The ACP Blog

Featuring posts, articles, insights and knowledge pertaining to my own experiences and the world of photography.
Using Third-Party Batteries Can Corrupt Your Video Files

Using Third-Party Batteries Can Corrupt Your Video Files

Last week we were filming the second video ever using our new GH5s, and one of the cameras ran out of batteries in the middle of a take. At the time, we didn't think anything of it and we simply replaced the battery and continued filming. When we transferred all of...

read more
The Sony a9 Is a Sports Camera Without Sports Lenses

The Sony a9 Is a Sports Camera Without Sports Lenses

Earlier today, Sony released the a9, which basically reads like a dream list of specifications. It's a clear shot across the bow of Nikon's and Canon's professional bodies, but as much as I'd like to pick one up, I won't be buying it. [ Read More ] Source:...

read more
How to Get the Film Look Without Breaking the Bank

How to Get the Film Look Without Breaking the Bank

Getting the big budget look is something a lot of us want, but most of us would prefer not to spend Hollywood levels of cash to get it. This great tutorial will show you just how to get that look without breaking the bank. [ Read More ] Source:...

read more
Five Awesome Travel Videos Found in the Fstoppers Community

Five Awesome Travel Videos Found in the Fstoppers Community

The Fstoppers Community is home to the many talented readers of this website where we share images and video in our portfolios as well as talk shop in the Discussion Groups. The other day I was going through and watching some of the incredible videos the Community has...

read more
Ten Tips for Shooting Video Footage for Visual Effects

Ten Tips for Shooting Video Footage for Visual Effects

If you're into video editing you are probably interested in visual effects to some extent. Even if you aren't, bookmark the current article as you will eventually be. Visual effects is not some software magic that works with any footage. With video you have lots of...

read more
World's Largest Astronomical Image

World's Largest Astronomical Image

After many years of serious stargazing, Melbourne, Australia based photographer Colin Robson has set his sights high on photographing the world’s largest image of The Milky Way. This project has been in the pipeline for the past six months and after completing a...

read more
A Comprehensive Guide To Pricing Your Wedding Photography

A Comprehensive Guide To Pricing Your Wedding Photography

If you've ever thought about shooting a wedding, you have probably wondered: "How much should I charge to shoot a wedding?" In this free excerpt from the wedding photography tutorial, "How to Become a Professional Commercial Wedding Photographer," we are going to talk...

read more
Where Do You Draw the Line When It Comes to Editing Portraits?

Where Do You Draw the Line When It Comes to Editing Portraits?

I consider myself lucky. Not because I won the lottery (which I didn’t), or because I drive a Dodge Viper (which I don’t). I do however, consider myself lucky for photographing subjects with a clear complexion more often than not. It’s luck. Not Photoshop. [ Read More...

read more
10 Mistakes People Make in Photoshop

10 Mistakes People Make in Photoshop

With great power comes great responsibility, or something like that. Photoshop is an enormously capable application with a multitude of uses and misuses. Here are 10 such misuses you might not have thought of. [ Read More ] Source:...

read more
This High Definition Video of New York in 1993 Is Surreal

This High Definition Video of New York in 1993 Is Surreal

If you're old enough to remember VHS tapes, you remember video quality that was abysmal by today's standards. However, even in the late 80s and early 90s, manufacturers were working to bring HD tech to consumers, and this demo reel is a surreal example of such tech. [...

read more
Shooting Video on the Hasselblad H6D-100c

Shooting Video on the Hasselblad H6D-100c

When you're shooting video, you're typically working with sensor sizes that are smaller or comparable to the average stills camera. What happens when you shoot with a sensor 2.5 times bigger than a full-frame 35mm sensor? Check out this review to see. [ Read More ]...

read more
Studio Workflow to Organize and Back Up Your Media

Studio Workflow to Organize and Back Up Your Media

With digital media, the quest for more is always on the horizon. From constantly shooting photos and videos with the resolution increasing as well, the amount of space required to store all of our work is growing at an alarming rate… well at least in my case. [ Read...

read more
Adobe Has Developed Color Transfer Technology

Adobe Has Developed Color Transfer Technology

Adobe's software bundle is something almost every artist or creative professional in the visual art industries uses. We can't really go without it, and on a personal note, it's like a marriage. Photoshop has done some amazing development with their software, and now,...

read more
'Stare' – Portraits in Motion

'Stare' – Portraits in Motion

Portraits - they've been the means of capturing the likeness and essence of their subjects since the inception of the camera, and even long before for the subjects of many paintings done though out the span of history. Over the years, the posing, techniques, the...

read more
Share This

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and special promotions!

You have Successfully Subscribed!

/* == ANALYTICS CODE == */ */ == CALL CONVERSION CODE == */