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The Stunning Work of Jeremy Lock: 7 Time Military Photographer of the Year

Whenever Air Force Master Sergeant Jeremy Lock raises his camera to his eye, he becomes a man on a mission. “You look for the moment, that brief …

3 Tips for Taking Portraits that Reflect the Character and Spirit of your Subject

A Guest contribution by Hailey Bartholomew from You Can’t Be Serious. 1. Do Something Who are you photographing? If you don’t know them well, find …

How to Photograph Kids… By a Former Poorly Photographed Kid

I am a former kid. I have lived through the trauma of bad photos taken of me by my father. I was not photogenic, and admittedly he had a cheap …

The new issue of T3 is out today, featuring: The best kit for your summer. Microsoft's game-changing IllumiRoom projector. How tech can make YOU a superhero. Our Samsung S4 review special. The best bikes and gear of the moment. PLUS a planet-sized Smart TV supertest. Oh, and some robots shaped like Daft Punk. Enjoy!

AT&T to carry Samsung Galaxy S 4 in Aurora Red on June 14th

Looks like there are more smartphone-loving vampires than we first thought. Following Samsung's plans to offer the Galaxy S 4 in multiple new colors, AT&T has scored a US exclusive for the smartphone in a very distinctive Aurora Red. The crimson-hued Life Companion will be available for pre-order …

The solace of quantum

CRYPTOGRAPHY is an arms race between Alice and Bob, and Eve. These are the names cryptographers give to two people who are trying to communicate …

Google uses computer vision and machine learning to index your photos

Tags are so 2008. Google doesn't want you to waste time tagging your photos, except for the people in them. The web giant wants to be able to recognize more abstract concepts like "sunset" or "beach" automatically and attach that metadata without further input. In yet another post-I/O update, …

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

Expensive experiences, cheaper alternatives

The world’s most iconic travel experiences don’t usually come cheap – but sometimes there are real alternatives. Here are some ideas for the budget-conscious, and expert advice on whether it’s actually worth paying the price for some of these bucket-list classics.<p><b>1. Orient Express vs InterRail</b> …

7 Travel Trends You Need to Know Now

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the Virtuoso Symposium in Buenos Aires, an annual event that this year drew more than 400 top travel advisors, brands, and hoteliers together from 33 countries. (The Virtuoso network sells almost $10 billion in travel annually through its network of 340 …

Businesses urge extra flights at Heathrow

Up to 68 extra flights a day, including more at night, should be allowed at Heathrow to provide short-term relief to Britain’s aviation capacity crisis, an organisation representing major businesses in the capital has said.<p>A cap on the number of flights allowed at Heathrow should be lifted and the …

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One in eight pounds lent to landlords

One in every eight pounds of mortgage lending this year has been on buy-to-let, new figures have shown, amid concerns that the Bank of England’s cheap credit scheme is being used to line landlords’ pockets.<p>By the end of March, buy-to-let lending accounted for a record 13.4pc of the total £1.2 …

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Business travel in an age of austerity

Flatlining economies are impacting business travel around the globe, with hotels, airlines and travel operators muscling in on penny-pinching executives.<p>Flatlining economies and world regions facing prolonged austerity, debt crises and sluggish growth – such as the Eurozone, South Africa and the US …

Great British bike rides: North York Moors

<b>Distance:</b> 84 miles (135km)<b><br>Grade:</b> extreme<p>This is what riding in the North York Moors is all about: tough northern grit. Some say the climb at Rosedale …

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The Big Picture photography competition: round 254 - Telegraph

Hangout With Buzz Aldrin and Conrad Anker

Wildlife<p><b>Mars, Everest and Beyond</b><p>How far would you go to push the boundaries of discovery? What would you risk? From the top of Mount Everest to the surface of the Moon, astronaut Buzz Aldrin and mountaineer Conrad Anker have risked their lives to undertake humankind’s most stunning achievements. …

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Great British bike rides: Elan valley, mid Wales

<b>Distance:</b> 102 miles (164km)<b><br>Grade:</b> extreme<p>For me, this is the signature Welsh cycling experience. The climbs demand low ratios and high effort and, …

10 family trips in Europe for the school summer holidays

Unless stated otherwise, all prices are based on a week starting 26/27/28 July.<p>Normandy, France<p>Chateau de Lez-Eaux is an attractive family-friendly …