James E. Jacobs

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The Fastest Way to Get in Running Shape

If your running game needs a tune-up, get a jolt with these speed drills<p>Usain Bolt isn't the only person who should be cranking into fifth gear. Adding a speed session to your running routine will get you back into shape faster, so you're ready for that 5K or marathon down the road. Plus, you’ll …

Camera club Dulux competition: Anna Glasbrook

Anna has produced a set of images that use a pleasingly restricted palette of colours. The strong uprights in the first two images work well - the shapes of the vegetables in contrast to the green railings especially extraordinary. She has blue theme is kept going with another contrasting hot …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

The Rule of Equivalent Exposure (With Quick Quiz)

The camera is a fascinating tool. It’s amazing how a camera can freeze a moment in the present and lets you savour it in the future. While it may …

Weekend readers best photographs: local

From the supermarket car park to the neighbourhood pub: your best pictures on this week's theme, local<p>The next topic is clash (to appear March 15). Email a hi-res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to in.pictures@theguardian.com by noon on …

Up close and personal with Sony's awesome compact camera, the RX10

Sony's RX10 is a new kind of point-and-shoot camera. It has a big sensor and a fast lens with huge zoom, and it's able to take pictures in almost any situation. But it's made to be easy to learn and understand, so that all you have to do is pick it up, turn it on, and start taking pictures.<p>The RX10 …

Bees Are Now Upcycling Plastic

As cool as it is to see birds using manmade objects to decorate their lovenests, it's a little heartbreaking. But the reality is that the wilderness …