The ACP Blog

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

15 Terrific Tips for Traveling With Camera Gear

15 Terrific Tips for Traveling With Camera Gear

Flying with camera gear doesn’t have to be hard. Whether you’re a professional photographer traveling for a job or a hobbyist traveling home to see the family over the holidays, these tips can make your next trip fly by with ease.

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Could You Shoot a Photo Blindfolded?

Could You Shoot a Photo Blindfolded?

Ok, I’ll be the first to admit that shooting blindfolded isn’t something you will likely ever have to do, unless you have some really weird clients with very specific needs. Nonetheless, it’s a fun challenge, and it’s quite enjoyable (and hilarious) to watch!

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Four of the Biggest Photography Rip-Offs to Avoid

Four of the Biggest Photography Rip-Offs to Avoid

Unfortunately, photography is an expensive passion, but what do you really need to spend your money on? In this video, Marc Newton looks at four of the biggest photography rip-offs you should avoid at all costs, and he doesn’t hold back.

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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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How to Produce 65mm Sensor Sized 12k Footage With a Super 35mm Camera

How to Produce 65mm Sensor Sized 12k Footage With a Super 35mm Camera

Most of have probably created a panorama at some point by stitching several images together. Some of you may have even tried the Brenizer method to mimic the look and feel of a larger sensor. I wonder, how many of you have stitched video clips together to mimic large-format cinema cameras?

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The Imminent Death of Micro Four-Thirds

The Imminent Death of Micro Four-Thirds

Micro four-thirds is a sensor size with which companies like Panasonic and Olympus have developed a number of very popular cameras. The most popular being the GH series of cameras, namely the Panasonic GH5. Recently, Panasonic opted to develop a full frame camera system and many including myself feel that the days of micro four-thirds are now numbered.

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Does a Good Computer Help in the World of Photography and Video?

Does a Good Computer Help in the World of Photography and Video?

For a while now I have been into computers and building them properly to handle the work I planned on doing for the next few years. About two years ago, I started to notice that the work I was doing and the cameras I was shooting on was something my computer struggled to keep up with.

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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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