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What's in our pro photographer's photo bag?

Drew Phillips, Autoblog's ace shooter, reveals his car photo kit.

Drew Phillips, Autoblog's ace shooter, reveals his car photo kit.

On Pikes Peak, the electric motorcycles rule their class

At day two of the 2016 Pikes Peak Hill Climb practice, the EV bikes showed up their gas-powered rivals.

This year we decided to switch it up a bit and spend one of the Pikes Peak practice days checking out the motorcycle classes.

Artist returns with more incredible exploding car photos

There's more to the "Disintegrating" series than meets the eye.

Fabian Oefner announced last month a return to his muse, the car, for the second installment of his photography series 'Disintegration'.

Autoblog's top 50 photos of 2015

Your New Desktop Wallpaper Lives Here

Feast your eyes on Autoblog's most beautiful photos from the past year. You won't be disappointed.

Elgin Park is a photo-realistic car town, at 1:24 scale

Photographer and model maker Michael Paul Smith has created a nostalgic look at the 1950s in 1/24 scale by combining replicas of classic cars with his own miniature buildings from the fictional town of Elgin Park. As a collection of his work is released in an upcoming book, this short documentary looks at the artist's inspiration for the project.

How and why automakers work hard to camouflage their cars

Carmakers assign engineers to be in charge of developing bespoke camouflage for each new model.

Autoblog's Top 100 Photographs of 2013

2013 was another big, beautiful year here at Autoblog, and we've got the pictures to prove it. We've scoured the site for our 100 favorite photographs from the year that is coming to a close, with the resultant gallery being lovely to look at and a fond way to remember an excellent annum in obsessively covering cars.

Car-L RC buggy gets up close and personal with pride of lions

Before the team at Autoblog could drive actual cars, we cut our teeth on remote-controlled facsimiles, building ramps, jumps and all manner of obstacles, in a bid to destroy our cars test our driving prowess. For most of us, though, once we were old enough to drive, or at least consider driving, the RC cars were handed down to our younger siblings or that neighbor kid. We've maintained a sof

Let Nissan teach you how to shoot your car

Anyone can take a picture of his car. But is it a good picture? Probably not.

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The List #0096: Photograph Your Car Like A Pro

Photographing cars is near and dear to our hearts at Autoblog. We're proud of the images we publish in our reviews because we take nearly all of them ourselves rather than hiring photographers to do the work for us, and the man who sets the bar for our team is Director of Photography, Drew Phillips. He's Autoblog's own in-house professional photographer, and he's taught each one of us the tricks of his trade.

How to photograph the Aventador like a pro using Forza 4, a lightbulb and a stick [w/video]

Nine times out of ten, if the Autoblog crew isn't talking cars, we're discussing cameras. Or cat videos. But mostly cameras. We love shooting the world's newest vehicles almost as much as we enjoy driving them, and odds are we aren't alone.

Peter Lippmann's Paradise Parking shows the power of nature

We're all familiar with barn finds, but what happens when cars don't have barns to protect them? The results look like Peter Lippmann's photographic series, Paradise Parking, in which four-wheeled classics are shown half digested by the relentlessly hungry matron we call Mother Nature.

Autoblog's Top 100 Photographs of 2011

We are nearly at the end of 2011, and that means another 365 days of driving the latest cars and attending automotive events around the world. Of course, we constantly have our cameras at our sides so we can share everything with you, and we take a lot of pride in bringing you beautiful, high-res images of all the cars we come across, whether it's one that just debuted at an auto show or one that just spent a week in our garage.

Autoblog's Top 100 Photographs of 2010

Autoblog's Top 100 Photographs of 2010 - Click above for high-res image gallery

Video: The Secret Lives of Car Photographers - Making a Lamborghini Murcielago SV look its best

The secret art of automotive photography – Click above to watch the video after the jump

Zooming in on NASCAR

NASCAR racers move fast. Camera shutters are fast enough to freeze the 200 mph action, but what do you do when you want a shot of the entire field of racers? Wide angle lenses create distortion known as convergence, and if you zoomed out enough to get the entire field, you're only utilizing a portion of your emulsion or imaging chips, resulting in a noisy, fuzzy image. Photographer Rick Graves has created a customized Hasselbla

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