Post your entries on my Facebook page!
You can learn more about Monochrome March here and more about my last contest here!
UPDATE: Contest winners were announced here!
I’ve hand-selected a new image for my Zenfolio gallery, The Art of the Field Trip! To celebrate, I made this Behind the Image video, where I take you behind-the-scenes of two of my landscape images taken near Flagstaff, Arizona.
I had Christina in to the studio. She is a model trying to get started with modeling in New York and LA. This was a simple get-to-know-you studio shoot but we had a purpose! In the video, I talk to Christina before the shoot about herself and our purpose, and then after the shoot about how it all went!
VIPs, log in to see a gallery of images and an exclusive video where I share my entire approach to this shoot!
Monochrome March has begun! It’s all about black and white photography this month.
I introduced you to Monochrome March in a video and asked you to share your work with me via links if you’d like me to share them with my viewers.
I posted two other videos this week on two different ways to capture black and white photography – setting your camera to shoot monochrome and converting your color image to monochrome in editing software.
I also had a model into the studio – Christina! I’m not done editing her photos and video yet but I posted a photo of the two of us and a VLOG later that day, from getting my studio in order to what I did after the shoot!
The SnapChick Friday Morning Rewind was from a shoot I did last year in the noir-style and Chick at Nite was from a related video where I showed you how I edited one of those images from color to noir-style black and white < http://bit.ly/1ibrz0J >!
I’ve also been posting links to black and white galleries of my viewers. I always like seeing your work but it’s been fun to share some of it with everyone. Watch my Facebook page for more of those.
You can follow me on Facebook to keep up with the happenings in SnapChickLand but you can get a sneak peek at what I’m working on – in the SnapChickLab, photo shoots – in the video below…
This week was heavy on the outdoor photo fun!
I posted a Facebook gallery of some photos from my trip to Zion National Park in Utah. This week, my Field Trip to Zion National Park went up, and then I shared behind-the-scenes Zion Field Trip footage in another video on my VLOG channel.
I visited the Grand Canyon for a day over the weekend, so I posted some photos and a VLOG from there.
I also shared SnapChick’s Motion Portrait Potion! I demonstrated how to capture better portraits using motion. Illustrated that video with photos I took in the forest! Plus, when VIPs log into the post, they can see a gallery of images from the shoot and a behind-the-scenes video.
The SnapChick Friday Morning Rewind this week was from a video and photo shoot where I used dramatic and creative shadows!
Nikon had a some big news this week… First, the D4s was announced (Nikon’s flagship DSLR) and they issued a service advisory – they are offering a shutter replacement for any D600 due to the dust issue.
You can follow me on Facebook to keep up with the happenings in SnapChickVille but you can get sneak peek at what I’m working on now in the video below…
Having your subject move while you are shooting can help you capture more natural and relaxed photos. In the video below, I talk about how to instruct your subject, give you tips on what to do as the photographer, and show you examples from one of my photo shoots! Here are a couple sample photos too…
These photos were both taken with a Nikon D600 and an 85mm f/1.8 prime lens. They were both shot at f/4 and 1/500th. The first image used an ISO of 1250, while the second image used ISO 1000.
In How to Photograph a National Park, I talked about what I do when I visit a national park or other scenic place – from what I bring to what I do when Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate.
I read an interview with Nikon executives, where they talked about the future of the company, which got me to thinking about evolution versus revolution. I posted a video where I talked about that, and how Nikon and Canon should get on the revolution train, here.
I read some other interesting stuff this week, which I shared on Facebook – there are new top-level domains available, which are geared towards photographers, and I got some inside scoop from Olympic photographers in another article.
I added a few new prints to my print store – some were from Zion and some were from New York.
Chick at Nite this week was from a multi-part shoot with Sandra. In the video, I talk to her about the shoot and also show footage of the shoot. is she and I talking a bit about what we were doing but also included some footage of me simply working with her.
The SnapChick Friday Morning Rewind was from a shoot from a few years ago where I used simple equipment – work lights and a t-shirt and jeans!
You can follow me on Facebook to keep up with the happenings in SnapChick Land but you can get sneak peek at what I’m working on – photo shoots, field trips – in the video below…
Here’s what I’ve been up to…
I went to Zion National Park last weekend. I posted a gallery for you!
I added a couple new print store photos at snapchick.zenfolio.com.
I get asked often about the “right” gear to buy when getting started with photograph – people want a list to take to their local camera shop. I talk about why that isn’t a good idea in a video.
I posted my official Field Trip to Northern Arizona and Southern Utah!
Valentine’s Day was yesterday! I posted My Spooky Valentine, with photos and a video for everyone where I talk about how creating a backstory for your photo shoots can enhance your images. Plus, there is a gallery of images for VIPs and an exclusive on-the-scene video!
I announced something new for VIPs… the VIP Chalkboard and free ebooks for VIPs!
Chick at Nite was from a video last year where I answered the question, “How do I contact you?”
The SnapChick Friday Morning Rewind was from Valentine’s Day several years ago – it was sultry and romantic!
You can follow me on Facebook to keep up with the me but you can get sneak peek at what I’m working on in the video below…
This Valentine’s Day, I talk about creating a backstory to enhance your photography. Here are a couple examples from my spooky Valentine’s Day shoot, plus some camera settings…
Nikon 1 V1 + 6.7-13mm
Shutter Speed- 1/60
Nikon 1 V1 + 6.7-13mm
Shutter Speed- 1/60