Mark James Craig

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Road Trip: Route 66

Get your kicks on Route 66 and experience the ultimate all-American road trip from Illinois to California.<p>They say driving Route 66, the iconic 2,400-mile road connecting Chicago with Santa Monica, sneaks us into a bygone America, an era of neon signs and mom-and-pop diners. This waits for us, just …

Experiments in Developing Colour Film At Home: The Chemicals Dilemma - Guest Post by Aukje

My second year of shooting film – Part 16<p>(Read Part 15 here)<p>For about nine months now I have been developing colour film at home, so I thought it was …

Watch: 5 Cinematic Slider Moves (and How to Do Them Right)

Here are some ways to use camera sliders to make your footage look more professional and cinematic.<p>When it comes to camera movement, sliders offer so …

Short Trip is an aimless game that is all about a delightful web experience

Not every game needs a purpose or a thrilling ending to suck you in – and this little web experience nothing but proves this.<p>Unlike most game, <i>Short Trip</i> has no apparent aim or a quest set in sight. It starts off unassumingly, without a bang and without any instructions. All you have to go by is its …

How to Fake the Look of ‘Bullet Time’ Using a Single Camera

Here’s a new 3-minute music video by Russian/Ukrainian group 5’Nizza. In it, the band finds themselves in a variety of situations, but as the action …

Music Videos

Make Your Videos More Attractive With Speed Ramping

When shooting fast-paced action or a scene with tons of movements, it can be interesting to add more drama by using speed ramping. The technique …

Jake LaMotta – a life in pictures

Jake LaMotta, widely acknowledged as one of the toughest men to have entered a professional boxing ring, has died aged 95. The former world middleweight champion was best remembered for having fought the great Sugar Ray Robinson on six occasions. He fought a total of 106 fights, 83 professional, …

Boxing

Here’s Why One Photographer Says “Please Stop Asking About Camera Settings” (VIDEO)

Photo enthusiasts tend to have a love-hate relationship with camera settings when viewing an epic photo. Some are more concerned with the backstory …

Natural Light Versus Off-Camera Flash for Portraits: Which Is Better?

There are several debates over which type of lighting is better between natural light and off-camera flash lighting. Some photographers build their …

Apps and Websites for Finding Great Photography Locations

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.In recent years, finding great …

Landscape Photography

6 Things You Can Do to Retire by 40, According to People Who Did It

Retiring by 40 might seem like a pipe dream to most people. But it’s surprisingly attainable if you apply the right knowhow and financial …

Retirement

New Jennifer Lawrence Movie ‘Mother!’ Called ‘Grotesque And Nauseating’ Attack On Christianity

After months of speculation about their status as a potential couple, 27-year-old actress Jennifer Lawrence and 48-year-old <i>Requiem For A Dream</i> …

This panoramic photo technique captures the full breadth of Italy’s incredible architecture

There’s no denying the dramatic and old-worldly beauty of Italian architecture like the Old Palace in Florence or Banchi Square in Genoa. These stunning feats of design are iconic and beloved landmarks, often acting as focal points in a city’s architectural landscape. Unsurprisingly, they’re on …

Italy

Cassini Delivers a Final Round of Jaw-Dropping Images Before Its Death

After 20 years in space and 13 years on the job as a scientific instrument orbiting Saturn, Cassini, the probe sent to explore the ringed planet and …

After Staying a Virgin Until Marriage, I Couldn't Have Sex with My Husband

I didn't even kiss him until we were at the altar.<p>Growing up in a Christian home, I was raised to view my virginity as almost as important as my salvation.<p>It was my most precious possession, to be guarded at all costs—and the loss of it before marital bliss was possibly the most shameful thing that …

Relationships

Seven Ways to Unlock Your Creativity

Let's be honest, regardless how creative you may be we all have our highs and lows. In the field of photography, creativity should be an essential …

Creativity

Unmanned F-16 demos combat mission capabilities alongside manned aircraft

It seems like unmanned combat aircraft are coming at us from two different directions. While some aerospace companies are building prototype combat …

Aviation

A James Bond-Style Credits Sequence for THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, Featuring Radiohead

Radiohead has been making the headlines this week, from erasing their entire social media presence to releasing not one, but two songs and videos …

Social Media

Mesmerizing Animated GIFs

L’artiste David Szakaly, aka Davidope, est le directeur créatif et le fondateur de l’atelier de design <i>Fredlig</i>. Bilingue et biculturel, entre …

Budapest

This Audi R8 Keeps Burglars Away With Star Wars-Theme Alarm

With professional car thieves able to steal just about anything in a very short amount of time, it’s always reassuring to know that your car can at …

Audi R8

Superman Henry Cavill Wants to Be the New James Bond

With Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hitting theaters today, Warner Bros.' DC Comics Extended Universe (DCEU) is now in full swing, which will …

James Bond

2017 Audi R8 Spyder - 2016 New York Auto Show

2017 Audi R8 Spyder spotted completely uncamouflaged

We've seen the 2017 Audi R8 Spyder running the 'Ring a while back, and we've also seen a leaked planning document that seems to confirm the R8 Spyder is actually coming (as if seeing a prototype wasn't enough). Here's further unofficial confirmation: a completely uncovered, arrestingly yellow …

Audi R8

Audi drops the top on its R8 Spyder, bringing sun into its techie interior

NEW YORK — Audi's uproarious R8 just lost its roof and got a whole lot sunnier.<p>Sensible German luxury carmaker Audi gave a rare glimpse at its wild …

4G LTE

2017 Audi R8 Spyder V10 is a ten-cylinder salute to open-top motoring

Audi's second-generation R8 sports car has powered into the New York Auto Show sans roof, all 10 of its cylinders gloriously wailing. Dubbed the R8 Spyder as before, the mid-engined supermodel shares much of its chassis and all-wheel-drive bits with the Lamborghini Huracan Spyder -- not exactly a …

Tesla Model 3

In photos: Audi reveals small SUV, but we won't see it in Canada

After much teasing including an image of a car covered in a white cloth, Audi revealed the 2017 Q2 - a subcompact crossover smaller than its current Q3 - Tuesday at the Geneva Motor Show. The driver's seat is low, aimed to give the CUV the feel of a sedan, but with the versatility of an SUV. While …

2017 Audi Q2 First Look Review

Audi’s Mini Crossover is Aimed at Urbanites<p>Audi took the wraps off the 2017 Q2 small crossover at the Geneva auto show, revealing the first model in its most recent crossover offensive. Smaller than the Q3, the 2017 Q2 is compact, rugged, and features an exterior design that lets it stand out while …

Audi

Audi Q2 is coming soon to a city center near you

A four-ringed arrow aimed at the heart of the urban crowd.<p>For a company that exploded into modern consciousness through its Quattro all-wheel-drive technology, delivering a crossover with just two-wheel drive could be a big leap for Audi. While some models offer all-wheel drive, Audi will deliver …

Autos

2017 Audi S4 Avant is what forbidden fruit looks like

Take a good look at this lemon yellow Audi S4 Avant at the Geneva Motor Show, because you're not going to see one on the road in the US. That's really a shame, too, because for a family that wants to combine performance and utility, this seems like a great package.<p>The S4 Avant takes the wonderful …

Mobile Devices