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8.2.2017 – Wednesday<p>I’m back at the cabin and having a look around. It’s different now. Fewer trees for sure. I remember first walking the land and …

Manage Life's Details With Checklists in Evernote

<b>To-do List</b><br>Make one for work from your desk on a Monday morning and check it on your phone or tablet each evening from the home office.<p><b>Packing …

Fuji X-E1 vs Fuji X-E2 - Focus Speed + General Use

It's upgrade time and this week saw me go from my 2 Fujifilm X-E1's to upgrading one of those already great cameras to the much loved and allegedly …

Band of drones can play music better than your average human

You've never heard Strauss performed quite like this. The team at KMel Robotics has assembled a band of hexrotor drones that "have taken up new instruments to play some fresh songs." That "fresh" description isn't exactly serious, as each of the three pieces performed date back either multiple …

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 …

Unique Pop Fine Art by Limpfish

It's always a great day when you find a real slick set of works like these by artist David Barton, aka Limpfish. These are his take on famous fine …

How to Jump Start A Car | The Art of Manliness

Some Intriguing Trivia Tidbits on Shooting ‘The Shining’

There is little doubt that auteur Stanley Kubrick looms large as a director able to distinctively bring his films to life through his vision. He has …

Fujifilm X-E2 Review: Further Refining The X-E Design

Fuji X-E2 Review<p>Ever since the X-E1’s released, it has been one of the most popular X Series cameras, and there are several significant reasons for …

The focus advantage of a Fuji X camera for lifestyle photography

One feature I am starting to really appreciate on the X cameras is the way the focus point can be moved into even the furthest corners of the image …

Distinctly evolved: Fujifilm X-E2 review

Fujifilm's idea of a mid-range camera is a remarkably photographer-friendly affair, and the X-E2 is the latest example of that. It's superficially …

Tips for Overcoming Shyness as a Photographer

<i>“If you are a silent sniper with a telephoto, when they do notice you they will feel like you’ve taken something from them.”</i><p>As photographers, we …

Street Photography

Which One: Canon 5D Mk II vs Canon 5D Mk III vs Fujifilm X Pro 1

It’s been a while since we’ve done a bit of a quick image comparison, but this will be a very interesting one. Fujifilm touts the X Pro 1 as having …

More Fun Comparisons – Fuji X-Pro 1 vs Olympus OM-D vs Sony NEX-7 – JPEG

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How to Make a Drinking Glass From a Bottle | The Art of Manliness

I’ve often admired the artwork on beer bottles, liquor bottles, even craft soda bottles. And I’ve often wondered how to capture some of this artwork …

Glorious, flame-spitting throttle overrun in a Ferrari F40

This is what boosted V8s should sound like.<p>Everyone knows the Ferrari F40 is the megacar of a generation. The twin-turbo 2.9-liter V8 out of the 288 GTO is a sonorous beast of an engine mounted midship in a car that took track times and low weight to new levels during the age of malaise.<p>Today's …

Good to go: Living and shooting with the Fujifilm X-E2

As part of our forthcoming review, we've been shooting extensively with the Fujifilm X-E2. Dpreview's Richard Butler used the camera on his recent …

Your Perfect Day: An Inspirational Message on Work/Life Balance for Photographers

What is your perfect day? And when was the last time you had your perfect day? If you’re like most photographers the answer to the first question may …

This Man's Stunning Photographs of His Daughter Left Us Speechless

This Man’s Stunning Photographs of His Daughter Left Us Speechless<p>Cool Photos & Photographers<p>By Ritesh Saini / February 25, 2014<p>Artists around the …

Home networking explained, part 9: Access your home computer remotely

<b>Editors' note:</b><i>This post is part of an ongoing series. For the other parts, check out the related stories.</i><p>If you've been following this series, you'll know that I explained the LAN and WAN ports on a home router in part 1. And now, I need to tell you how you can use this information to remotely …

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MTT-136 treaded electric sled is far more awesome than its name

Quebec may not be the first place that comes to mind when it comes to building motorized vehicles, particularly in comparison to its neighboring province of Ontario. But French Canada has given us some rather interesting modes of transportation, from the Bombardier Ski-Doo and Can-Am Spyder to the …

See Sony’s Amazing POV Of The World’s Largest Model Railroad

Northlandz in Flemington, New Jersey, is a 52,000-square-foot world unto itself. Mountains, canyons, villages, cities, and, of course, trains. Lots of trains. It’s the world’s largest model railroad, made with enough lumber and drywall to build 40 houses, 200,000 pounds of plaster, and eight miles …

Infographic: 80 Designs That Changed The World

<i>World of Warcraft</i>, an online lootfest that pits dwarves against demons, is the world’s most popular MMO. According to a graphic charting the 80 most important designs since 1983, it’s also, apparently, a paragon of design.<p>Ziba, a Portland-based design consultancy, asked staff members to think back …