The ACP Blog

Featuring posts, articles, insights and knowledge pertaining to my own experiences and the world of photography.

How to Shoot Better Photos on Your Mobile Phone

How to Shoot Better Photos on Your Mobile Phone

You might not always have your camera body on you but what about your mobile phone? Learn the basics of shooting better photographs on your mobile so wherever you go, you’ll always know how to make the most of the device you’ve got with you.

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FAA Approves DJI to Authorize Drone Flights in Controlled Airspace

FAA Approves DJI to Authorize Drone Flights in Controlled Airspace

Flying in controlled airspace near airports requires you to submit a complex authorization to the FAA and the process may take up to 90 days to get approved. But the federal administration just granted permission to nine organizations, including DJI, to process near-real-time airspace authorizations.

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How and Why You Should Print Your Photos

How and Why You Should Print Your Photos

Now that we’re firmly in the digital age, printing photos has been relegated to an optional step in the photographic process, one that many photographers rarely (if ever) take advantage of. This great video talks about why one photographer feels printing photos is so important (even in this age) and how he goes about it.

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Is This the Best Used Camera Your Money Can Buy?

Is This the Best Used Camera Your Money Can Buy?

With rapidly developing technology and new releases happening often, you can find a lot of good deals on used cameras. Today I’ll introduce you to one that might just be the best your money can buy.

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How Often Do SD Cards Really Fail?

How Often Do SD Cards Really Fail?

There’s been enough dissections on how Canon and Nikon shot themselves in their respective feet by releasing mirrorless systems with only single card slots. Trust Tony and Chelsea Northrup, though, to spice things up a bit with some scientific analysis.

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Make Sure Your Frame Is Dirty for Depth

Make Sure Your Frame Is Dirty for Depth

There are plenty of ways in which video and photography technique overlap. One of my favorite ways to increase interest is to add things in the foreground, and with video, this can really add a lot of motion to the scene via a parallax type effect, while for photography, it can add depth.

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Leica Pro Reveals How to Capture Fantastic Live Concert Photos

Leica Pro Reveals How to Capture Fantastic Live Concert Photos

Do you ever take photos of your favorite live musicians but feel your shots don’t do the performers justice? Learn the inside tips from a Leica pro concert photographer on how to perfectly capture the atmosphere and emotions of a live gig.

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Tips and Techniques for Photographing a Plus-Size Model

Tips and Techniques for Photographing a Plus-Size Model

As a photographer you are often presented with a wide range of both challenges and opportunities. Along with managing your lighting, your camera settings, and your location selections, the physical proportions of the individuals you work with will also play a part in how you set up specific poses and shots.

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Tiny Drone Collaboration With Droneworks and Casey Neistat

Tiny Drone Collaboration With Droneworks and Casey Neistat

Building an obsession with tiny drones over the past few months, it makes me so happy to see other people getting creative and modifying them to fly “better” cameras. Droneworks went to New York to put together another video with Casey Neistat, only this time with a much smaller drone than they had been using in the past.

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How to Create Beautiful Photos in Boring Locations

How to Create Beautiful Photos in Boring Locations

Having a perfect background is one of the most overrated factors in photography. Here are several tips for getting amazing shots when your session restricts you to shooting in a boring area.

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Seven Tips for Getting Better Photos With Your Wide-Angle Lenses

Seven Tips for Getting Better Photos With Your Wide-Angle Lenses

For every tool, or in this case lens, there is often a best case usage. However, breaking the rules and using your lenses in unconventional ways not only makes you a more creative photographer but also more prepared when a shoot or idea doesn’t go as planned.

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How to Use Lens Correction in Lightroom

How to Use Lens Correction in Lightroom

Lens distortion and color fringing are two significant problems produced by lenses that you have likely encountered. Here is an excellent tutorial about how to properly use the lens correction panel in Lightroom to fix these issues.

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