Mervin Scorgie

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4 Smart Ways to Plan Your Living Room Design

Consider this the ultimate how-to for arranging living room furniture based on the space and your personal style.<p>You've finally overcome the major design challenge of finding a cohesive group of living room furnishings you love. But now you're faced with an equally tricky task: finding the perfect …

Hamilton claims Rosberg was in wrong engine mode

<b>World Champion Lewis Hamilton has defended his move against his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg after the two collided into each other at the Spanish</b> …

Motor Racing

Mercedes in turmoil after Hamilton and Rosberg collide | Reuters

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg’s hopes of an eighth win in a row disappeared on Sunday after a collision with Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton on the opening lap of the Spanish Grand Prix.<p>Formula One - Spanish Grand Prix - Barcelona-Catalunya racetrack, …

Motor Racing

SEC charges Wells Fargo, Rhode Island agency with securities fraud

(Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday charged a Wells Fargo & Co unit and a Rhode Island agency with civil fraud stemming from a bond deal for a now-bankrupt video-game company founded by former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.<p>A Wells Fargo sign is seen outside a …

Corruption

Breathtaking Aerial Panoramas Show the World Like You've Never Seen Before

Ready to see the world like you've never seen it before? AirPano, a not-for-profit company that focuses on high-resolution panoramic shots, has traveled to over 230 breathtaking locations on our planet, giving us the most incredible aerial views of this earth. While they're known for their 360 …

Rio De Janeiro

National Geographic Travel

Diving Into the Numbers: Is the Canon 7D Mark II as Bad as DxOMark Says it Is?

After much anticipation and positive initial reports about the new Canon 7D Mark II, DxOMark’s review of the camera’s sensor was met with some shock. …

NY Through the Lens: A Photographic Love Letter to New York City and Nostalgic Longing

It’s impossible to write about Vivienne Gucwa‘s photography without trying it in to her own inspirational story of struggle and success. The images …

Minimalist Scenes Taken All Around Europe

During trips around Europe, Christian Richter took some astonishing minimalistic landscapes of the continent. This photographer loves shooting long …

Landscape Photography

An Introduction to Lens Selection for 5 Common Photography Subjects

As you dive into the world of photography, it will not take you long to notice that there is a lens for almost everything. For a beginner, a dilemma …

18 Photos of People Awestruck by the Beauty of Nature

Nature has a way of making our problems feel small and insignificant, an incredible view can change our whole perspective on life. While in Moab, Utah for a March photo shoot adventure, photographer Jerry Patterson captured a shot of the Milky Way through the arches of beautiful sandstone …

Photography

The First Step to a Quality Portrait

As a portrait photographer, you probably know how difficult it is sometimes when you try to improve your pictures with the right pose. Portrait …

Photography
Fairy Tales

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Composition

With all of the gorgeous new gadgetry coming out this season, it’s easy to get caught up in the shiny, techy part of photography. (New Nikon D810, …

Sony ‘Active-Pixel Color Sampling’ Sensor Will Revolutionize Industry in 2015 | Rumor

Think about a lot of the issues that you currently have with your camera’s performance: moire, rolling shutter (in video), ISO performance, under …

Cameras

Urban Streets: London from a Double-Decker - Photographs and text by George Georgiou | LensCulture

Last Stop was photographed across the city of London through the windows of its double decker buses.<p>Although London has always been a dynamic city with a changing demographic, I was surprised by the speed of change in the last decade. London has experienced its largest foreign migration in history, …

Street Photography

Behind the Scenes with Retired Combat Photographer Stacy Pearsall and the Veterans Portrait Project

In the US, today is Veterans Day. For those in the British Commonwealth, today is Remembrance Day (also referred to as Poppy Day). It seemed right to …

A Day in the Life of National Geographic Photographer and Extreme Athlete Jimmy Chin

Jimmy Chin — regular <i>National Geographic</i> contributor, world-class climber, outdoor junkie, and overall genuinely awesome guy — has the capacity to …

New Sony Sensor Tech Could Capture Incredible Dynamic Range and 2K Video at 16,000fps

Sony’s not messing around, the electronics company really does want to revolutionize digital photography. And while we still haven’t seen the …

Understanding ISO: A Simple Explanation of How ISO Works and Why Increasing It Creates Noise

Ever wondered what’s actually going on inside your camera when you take your ISO from 400, to 800, to`1,600 and so on? If you’d like to find out, …

6 Remarkable Landscapes Shot All Around the World

Nature photographer Erez Marom shot some rather remarkable landscapes during his trips around the world. Ranging in content from the massive desert …

Photography

To Aspiring Professional Photographers: What If The Problem Is That You Suck?

These days a lot of people seem to be offering advice in the area of becoming a full time professional photographer. Some of those folks, like Greg …

Happy!

Project info<p>What do you like about art?<p>Me? Truth, sincerity, power, emotion, beauty, the unexpected... because what is created with a work of art is an exchange, a kind of infinite conversation with other humans, like those endless debates over tea or a drink with the people I love.<p>Since my …

Time I

Essential travel tech for work trips

Packing the right tech can help take some of the stress out of work trips and let you concentrate on the more enjoyable elements of business travel. Check off this list before you step on that plane, board the train or jump in the car, and you'll be ready for anything.<p>Pocket projector by Cheon Fong …

Gear & Gadgets

Introducing Bokeh, a Mobile Lifeblogging App for Saving and Sharing Moments

If you’re a longtime reader of this blog, you may have noticed that our news editor DL Cade has been running the show as of late. Here’s the reason: …

Stunning! Rare Atmospheric Phenomenon Fills the Entire Grand Canyon with Fog

Stunning, breathtaking, Oh Em Gee, however you want to put it, the photos in this post are incredible to look at and incredibly difficult to capture. …

15 Fascinating Firsts in Photography

Have you ever wondered about the world’s first photograph, or about the first self-portrait photo, or maybe about the first digital photo? The world …

Artist Creates 11-Acre Aerial Portrait Based on Photograph

30,000 wooden stakes, 2,000 tonnes of soil, and 2,000 tonnes of sand. That’s what it took for Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada and his …