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How I Add Atmosphere To Some Of My Shots Using Photoshop

A lot of times, what appears to be light effects in my work is actually done in post production, using Photoshop, to enhance or exaggerate existing …

Tutorials

10 Gorgeous Takes On The Open-Shelving Trend

We couldn’t help but notice that nearly every stylish kitchen we’ve spied recently has one thing in common: open shelving. Feeling inspired, we’ve …

Storage Ideas

A Practical Guide to Creating Superresolution Photos with Photoshop

We’ve seen it in plenty of thriller/crime solver TV shows and movies: upon reviewing some grainy and very low-resolution surveillance footage, …

Tutorials

How To: Photoshop Perspective Warp Tool Demonstrated Using Optimus Prime

The introduction of the new Perspective Warp tool (among other things) for Photoshop CC was met with a good deal of excitement by photographers. But …

DIY: Build Your Very Own Camera Slider in an Hour for Only $30!

Getting your own commercial camera slider can get a bit pricey, but thanks to Derek Mellott and this great <i>Instructables</i> tutorial, you can build your …

Using Clipping Masks and Drop Shadows to Turn Any Portrait Into a Sculpturesque Image

Although they often get overlooked in the Photoshop workflow, clipping masks can make for some very interesting effects in images. A perfect example …

Photographer Buys and Saws a Broken Canon 50mm f/1.8, Creates a $27 DIY Tilt-Shift Lens

We’ve shared in the past how a broken lens can be used for “freelensing,” or taking tilt-shift-esque photographs.<p>Photographer and lens hacker Witono …

Tutorial: How to Pick the Best Focal Length When Capturing Landscapes

Put together by photographer Steve Perry, the video tutorial above shares a collection of useful tips, advice and examples that help explain how to …

10 Tips for Photographing Meteor Showers

<i>This article was reprinted with express permission from Thomas O’Brien and Muench Workshops</i><p>Photographing a meteor shower is more like photographing a …

Getting Sharper Images - an Understanding of Focus Modes

The longer you shoot, the larger the repertoire of subjects and assignments you photograph becomes. You start off photographing flowers in the …

How to Use Channel Mixer in Photoshop to Create Amazing Black and White Images

In the early days of digital, one of the biggest criticisms was that black and white images were nowhere near as good as their film based …

5 Apps that Make Looking Stylish Easy

From location-specific coupons to virtual personal stylists, welcome to an era of easy shopping<p>When the Internet ushered in online shopping, we were finally free from mall parking lots and unfriendly sales associates. Fast forward to 2014, where technology takes shopping efficiency a step further. …

Apps

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 …

Grupo BHAU – Corporate Design by Diego Leyva

Grupo BHAU – Identity.<p>Diego Leyva is a Mexican graphic designer who creates concepts and design experiences for a wide range of projects and …

Three hot looks in men’s fashion this spring

McKenzie James for The Globe and Mail<p>The short suit<p>Beloved by street-style peacocks, dreaded by men who were called “chicken legs” too many times on the playground, the short suit isn’t for those weak in the knees. “A lot of it is confidence,” says New York designer David Hart, who presented a …

The True Henri Cartier-Bresson

It has been a decade since Henri Cartier-Bresson died at the age of 95. While the French icon and founding member of photography powerhouse Magnum …

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

The Ultimate Guide to Bokeh

Bokehliscious photos. That is the ultimate goal for any photographer no matter the experience level. When "bokeh" is mentioned, the first thing that …

Tutorial Shows You How to Quickly Create Beautiful Time Stack Composites

In November of 2012, we posted an article featuring impressionist-inspired photographs by photographer Matt Molloy that were created using a method …

Trick Photography and Special Effects Ebook and Video Course | Photography Ebooks

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

How to Use Shutter Speed for More Powerful Images

Recall the last time someone complimented your photography. Did they compliment <i>you</i> or did they compliment your camera? Surely, we’ve all heard it at …

DIY Tutorial: A Cheap Way to Motorize Your Slider and Add Motion to Your Time-Lapses

If you’re looking for a comparatively cheap DIY option for adding a variable speed motor to a standard slider (most often used to shoot those cool …

55+ Best Men's Online Shops For Fashion & Clothes

Online shopping is the final frontier of the retail experience. It’s a burgeoning marketplace accessible from your smartphone, and the virtual stores …

Dress Your Body Type: Tall

<i>This article marks the third installment in our Dress Your Body Type series. For more, check out our advice for large body types, skinny body types and short body types.</i><p>Although added inches generally confer advantages in the wardrobe department, men with tall body types nevertheless face certain …

Clothing

Necktie Tips for Men: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

× Tie Tips: A Visual Guide Proper Tie Length. Tip of tie comes right to the top of your belt buckle. Tie a little long? Use the Windsor Knot – it …

Smart Casual - It's Changing, Here's How To Wear The Dress Code

Of all the questions to keep us up into the early hours of the night, it’s the eternal quandary of just what the hell ‘smart casual’ means. And to be …

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 …