8 Photos Of Still Life Amidst Turbulence

The world goes by in a blur, but somehow, we keep our composure in the middle of it. This week's Shooting Challenge participants celebrate that. And race cars. Plenty of race cars. » 10/08/13 2:00pm 10/08/13 2:00pm

Shooting Challenge: Isolated Motion Blur

When you don't want blur, it's the worst. But when you can control it—even isolate it in the frame—blur can be beautiful. For this week's Shooting Challenge, you'll capture a clear subject in a world of motion blur. » 9/12/12 12:20pm 9/12/12 12:20pm

Display Tech: 6 Misunderstood Specs Explained

Dr. Raymond Soneira of DisplayMate breaks down misinformation about displays,and specs. Never again will you be fooled by LCD refresh rates, or stymied when trying to explain interlacing! » 4/27/11 11:00am 4/27/11 11:00am

Display Myths Shattered: How Monitor Companies Cook Their Specs

Take everything you think you know about displays and throw it out the window. It's time for a clinic on what display specs really mean-brace yourself for the alarming truth » 5/18/10 6:20pm 5/18/10 6:20pm

117 Beautifully Blurry Photos

Motion blur! It doesn't just ruin photos. It's also something that can be used for artistic effect, when done properly. And for the results of this week's Shooting Challenge, we've got 117 photographers who did just that. » 1/25/10 2:30pm 1/25/10 2:30pm

Shooting Challenge: The Beauty of Blur

Blur is usually something we try to avoid in photography—in lowlight especially, memories can be destroyed by this muddling of shapes and colors. But for this week's Shooting Challenge, we want you to harness motion blur's artistic power. » 1/20/10 3:40pm 1/20/10 3:40pm

Why You Don't Need To Spend Extra Money On a 240 Hz LCD TV

Yesterday I discussed how the problem of motion blur has been all but eliminated in most mid-to-high-end LCDs. However, as HDGuru points out, there are consequences to bumping refresh rates up to 120 Hz or 240 Hz. » 11/05/09 6:00pm 11/05/09 6:00pm

Study Claims Motion Blur Is a Non-Issue In Most Mid-To-High-End LCDs

A study conducted by DisplayMate Technologies claims that the issue of "motion blur" so long associated with LCDs is no longer an issue in mid-to-high-end LCDs. However, manufacturers have no problem selling you gimmicks that supposedly fix the problem. » 11/04/09 3:32pm 11/04/09 3:32pm

JVC Builds 180Hz LCD That Makes 120Hz LCDs Look Like Chumps

Motion blur is a problem in LCDs, and until now, the best solution was 120Hz processing: double the frames, and the blur tends to subside. JVC looked at the situation and said, if doubling works okay, then how 'bout we triple it? This week, at CEATEC, the result was on display. Little is known about this smooth… » 10/05/07 12:00pm 10/05/07 12:00pm