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How to Help a Grieving Friend | What to Say to a Grieving Friend | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from</i> Keys to Happiness<i>, an anthology of articles published in 1954.</i><p><b>“How to Help Someone in Sorrow”</b> <b><br>By</b> …

Learning Blog

The Top 4 Tips for Nonprofit Video Projects | Network for Good

As a filmmaker with more than 30 years of professional experience, I have witnessed the ability of film to get to the heart of a message, faster, and …

All Aspiring Cinematographers Need To Know How To Color Grade - Here's Why - The Beat

As filmmakers, we live in an age where we need to be able to wear many hats during the course of any given production. To be successful today, …

20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …

Australia

Photos of Rural Children Around the World Dressed Up as Their Dream Professions

<i>Journalist, Mali</i><p>Belgian-born photographer Sofie Knijff has spent the last three years traveling the world making portraits of children and asking …

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Shooting Raw

You’ve seen it on the spec sheets for cameras you considered purchasing, you’ve read about it on one photography blog after another, and you’ve heard …

How to Create Motion in Still Photographs Using the Parallax Effect

London-based artist and Make Productions founder Joe Fellows talks about how he creates motion in still photographs using the parallax effect in this …

World Wildlife Fund

16 Holiday Gift Toppers You Can DIY

If you’re gunning to win best gift wrapper this Christmas, there’s one other thing to consider besides beautiful gift wrap, and that’s awesome gift toppers! Let’s just say, it’s the equivalent of a cherry on top of a scoop of ice cream—it’s a simple addition that makes the moment feel instantly …

Homemade Teacher Christmas Gifts

These cute little homemade Christmas gifts are the perfect as teacher gifts, piano teacher gifts, or coach gifts. Without too much work, these …

Last Minute Gift Wrap

If you run out of wrapping paper this year, don't panic. Make your own in 10 minutes with items you already have on hand!<p>404<p>1771

Media Alert: Turns Out Watercoloring is Not Just For Kids!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and what better way to tell your S.O. or friends you love them than sending a good old fashioned card? Let’s be real, who doesn’t enjoy opening the mailbox only to see their name hand-written on an envelope? (Answer: no one!) That’s why we opted to …

8 DIY Lighting Accessories You Can Make

Think you need thousands of dollars for a great lighting setup? You don’t. We've picked three of the eight projects and made stop-action videos …

40 Unconventional DIY Valentine's Day Cards

Find a truly unique way to tell them how you feel.<p>* 40 DIY Valentine's Day Gifts They'll Actually Want<p>* 33 Quotes To Write Inside Your Valentine's Day Cards<p>* 30 Punny Valentines For Everyone You Love<p>* 44 Valentine's Day Treats To Melt Your Heart<p>* 25 Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Pick-Up Lines To …

The Streets of New York from a Cyclist’s Perspective

Put on your trainers, grab a helmet and brace yourselves to see the big apple in two-wheeled style. The series <i>New York through the eyes of a Road</i> …

Thinking Of Crowdfunding Your Next Video Project? Learn From My Failed Attempt

I recently wrapped up a kickstarter project that was trying to raise $10,000 for the production of a documentary film. During its 30-day run, and …

10 Things You Should Know About the Crop Tool

While the Crop Tool is one of Photoshop's most-basic tools, you might find that there is more to this tool than you might know. In this tutorial, we …

Impressive Color Grading Breakdowns - The Beat

Pull back the curtain on color grading in these insightful breakdown videos. Studying breakdown videos is a great way to become a better …

Creating Motion in Stills: How to Animate a Photo in Post (Part 2)

A couple of months ago, <i>The Creators Project</i> and post-processing guru Joe Fellows teamed up to show you how to turn stills into ‘2.5D’ animated …

How to Jumpstart Your Journaling | A 31-Day Journaling Prompt Calendar | The Art of Manliness

There’s been plenty of talk on AoM recently about journaling with our articles on The Diary Habit as well as 9 habits young men should adopt. Seeing …

Time Management Tips | How to Live on 24 Hours Per Day | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly</i> …

How to Prevent Running Injuries - 4 Bulletproof Tips | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Jason Fitzgerald</i>.<p>The percentage of runners that get hurt every year is staggering. Some studies even put that …

Learn How to Shave Like Your Grandpa | The Art of Manliness

Proper shaving has become a lost art. Today’s average male has no clue about the fine art of the traditional wet shave that their grandfathers and …

Study Tips for College Success | The Art of Manliness

When 160,000 undergraduates in the University of California system were asked to name the obstacles that impeded their academic success, the students …

Crazy Photo-Per-Day Lip Sync Time-Lapse that Took 1101 Days to Shoot

What do you get when you mix time-lapse photography, lip syncing to a Queen song and an insane amount of dedication? We imagine you get something …

Capturing Dynamic Sky Activity Using Timelapse Sequences

If you enjoy photography that takes you on a vacation by just looking at it, you’re in for a treat! Photographer Andrew Walker spent the last year …

Empire by Jon Tonks – review

British documentary photographer Jon Tonks spent five years and travelled around 50,000 miles to make <i>Empire</i>, a book about four small far-flung territories that remain under British rule as the great imperialist project fades further into history. His travels took him to Tristan da Cunha, Ascension …

Photog Gives Father a Photo of His Dream Car for Christmas… Then the Actual Car

It being the day after Christmas, it’s only appropriate that we share an awesome story that involves the giving of an amazing gift. If we can throw …

How to Capture the Essence of a Place - Travel Photography Tips

Travel Photography

43 Books About War Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ryan Holiday</i>.<p>War is unquestionably mankind at his worst. Yet, paradoxically, it is in war that men — …