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Using Gels 101

Want to know how to do some pretty cool photos with little to no new equipment?

Play round with color using gels.

Add a spice of red for intense feeling. Or a splash of blue for mystery.

Looking at getting gels online? You might be paying three times of munch using colored gel pack like this. Or you can use colored cellophane generic craft wrapping paper like this.

Use a simple rubber band pack from the dollar tree and put them on your video light, pocket strobe or external flash system.

Watch this video to see more about how to use them and what kind of images you can do .

Christal Marshall is the owner of Virginia Photos and Films, Studio Marshall Arts, Marshall Arts Media Group and Virginia Beach Photobooth Company.

She lives, breathes and does media and marketing pretty much 24-7 for over 14 local business through social media management, website design, photo, video or media coverage or graphic design.

She is a homeschool mom of three, cat lover, sushi eater and poke fan!

She started her business in 2011 with nothing but a $400 camera from Amazon, now she is has been published in over 60 different blogs and websites for her media work and rank top Wedding Photographer in Virginia Beach.

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