What would you do with a camera, a photography assignment, an ultra-responsive, ultra-sleek Intel-Inspired Ultrabook™ and a plane ticket to...somewhere?

Find out what six acclaimed photographers did in this exact scenario right here at the hub of all things Intel-Inspired Ultrabook™ Shooting Challenge. Go behind the scenes of every international shoot, see all of the breathtaking images, and catch up with the photographers themselves via a series of live chats.

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Photographing Bikini-Clad Surfers in Paradise Is a Tough Job, but Someone's Gotta Do It

Costa Rica isn't just a Central American nation whose chief exports include coffee, electronic components, and utter relaxation - it's also where we sent pro-skiier-turned-photographer Scott Rinckenberger as part of our Intel-Inspired Ultrabook™ Shooting Challenge. More »

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Ask a Pro Photographer How He Made These Sensational Solarised Shots of Paradise

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Solarisation: The photography trick guaranteed to make mundane shots look like dreamscapes, everyday folks look like phantasms, and these shots of surfers and bikers in Costa Rica by Scott Rinckenberger look extra-extreme. More »


A Look at the Craziest Competitive Gamers You've Ever Seen

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San Francisco has its share of landmarks: The Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, wherever Rice-A-Roni came from. But for white-knuckle competitive gamers, the city has just one true destination: More »


Ask Our Photographer How He Shot a Hardcore Gaming Tournament in the Tiniest of Spaces

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Some folks go to San Francisco for the food, the fog, or the never-ending free Wi-Fi. Photographer Ryan Russell went for the gaming. As part of Gizmodo's Intel-Inspired Ultrabook™ Shooting Challenge, Ryan dropped by Frisco's legendary Southtown Arcade, where he used his lens and his... More »


What It's Like to Shoot the Fastest Cars on Earth

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If Miami is good enough for LeBron and Will Smith, it's good enough to be the answer to our latest Intel-Inspired Ultrabook™ Shooting Challenge contest. More »


Ask a Photographer How to Shoot High-Speed Chases

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After a fun and sun-filled trip to Miami, photographer Douglas Sonders is back from the Land of Lebron. The occasion: He used the Intel-Inspired Ultrabook™ Shooting Challenge to shoot some of the flashiest, fastest, ultra-sleek cars he could get his lens on. More »


Shooting Bands In America's Live Music Capital Is as Badass as It Sounds

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Austin's the answer! The capital of Texas is also a capital of live music, and home to enough promising bands to fill its endless rows of it's-a-miracle-the-neighbors-don't-complain music venues on a nightly basis. More »


Ask a Photographer About the Photography Trick That Turns Your Friends Into Ghosts

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She's baaaaack: Seems like photographer Diana Levine survived her fast, loud, and mostly out-of-control hop to music Mecca Austin. Of course, she was there to participate in the latest installment of our Intel-Inspired Ultrabook™ Shooting Challenge, where she shot music-makers My Jersusalem as... More »


How Your Cameraphone Can Beat a dSLR

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Yeah, it was Boston. So, if you were wicked smart enough to guess Beantown as the location of the mystery photo, you could be walking away with an Intel-Inspired Ultrabook™ of your own. More »


Ask Our Photographer How He Snapped the Best Cameraphone Shots You'll See All Day

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While we were stuck at our desks, photographer Taylor Davidson used our Intel-Inspired Ultrabook™ Shooting Challenge as an excuse to barge off to Boston, where he set about shooting some sports at the city's parks and playgrounds. More »


See What Happened When We Gave a Photographer a Plane Ticket to Paris

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Paris: Land of delectable pastries, cathedral-dwelling hunchbacks, and the site of our first Intel-Inspired Ultrabook™ Shooting Challenge. So congrats to everybody who guessed The City of Light as the location of our mystery photo, and earned themselves a shot at winning an Ultrabook (and if you... More »


Ask Our Photographer How He Got these Gorgeous Shots in Paris

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You know how we used the Intel-Inspired Ultrabook™ Shooting Challenge as an excuse to send photographer Steven Taylor to Paris to shoot a bunch of black-and-white city portraits? More »