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The Move That Chisels Perfect Shoulders

Sculpt a set of rock-solid shoulders with this underrated upper-body exercise<p>Every guy wants a pair of shoulders that look like boulders. Unfortunately, most men skip the lateral dumbbell raise, which is one of the best moves for sculpting them. "Lifting dumbbells laterally activates muscles in …

Muscle

Mesmerizing Landscape Photography by Dylan Toh

My wife often mocks me for enjoying so much a good set of landscape photographs. But hey, nature is so beautiful, how could I not love it? Colorful …

The Inspiration Pad takes your writing to new places - The Fox Is Black

By way of the NSFW American Apparel Tumblr, I found myself reading an article on My Modern Met staring at notebooks whose lines had apparently gotten …

How to Turn a Book Into a Handsome Clock | The Art of Manliness

From pocket watches to grandfather clocks, men have long held a fascination with keeping time in stylish and classic ways. What better way to do so …

How to Effectively Manage Your Attention | The Art of Manliness

In our last post we provided a big picture overview of what attention is and how it works. We explored the fact that while many people only think of …

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

These 31 Photography Links Will Keep You Busy For a Really Long Time

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to …

Landscape Photography

7 Great Astrophotography Tutorials to Inspire You

Astrophotography is a specialized field of photography that involves capturing images of celestial objects and the night sky. The range of …

Spy Your Enemy with Parrot Minidrone Quadricopter

Spying your enemy or your crush has been made easier thanks to <b>Parrot MiniDrone</b>, an award winning spy gadget. It’s a cool wireless handset accessory …

The Macgyver of Keychains!

The O-Key is a clever key organizer that eliminates many of the tiny nuisances of regular keychains. It keeps keys in check so you don’t have to …

Perspective Clocks

Tel Aviv-based Studio Ve is comprised of Shay Carmon and Ben Klinger, two young men who like exploring objects and their conception—whether it's a Two Leg Table or a Toast-ER that "revives" sad bread. More recently they've been experimenting with clocks, and their previous Manifold and Lithe …

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Watch Chase Jarvis Crash a DJI Phantom into the Icelandic Sea

If you have been following Fstoppers this year, you probably know that Lee Morris tested the DJI Phantom out in Charleston and crashed it into a …

When to Use Back Light

<i>This is a guest post by Thomas Shue – lilsamedia.com/blog</i> <i><br>Follow him on Twitter:</i><p>Today I am offering you some tips about back lighting. Simply put, …

Creative Watermarking - How to Integrate Your Signature into Your Photos

Watermarking is a topic that many photographers are quite passionate about. It seems to be a viable way of protecting your images from online theft, …

Tutorials

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

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Turn Your Smartphone Into A Digital Microscope

More like cell-fies! Ha ha, right? Right?<p>Do you have $10 and a few minutes and a burning need for a microscope? You do.<p><i>But why would I need a microscope?</i> you say.<p>You do! Examine plant cells, check out the sharpness of your knives, or just take some awesome photos. It's easy to make and looks rad …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Texture as a Design Element in Photography

One of the first things to consider when photographing texture is that the beauty is in the details.

Depth of Field Simplified

Depth of field (DOF) is probably one of the least understood principles of photography. Most photographers seem aware of its existence, but few seem …

Dramatic Shadows in Photoshop CC

It has been quite a long time I've been thinking about creating a design with those very realistic shadows. This weekend I decided to give it a try. …

What Camera Filters Do You REALLY Need?

In the days of film, filters were often regarded as essential tools for the photographer. These days, the likes of Photoshop and the use of third …

Landscape Photography

How To Paint Concrete UPDATED!! (Plus My Secret Cleaning Tip!) • Vintage Revivals

Happy Monday my friends! You may or may not know that about a year and 1/2 ago I posted a really through tutorial for painting concrete/cement. …

How To Install Penny Tile (And Lots Of It)

We did it. We tiled the entire back wall of our kitchen in a counter-to-ceiling backsplash move that we like to call Project Crazy, and we lived to …