UCLA’s campus is on lockdown, with two people dead in what looks like a murder-suicide according to CBS. The shooting reportedly occurred in the Engineering IV building, and people are being told to shelter in place. The biggest problem? Many of the doors in that building don’t have locks. So the engineering students…
There are at least 347 million guns in America. No matter your opinion of them, it is highly likely that you will encounter one at least sometime during your life. This is what everyone needs to know in order to be safe around guns.
Next week is the 134th anniversary of Tombstone, Arizona’s famed moment in Wild West history, the shootout at the O.K. Corral involving Wyatt Earp and other legends of the era. The annual celebration got off to a rocky start, however, when an actor fired a loaded gun during a show.
Unlike most other shooting sports, shotguns are fast-paced and full of action. Whether it’s trap, skeet, sporting clays or upland bird, you’ll be using a lot of shells, targets will be numerous and your success will be high. This is how to start shooting.
Want to do the stuff you read about us doing? There's a practical approach to learning any new sport, one which breaks down the barriers, reduces risk and speeds the learning curve. It's what we do, and it should work for you too.
A shotgun shell can achieve anything from lightly peppering a clay target at close range to taking down a deer at 35 yards. And that huge variance in capability can all come out the business end of a single gun. That's because you can precisely tailor what's inside a shell to your specific needs. Here's how.
Your rifle is only as accurate as you make it. Here's how to sight it in for tight clusters and long-distance shooting.
The White House and the Capitol were locked down yesterday as a car chase ended with the dead of the pursued driver—Miram Carey, from Stamford, Connecticut—shot down by Secret Service agents. Her 1-year-old daughter was in the car. Here's the complete timeline. [Updated Friday, Oct 4 8:33am]
Taking photos of other people's art is generally not good photographic practice. But what about when art melds with the human form? For this week's Shooting Challenge, you're going to photograph a tattoo.
This is what it looks like when a gun is pointing at you. It's a terrifying view that I hope nobody ever has to see. With photographs captured by Peter Andrew, Simon Duffy and Derek Blais, the ongoing photo series Point Blank shows what different types of guns—Glocks, Desert Eagles, Uzis, etc.—look like up close. It's…
Last week, you showed off your monochrome skills in classic silver. This week, you'll take a photo in a different way: Find a scene that's predominantly one color, and capture that color to its fullest.
Your city has a beautiful skyline, and with a couple of cameras you can capture a truly unique perspective of the office towers and skyscrapers that give it its distinctive silhouette. But why stop there? For this week's Shooting Challenge we want you to capture an image—anything you can think of—as reflected in your…
Yes, most food photography is boring. But most food photography doesn't involve meat, flames, and char. So for this week's Shooting Challenge, I want you to photograph food in flaming action. Photograph food on the grill.
Slingshot master Joerg Sprave has shown off not only the most powerful, but also the most gleefully insane slingshots during his time as reigning rubber band madman. But even a slingshot devotee as loyal as Sprave had to ask himself whether or not the weapons can hold their own against handguns. The short answer?…
Last week, we looked at bugs. This week, I'm sending you back into the bush to catch more of nature's nuance on the macro level. For this week's Shooting Challenge, photograph the wonder of plants.
Up close, bugs are terrifying. Heck, from far, bugs are terrifying. But with the safe distance through the lens of a camera? They're amazing.
This is it. My favorite annual Shooting Challenge of the year. You go out into the grass and muck and photograph bugs.
My mother always told me, if you're going to pick a fight, do it in water.
Summer's in full swing. So it's time to make excuses. Excuses to use your camera, to be immature, and to hit somebody consentingly in the face with a water balloon.
Get enough fireworks on the 4th? Neither did we. Here are 75 fantastic photos of fireworks to appease your inner pyromaniac.