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Motorcycle Photography, Part II

I once shot a billboard for Ducati with a penlight—and I was paid with a Hypermotard.<p>That got your attention didn’t it? Being a photographer is a lot like being a magician. Sometimes the best tricks are the simple ones, just done extremely well. Today I’m going to show you one of my motorcycle …

Living Rooms

How to Choose a Metering Mode on Your Camera

Digital cameras are stuffed full of features all ostensibly aimed at empowering the photographer — WiFi, GPS, in-camera raw processing…the list …

Looking For a Design Internship? Procter & Gamble Wants You

Since 1837, P&G has built a rich heritage of touching consumers' lives with brands that make life a little better every day. When you join their …

10 Most Iconic World Cup Goals and the Stories Behind Them

Held every four years, the FIFA World Cup remains the biggest showpiece sporting event across the globe, and next summer's tournament in Brazil is shaping up to be just as extravagant as those that have preceded it.<p>The 2014 edition will be the 20th World Cup tournament and over the past 19 editions …

Soccer

Rogue Safari Flash Booster Promises 8X More Light from Your Pop-Up Flash

ExpoImaging has just announced a new DSLR attachment for the amateur photographer who wants better flash capability, but doesn’t feel the need to buy …

Snooping on your kids: If the NSA’s tools were available, I probably would have used them

<i>This post is the first of four stories about my experiences snooping on my kids and their online behavior over a period of years. Part two is here,</i> …

Bike EXIF and Cycle EXIF Roll in to Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / May 13, 2013<p>If it’s got two wheels, stylish looks and you can ride it, chances are you’ll find it in Bike EXIF or Cycle EXIF. The …

Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Digital photography has given almost anyone with a camera the potential to become a creative photographer. These days even compact cameras offer …

Shutter Speed

Photographing Insects (and Arachnids) – A Closer Look by Oleg Serkiz

Taking pictures of live insects can be quite a challenge in photography, and for photographer Oleg Serkiz it’s something he enjoys. During most of …

Samsung Just Killed Nokia’s ‘True PureView’ Windows Phone And It’s Not Even Unboxed Yet

Poor Nokia. Samsung doesn’t stop. It’s just announced a new iteration of its flagship Galaxy S4 handset which has a digital camera embedded in its rump. The Galaxy S4 Zoom has a 10X optical zoom lens on the back, giving it two clear aspects: from the front it looks exactly like Samsung’s flagship …

Sport picture of the day: David Beckham bows out in Paris

The Best New Architecture

Design’s Big Night<p>From ‘snow architecture’ in Austria to a Chinese theater that resembles a butterfly, see recipients of the 2013 Architizer A+ …

David Beckham's emotional Paris goodbye

Soccer

Top 15 Features of Your DSLR Camera That You Should Know

There’s a lot to learn when you first get a DSLR. The first things you need to know is how to get out of auto mode and start using your camera’s …

Extreme Signage: Australia's Emergency "Softstop" System, Made from Water and Light

The problem with driving the same route, day after day, is that it becomes easy for commuters to stop paying attention. They know the route so well …

Australia

Digital Artworks by Adam Martinakis Explore Photo Realistic Surrealism | Colossal

<p>Digital artist Adam Martinakis (previously) was born Poland in 1972 and currently lives and works in in Cannock, UK. His computer-generated artworks …

Incredible High Speed Video of Lightning Captured at 11,000 Frames Per Second

According to the <i>Encyclopedia of World Climatology</i>, lightning happens about 40–50 times per second worldwide; that translates into almost 1.4 billion …

Win over $30,000 in awards with EXPOSURE 2013

May 10, 2013 /Photography News/ Photographers, you’re invited to join EXPOSURE. See.Me presents the 4th annual international photography competition …

Modern Motorcycle Diaries: Man Captures His 500-Day Trip Across the Americas

If you feel feelings of wanderlust and jealousy easily, you might want to stay away from the story of Alex Chacon. He’s a guy who recently completed …