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I Love Driving Down Dirt Roads

Michael stood about halfway across the creek, cold muddy water lapping at mid-thigh. Once the water had gotten to his knees, the decision was made …

50 Best Books for Boys and Young Men | The Art of Manliness

As a boy, one of my favorite times in school was when we’d get a new Scholastic News book “catalog.” I would pour over the pages picking out which …

How to Escape from a POW Camp | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following excerpt on preparing to escape a prisoner of war camp was taken from</i> FM 21-76: Survival<i>, an Army field manual published</i> …

Morning Stretching Routine For Health & Vitality | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This post was a collaboration between AoM and Mike Fitch of</i> <i>Animal Flow</i><i>.</i> <i></i><p>When your alarm went off this morning, how did you get out of …

Felix Sparks and WWII's Forgotten 45th Infantry Division | Art of Manliness

When many people think of the American involvement in WWII, they likely bring to mind the 101st Airborne Division (aka the Band of Brothers) and …

The Best and Most Inspiring Jack London Quotes | The Art of Manliness

The philosopher Plato thought that the soul of man could be compared to a chariot and consisted of three parts: a dark horse which represented the …

Enrollment Is Now Open for The Strenuous Life | The Art of Manliness

In July we opened enrollment to our new program, The Strenuous Life, and formed its first 4 classes of 150 members. Within about 24 hours, we filled …

A Quest to Find the Formula for Perfect Health

In 2010, an economist and a psychologist teamed up to determine the salary that would bring maximum happiness. The much-touted number they came up with was $75,000: people’s contentment would rise along with their incomes but only up to that threshold, at which point it would plateau or drop.<p>Our …

To Get to the Summit, Cory Richards Had to Lose It All

As soon as Cory Richards realized that he had survived the avalanche, he turned his camera on.<p><i>Download the Audm app for your iPhone to listen to more longform titles.</i><p>It was February 2, 2011, and Richards had just summited 26,360-foot Gasherbrum II—the 13th-tallest peak in the world—with two of …

Documentary and Instagram Tips From Nat Geo Photographer Ira Block

Photographer Ira Block has traveled around the world and these days is both a National Geographic Photographer and a Sony Artisan. To that end, he's …

A Tough Job: What It's Like to Film Somebody Else's Vlog for Them

Adam Hamwey has all the skills a videographer ought to living and working in New York City. However he doesn’t work for a production house, or in a …

An Exclusive First Look at Martin Parr's New Photo Series On Oxford University

The photographer spent two years documenting life at "the jewel in the crown of the British establishment".<p>Martin Parr's new book both confirms and challenges the many preconceptions about one of Britain's most famous institutions, the University of Oxford. A "training camp" for the nation's …

Instagram Hashtags for Fine Art Photographers

In April, we teamed up with Photoshelter to create <i>The Photographer’s Guide to Hashtags</i>, a comprehensive how-to for photographers who want to get …

Landscape Photography

Why Passive Income is a Myth

Dear friend,<p>I wanna tell you a sad truth: passive income is a myth for the majority of people.<p>To start, I read the four hour workweek by Tim Ferriss, …

Street Photography

Incredible Adventure Photography by Donal James Boyd

<b>Donal James Boyd</b> is a talented self-taught photographer, filmmaker and traveler who was born and raised in Boston, MA and currently lives and works …

Photography

WHY YOU MUST SELF-PROMOTE YOURSELF

If you don’t promote yourself, who will?<p>I. Promote yourself, or die.<p>Okay, so the worst lie you’re told is to not self promote.<p>First of all, why not …

Street Photography

Fuji X100F Review | Every wedding photographer loves "new camera day!"

My first review of the invisible Fuji X100F after shooting my first two weddings alongside the Fuji X-T2's. More preview images with both the Fuji …

Here’s How to Use Exposure Blending in Photoshop to Make Your Landscape Photographs Pop (VIDEO)

We’re all familiar with the common dilemma when shooting landscape photos where a compromise has to be made between a blown-out sky and an overly …

The 40 Most Significant Tools and Toys Ever Designed

For 40 years, <i>Outside</i> has tested and ranked gear that allows us to venture farther, go faster, and do both more comfortably. The following products are the ones that truly stood out for their sheer inventiveness and impact.<p><b>DJI Phantom 1 Drone</b><p>Good consumer drones really didn’t exist until the 2013 …

Fstoppers Interviews Photographer Jeremy Cowart, Maker of 'I'm Possible'

Jeremy Cowart is a household name in the photography industry. Recently Jeremy was classified as one of the 30 most influential photographers on the …

Create Against the Past

I have a problem, I am easily envious of my contemporary peers.1. My envyEverywhere I look, there is someone more successful than me. Someone with …

Street Photography

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Ebola in Sierra Leone and Liberia - Photographs and text by Tommy Trenchard | LensCulture

When Guinea reported its first few cases of Ebola in March, 2014 few took it seriously. Nine months later, the outbreak has infected over 17,000 people and sent shock waves around the world, undermining development gains won painstakingly over the last decade.<p>In Sierra Leone, my home for the past …

18 Lessons Richard Kalvar Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<i>All photographs in this article are copyrighted by Richard Kalvar / Magnum Photos</i><p><b>Richard Kalvar</b> is one of the contemporary masters in street …