Joe Sheckells

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1946 Chevy pickup truck is world's oldest Prius hybrid. Really.

There are countless tales of classic cars and trucks receiving new life via parts from a completely different automobile.<p>Whether it's an engine swap, …

2018 Jeep Wrangler readies for Los Angeles Auto Show debut

Next-gen off-roader to offer more capability, comfort and potential electrification.<p>Jeep CEO Mike Manley has confirmed that we'll be seeing a new Wrangler later this year at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show.<p>In an interview with UK-based Auto Express, Manley also revealed a few additional details …

These Wagons Are The Perfect Cure For Crossover Madness

It seems like everyone is buying crossovers, but you, fine Jalopnik readers, aren’t a faceless member of the CUV-hungry hordes. You are a hot-blooded …

The 50 Worst Cars of All Time

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The Russian Photographer Who Shoots Dreamlike Portraits with Real Animals

Moscow-based photographer Olga Barantseva has built quite an oeuvre of mesmerizing imagery consisting of models posing with animals such as bears, …

How to Take Charge of Your Landscape Photography in 3 Clear Steps

If you think landscape photography is easy, then you'd be wrong. Hate to break it to you.<p>Did you ever once fall into the trap of thinking: “Tripod, …

4 Ways to Make Your Landscape Photos Look Like the Pros

It's a goal we all strive for as landscape photographers...To create photos that look like the ones we drool over in magazines and online forums.Of …

Beginner Photography Tip: How to Maximize the Use of Your Kit Lens

When you step up from your smartphone or a point-and-shoot camera to something that has interchangeable lenses like a DSLR or mirrorless camera, it …

Why You Should Photograph Your Loved Ones

Dear friend,<p>There is nobody more important to photograph than our loved ones.<p>1. Why travel to photograph?<p>Why is it that we always try to photograph …

Street Photography

Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole Ate Its Last Big Meal 6 Million Years Ago

Most galaxies in the observable universe contain a supermassive black hole at their center, one that is either active and surrounded by an accretion …

Six Techniques to Get Sharper Photos Without Spending a Dime

Every photographer is always on a quest for sharper photos, but many only have a vague idea of how to actually create sharper images. The obvious is …

4 Landscape Photography Tutorials All About Post-Processing

Even after you’ve taken a photo, the image can continue to evolve through post-processing—whether it’s enhancing sharpness, color correction, …

Landscape Photography

How to use Instagram's new Gallery feature for panoramas!

I absolutely <b>love</b> Instagram’s new Gallery feature. For those of you unaware, Fstoppers sums it up nicely: you can now add galleries of up to 10 images …

Bolivia's salt flats – in pictures

The salt flats in Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia, are the largest in the world and contain 50-70% of the world’’s lithium reserves

Bolivia

A camera startup wants you to think 10 lenses are better than one

Smartphones have fundamentally changed the world: Information is more readily available, computer sales are declining, and most people now have a high-quality camera in their pocket.<p>As pocket computers become ubiquitous, the demand for high-quality components that can fit into a handheld device has …

How to use your exposure settings for creative effect

Whether you’re shooting photography or video, film or digital, exposure generally boils down to three elements in your camera. ISO, aperture and …

6 Essential Tips for Taking Good Photographs on a Bright and Sunny Day

Midday is one of the most difficult times to shoot for any photographer. The brutal truth is that cameras struggle with the extreme light and …

Landscape Photography

This Is How BMW Tested And Built Its Masterpiece E92 M3 V8

The screaming V8 in the E90/92/93 M3 was an aural drug for many. As much as the new M3 and M4's engines are more efficient and powerful, nothing can …

Landscape Photographer’s Checklist

We’ve all been there. You leave the house with only the desire to go find ‘the shot’ and not much else.You know...the photo worthy of wall space and …

12 Photo Projects You Can Do From Home

Part of becoming an improved photographer is understanding how to challenge yourself to put the skills you already have to the test and acquire new …

5 Tips to Instantly Improve Your Photography

If you ever feel uninspired or can’t think of how to change up your photography, look no further. Peter McKinnon offers his viewers some advice on …

Photography

Watch a 3D printer build a cube from a vat of goo … using a phone screen

What if we told you that you could be holding in your hand a key piece to your next 3D printer? If Taiwan-based 3D-printing startup T3D has anything …

3D Printing

The Polaroid Pop prints 3-inch photos and has a 20-megapixel sensor

The zombie brand rides again<p>The Polaroid brand has been licensed to CES gadgets for years now, and so of course it’s back again this year on another new camera that mashes up digital and physical photography. It’s called the Polaroid Pop, and it shoots (and prints!) 3-inch by 4-inch instant photos …

A Step-by-Step Guideline for Long Exposure Landscape Photography

When you see a long exposure image like the one above, what first comes to mind is probably how beautiful it is. Unlike a traditional image, a long …

Are these the most Instagrammable places to get engaged?

Super romantic<p>Type the hashtag #proposal into Instagram and you’ll be met with an abundance of images, from engagement rings, to incredible venues, …

Is That Really How It Looked?

Has anyone ever looked at one of your images and asked, "Is that the way it really looked?" Do you think anyone ever asked Ansel Adams that? The …

Landscape Photography

Moto Z Review: World's Thinnest Phone, With Add-Ons, Is Great For Mobile Photographers

This review of the Moto Z isn’t going to be fair to other smartphones. While I judged, say, the iPhone 7 Plus or Huawei Mate 9 or Xiaomi Mi Mix as standalone products, I’m going to review the Moto Z with its two modular add-on accessories (which the parent company of Motorola, Lenovo, has dubbed …

Mobile Technology

These Aerial Photos Make Salt Ponds Look Like Abstract Art

Canadian photographer David Burdeny captures the chemical compositions of salt ponds all over the world.<p>Untouched by man, natural landscapes bloom with color in the <i>Salt Series</i> by photographer David Burdeny. Aerial images of vibrant salterns blur the line between documentary photographs and …

Best Photos of 2016

Here is a gallery of National Geographic's 52 best images of the year—curated from 91 photographers, 107 stories, and 2,290,225 photographs.

Wildlife

What I've learned in my first year of photography

December 3rd, 2015 was the day I bought my first camera. I carefully chose one body and one lens (Nikon D5300 and a prime 50mm).<p>These are some of the …