Lawrence Braswell

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How to Cook Eggs | The Art of Manliness

In my opinion, eggs are one of your best resources in the morning. Full of quality protein, virtually carb-free, and packed with vitamins and …

Sautéed Zucchini with Basil, Mint, and Capers

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Associate Editor Marian Bull redeems her past zucchini failures with a dish that won't turn to mush -- and you'll want to keep making all summer.</i><p>One time I was 22 and …

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Video: Useful Tips for Buying Second-Hand Lenses

When it comes to buying glass, deciding what you want and how much you’re willing to spend can be difficult even in the best of conditions. So, …

How to Successfully Focus on Fast Moving Subjects

It’s harder to hit a moving target than it is to hit a stationary target; any sniper, archer, or NFL quarterback knows this to be true. Photographers …

Five Tips For Great Sunset Photos

Sunsets and sunrises are inspirational subjects for any photographer. In fact, a good sunset photo is often the reason people become interested in …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

Using a Siphon Coffee Maker

You may have never heard of siphon coffee making. Then again, you may have read about it in the New York Times and thought it was some $20,000 gizmo …

Coffee

Coffee Geek Mark Prince Preaches the Gospel of Good Coffee

MagMaker / August 14, 2013<p>For most people, coffee is a drink that makes mornings vaguely more tolerable. But for Mark Prince, a good cup of coffee is …

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2 easy ways to connect an Android phone to a Mac computer

All that creative energy can come to a screeching halt when it’s time to transfer videos and pictures from your Android phone to your Mac computer or laptop. It’s like locking your keys in the car—you can see them, but you can’t touch them.<p>The web offers a ton of how-to articles with sometimes …

Asparagus Soup with Perfect Sea Scallops from Alex Hitz

For a taste of spring, this luscious recipe celebrates the best of the season.<p>I fell in love with flavor at an early age in France, where I traveled often with my parents. In the 1970s, nothing there tasted like it did in America. The tomatoes, the peaches, the asparagus, the eggs — everything was …

How to Buy a Bike—Even if It's Your First

Want to know how to buy a bike? These are the tips and tricks you need to know, especially if it's your first time.<p>If you plan to do more than just salivate over the shiny new bikes in our Buyer's Guide, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed by your options. Before your head explodes, allow us …

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

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How to Crop Nondestructively in Photoshop

A good crop in Photoshop can go a long way to improve the composition of a photo. Selectively discarding pixels can really help focus the viewer’s …

Bird Photography: Capture Amazing Photos Using These Tips and Techniques

It's hard not to appreciate birds and bird photography. Those birds with colors that make an artist's palette envious and attitude that belies their …

Landscape Photography

Complete Guide to Scotch Whisky | The Art of Manliness

“The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of …

3 Ways to Escape Zip Ties: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

Zip ties are increasingly being used to restrain innocent folks in home invasion and kidnapping scenarios. With a quick Google search, you’ll see a …

How to Raise Chickens in Your Backyard | The Art of Manliness

Creek and two of his lovely lady lumps.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>I’m a smart man. I have …

Pork Chops: They're What's for Dinner

The pork chop is one of the most perfect parcels of protein known to man (or woman), possessing a rich intense flavor (in the way all meat attached to a bone is flavorful). It's affordable, costing a fraction of what you'd pay for a comparably sized veal chop or beef rib steak. It's respectable …

Sunset Photography Tips Video Tutorials - Digital Photography School

Video Tutorials

5 Tips For Creating Stunning Cityscapes

Cityscapes have a uniquely vibrant feel to them which is unlike any other form of photography. If shot correctly, they can captivate an audience. …

Landscape Photography

A Guide To Black and White Portraits

There is an old quote that says, “If you want to shoot fashion, shoot in color, but if you want to shoot emotion, shoot in black and white.” I don’t …

Love Myself

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Neutral Density Filters

Many new photographers unwittingly fall into the accessory overload trap; you’re excited about your new camera and all the creative possibilities it …

How to Tie a Shemagh/Keffiyeh | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>The shemagh (pronounced “schmog”) – also called a keffiyeh and ghutrah …

Noni's Salmon with Sour Cream-Dill Slather

<i>Every other week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Melina Hammer of Licking the Plate makes a salmon dish that was her well-traveled grandmother's speciality.</i><p><i></i><p>My Noni and her husband Fred saw the world together, …