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Today in the Spotlight is our a new Vogue Vendor, Animoto!


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Describe your business:
Animoto is an award-winning online video maker that makes gorgeous slideshows and behind-the-scenes videos in minutes. Top photographers have been using Animoto Pro for years to increase sales, get referrals and brand their photography business.

With plug-ins for Lightroom and one-click posting to every platform imaginable, Animoto Pro integrates easily into a photography workflow. The software comes with photography-exclusive styles, 1000-plus Triple Scoop Music tracks, 1080p HD, customization options, and branding tools.

With new video styles and features added every month, Animoto is constantly improving. iPad, iPhone and Android apps make it easy to also have your slideshows with you on-the-go.


This video features some of the founders of Animoto and goes into what a video style is.

What Goes Into Creating an Animoto Video Style from Animoto on Vimeo.

What is your most popular product/service?

Animoto Pro is the most popular service offered to pro photographers. With styles that are exclusive to Pro, features that have photographers in mind and 1000+ Triple Scoop Music songs, Animoto Pro makes it easy for photographers to create spectacular videos that stand out.

Chic Fans, don’t miss Animoto’s giveaway going on right now HERE!  You can win one year of Animoto Pro!

Wanna be a Vogue Vendor?

Find out about advertising rates and how you can get a FREE full page ad in CHIC Magazine plus lots of other goodies HERE.




Happy Friday Chic Fans!  We have an amazing gift for all our forum members today from the Chic Boutique!



Have you checked out our Chic Boutique yet?  It is a store filled with all your favorite products from all your favorite photographers and designers!  Everything you need is all in one place!  We are giving away this sweet Digital Decor piece today.  It is perfect for anywhere in your home for the right touch of inspiration.  Heidi Hope has it in her amazing studio!  Grab your freebie and check out the store!  You won’t be disappointed!

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Chic Forum Members go HERE to get the code today.  

Not a Forum Member?  Get in on all the action HERE!




design3-e1401425522541-1024x272 We have another gorgeous senior session to share from Forum Member,  Mandy Evans of Mandy Evans Photography in Ozark, Missouri!

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Inspiration: Bright, Girly, Pretty and natural.  We wanted to make sure Ashley still looked like a 17 year old girl and showcase her beauty at this point in her life.

Equipment:  Canon Mark iii 5D.  85 1.2 (thanks Kelli France)

Concept or Style Collaboration:  Ashley has previously been a part of two styled sessions with all of the senior reps, so going into her custom session, she knew what to expect.  She nailed her poses!

Editing:  Keeping things clean and vivid is my signature edit.

Favorite thing about  this session:  I love how Ashley’s happiness shows through!  She has such a bright future, it has been such a special opportunity to work with her!  

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Thank you Mandy for sharing your gorgeous work with us!  

Want to see your work here on the blog?

Just submit your favorite session HERE.

We only feature Forum Members, so join the club HERE and get in on all the action!

We can’t wait to see your submissions!