Christian Scott Quintet || The Last Chieftain || Paste Studios, New York, NY


Christian Scott Quintet – Diaspora | The Walk | The Last Chieftain Recorded Live: 5/22/2017 – Paste Studios – New York, NY More Christian Scott Quintet in the Paste Cloud: http://www.pastemagazine.com/search?t… Scott Quintet&m=Video Visit Paste Magazine: http://www.pastemagazine.com Continue reading Christian Scott Quintet || The Last Chieftain || Paste Studios, New York, NY

Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll – How I learned to read — and trade stocks — in prison


Financial literacy isn’t a skill — it’s a lifestyle. Take it from Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll. As an incarcerated individual, Caroll knows the power of a dollar. While in prison, he taught himself how to read and trade stocks, and now he shares a simple, powerful message: we all need to be more savvy with our money. Curtis Carroll is simply known as “Wall Street” … Continue reading Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll – How I learned to read — and trade stocks — in prison

Black Man Speaking multiple Languages With Foreigners!


Moses McMormick has an extensive history of formal and intensive home study of a myriad of languages. Already versed in Chinese and Japanese through private work in high school, upon arriving at the Ohio State University he majored in Chinese– nearly testing out of all required Chinese classes due to his own learning and honed his foreign-language techniques by taking as many as five different … Continue reading Black Man Speaking multiple Languages With Foreigners!

Scott Storch mini Documentary


There are few music careers like that of Scott Storch. The esteemed producer-songwriter made his initial mark in Philly as a key member of the Roots. A great start, but just the beginning of a wild ride to the top. Storch’s way with crafting hooks and shaping melodies, as well as his knack of being in the right place at the right time, brought him … Continue reading Scott Storch mini Documentary

HIP-HOP LEGENDS : NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert


Some of the greatest to ever bless the mic, these Emcees treated Tiny Desk to an office block party in the true essence of hip-hop. I found them by just browsing youtube and I spent the entire day jamming to all my favorite hits. NPR really got me hooked. I like how these rappers are now older guys, but they still remain cool as hell. … Continue reading HIP-HOP LEGENDS : NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

UNSOUND – Based on a True Story (full Film)


This film is about a young man who has a mother that suffers from Schizophrenia. This film is not a documentary, but it does show acted out events from the directors real life dealing with his mother’s illness. The director is a film student and a tutorial video expert on youtube. I sometimes watch and learn from his videos. Judging from his bright and happy … Continue reading UNSOUND – Based on a True Story (full Film)

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 to this old pipe connected to the fence in my … Continue reading Sigma 100 – 300 mm Lens (VIDEO FOOTAGE OF BIRDS IN MY YARD)

The Moorish influence in Europe


When the topic of the Moorish influence in Europe is being discussed, one of the first questions that arises is, what race were they? As early as the Middle Ages, “Moors were commonly viewed as being mostly black or very swarthy, and hence the word is often used for negro,” according to the Oxford English Dictionary. Author and historian Chancellor Williams said “the original Moors, … Continue reading The Moorish influence in Europe

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   Continue reading New Orleans MARDI GRAS – Fat Tuesday – FEB 2018

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 you want it. You have to figure out which lenses … 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 Orleans and Baton Rouge. On the Tour we met some really … Continue reading EVERGREEN PLANTATION Edgard, LA

New Orleans – ZULU PARADE 2018 – Mardi Gras


UH OH, it’s Fat Tuesday and we are here down in New Orleans for the ZULU parade. The crowd is going fucking crazy for coconuts and beads. The bands are playing loud and the kids are out here excited to catch anything that comes off of each float that passes by. I noticed that everybody made sure all of the kids received something, no matter … Continue reading New Orleans – ZULU PARADE 2018 – Mardi Gras