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An Amazing Airplane Engine Powered Motorcycle Sporting Hubless Wheels and True Sci-Fi Style

Former F1 racer and designer Taso Marques has created the TMC Dumont, an incredibly sleek, low-to-the-ground motorcycle that sports an airplane …

Motorcycles

Photoshop’s Smart Objects Explained

Are you still uncertain of what the purpose of a Smart Object is in Photoshop? Here is an excellent explanation of one of Photoshop’s most powerful …

Tutorials

Photographers: It's Time to Start Watermarking Your Images

<i>A Virginia Federal Court ruling has potentially affected how copyright images are protected</i><p>We won’t get much into the specifics of what is going on …

Tutorials

How to Quickly and Easily Sharpen Any Blurry Photo

If you thought you couldn't use or rescue blurry, pixelated photos, think again. This tutorial will not only show you how to rescue and sharpen …

Tutorials

Here’s a Cool Trick That Lets You Take Amazing Night Photos Without a Tripod (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried to take to take a photo at night without a tripod you know the results can be very blurry or very noisy or, in most cases, both. …

Photography Tutorials

How to Change the Color of Objects Using Lightroom

If you think of a task like changing the color of an object, you probably automatically default to using Photoshop to accomplish it. It turns out …

How to Paint Light Using Radial Filters in Lightroom

Sometimes you might not have time to take every photo you’re editing into Photoshop but you still need to make significant changes to make an image …

Honda Unveils The 2019 Monkey

Nope, that’s not a custom Grom. It’s Honda’s new Monkey, set to hit dealerships in September as an early 2019 model. It’ll carry a price of $3,999 …

Everything You Need to Know to Have the Ultimate Motorcycle Camping Adventure

Think you can't commune with nature on two wheels? Think again.<p>Erik Jutras<p>There’s probably nothing more pure or fun than just getting out there with …

2018 Isle of Man TT Bike Race Has Already Claimed Its First Death: Dan Kneen

The Isle of Man native lost control of his BMW racing bike while on a long, high-speed stretch of the track.<p>Jerry PerezView Jerry Perez's …

5 Tips on How to Process Light in Landscape Photography

You are into photography. This means you are a light chaser by definition. Because we all know: light makes or breaks a photograph. So how about …

Handshake Books is a New Platform for Photographers to Publish Books and Zines

<b>Introducing a new collaborative platform for getting your photography projects printed into books and zines</b><p>For photographers wanting to create and …

Motorcycle Safety Tips: How to Perform an Emergency Stop

Motorcycles are fun and fast, but bringing a bike to a stop quickly and efficiently is a skill that can save your life and prevent a crash.<p>Manuel …

Bosch is testing space thrusters that will make your motorcycle safer

Motorcycle safety technology has come a long way in the last decade or so. Now, most new bikes -- even beginner bikes -- have antilock brakes as an option and an increasing number of motorcycles offer multistage traction control. Hell, you can even buy motorcycle gear with built-in airbags to help …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Importing Photos in Lightroom

If you haven't closely examined everything you can do when you import photos in Lightroom, you could be missing the chance to save valuable time in …

Tutorials

Awesome Cobra Kai Prank Shocks Bystanders as a Real-Life Karate Kid Chops a Bully's Motorcycle In Half

The only thing more satisfying than seeing someone get their “just desserts” is when it’s served by an underdog. We can all relate when a seemingly …

Turn 18 renamed Hayden Hill in honour of Nicky Hayden

The ‘Kentucky Kid’ remembered at the Circuit of the Americas

Waterfalls around the USA

With more than 27 feet of average snowfall a year, Valdez, Alaska has become known as the “Land of Waterfalls” when all of that snow begins to melt in the spring and into the summer. Sean and Jessica Taylor<p>One of the waterfalls to stop by is Bridal Veil Falls in Keystone Canyon off of the …

Five Different Ways to Make Color Pop Using Photoshop

Controlling color is one of the primary skills that allows photographers to develop their own style. Learning to balance the different aspects of …

Ditch the selfie stick. It’s Gimbal time.

Pair a powerful camera with a powerful stabilizer and your opportunities are endless. The X-Cam Sight 2S is an insanely reasonable $49 stabilizer …

Mindshift Gear’s New Exposure Bags Are Just For Outdoor Photographers

<i>Mindshift Gear has announced two bags; the Exposure 13 and Exposure 15</i><p>Wildlife Photographers, Landscape Photographers; Outdoor Photographers in …

The ‘ultimate dome tent’ is here and it’s made from Dyneema

We’ve espoused the virtues of Dyneema here at Digital Trends in the past, but it seems that this miracle material continues to find new ways to be …

3 Levels of Sharpening You Should Be Applying in Photoshop

My name is Jake Hicks, and I’m an editorial and fashion photographer based in the UK. In this article, I’ll share a look at some of the sharpening …

Tutorials

Photoshop Tips | How To Reduce Noise In Photoshop

We can’t all have state of the art, top of the line cameras that can take a clean shot at ISO one trillion, but most of us have access to Adobe’s …

Tutorials

5 California Road Trips That'll Make You Fall in Love With the Golden State

Like many born-and-bred Californians, I would choose Joan Didion as my fantasy dinner guest and I feel more at home in my car than pretty much …

Travel

30 Retro Photos Of Celebrities Looking Cool On Motorcycles

Two wheels are better than four<p>Our parents told us that motorcycles weren't cool. <i>Too dangerous,</i> they said. Well, they were wrong. Motorcycles look awesome. Even more so when a famous person is riding them. Here are 30 retro photos of celebrities looking impossibly cool on two wheels.

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

Social Media

Use A Smarter High Pass Filter to Sharpen Your Photos

Sharpening an image with a high-pass filter in Photoshop is a simple way to make the image pop. But what happens if you've sharpened your image and …

Tutorials

2019 Honda CB300R "Neo-Sports Café" First Look | 12 Fast Facts

2019 Honda CB300R Coming to America<p>During EICMA 2017 last November, Honda unveiled the Honda CB300R “Neo-Sports Café”, a younger brother of the …

Motorcycles

How to Elevate Your Photography to the Next Level

You’re feeling stuck; how do you elevate your photography and take it to the next level?<b>CONQUER YOUR FEARS AND MEET NEW PEERS at ERIC KIM WORKSHOP</b>1. …