Brandon Banzhaf

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I Am A Formerly Homeless Teenager Who Became An Award Winning Wedding Photographer

My life right now is spent hopping from one fancy wedding venue to the next, but it wasn't always that way.<p>I picked up my first camera when I was 11 …

Freemasonry explained: a guide to the secretive society

When did it begin, is it a religion, and are its members’ identities kept secret?<p>The first grand lodge, established to govern Freemasonry in England and Wales, was formed in 1717, during a meeting at a pub in the City of London called the Goose and Gridiron. At that time there were four lodges in …

Freemasonry

The 10 Best Hiking Cameras 2018

If you’re an adventure traveler, you’ll want to bring along a good camera to capture beautiful landscapes and experiences. Many people use their …

Trump to end key ACA subsidies, a move that will threaten the law’s marketplaces

By Amy Goldstein<p>, Reporter<p>Juliet Eilperin<p>, Reporter<p>President Trump is throwing a bomb into the insurance marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act, choosing to end critical payments to health insurers that help millions of lower- ­income Americans afford coverage. The decision coincides …

Health Care

Managing Your Schedule Like a Boss: Tips the Experts Never Tell You

Time management is at the top of the short list of reasons why some people succeed and most don't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Lou Gerstner, the former CEO of IBM, once said, “Never let anyone own your schedule.”<p>I don’t know about you, but I <i>love</i> that quote. It’s so …

Time Management

This Photo of a Bear in a Dump Brought the Photographer to Tears

Canadian photographer Troy Moth was on an assignment when a tip from a friend led him to a nearby landfill where bears had been spotted. After …

If You Only Watch One Video Today, Make It This One: How Photojournalists Capture the “Decisive Moment”

Iconic street photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson coined the term <i>The Decisive Moment</i> as the title for his book published in 1952. Ever since, this …

Fuji X-T20 Review | Oversized Performance In A Pint-Sized Camera

This year has brought Fuji to the forefront as a real contender in the professional realm, no longer a fringe element among camera brands. With the …

Polarizing, ND, and more: How different photo filters affect your photography

Since the 1800s, photo filters have been used to apply different effects to photographs. Nowadays, many of these filters are no longer relevant, due …

How to Color Correct with One Click in Photoshop

Is there an unwanted color cast spoiling your photo? Correcting this is really simple when you use the curves tool, as demonstrated by PiXimperfect …

What One Wedding Photographer Says After Switch To Sony α9

Paul Fox of Albion Row Photography is a professional documentary wedding photographer who, for around four years, shot with Canon and Fuji cameras. …

5 Ways to Change the Color of ANYTHING in Photoshop

They will look at the simple masked Hue/Sat adjustment layer, the Color and Hue blend modes, converting white (or black) to a color, targeting an …

Game Of Thrones Season 7 Deleted Scene Reveals More About Winterfell Storyline, Star Says

<i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 7 wrapped up earlier this week, and with it, one particular storyline came to an end with the death of a central character. There have been questions about the exact events that unfolded, and it appears a deleted scene is to blame for the gap in what we did--or did not, as …

TV Series

Going for Consistent Style and Color in Your Social Media Photos? This Video Explains How It's Done

Have you ever looked through someone's Instagram account and noticed that all of their images seemed to have a consistent color palette or style …

Asking These 3 Questions Every Day Will Make You Incredibly Productive (and Successful)

Beat procrastination and maximize productivity by staying focused on what matters most.<p>With so many competing demands for our attention at work, and in our personal lives, it can be a real challenge to focus on what matters most and stay productive.<p>Our to-do lists seem to get longer each day, each …

8 Vital Project Management Skills (and How to Build Them)

Free-Photos / PixabayBeing a project manager is a tough job. It’s not enough to create project plans and delegate tasks. You also have to be a …

Top stocks, companies, and cryptocurrencies to invest in for the blockchain boom

How to Invest in Cryptocurrency<p>Blockchain technology has been heating up in the past several months, thanks in large part to the surge in Bitcoin's price since early May. The cryptocurrency skyrocketed from less than $1,000 in March to an all-time high of $4,440 on August 14.<p>Given this meteoric …

Cryptocurrency

14 Tips for Taking Creative Self-Portraits

Self-Portrait, Not Selfie<p>From Instagram filters to wireless technology, advances in digital photography are making it easier than ever to capture …

10+ Genius Camera Hacks That Will Greatly Improve Your Photography Skills In Less Than 3 Minutes

Professional photography gear costs thousands of dollars but you can take stunning pictures by spending only a fraction of the cost. If you have the …

The world bodypainting festival 2017 – in pictures

In the small town of Klagenfurt, Austria, artists from around the world have gathered to take part in the 20th world bodypainting festival and competition. It runs from 28-30 July and also includes fashion shows, music events and food and lifestyle markets

How to Get Amazing Photos When the Weather is Awful

Are you a fair-weather photographer? Let’s be honest, when the rain is tipping down or the wind bending trees to 90 degrees, it can be difficult to …

Portraits: Pro Lighting with Cheap Flashlights by Daveed Benito

The color gels used are simply cellophane that comes in rolls at your local craft store, usually meant for gift wrapping. The more you layer the …

High key portraits: White Background Lighting technique with a softbox or OctoDome

A simple and quick white background lighting technique is to use a softbox or an OctoDome as the background. This is an excellent way to create high …

How I Earn $200,000+a Year from Photography

It’s kind of a crazy thing: I believe you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics, and also get rich. In this post, I’ll share some of the …

Why this is the perfect PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY angle - Proven by SCIENCE

Ed from photosincolor.com wanted to find the ACTUAL PROVEN perfect portrait photography set so he turned to SCIENCE. If you are a professional …

YouTuber Casey Neistat's New α7R II Vlog Setup

Casey Neistat, YouTube personality and renowned filmmaker has switched to using Sony in a custom rig for his in-studio vlog shooting. Describing his …

How to Color Grade Photos Using Only Solid Colors and Blend If

Eye Stocker published this simple 5-minute Photoshop video tutorial that shows how you can color grade any photo using only solid color adjustment …

Five Tips for Shooting Night Portraits With Available Light

For most photographers, magic hour is just as the sun is setting, but for Photographer Jordan Matter, it occurs after dark. In this video Matter …

How Do You Pick Your Best Photos Over the Duds? One Pro Explains His Culling Process (VIDEO)

Whether you photograph portraits in the studio or wildlife in the field, a daylong shoot usually results in the onerous task of culling through …