Udemy.com is AWESOME! So, I’ve been participating in the recent Course-A-Thon over at udemy.com to wrap up my recent course called “Beginner’s Guide to HD Video on a Budget”. During this competition, they are having a raffle every day and it turns out that I won the raffle on the first day! They’re giving me   Read More …

MAN! It’s been a while! So much has happened in the last 5 months since my venture away from social media and posting my life on this blog. I guess you could say I’ve been experiencing a change of pace in my recent mentality. For once in (probably forever), my distant future is actually really   Read More …

A game-changer in Canon’s line of EOS Cameras has finally arrived. Canon EOS 70D is the best DSLR camera and packed with new features for videographers and enthusiasts alike. Starting off with its Dual Pixel CMOS AF has the ability to shoot videos in live view and a revolutionary autofocus technology similar to that of a   Read More …

It still amazes me the beauty and splendor of San Francisco Bay Area video production shoots. There are countless of locations that you can choose from this multicultural northern city of the State of California. Both locals and visitors alike can’t miss its famous landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, the old Alcatraz prison,   Read More …

Owning a piece of technologically advanced cameras like a DSLR is not enough to shoot your next greatest video production. And if you’re just starting out as a videographer, you’re going to need at least some of these basic gears to get the ball rolling. Below are just a few of the Basic Canon DSLR   Read More …

If you have been video editing for some time now, I’m sure you are already in love with Adobe Prelude CC. And if you’re not yet in love with it, check it out and I’m sure you will be in no time.  Adobe Prelude CC is an Adobe product that allows you to add important   Read More …

If you just want to create a “reality show” style video production, you can easily get by with a simple $200 HD camera and some mild imagination. But if you want more professional, polished and highly presentable videos, there are a few things that you need to do first… Take a minute and watch a   Read More …

Back in July my production company, Acosta Productions, released its latest demo reel… and I completely forgot to blog about it! Okay. So maybe I didn’t “forget”. Maybe it was the fact that I’ve been entirely engulfed in various productions, as well as completely burned out by revising this demo reel OVER and OVER again   Read More …

So you’ve decided that you’d become professional photographer and bought a new camera. But you know what, everything starts with the understanding of Basic DSLR Definitions before you can learn advance skills and produce awesome pictures! Without the basics nailed down, you can’t expect to know your way around your camera much less, produce great   Read More …

Contemporary photographers whether professional or a hobbyist can learn a lot from those who came before and paved the way to what we know as modern photography. Some of them may still be using tools techniques that are now considered archaic but their legacy lives on and we do well if we glean some nuggets   Read More …