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How To Use Histograms

As photographers, we rely so much on our eyes that it’s almost second nature to decide whether a picture is too bright, too dark or just right simply …

Tutorials

The 10 best full-frame DSLRs in 2018

Most entry-level and mid-price DSLRs sport an APS-C sized sensor, with the physical dimensions of the chip measuring 23.6 x 15.7mm (22.2 x 14.8mm on …

12 Incredible Subscription Services That'll Do Your Shopping For You

Clothes, watches, grooming products and more, all delivered to your door.<p>You always need clothes that look good, are office appropriate, fit your body, and won’t cost an entire paycheck. But who wants to waste an entire weekend crawling the mall, hitting up dozens of stores, scouring rack after …

The Best Men’s Belts Guide You’ll Ever Read

This is everything you need to know about men's belts, from purchasing the right size, to matching it to your outfit and shoes, to the best belts you …

The three watches every man should own

Sure, a collection is a mighty thing, but when it comes down to it, there are only three types of watch every one of us needs to have<p>Everyone knows …

12 Pairs of Killer Chelsea Boots (Without the Rock-God Price Tag)

You've heard it from us in print. You've heard it from us online. And you've heard it on the latest episode of Upgrade Your Style: Chelsea boots are a stone-cold essential that every guy needs in his wardrobe. And here's the good news: It doesn't hurt to have more than one—or, hell, several—pairs …

The 4 Boots You Can Wear with Every Suit | GQ

A primer—and reminder—on how to keep your suits looking their sharpest when you're swapping in seasonal footwear.<p>Wearing boots with a suit isn't a difficult endeavor—wear suit, add boots—but it's one that does require a level of finesse (and not the Bruno Mars kind). Specifically, you've got to …

How to Use Adjustment Layers to Create Light Flares and Haze

Atmospheric effects can enhance your photos, be it with in-camera techniques or postproduction effects. Light flares are one of the most popular …

The 30 best men's fashion websites

Men's Fashion

How Lightroom Can Tell You What Lens You Should Buy

Lightroom has a feature that can help you use your photography metadata to make informed lens buying and upgrade decisions. In my personal case, …

Where to Buy Vintage Menswear — for a Fraction of the Cost

Yesterday, the respected New York- and Hong Kong-based menswear retailer The Armoury launched an online shop dedicated to secondhand, vintage and new …

FREE ERIC KIM LIGHTROOM PRESETS

With “Eric Kim Monochrome 1600” preset on Ricoh GR IIDownload <b>Eric Kim Lightroom Presets 2017</b>, apply them to your RAW photos in Lightroom, and make …

Tutorials

The Best Items For Your DSLR

If you've had a DSLR for any amount of time, you've likely realized a few things.First, there's a lot to learn about how to use your camera.Second, …

Landscape Photography

A Simple Guide to the ‘Desaturated Urban Look’ in Lightroom

The ‘desaturated urban look’ is incredibly popular these days, especially among rooftoppers and other city photographers who want to give their …

Test the Quality of a Suit Jacket In 30 Seconds

Whether you’re thumbing the racks of suits at a thrift shop or sifting through a going out of business sale, you’ll be better off knowing how to …

Free Eric Kim Lightroom Presets 2017

With “Eric Kim Monochrome 1600” preset on Ricoh GR IIDear friends,As a gift, download <b>Eric Kim Lightroom Presets 2017</b> (my newest free collection of …

Street Photography

Keep your kicks fresh with the Sneaker Cleaning Kit

At The Manual, we love a good pair of sneakers, and many of us collect them.<p>We can’t tell you just how good it feels when we’re walking down the …

How To Pick The Right Suit For Your Body Shape

They say that in life, you have to play the hand you’re dealt, which is true. However, you can also stack the deck in your favour with some tactical …

16 Must-Have Mens Grooming Products

Today we’re tackling grooming goods, because all the nice clothes in the world won’t help if you look like you spent the last 12 months up a mountain …

8 Of The Best Online Men’s Style Services

Millennials are supposedly the most time-strapped generation yet. However, it’s not that we’re actually any busier. We’re just choosing to spend our …

5 Ways to Make Your Photos Pop

When you look at your photographs, do you feel that they lack punch and don’t pop enough? A lot of us do.<p>The photographs that come straight out of …

I've Left Lightroom for Capture One and I'm Not Sure I Can Ever Go Back

For many, many years, I was a hardcore Lightroom user. When it comes to the way that most people work, I don’t blame them for using the product; it’s …

12 Little Things that’ll help you look better than 95% of other Men

<i>You have the basics down. You know what to look for in a suit and what to have a tailor possibly do to it. You know you don’t have to dress like a</i> …

Men's Fashion

Complete Lightroom and Photoshop Portrait Retouching Tutorial

Most online photography tutorials focus on one thing—how to sharpen better or how to retouch shiny skin, for example. This video goes way beyond …

How To Build And Maintain A Stylish Wardrobe On A Budget

Money isn’t everything, as the rich kids of Instagram unwittingly prove: you can put together a perfectly creditable closet without maxing out your …

Men's Fashion

13 Movers and Shakers Taking the Photography Industry by Storm

For those of us that love photography, it’s always fun seeing new products and services emerge that renew our passion for taking photos.To think that …

Landscape Photography

How To Wear Boots (Rain, Hail Or Shine) - A Man's Guide

Boots are a winter footwear essential. In the cooler and wetter months, knowing how to wear boots will give you a step-up in your weekend wear and a …

9 Men’s Style Resolutions For 2017

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, or so singer Andy Williams told us. Firstly, there’s the food (because who doesn’t love being holed …

Harvard is putting a 13 module photography course online for free

Four months ago, it was Stanford who made their photography course for free, and now comes Harvard’s turns. Harvard has an online learning platform – …