Antonio Carrasco

441 Added | 9 Magazines | 315 Likes | 29 Following | 31 Followers | @acphotola | Photographer in Los Angeles. My websites are https://fitnessmodelphoto.com and https://smartheadshots.com

How to Create a Grungy Glass Window

Windows can be used to create interesting shots, especially when using the reflections to your advantage, but that’s not the only way to incorporate …

Tutorials

Thiago Botelho Plays with Colors to Capture "Ghetto" Street Fashion

<i>All images by Thiago Botelho. Used with Creative Commons permission.</i><p>Colors are often a big creative component of fashion, not only in the design …

Street Style

How to Make a Portrait Backdrop for $5 with Dollar Store Items

Professional portrait backdrops can cost over $1,000 apiece. If you’d like to get creative without getting broke, photographer Jessica Kobeissi has a …

DIY

Fog, Smoke, & Haze: The Swiss Army Knives of Cinematography Tools

Contrary to popular belief, fog machines are not just helpful tools used to set the mood at awkward middle school dances. In fact, as many of you …

Creative Ways to Put a Smoke Machine to Work on Your Film Set

A smoke machine alone is so boring. Time to gussy it up.Smoke is a surprisingly effective cinematic tool when used correctly. It can turn a normal …

Cinematography

Five easy ways to use V-Flats in the studio

V- Flats, screens, flags, boards, whatever you want to call them. They can be really inexpensive but have a huge value in portrait photography in the …

Tutorials

A Deep-Space Disaster Gets Weirder By the Second in Suspenseful Short Film Hyperlight

<i>Hyperlight</i> opens with a disoriented astronaut in crisis mode, trying to reconnect with both her ship and her mission partner—who also happens to be …

Short Films

Is The $27 Takstar Mic Good as The Rode Pro?

Many photographers create video content to supplement their photography and they know by now that bad audio is a great way to destroy beautiful …

Videography

How to a shoot a movie on your phone, according to Steven Soderbergh

Prolific American auteur Steven Soderbergh has never been one to shy away from innovation, his diverse oeuvre spanning everything from experimental Indie gems to finely polished blockbusters and esoteric documentaries. Recently, his attention has turned to the smartphone: January marked the US …

Inside the Crazy Sex Cult That Invaded Oregon

The new Netflix docuseries ‘Wild Wild Country’ tells the true story of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, a guru who sought to create a metropolis in rural …

Filmmaking

Awesome Moody Portrait Photography by Renz Gonzaga

Amazing lifestyle and beauty portraits by Renz Gonzaga (previously featured), photographer, instagramer and youtuber based in Orange County, …

Photography

Adderall doc ‘Take Your Pills’ takes on America’s addiction

Alison Klayman’s <i>Take Your Pills</i> begins with a description of the physical effects of Adderall as a routine and habit. There are quick cuts, swatches …

Ikan Introduces the PIVOT Handheld 3-Axis Gimbal with up to 8lb Payload

<b>The PIVOT handheld 3-Axis gimbal stabilizer supports a wide range of DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, and even cinema cameras weighing up to 8 pounds.</b><p>It’s …

Zhiyun Tech Announces SMOOTH 4 Gimbal for Mobile Filmmakers

Budget gimbal stabilizer maker Zhiyun-Tech have been on top of their game in 2018 and are now releasing yet another gimbal stabilizer – the Smooth 4, …

Videography

'For Love': Lex Scott Davis to play lead in ABC drama pilot

Actor Lex Scott Davis has been roped in to play the lead role in the ABC drama pilot <i>For Love.</i><p><i>For Love</i> is described as an epic love triangle set …

Netflix horror movie 'Veronica' is scaring people into shutting it off halfway through watching

There's scary, and then there's "Veronica."<p>Leave it to Twitter to create a torrential experience for the masses. The latest Netflix phenomena that's taken the world by storm is the horror flick "Veronica." Apparently, the movie is so intensely frightening that viewers can't even get through an …

Horror

How to Edit Photos in Lightroom Using a Playstation Controller

Here’s a somewhat unusual tutorial: Kiwi photographer and videographer Ben Stewart has found a way to control Lightroom efficiently using a …

Tutorials

Midi2Macro – Obsługa

Obsługa dowolnego programu za pomocą kontrolera MIDI sterowanego przez Midi2Macro w znacznej mierze zależy zarówno od konfiguracji Midi2Macro jak i …

Kylin M: 3-axis stabilizer for lightweight cameras

Great portability and stabilizes DSLRs, mirrorless DC, smartphones and action cameras for filming. | Check out 'Kylin M: 3-axis stabilizer for …

The Importance of Work-Life Balance as a Freelance Photographer or Videographer

A lot of us love freelance life simply because it's not the corporate grind. And while that's a great perk, one benefit of the corporate life is a …

Learn How to Balance Strobes and Ambient Light for Great Sunset Portraits

One of the most fundamental skills you can have when it comes to artificial lighting is learning to balance the ambient and strobe. This great video …

Carnal

Is Flickering Ruining Your Video? This Fix Will Only Take You 30 Seconds

This might be the fastest and easiest way to fix video flicker without any plugins.You thought you did everything right. You composed your frame …

Tutorials

LUTs Compatible With Capture One and Lightroom Thanks to Lutify.me

For months, I’ve been looking for presets that would work in most apps I use to edit my videos and photos but couldn’t find one. That was until I …

5 Ways to Transform Uninteresting Interview Locations

Every cinematographer should know how to get the most out of locations and sets. Let's take a look at some ways to elevate any shoot.

Landscape Photography
Cinematography

How-To: Take better videos with your iPhone using FiLMiC Pro [Video]

The stock Camera app found in iOS is decent enough. It’s great for the casual shooting of photos and videos, and more importantly, it’s easy to use and almost always works.<p>But just like there are dedicated photo apps for improving the quality of your photography, the same thing is true for …

FiLMiC Pro Log Shooting on iPhone – Hands-On Review

<b>Shooting with FiLMiC Pro log gamma profile on the iPhone really showcases the ever-improving world of mobile smartphone videography. I’ve been</b> …

Cinematography