‘NEGRO’ DOCU-SERIES EXPLORES BLACK LATINO IDENTITY


Filmmaker Dash Harris is the brainchild behind the ‘Negro’ docu-series which examines, through a series of interviews, what it means to be black and Latino within the Americas. Dash Harris is blurring the color lines and shedding a much needed light on the experiences of peoples of African descent around the world. Her docu-series Negro explores the interplay … Continue reading ‘NEGRO’ DOCU-SERIES EXPLORES BLACK LATINO IDENTITY

Madlib Meets Ethiopian Legend Ayaléw Mesfin


Madlib is one of the most prolific and acclaimed producers to ever work in music. Through his various projects over the years—from Madvillain to Quasimoto—the musician pretty much changed the way sampling works in hip-hop. Now, in a special called Madlib’s Medicine Show, Noisey follows Madlib—with the help of Egon at Now-Again Records—as he meets … Continue reading Madlib Meets Ethiopian Legend Ayaléw Mesfin

ONE MOMENT OF LOVE SERIES


In this series I created some graphic animations to show what I've learned about spirituality and faith over the past couple of years of my life. I wanted to use my gifts for God, and show my appreciation by spreading good information on how to live righteously. I am not perfect, and I am not … Continue reading ONE MOMENT OF LOVE SERIES

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

Building a crypto-utopia in Puerto Rico: How do you feel about this?


The latest issues in Puerto rico with the storms, lack of food and electricity has gained the attention of some young investors from America that believe they can regenerate the island using blockchain technology. Some of the locals don't want their help, they believe that this is another form of colonialism and gentrification. This is a … Continue reading Building a crypto-utopia in Puerto Rico: How do you feel about this?

NOLA Red Dress Run 2018


2018 Red Dress Run in the Marigny on Saturday (Aug. 11) Photographer: Ron Alpha Location: New Orleans, LA Camera: Canon 80D , Canon G7x Mark II Lens: Sigma 18-35mm, Canon 10-20mm How the Red Dress Run Marathon started

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

Hip-Hop in Black & white photos


Hip-hop has changed so much over the past 50 years, here is a small glimpse of the many faces who helped make it a beautiful art form. Whether you like their music or not, they grab your attention and change the way you see the world. The diversity in lyrics makes this genre of music … Continue reading Hip-Hop in Black & white photos

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 … Continue reading The Moorish influence in Europe

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 – 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 … Continue reading New Orleans – ZULU PARADE 2018 – Mardi Gras

Ron Alpha Podcast – Episode 26 – Mary Josephine (Soul Singer/Entrepreneur)


In this interview I talked with Mary Josephine. She is a soul singer and entrepreneur. Mary Josephine is the CEO and creator of "IAM" Inspired Artist Movement. I got a chance to play some of her songs on the show and we talked about her business and how she plans on helping fellow entertainers learn … Continue reading Ron Alpha Podcast – Episode 26 – Mary Josephine (Soul Singer/Entrepreneur)

New Orleans – Super Sunday – Mardi Gras Indians – Part Two


In this episode we followed the 9th Ward Navajo indians of New Orleans. Lets see if The BIG CHIEF has what it takes. By the looks of it, he's going to be alright. I filmed scenes from all over New Orleans, this is what you will see when you come here. The city is beautiful. … Continue reading New Orleans – Super Sunday – Mardi Gras Indians – Part Two

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

“HOLE IN THE HEAD” – A documentary about the Human experiments of 1927


https://youtu.be/_67u1dOz2co Hole in the Head: A Life Revealed tells the extraordinary life story of Vertus Hardiman. It is a highly moving and vivid motion picture about the triumph of the human spirit. Additionally, the documentary exemplifies how the lives of two individuals were changed forever through an incredible friendship. After singing next to each other … Continue reading “HOLE IN THE HEAD” – A documentary about the Human experiments of 1927

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