Branden Raymond

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On Conquering Fears | The Art of Manliness

My grandfather, Johnny Paychek, poses with Joe Louis before their fight for the heavyweight title.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from David</i> …

Exploring the Cold Coast: The Adventure Begins

Adventure<p><b>So begins a 14-day adventure odyssey to drive the Pacific Northwest coast from Seattle to Vancouver Island.</b><p>The rocky shoreline was crowded with Sitka spruce trees, like slender green giants pressed up against the edge of the sea shrouded in a layer of morning fog. Sea birds stirred into …

Exposure Basics: How to Choose ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Settings

If you’re trying to break free from the auto settings on your camera and make an entry into the world of manual, it’s necessary to understand ISO, …

The Focal Length vs Shutter Speed Rule

During a recent webinar I briefly touched on a rule of thumb that I’ve used for years. It connects the focal length of a lens and the shutter speed …

70 Inspirational Quotes for Photographers

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But I wonder, what else do “they” say? In order to find out I’ve culled together the best quotes on the …

The Science of Facial Hair: What Signals Do Beards, Stubble, and Mustaches Send to Others? | The Art of Manliness

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a yes or no answer to every question of aesthetics?<p>It’s certainly how magazines and pop culture presents things when …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with my fingers in my mouth. You know. The kind you see people give in …

What the Pick-Up Dating Scene Gets Wrong | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse.</i><p>The other day I made the uncharacteristic mistake of flicking on the TV while I was eating …

How to Answer Difficult Questions | The Art of Manliness

<i>“Why didn’t Acme Co. accept our offer?”</i><p><i>“Why should I hire you over somebody else?”</i><p><i>“Where do you see this relationship going?”</i><p><i>“Where do babies come</i> …

The 3 P's of Manhood: A Review of Protection, Procreation, and Provision | The Art of Manliness

Are men everywhere alike in their concern (and desire) for being manly?<p>Is the concept of manliness meaningless and entirely culturally relative?<p>For …

Ernest Hemingway's Reading List | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to our series on the libraries of great men. The eminent men of history were often voracious readers and their own philosophy represents</i> …

Improve Concentration: 12 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration | The Art of Manliness

<i>Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a</i> …