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'The mechanic tried to confiscate my car because I wouldn't pay them extra' - your rights if the garage takes you for a ride

Over the past few weeks I’ve been looking into vehicle repairs and the shocking practices adopted by not only dodgy back street mechanics, but also …

Land Rover

What I Tell My Friends Who Ask Me What Binoculars to Buy

At any given time, I’m probably within about ten feet of a pair of binoculars. At least that’s the case if I’m home, driving, or camping, which are …

Shopping

Beginner's Guide to RV Trailers

Towable RVs are the least expensive way to get into RVing. That's because they are propelled by the family SUV or truck, making them much cheaper and …

RVs

Bill Maher: Donald Trump In White House Means United States Got “Married To The Mob”

Donald Trump’s White House is not a reality show, as many pundits have suggested, it’s the mob, Bill Maher said on HBO’s Real Time.<p>Finishing up his …

Donald Trump

Four Settings Every Photographer Should Know on Their Camera

When it comes to our cameras most of us put a lot of time into researching which camera to purchase. We review websites like Fstoppers, read user …

Photography

More Simple Secrets to Using the Powerful Curves Tool in Photoshop (VIDEO)

We’ve featured several tutorials on how to use the powerful Curves tool in Photoshop and Shutterbug readers keep asking for more so here’s another …

Tutorials

What Chevy Gains By Using a Pushrod Engine in the Corvette

Before you call a pushrod engine old-fashioned, know that there's inherent greatness in its design.<p>The Chevrolet Corvette is the last true sports car to use a pushrod V8, and you might not think that's a good thing. After all, overhead-cam engines have been the standard for decades at this point, …

Sports Cars

How to Sell a Car Successfully

Next to your house or apartment, your next most significant earthly possession is probably a car. And, unless it’s a complete heap of junk, your car …

Classic Cars

How Various Settings Can Create Different Landscape Photographs

The cool thing about landscape photography is that there are generally a variety of appropriate settings for any specific scene or subject; it really …

Landscape Photography

These Are the Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography, According to Serge Ramelli

Serge Ramelli is a professional photographer and educator we turn to again and again for great photography tips and advice. In the below video he …

Landscape Photography

One of the Best Tools to Use When Planning Your Next Photography Trip

I don’t get to shoot landscapes as often as I’d like, but when I do, I try to maximize the time I have in a place to the fullest extent. Many times, …

Google Maps

Frequently Asked Questions About Long Exposure Photography and Their Answers

There’s no doubt that Long Exposure Photography is a popular technique amongst you; it’s the subject of our best-selling eBook, it’s the subject of …

Landscape Photography

A Beginner's Look at Using Filters to Get the Exact Landscape Image You Want

If you're new to landscape photography, you may be wondering about filters and their best uses. This great video will give you a look at shooting a …

Landscape Photography

Photo Basics: What Are Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO (VIDEO)

Kellan Reck, a two-time Emmy Award-winning editor and cinematographer, shared the below video with us today and it’s a great primer (or, for some of …

Shutter Speed

6 Things to Know About Your Car's Transmission

Taking care of your car or truck’s transmission is important for its long-term health. But all too often, car owners misunderstand the basic …

Particles

Here's how Audi is eliminating body roll

Too much body roll is never a good thing. To tighten things up further, Audi has introduced a system featuring two electronic sway bars to nearly …

Here Things You Can Do to Revive an Older Car

Say you’ve got your eye on a car that you pass on your daily commute. One just off the road that has been sitting there long enough that it might …

Commuting

This Free And Easy App Can Prevent You From Getting Ripped Off At A Car Dealership

There are all kinds of websites, platforms and startups that are supposed be “disrupting” the whole car buying process, yet every day people end up …

Personal Finance

Photography 101: Common mistakes that every beginner photographer makes, and how to avoid them

As a <b>photographer</b> it’s easy to overlook things when shooting. Some mistakes are more “on-the-spot” while some are a matter of forgetfulness more than …

Landscape Photography

A handy guide to making awesome photos

Kainaz Amaria • October 29, 2015<p>Visual storytelling is really vital to reach a wider audience. It’s how more and more people are communicating.<p>This post will guide you through the most important elements of it.<p><b>Photography is a language</b><p>What do I mean by this? There is a method to creating images and …

Landscape Photography

Understanding White Balance in Photography

White balance is an important concept to understand as it can make a large impact on your photographs. It affects the mood of an image and is …

Definition of ISO in Photography - Breaking Away from Exposure Triangle

ISO is one of the most misunderstood concepts in digital photography. If you think ISO is an abbreviation for “International Standards Organization” …

The Different Types of Light You Should Use for Landscape Photography

We often tend to think of the best light for landscape photography as being during the golden hours, but depending on what you're trying to …

5 Common Camera Setting Mistakes New Photographers Make

Whether you’ve just purchased your first DSLR or have been shooting for a while and would like to start using your camera’s manual settings, you …

Landscape Photography

Here Is How To Buy A Used Supercar And Not Get Ripped Off

Buying a used exotic car is a bit different than scoring a Nissan Altima from CarMax. When you are dealing with a complicated car that is designed …

Here's What Interference Engines Are And Why They Exist At All

Do you know what an “interference engine” is? While I know a great many of our regular readers do, there’s no shame if you’re not exactly sure. It’s …

These Are the 3 Best Camera Settings for Shooting Wildlife Photos with a Nikon DSLR (VIDEO)

If you photograph wildlife with a Nikon DSLR, the tutorial below is really a must-see. In just three minutes, Danish pro Morten Hilmer reveals what …

Volkswagen Built A Unique V5 Engine, And This Is How It Works

Most automotive enthusiasts are familiar with Volkswagen’s long-lived VR6 engine. It is a 6-cylinder engine with fifteen degree offset cylinder bores …

20 Affordable Classic Cars That Are Beloved By Retirees

Most people after exhausting their lives, toiling hard and building up their family, dream of a nice quite and peaceful retirement life, however, …

How to plan the perfect trip to Sequoia National Park

<b>(CNN) —</b> Quick -- what's the largest living thing in the world? And, no, we're not counting organisms like that 2-mile-wide fungus colony in eastern Oregon .<p>The honor goes to the giant sequoia -- the "god of the woods" to conservationist John Muir -- and the best place to see it is in Sequoia …

National Parks