Idris Elba speaks about Directing his debut film “Yardie”.


1Xtra's Ace hosts an exclusive Q&A from the premier of film 'Yardie', chatting to Idris Elba on his directorial debut, and cast members Aml Ameen and Shantol Jackson.   Watch the trailer below  

New Jersey Meadowlands Flea market in East Rutherford


I'm here at the New Jersey Meadowlands Flea market in  East Rutherford. Walking around I took a few photos of people shopping. I took my Canon G7x Mark ii with me again. This camera is so amazing, I can get quality images in a small point and shoot camera without lacking the quality. It's like … Continue reading New Jersey Meadowlands Flea market in East Rutherford

Aretha Franklin second line tribute – Treme, New Orleans


We had a short visit to New Orleans this year, but we were able to grab a few videos here and there of the city including this tribute for Aretha Franklin in Treme. The people were singing loud with so much passion and love for Aretha. The entire day was filled with emotions and the … Continue reading Aretha Franklin second line tribute – Treme, New Orleans

Global Street Art – New Orleans


  Photographer: Ron Alpha Location: New Orleans, LA Camera: Canon 80D , Canon G7x Mark II Lens: Sigma 18-35mm, Canon 10-20mm 360 Photo: Ron alpha -  LG 360 cam

Sigma 100 – 300 mm Lens (VIDEO FOOTAGE OF BIRDS IN MY YARD)


The Sigma 100-300mm lens is so clean and sharp. This is a must have telephoto lens that everyone should have in their bag. I tested this lens in my yard a while ago. I'm just adding this to my blog now lol. I was sitting back relaxing and I noticed that birds would fly over … Continue reading Sigma 100 – 300 mm Lens (VIDEO FOOTAGE OF BIRDS IN MY YARD)

New Orleans MARDI GRAS – Fat Tuesday – FEB 2018


MARDI GRAS FEB 2018 - Fat Tuesday in New Orleans, I filmed some of the floats and bands performing. I have more footage coming soon. I used the Canon 80D and the Canon 10-22mm lens with the 50mm f1.8 as a backup. Enjoy. https://ronalpha.com  

Random Photos from Mardi Gras 2018


Here are some photos I took in New Orleans. I forgot to add them with the others. My fiancé also took a few photos, I will post those at the bottom. She did pretty good. She is finally starting to trust her camera. Photography is very frustrating when you can't grab that perfect picture when … Continue reading Random Photos from Mardi Gras 2018

EVERGREEN PLANTATION Edgard, LA


Evergreen Plantation is the most intact plantation complex in the South with 37 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, including 22 slave cabins. Today, Evergreen Plantation remains a privately owned, working sugar cane plantation. People live here and work here. Evergreen Plantation is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River, between New … Continue reading EVERGREEN PLANTATION Edgard, LA

New Orleans – MARDI GRAS 2018 (The First 3 Days)


TODAYS BEAT PRODUCED BY iLL MIND The first 3 days of my trip to New Orleans I spent taking as many photos as I could. People walked up to me asking for a photo and I am so grateful for that. It made my job easy. My camera bag is full of lenses, but I … Continue reading New Orleans – MARDI GRAS 2018 (The First 3 Days)

New Orleans Blues – Jackson Square (Canon 80D – 50MM Lens)


Walking around in Jackson Square you will see a bunch of musicians performing. I stopped and filmed this Jazz band playing and the crowd went crazy. I never saw anything like it before. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcKdne6_Zew GEAR USED Camera: Canon 80D Lens: Canon 50mm F1.8

Philadelphia, P.A. – Photos of Eastern State Penitentiary – America’s Most Historic and Haunted Prison


Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Known for its grand architecture and strict discipline, this was the world's first true "penitentiary," a prison designed to inspire penitence, or true regret, in the … Continue reading Philadelphia, P.A. – Photos of Eastern State Penitentiary – America’s Most Historic and Haunted Prison

DSLR Video Shooter – DIY Triangle “Ring” LED Light


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maz5-8OR9Dg DSLR Video Shooter Published on Aug 10, 2017 SUBSCRIBED 235K Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe Tired of LED ring lights? See how I made a triangle LED light for videos/photos! This is a dimmable, bright light that can be used for makeup videos, product shots and so much more. My other lighting videos ► https://youtu.be/N1dVzkX_Zds?list=PLL... The … Continue reading DSLR Video Shooter – DIY Triangle “Ring” LED Light

This 10 Easy Steps Will Make Your Video More CINEMATIC


I hope you enjoy these small videos I share on this site. Each one of them helped me fine tune my camera skills so that I can compete with the professionals out there who make the big bucks lol. These quick tutorials will expand your knowledge of camera angles, grid lines, auto focus points and … Continue reading This 10 Easy Steps Will Make Your Video More CINEMATIC

MASTER camera settings FAST for BETTER VIDEO!


I watch this guy's videos all of the time for film tips. This video is especially good for people who are looking for that cinematic film look on Canon Cameras. I use these setting as well. Check it out and subscribe to his channel. his youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYaIdC5pbkpECxXLjf0Lzaw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YA-2hXF1YPc

Peter McKinnon – HOW TO FILM YOURSELF


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEfwjZZeBC4

ATOMS FOR PEACE – FAN VIDEO. EDITED BY RON ALPHA


ATOMS FOR PEACE - FAN VIDEO. EDITED BY RON ALPHA. I USED LIVE FOOTAGE FROM A CONCERT I FILMED IN THE PRUDENTIAL CENTER IN NEWARK, NJ. I HAVE TONS OF FILM ON HARD DRIVES FULL OF CONCERT VIDEOS. I DECIDED TO START PUTTING THEM ONLINE AND SHARE THEM WITH THE WORLD. I ADDED SOME VISUAL … Continue reading ATOMS FOR PEACE – FAN VIDEO. EDITED BY RON ALPHA

New York City – American Museum of Natural History


We took a trip to the American Museum of Natural History in NYC, I took many photos. A good day to go is Sunday. Saturday is very packed and everybody is irritable and hot. Try carrying some water and a map of the museum, it helps. Some of the exhibits cost more money so bring … Continue reading New York City – American Museum of Natural History

Sony A6000 Settings for Adapted Lenses


THIS IS NOT MY TUTORIAL, I AM JUST POSTING THIS TO HELP OTHERS WHO HAVE THIS PRODUCT. PLEASE VISIT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nV9Kd8mm-1U Check out this quick video tutorial of how to set up your Sony A6000 camera settings to work with adapted lenses. So you've got a Sony A6000 camera, you've got a vintage lens, you've even … Continue reading Sony A6000 Settings for Adapted Lenses

Commlite Auto-Focus Mount Adapter EF-NEX for Canon EF to Sony NEX Mount


This is the Commlite mount adapter, it allows you to put Canon lenses on Sony cameras and use the auto focus feature. I love it, I used it yesterday and it worked so well. The auto focus is not as fast as I would like it to be, but for the price its not that … Continue reading Commlite Auto-Focus Mount Adapter EF-NEX for Canon EF to Sony NEX Mount

DJI OSMO – video test footage and review


My first time using the DJI Osmo camera was so much fun. I will say that this camera is very delicate, but it performs so well. You can get the best still shots and capture amazing sharp video footage while moving. The Oslo takes panorama shots, you can use it as a selfie stick, but … Continue reading DJI OSMO – video test footage and review