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Work Hours Well Spent: Ad Writers’ Tiny Basketball Trick Shots Are Amazing

The creative process is different for everybody, but it’s seldom as simple as: ready…set…create! A lot of quiet thumb-twiddling often goes into coming up with the breakthrough idea that puts a plan into motion. Some creatives have apparently found a more constructive outlet for their hands during …

2012 Intermeccanica 356A Carrera Speedster First Drive

Having 'Vintage' Your Way<p>Unlike the vast majority of American car buyers, I custom-ordered the only brand-new car I ever bought — a 1986 Dodge Lancer Turbo that talked (“a door is ajar!”) — with every available option except the fun-sapping three-speed slushbox, the mass-up-high sunroof, and the …

2014 Fiat 500L First Drive

Will L Stand for Love?<p>We’ve been under the impression that the L in the 2014 Fiat 500L stands for Large. But before attending the press drive in Baltimore, Maryland (where U.S.-spec 500Ls will be delivered after they’re built in Kragujevac, Serbia), we didn’t know that L actually stands for several …

2014 Maserati Ghibli First Drive

A Tantalizing Trident: New sports sedan makes the most of its coupe ancestry<p>OK, OK…settle down, Maserati fans. While the thought of the Ghibli badge being slapped on anything but a two-door coupe may make you want to impale yourself on a trident, the new Maserati Ghibli sedan is aimed at bringing a …

2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG First Test

Our Favorite Anachronism<p>“The old ways are the best ways.” That’s a quote from “Skyfall,” the newest Bond flick. I don’t generally agree with such sentiments. For example, I think the flush toilet is the greatest invention in the history of the world. There are cases, however, where Albert Finney’s …

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 First Test

Refined Tuning: Sampling the gentrified and fully adjustable C7 Z51<p>Chevrolet Corvettes have always been adept track stars — a ZR1 set the pace at our 2009 Best Driver’s Car competition, and a Z06/Z07 laid down the quickest lap at that event in 2011. Maintaining a close relationship with a …

David Gandy: the world's most in-demand male model

As the world's most in-demand male model, David Gandy is constantly on the move. Sheryl Garratt catches up with him between flights.<p>The first thing you notice about David Gandy is that he is startlingly handsome. When we meet in the bar of the Ivy Club in London, I almost do a double take: it's …

Industry Experts Weigh In: Can You Clean a Lens with Vodka?

Seriously, go Google, “Cleaning a Lens with Vodka.” You’ll see a mixture of horror stories and mostly good insights. But besides the waste of …

How to Shoot Landscapes at Sunset

Sunsets are a huge draw for landscape photographers due to the unique light at the end of the day. Not only is the colour of the light attractive but …

StrobePack: Wearable Portrait Studio and Cutting-Edge Fashion Statement

You can spot-meter and bounce strobes all you want, but on-location portrait photography can still be a pain the butt. Unless you take your studio …

5 Reasons Why Prime Lenses Are Better Than Zoom Lenses

The debate always rages between photographers – which is better: zoom lenses, or primes? In this video from, photographer Kai W, with the help of his …

Portrait of the Week and What You May Have Missed this Week on Light Stalking

Light Stalking is one of the largest, friendliest and busiest photography sites on the internet. Nearly each day we publish a helpful and interesting …

Phottix Mitros [Nikon] Review: The Real Deal

Big changes continue to ripple through the high-quality, 3rd-party flash industry this month. To wit: I've been testing a new $299 Phottix Mitros …

Want to Learn How to Walk In High Heels? You're in Luck!

Find yourself falling over every time you try to take a step in a pair of high heels? Well, dolls, Victor Chu, instructor of "How to Walk in High Heels New York City," is ready to be your shoe spirit guide.<p>According to <i>the New York Post</i>, "The hourlong class is a group workshop that teaches …

Dad Jeans Are Totally Coming Back (You May Want to Hide This Story From Your Man!)

The <i>New York Times</i> has heralded the return of—wait for it—DAD JEANS.<p>The Grey Lady provided countless examples of why Dad Jeans are popular once again, noting that lighter denim washes and fuller pants legs are being embraced by high-fashion designers such as A.P.C., Billy Reid, and Acne.<p>Even …

Mango Taps Anna Selezneva for Fall 2013 Catalogue

<b>Anna x Mango</b> – Russian model Anna Selezneva has proven to be a favorite of fashion brand Mango, appearing in catalogues for the past few seasons. …

Charlotte Tilbury in Conversation | #BoFLive

Hey, Guys: Please Stop Wearing Gross Shoes on a First Date (If You Want a Second One!)

On a first date, do you pay attention to a guy's shoes? If he wears a terrible pair of shoes on that date, would he get a second one?<p>I asked a few of my friends these questions, in light of a recent survey of more than 1,000 women and men that was conducted by Allen Edmonds on shoes and dating.<p>It …

Zuzana S. Models Exotic Beauty for Marie Claire China by Amber Gray

<b>Exotic Zoo</b> – Zuzana S. gets tropical for the latest issue of <i>Marie Claire China</i> in a beauty feature lensed by Amber Gray. The blonde beauty wears a …