The ACP Blog

Featuring posts, articles, insights and knowledge pertaining to my own experiences and the world of photography.
Bring Photos to Life in Adobe Premiere Pro with Keyframing

Bring Photos to Life in Adobe Premiere Pro with Keyframing

If you're new to Premiere Pro then you're probably new to the world of keyframing. Use keyframes to animate properties like scale, position, rotation, opacity, audio levels, as well as a handful of other attributes. Keyframes are especially useful when working with...

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Create a Simple Animation With Text in Photoshop

Create a Simple Animation With Text in Photoshop

The ability to produce a simple animation is a useful but often ignored feature in Photoshop. In this tutorial, Aaron Nace of Phlearn takes you through the process of producing a basic video in Photoshop by having text fade in on an image. [ Read More ] Source:...

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Don't Be a Creepy Photographer

Don't Be a Creepy Photographer

It should be that it goes without saying not to be a creepy photographer. Sadly, there are creeps out there and our profession is a "good fit" for a pervert trying to look at young women. That being said, we need to be extra careful to make sure we maintain our good...

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The Evolution of Color in Film

The Evolution of Color in Film

Telling a story with moving images has been evolving so much through the years. One of the most important milestones in this journey is the progress from monochromatic to color pictures. [ Read More ] Source:...

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Consistency in a Photo Series: Why It's Important

Consistency in a Photo Series: Why It's Important

Just recently after moving back home for the summer, I decided to begin a new aerial series. Up here in Bergen County, New Jersey, there is not much to shoot, or at least that is something I tell myself. One day after skimming Google Maps for spots to fly, I came upon...

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10 Tips for Beginners for More Cinematic Videos

10 Tips for Beginners for More Cinematic Videos

If you're like many stills shooters who are just getting into video, you're probably finding out it's its own world. If you're wondering how to give your footage a more cinematic and polished, professional look, this great video will give you 10 quick tips to get you...

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The Sony a9 Review We've All Been Waiting For

The Sony a9 Review We've All Been Waiting For

While we all might not all be a fan of his on-camera persona or his punchy photography style. I think we can all agree that Jared Polin aka FroKnowsPhoto does a great job of testing out and reviewing the latest and greatest in the Photography industry. In his newly...

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Take Your Studio Game to the Next Level for Less Than $40

Take Your Studio Game to the Next Level for Less Than $40

Virtually all photographers' portfolios have some form of studio work in it. The clean white background has been used the world over, from high-fashion shoots to everyday e-commerce. Here's an effective way to give your model or product shoots a touch more class for...

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A Beginner's Guide to Flying a Drone

A Beginner's Guide to Flying a Drone

The first time I wanted to fly a drone, my friend suggested I buy a $20 version on Amazon to practice with, because they tend to be much harder to fly without all the advanced navigation and stabilizing features of more expensive models and teach you good skills. My...

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Examining Gender Disparity in the Filmmaking Industry

Examining Gender Disparity in the Filmmaking Industry

The filmmaking industry has historically been a male-centric one, and though the scales have started to tip back toward equal representation in recent years, the disparity is still very much real. This interesting videos examines the data, causes, and consequences of...

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Seven Tips for Work-Life Balance

Seven Tips for Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is like a unicorn: no one knows whether it really exists, but vague hope persists. Balance is particularly difficult for entrepreneurs because we wear so many hats. More often than not, work-life balance is like a seesaw, with life on one end and...

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