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Here is how the position of light changes your portraits

The position of light in relation with your subject can significantly affect the atmosphere of your shots. Depending on where you place the lighting, …

Photography

5 Essential Colognes That'll Always Be in Style

You need a good scent—and you can't go wrong with any of these.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>Style is more than the clothes on your back or the watch on your wrist—it's how you present yourself. …

Men's Fashion

How to Use a Phone Screen for Magical Portraits

Wedding photographers are always looking to take creative, novel portraits and a quick, simple trick is often sitting right in their pocket. By using …

Photography

The 15-minute Bodyweight Workout for Busy Guys

The best thing about building your fitness around a bodyweight workout: the more you weight you lose and the leaner you become, the easier they …

Exercise

I Finally Caved and Bought Allbirds' 'World's Most Comfortable Shoes'—and I Get It Now

It doesn’t matter how many five-star reviews a product has or what its sell-out rate is: I'll only ever spend by Mint-allotted “me budget” on something that's come recommended from people I actually know. That can be a friend or a colleague—never a stranger on the Internet. Yet even I haven't been …

Clothing

Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

Tutorials

These 35 Legendary Products On Amazon Prime Have Thousands Of Reviews

When it comes to Amazon Prime, I'm kind of obsessed. Ever since I signed up about a year ago, I've used that free two-day shipping perk more times I …

These six products only get better with age

Your smartphone will be worthless in a few years, but these buys improve as they get older.<p>Technology doesn’t age gracefully. Bricked phones and crapped-out hard drives retire to your junk drawer only a few years after emerging from their shrink wrap. A precious few of our worldly wants, however, …

Flavors

Lunar Lantern

Leave multiple lights at home and let the Lunar Lantern take care of the lighting on your next camping trip. Powered by an integrated 9900mah Li-ion …

Top 8 Instant Film Polaroid Cameras in 2018 Under $300

Instant film cameras are fairly inexpensive, yet super cool gadgets to capture and share memories with. Even though they’re quite affordable, they …

Index Card Hacks

I love index cards. I’d like to blame Merlin Mann and his hipster PDA for this obsession, but I don’t use a hipster PDA and still I find myself …

Weekend Project | 10 Beautiful Lighting DIYs

7 Comments<p>TGIF we say! This weekend's cool and damp weather is rather perfect for an indoor weekend project. Darker nights also are asking for more …

57 Life-Changing Upgrades for Every Room in Your Home

These new gadgets and products—plus hard-earned wisdom and tips—will make your home smarter, more functional, and more fun to live in.<p>These new gadgets and products—plus hard-earned wisdom and tips—will make your home smarter, more functional, and more fun to live in.

Home Improvement

Omate's next smartwatch is all about fashion without the premium (update: touchscreen confirmed)

As Omate's TrueSmart cellular watch approaches its first anniversary, the startup decided to let its previous Kickstarter backers in on its next project. According to the teaser update, September 1st will see the launch of a fashion-oriented wearable dubbed the Omate X, which features a sleeker …

Double Bucket Bokashi Compost

Composting is my favorite type of recycling, because it’s almost magic. You just throw your food waste in a heap and <i>poof</i>, it becomes plant food. (I realize there’s more to it than that, but still, it just <i>transforms</i>.)<p>I live in San Francisco, where every business and every landlord is mandated to …

How a toy designer dreamed up the geek-friendly AeroPress coffee maker

The AeroPress is a deceptively simple device -- it's basically a coffee syringe. The quick-brewing coffee maker sits somewhere between an espresso machine and a French press. You pour hot water over your grounds then force the water through them with a plunger. What makes the AeroPress unique is …

Extreme Fat Loss Circuit - Lose Weight Quick

If your goal includes six-pack abs, then your workouts are going to have to become metabolic at some point. This means complex moves performed for …

Workouts

DIY Men's Citronella Cedar Oil Shaving Cream Recipe - Homemade Gift Ideas

Men need homemade gifts, too! I already shared a unisex lotion bar recipe, so this week I thought I’d continue the self-care trend with a homemade …

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

Tutorials

Make It: DIY Hanging Mason Jar Planters

Just when I thought I'd seen every possible mason jar craft, I stumbled across this sweet and simple idea!<p>Armed with some twine, Karla from Oh So …

DIY

diy color block clock

the other day i picked up one of these wood clock faces at the craft store with no idea of what to do with it – so i just decided to paint half! i’d …

30 Amazing Diy Bottle Lamp Ideas

You don’t have to throw your used bottles. You can reuse them. There are many ways how to reuse them. The one that we think is interesting to do is …

Lightroom Tips for the Develop Module the Magic Alt Key

Lightroom Tips for the Develop Module - using the Alt (Option) key to get valuable feedback to help you process your images in Lightroom.

Essential Development for Lightroom 5

The industry leading photo editing program, Adobe Lightroom 5, can be very powerful once you learn the lay of the land. And presets can help you …

Best HDTVs for gamers

When you�re serious about gaming, every second counts. Your hand-eye coordination is so finely tuned that you start to notice the lag between your game controller and your console and even between your console and your TV. I�m Donald Bell, and in this episode of CNET Top 5 I�m counting down CNET …

Gear & Gadgets