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The portable AK70 MK II delivers high-res audio without the sticker shock

Every audiophile wants access to their high-quality music files while on the go, and Astell&Kern has just released a suite of new gear to help …

Audiophile

Shadows Alight

This series of photos, captured by Drew Doggett with his Leica S and M Monochrom, documents landscape scenery and vignettes from several US national …

Street Photography

Finally! A Monitor that Displays Colors Correctly!

My colleagues at Photofocus have heard me and seen me say some very choice words during a time, not so long ago, when I had a monitor that wouldn’t …

Tutorials

Lotus Off Grid Caravan

Posted in Rides and Trailers<p>Options for off-road camping just keep getting better. The latest entry is Australia’s Lotus Campers Off Grid model, a …

Elemental Rides Norton Dominator

Customising classic bikes is a contentious issue. On one side there’s the chrome buffing brigade who’ll bemoan the use of an incorrect type of zinc …

Motorcycles

Mixing It Up: A Suzuki GS 550 cafe racer from Poland

We all know that the cafe racer originated in Britain—but these days, the bikes themselves are just as likely to be Japanese. And one of the best Japanese cafe racers we’ve seen lately comes from…Poland.<p>This fine example of cross-pollination comes from Lukas and Sylwester of Eastern Spirit Garage. …

How to Improve Your Long Exposure Photography with Photo Stacking

Recently long exposure photography has been quite popular, mainly in the landscape photography arena. One of the reasons (among the others) is that …

Landscape Photography

‘Tigra’ Honda CBX 250 – Lucky Custom

The majority of the world was largely ignorant of the passion for motorcycles that exists in Argentina until a small film called The Motorcycle …

Motorcycles

This Merc E-Class is as quick as a Bugatti Veyron

The world of performance car tuning never fails to surprise and delight. And while Mercedes prepares to usher in an all-wheel-drive-only E63 AMG, a …

Supercars

Don't Get Stuck on the Rule of Thirds - Lightroom Has a Lot More to Offer

When starting out in photography, one of the first things we hear about is the rule of thirds. We then venture out into the world, lining up our …

Tutorials

Midnight Sun...

This stunning BMW R80 has just hit the Custom Classifieds - http://thebikeshed.cc/classifieds/details/486

What's so great about high-resolution audio?

The Audiophiliac ponders the long and winding road to better sound.<p>High-resolution audio has a long history, dating back to at least 1999, with the introduction of the Super Audio CD, aka the SACD. DVD-Audio followed a year later, and a hi-res format war was waged for a few years without a clear …

Audiophile

Other-worldly Arizona

This Leica M7 Titanium Edition Kit Will Cost You Almost $200,000

As if the rare Leica we reported on yesterday wasn’t enough, there’s currently an even more expensive deal going on right now for a rare Leica M7 …

Leica M-series

Nikon D5 tested at DxOMark, the Df still remains the “Lord of Darkness”

DxOMark published their test results for the Nikon D5 camera:<br>For reference, here are the test results of the Nikon D750, D810 and Df cameras - the …

Cameras

‘74 Honda CB750 – Cognito Moto

For all the attention the craziest new builds receive, the ones displayed at bike shows on spinning podiums, there is something very special about an …

Motorcycles

Smart Contrast Action: My Preferred Way To Increase Contrast in Photoshop

Nothing could be simpler than increasing contrast of your image in Photoshop, right? But as is my usual, I prefer control over convenience and take …

Tutorials

Twin Turbo BMW R100 – Boxer Metal

The custom bike scene is full of builders pumping out café racers, trackers, bobbers, scramblers and just about anything imaginable. Yet Chris …

Motorcycles

Jack Dykinga Interview: From Pulitzer-Winner to Landscape Photography Legend

Jack Dykinga can punch you in the gut with a photo, like he did with his 1971 Pulitzer-winning portfolio, or he can seduce you with his understated …

Ansel Adams

Beyond

Pro4S Studio Headphone | Over Ear Studio Headphones

FINE-TUNED STUDIO SOUND<p>Shape your sound with the Pro4s' professional, unbiased, flat response.<p>ALUMINUM CONSTRUCTION<p>Comfort and durability meet in …

Consumer Tech

New Onkyo DP-X1 Digital Audio Player Is Equipped With Dual DACs And Amps

Onkyo is currently in the process of preparing to launch a new addition to their range of digital audio players in April of this year in the form of …

Sony's new turntable allows for Hi-Res digital recording

"Our new PS-HX500 turntable serves as an important bridge that connects the growing number of vinyl record collectors to the convenience and sound …

Audiophile

7 Gorgeous 35mm Lenses Worth Drooling Over

Arguably, the 35mm focal length is a lens that renders the human perspective when it comes to the full frame 35mm format. They’re excellent general …

Extreme Sports

HandeVision announces five lenses for its Iberit family | Damien Demolder

German/Chinese optics brand HandeVision is set to introduce five new lenses next year that are designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras. Each with …

Photography

New mirrorless lenses from HandeVision: IBERIT 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm and 90mm f/2.4

HandeVision announced new series of IBERIT 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm and 90mm f/2.4 lenses (manual focus) for Sony E, Fujifilm X and Leica M mounts that …