day, German breakdancers LIL AMOK and Bboy Snoop rang the New Year in with explosive panache. …

The best of the Colorado River: one step, pedal or stroke at a time

Snaking 1450 miles, the Colorado River is nothing less than the nerve center of the great American West. Capturing snows off the Rockies, it drops through pine stands, winds down into the desert and carves the Grand Canyon’s rosy depths.<p>In the American psyche, it’s a powerful life force, a natural …

Our All-Time Favorite Volcano Pictures

National Geographic digs into its archives to find the most stunning and surprising photographs of volcanoes around the world.

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

El Capitan: How did the climbers do it?

What’s different about big-wall climbing?<p>The term “big wall” is generally used by climbers to describe some of the world’s longest climbs – usually predominantly on rock involving up to 30 rope lengths, and on which most climbers would expect to spend days climbing. Developed in Yosemite in the …

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Spectacular High-Speed Photography Captures Light Bulbs Exploding

Photographer Jon Smith captures the precise moment when a light bulb shatters, but that's not all. He fills his light bulbs with materials ranging from glitter to oil pastels, creating a full and satisfying explosion photo that will make you look twice. Jon got his start into high speed photography …

Wedding Photographer Re-Imagines Disney Princesses as Stunning Indian Brides

Amrit Grewal, a Vancouver-based wedding photographer, re-imagines Disney princesses as Indian brides in this enchanting photo series. The high-budget photo shoot showcases nine iconic princesses in gorgeous portraits that draw on elements of Indian culture to re-create the looks. For example, …

Breathtaking Frozen Bubbles Look Like Elegant Glass Ornaments

Each winter, when the temperature dips into the negatives, Washington-based photographer Angela Kelly takes advantage of the frigid weather and blows bubbles that freeze and form beautiful patches of ice crystals. The breathtaking results, which she photographs for her series <i>Life in a Bubble</i>, look …

15 Creative Long Exposures Capture a World Unseen

Firefly trails. Fireworks that look like balloons. These are just some of the long exposure photos we've seen over the years that opened us up to a whole new world. Today we're taking a look at 15 photos that took long exposure to a whole new level. These photos captured movement unseen by the …

Photoshop Artist Creates Wacky Animal Hybrids that are Mostly Cute and Sometimes Terrifying

Photoshop artist and photographer Sarah DeRemer likes animals, but she doesn’t like them just the way they are. Sure, a seal is cute… and a pug is …

DIY Strobe Reflector Uses an IKEA Lampshade and Leaves Your Modeling Light Smelling of Coffee

If you happen to have an old studio light sitting around, or you’ve found a set on Craigslist you’d like to pick up, we found a clever DIY hack that …

A Day in the Life of National Geographic Photographer and Extreme Athlete Jimmy Chin

Jimmy Chin — regular <i>National Geographic</i> contributor, world-class climber, outdoor junkie, and overall genuinely awesome guy — has the capacity to …

WallApp Shows You What Your Photo Would Look As Wall Art in a Room

Want to see what one of your photos would look like as wall art in a living space? WallApp can show you. It’s a new browser-based tool that lets you …

Top 10 Mistakes that Cause Blurry Photos

If your photos are not sharp, you are not alone! The most common question I get asked by beginning photographers is "how do you get your images so …

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Tutorial: A Much More Effective Way to Correct for Distortion in a Fisheye Photograph

When it comes to correcting the distortion on fisheye lenses, most of us use the fairly standard rectilinear methods built into Lightroom and Adobe …

7 Tips Your Camera Manual Never Told You About Portrait Photography

Many people will avoid picking up a camera because they think they don’t have an eye for photography. Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t take …

Landscape Photography

Writer's Favorite Lens - 70-200mm Zoom

What is the best lens for taking flattering portraits? ZOOM, ZOOM, ZOOM! “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what …

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Improve your Images with Photography Projects

Have you ever been in a situation where you are stuck for ideas about what to take photos of? I certainly have, and a lot of it comes from being so …

The Best Way to Use Color in Photoshop

We will touch on color theory to help you figure out what the best color combinations are for image and show you how to apply them in Photoshop.

Extension Tubes: An Affordable Intro to Macro Photography

There are two ways to approach nearly every situation in life: dive in headfirst or get your feet wet before jumping in. This applies to photography, …