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How to stitch together a pixel-perfect panorama in Photoshop

Panoramas have become all but automated in the world of digital photography and ‘dry’ darkrooms. Thanks to Photoshop, it’s easier than ever to import …

Descent to Rivendell

Incident between Russian driver and biker escalates rather quickly

Based on the compiled evidence, driving in Russia is a perilous, potentially deadly venture that requires complete and total suspension of one's self-preservation instincts. Considering this, you can imagine what it's like riding a motorcycle on the notoriously wild Russian roads.<p>The unfortunate …

Nick Murray's problematic Porsche 911 shows the power of a viral video

When Nick Murray took delivery of his 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera S in June 2013, he had saved for it for the past five years. He didn't just pluck a random 911 off a dealer lot. He specially ordered his car with thousands of dollars in extras tailored just to him, and he captured all of the options …

The Forgotten And Decaying Ruins Of Belgium's Buildings

This is Gaz Mather, part photographer and part explorer of the unknown.<p>Based in the UK, he travels as often as he can to Europe (and frequently …

Kingdom Come: Deliverance adds new stretch goals

The latest updates for Warhorse Studios' Kickstarter project, <i>Kingdom Come: Deliverance</i>, outline new stretch goals and detail the game's horses.<p><i>Kingdom Come</i> is an open-world role-playing game in a medieval setting. At the £800,000 mark, developers will add visual in-game fencing lessons to teach …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Magnificent Landscape Photography by Greg Ness

Nature has so much beauty to be seen! From beautiful sunrises over the mountains to sunsets over the canyons, there's just an infinite set of …

Landscape Photography

Black Desert House Contrasts Nicely in the Mojave Desert

<i>The Black Desert House</i> is a minimalist getaway designed by creative director Marc Atlan in collaboration with architecture firm Oller & Pejic and interior design company Moderne Builders. Located just thirty minutes outside of Palm Springs, the incredible landscape boasts the untouched environment …

Architecture

​How I "Hacked" Kayak and Booked a Cheaper Flight

Let me start this out by saying I didn't "hack" something in the black hat Hackers way, but by finding a market inefficiency and leveraging it to my …

Hitmen for hire: academics unlock the secret behaviour of Britain's contract killers

Study finds the average cost of a hit is £15,000 – and motive is often mundane<p>They are classified as novices, journeymen, dilettantes or masters. They are Britain's hitmen – killers who ply their deadly trade in return for cash, and who for the first time have become the subject of a major academic …

The Carpenter Font Family by Fenotype

The Carpenter – Elegant Script Font Family.<p>This elegant and versatile script typeface was designed by Emil Karl Bertell (Font Publisher: Fenotype).</b> …

Mesmerizing Photo Series Captures Nature at Its Best

Photographers Maxime and Florent Courty are two brothers who share a common passion. Both siblings have a soft spot for landscape photography. Based …

Randy P. Martin’s photos act as a therapeutic getaway - The Fox Is Black

Photographer, Randy P. Martin, (featured here before by Bobby) has a new series titled <i>We Are Tiny</i>. Humbly referring to his photography as simply, …

Loving Vincent: The First Feature-Length Painted Animation Will Explore the Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh | Colossal

<p>Currently in production at Oscar-winning studio BreakThru Films, Loving Vincent will be the first feature-length animated film made solely through …

Dramatic New Zealand auto safety ad gives pause for the cause

Admit it. We all do it. Tacking on the extra five to seven miles per hour while driving. Speeding, but not really speeding... or "comfortably" speeding as the New Zealand Transport Agency puts it. Hoping to show that exceeding the posted limit – at any speed – is dangerous, the agency has released …

Magical Tokyo Cityscapes Seen Through Colorful Bokeh

In this ongoing series, photographer Takashi Kitajima blurs the details of Tokyo's buildings and bridges into beautifully abstract landscapes. He creates each gorgeous composition by standing on observation decks of high-rise buildings or overpasses throughout the city.<p>By gaining a bird's eye view …

Photography

High-speed Russian car chase devolves into shovel vs. knife slap fight

There may not be tanks, jet fighters or meteors in this Russian dash cam video, but it does offer a high-speed chase, some car-to-car combat and Benny Hill-like hijinks, all while answering that age-old question: which is mightier in a fight, the knife or the shovel? There's even a bit of …

Mario takes on Lara Croft, Master Chief and AC III's Connor in fantastic fan film, only one survives - Pocket-lint

What would happen if Lara Croft teamed up with Master Chief and Assassin's Creed III's Ratonhnhaké:ton (aka Connor) and stole Mario's power-ups? …

The 15 Best Design Essays Of 2013

Some people think design is all pretty flourishes, but it’s about a lot more than that: design encompasses not just the visual appearance of a thing, but also the intent behind it, and the experience of being exposed to it. These qualities are what makes design such an important medium through …

Branding

How to print photos from your phone

With both iPhone and Android devices now featuring excellent cameras, most of us have the means to take photos any time we choose - and as a result …

50 Photos Captured at the Perfect Moment

One of the beauties of photography is that it can capture and preserve split-second moments that would normally be lost to the human eye. The …

Photography

How to Capture a Silhouette

Photography is not so much about taking pictures as it is about creating art from within the known universe. Unlike traditional forms of expression …

Apotheon gets a new gameplay trailer

<i>Apotheon</i> is an action platformer that looks like a Greek-themed <i>Mark of the Ninja</i> -- and that's a good thing. In this new gameplay trailer we'll get a …

Landscape Photography at Twilight

There are various phases of sunrise and sunset, however each phase repeats itself twice a day – once during sunrise and once again at sunset. All …

Landscape Photography

Food Photography Tips and Techniques

The rise of minimalist cooking is changing the art of food photography. The following is a look at some of the techniques adopted by photographers to …

Landscape Photography

The best Boxing Day sales 2017: bringing you the best UK deals right now

Best Boxing Day deals by category<p>Best deals<br>TV and video deals<br>PS4, Xbox, Nintendo deals<br>Laptop and Macbook deals<br>Computing deals<br>Smart home …

9 photography accessories you never knew you needed

We probably don't need to tell you to buy a tripod, but here are a few clever gadgets and accessories you might not have thought about...<p>1. Bluetrack …

Cameras

Weather Photo Tips

Get expert tips and advice for photographing in various weather conditions with this how-to photo gallery from National Geographic.

Epic Time-Lapse Takes You on a Dubstep Tour of San Francisco

It’s not a proper beginning to the week if you don’t get at least one awesome time-lapse in your system. Okay, maybe we made that rule up just now, …