SnapChick VIP Show – June 9, 2015

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In this week’s VIP Show, I take you into Adobe Lightroom to share my editing process for the two shoots I did with the Aperlite YH-700C flash and I talk about getting out of your basement to take photos! There’s also a gallery of images from those two photo shoots. VIPs, log in to see the show!
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Aperlite YH-700C Flash: SnapChick Review

I tested out the Aperlite YH-700C flash for Canon DSLRs outside and in the studio. I have a sample photo and a review video (with more photos) below. Nikon users, don’t skip this video, there’s a Nikon version of this flash too! VIPs, a gallery of more photos from my indoor and outdoor shoots coming soon!


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Technical Specifications:
Canon Rebel T4i + 18-55 kit lens + Aperlite YH-700C
Aperture- f/5.6
Shutter Speed- 1/200
ISO- 100

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You can find the flash for Canon and Nikon here!
 
See my review of the Nikon version of this flash here!
 
One more thing… I discuss the benefits of using Speedlights in the studio and share examples in my video here.

SnapChick VIP Show – June 1, 2015

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Raymond and I are on the Arizona Trail during this week’s VIP Show! It’s behind the scenes of a morning of working on multiple projects, with different types of gear. We talk about what we’re doing, what we brought, and why! Sign in to see the show.
 
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Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8G Lens: SnapChick Review

The 24-70 is Nikon’s premier fixed aperture mid-range zoom lens. My practical review video of the lens is below, and here are example photos. VIPs, log in to download full-size RAW and JPEG images!
 


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Technical Specifications:
Nikon D810 + 24-70mm f/2.8G
Aperture- f/4
Shutter Speed- 1/100
Focal Length- 60mm


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Technical Specifications:
Nikon D810 + 24-70mm f/2.8G
Aperture- f/8
Shutter Speed- 1/640
Focal Length- 24mm

 
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Ready to buy? Purchase this lens here!
 
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SnapChick VIP Show – May 26, 2015

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I’ve been sick and my voice is a little touch-and-go, so this week’s VIP Show is in article form, with pictures! VIPs, log in to read all about my plans for health and SnapChickLand!
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How to Make the World into Your Photography Studio

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In the video below, I share photos and tips about using the world around you, along with wardrobe, to create beautiful portraits. I include photos from previous shoots I’ve done, plus some new photos like this one…


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Technical Details:
Nikon D810 + 24-70mm f/2.8
Aperture- f/2.8
Shutter Speed- 1/800
ISO- 64

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SnapChick VIP Show – May 19, 2015

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In this week’s episode, we are on the Arizona Trail in Flagstaff, AZ doing a photo shoot! First, we discuss last week’s photo shoot, which was all about using your home as a portrait studio. I share my inspiration for the shoot and we discuss challenges and settings choices. Raymond also reveals the next photo gear I’ll be reviewing. Then, we take you on the Arizona Trail with us while we shoot! I talk about inspiration, wardrobe, location and the changing weather conditions! VIPs, log in to see the whole show!
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How to Make Your Home into a Photography Studio

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In the video below, I share photos and tips about using your home or hotel room to create an interesting environment for your portraits. I include photos from previous shoots I’ve done, plus some new photos like this one…


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Technical Details:
Nikon D800 + 85mm f/1.8
Aperture- f/2
Shutter Speed- 1/125
ISO- 220

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SnapChick VIP Show – May 11, 2015

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VIPs – In this week’s VIP Show, I discuss Canon news – good and not so good! I also talk through upcoming videos and photo shoots, including SnapChick Bikini 2015! Log in to see the show!
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