• Free Natural Color Pop Lightroom Preset

    Published Monday, July 20th, 2015

    Free Natural Color Pop Lightroom Preset

    Sometimes your photos need a boost of color to add some life to the scene, but making colors pop can also lead to unnatural looks, especially when people are in your shot. This preset will allow you to bring colors to life in a natural-looking way, without making skin tones go crazy. This preset is a free sample from our set of 20 Color Pop Lightroom Presets.

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  • Free Split Toning Lightroom Preset

    Published Monday, July 13th, 2015

    Free Split Toning Lightroom Preset

    This free Lightroom preset makes it easy to give your photos a split toned effect. It gives the shadows a violet tone and the highlights a light gold tone. It gives you a useful alternative to a typical mono or black & white conversion. This preset is a free sample from our set of 30 Split Toning Lightroom Presets.

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  • 9 Ways to Gain Confidence in Your Photography

    Published Monday, July 6th, 2015

    9 Ways to Gain Confidence in Your Photography

    Many photographers struggle with a lack of confidence while they are learning. Maybe you see the work of other photographers and wonder why your own photos can’t look as great. Gaining confidence is key because it will motivate you to keep learning and growing, and it will help you to get the best results at each stage in your development. In this article we’ll look at 9 different things you can do to gain confidence.

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  • How to Create a Beautiful Faded Effect in Lightroom

    Published Monday, June 29th, 2015

    Create a Faded Effect in Lightroom

    In this tutorial we’ll walk through the process of creating a nice faded effect in Lightroom, and we’ll show the exact settings that you can use to get the same effect. And if you want to save some time you can also download this free preset that will apply the settings for you. The settings used here and the free preset are from our set of Fabulous Fades Lightroom Presets, which includes a total of 20 presets.

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  • 5 Tips To Take Intriguing Photos When The Location Is Uninteresting

    Published Monday, June 22nd, 2015

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    If things aren’t interesting the way you are viewing them, then look at them in a new way. Sounds easy enough, right? Unfortunately, it’s often easier said than done. A common way photographers can improve their photography as a whole, while challenging themselves to turn the boring into something noteworth is a 365 day project. These types of projects train you to think creatively by instinct. However, in the need of some more immediate results, try out a few of these suggestions to get the inspiration flowing.

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  • Free Vintage Mono Lightroom Preset

    Published Monday, June 15th, 2015

    Vintage Mono Lightroom Preset

    This free Lightroom preset, called “Aged Print” will give your photos a beautiful aged black & white effect. The preset is a free sample from our set of 20 Vintage Mono Lightroom Presets. These presets are very useful for getting awesome monochromatic conversions with a nice vintage touch.

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  • 11 Must-Have Newborn Photos

    Published Monday, June 8th, 2015

    11 Must-Have Newborn Photos

    Every parent wants to have pictures of their new baby. In the first few days and weeks a baby changes quickly and their is only a small window of time to capture the newborn stage. If you offer newborn photography services there are plenty of possibilities for getting photos that your clients will love. In this post we’ll highly 11 different photos that can serve as the foundation of your newborn sessions.

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  • Free Vintage Film Lightroom Preset

    Published Friday, June 5th, 2015

    Vintage Film Lightroom Preset

    With this Lightroom preset, called “Aged Sepia”, you can give your photos a nice vintage effect that is inspired by vintage film. This preset is a free sample from our set of 30 Vintage Film Lightroom Presets. If you like an elegant vintage look that brings back memories of the days of film, this is the set for you.

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  • Free Film-Inspired Lightroom Preset

    Published Friday, June 5th, 2015

    Free Film-Inspired Lightroom Preset

    This free Lightroom preset will give your photos a film-inspired look. The preset is a free sample from our set of 30 Film-Inspired Lightroom Presets. If you like the classic film look you’ll want to give this free preset a try and check out the full set. These presets work very well with a wide variety of photos, ranging from landscapes to portraits.

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  • 35 Amazing Double Exposures

    Published Monday, June 1st, 2015

    35 Amazing Double Exposures

    If you’re looking for a way to capture some unique and interesting photos, double exposures are a great option. Most digital cameras make it pretty easy to take double exposures, and of course it can also be accomplished with film. Photoshop also makes it possible to replicate a double exposure effect.

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  • 3 Easy Ways to Lighten a Photo in Photoshop

    Published Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

    3 Easy Ways to Lighten a Photo in Photoshop

    Photoshop offers a number of different ways to do things. When it comes to lightening a photo (or darkening for that matter) there are several different ways you can do it. Three of the easiest and most effective methods are shown in this tutorial.

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  • 5 Simple Tricks for More Interesting Photos

    Published Monday, May 18th, 2015

    5 Easy Tricks for More Interesting Photos

    If you find yourself in a rut where you are struggling to get the quality of photos that you want, think about different ways that you can change things up to make your photos more interesting or unique. A lot of times you’ll just need a small tweak to really change the results. While there are a lot of different possibilities, here is a look at five different things you can do right away to get more interesting photos.

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  • 15 Must-Have Maternity Photo Ideas

    Published Monday, May 11th, 2015

    15 Must-Have Maternity Photo Ideas

    Do you want to give your clients maternity photos that they will love? There are a number of different poses and possibilities when it comes to maternity photo shoots, and here we’ll take a look at 15 shots that can serve as a foundation of your own sessions. Of course, adding some creativity to incorporate unique shots and putting your own twist on the shots is a great idea, but these basic poses will give you a great start.

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  • 60 Incredibly Useful Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

    Published Monday, May 4th, 2015

    Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

    Photoshop provides unlimited potential for photographers, but it’s easy to find that you’re spending more time than you would like in Photoshop. Taking advantage of keyboard shortcuts is a great way to reduce the amount of time that you spend in Photoshop. Get to know the shortcuts for the tools and functions that you use frequently and you may be surprised at how it impacts your workflow.

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  • 5 Effective Ways to Boost Traffic to Your Photo Website

    Published Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

    Using smart tactics to increase your photography site’s traffic is a way to achieve lots of goals. Those goals could include selling your photography products and services, building brand awareness, creating useful connections and more. Whatever your goals are, traffic gives you an ability to engage and sell. Without visitors nothing happens.

    So, if you have just started a photography site or you’re struggling to grow your traffic, the tactics listed below will help you to dramatically increase your traffic.

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