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How to Make Digital Photos Look Like Film in Lightroom

How to Make Digital Photos Look Like Film in Lightroom

With the introduction of digital photography in 1975, film photography rapidly transitioned towards digital, but its influence remains. The cinematic effect, the artistic element, the warm skin tones – whatever it is that draws you towards film-like photos, there’s a way to recreate it in post-production. How? Even if you find yourself moving away from the traditional aspects of film photography in this digitally dominated world, you can still attain the effect through Lightroom. So for all the film enthusiasts who want to learn how to make digital photos look like film, here’s how you can make that happen.

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Destination Wedding Photography: Top Tips & Tricks

Destination Wedding Photography: Top Tips & Tricks

Is your couple planning a white Winterland wedding in Iceland or a tropical beach wedding in Barbados? If your answer is yes, then don’t forget to make the necessary preparations for your travel and photography. Between booking a destination wedding, preparing to photograph in another location, getting on a plane, and photographing your couple’s wedding, there’s ultimately a lot of planning that goes into documenting a destination wedding. From keeping the destination country’s general laws and COVID restrictions in mind to packing the right equipment – this blog offers a basic checklist of things you can do once you book a destination wedding photography gig.

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Top 10 Bride Getting Ready Photos to Take At Every Wedding

Top 10 Bride Getting Ready Photos to Take At Every Wedding

The ceremony, the reception, and the couple’s exit photos are some of the most important parts of a shot list for any wedding. But another set of photographs that is not exactly new but remains a fan favorite is the bride getting ready photos. Wedding day photos are all about storytelling – from the moment the bride starts getting ready to when the newlyweds make their final exit – each photograph is an essential part of the grand story. Hair and makeup detail photos, bridesmaids giving the final touches to the bride’s dress, the bride putting on her shoes, there are so many key moments that can’t be missed on the morning of the wedding day. But if you ever find yourself running short on time, in this blog, we bring you the top 10 getting ready photos that you must make time for. 

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How to Batch Edit in Photoshop: The Step-By-Step Guide

How to Batch Edit in Photoshop: The Step-By-Step Guide

Whether it’s the first look photographs or the father-daughter dance, as a wedding photographer, you are always on the lookout for all the special moments that make up a wedding. And not just that, you strive to get the perfect photo from every activity too! The result? Multiple photos of the same scene. And even after culling, you are still left with hundreds of photos in a similar setting that need to be edited in the same way but individually. This is where batch editing, also known as batch processing, comes into play. The batch editing feature in Photoshop allows you to apply a particular set of editing actions to a group of files with just a click – helping you save a lot of time in the post-production workflow. In this blog, we will walk you through the steps of how to batch edit in Photoshop to speed up your workflow.

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The Art of Moody Wedding Photography: An Overview

An Overview of the Art of Moody Wedding Photography

Just as the name suggests, a moody photography style aims to highlight the mood of a scene. It is sometimes used to shift the viewer’s eye to the emotion unfolding, and at other times, it is used to focus on the drama and ambiance of a scene. Moody wedding photography is a niche paving its way in the industry, and we are seeing more wedding photographers incorporating this style of photography into the wedding day – even during the ceremony and couple’s portraits. While light and airy, documentary, or editorial may be your go-to vibe, in this blog, we will share different tips that will help you get familiar with a more moody wedding photography style.  

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How To Use The Tone Curve in Lightroom

How To Use The Tone Curve in Lightroom

Lightroom is a fantastic image editing software that offers you multiple ways to improve the quality of your photographs. With just some clicks and the help of Lightroom tools, you can make adjustments or changes to your images without ruining their original quality. One such tool that helps you turn your images into better versions of themselves is the Tone Curve tool. It is similar to the HSL Panel’s Luminance section, but instead of making changes to separate colors, the Tone Curve tool in Lightroom controls specific ranges of tones in your photos. Its main function? By adjusting the tone curve, you can change the colors in your wedding photos and make them brighter or darker. In this blog, we will take you through the purpose of this tool and how to use the Tone Curve in Lightroom while editing your wedding photos.

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Top 10 Tips for Indoor Wedding Photography

Top 10 Tips for Indoor Wedding Photography

As a wedding photographer, you may not always have the chance to photograph in wide-open spaces with beautiful mountains or beaches adding that ‘wow’ factor to your photographs. Your couples might choose indoor venues, or weather conditions may force you to photograph indoors. Even at weddings where you do have a chance to shoot portraits outside, you might have to photograph the ceremony inside a church or any other type of venue. And even though indoor locations can also add a unique touch to wedding photos, indoor venues can sometimes be small or dark or maybe both. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t create stunning photographs in these situations. It’s all about having some (photography) tricks up your sleeve! From finding natural light sources to creating beautiful silhouettes, this blog offers you 10 tips on how you can improve your indoor wedding photography game even in less than ideal settings.

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How to Sharpen Images in Lightroom

How to Sharpen Images in Lightroom

You take a photograph, think it looks great on the camera, but then it turns out to be soft and blurry when you view it on a bigger screen. Bummer, right? Unless it’s being done intentionally, blurry images are pretty much unusable. But if there’s any scope of saving a photograph, sharpening it during post-processing might just keep it from heading to the trash can. Sharp images look cleaner, and the details are more visible too. And the most important part? Sharpening your images could give you better quality prints too. Your couples chose you to deliver only the best to them and to help you do that, in this blog, we will take you through the different steps to sharpen images in Lightroom. 

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SEO Tips For Wedding Photographers: The Complete Guide

The Complete Guide on SEO Tips For Wedding Photographers

For many wedding photographers, search engine optimization (SEO) is still technical jargon that they know works but are still confused about how. It is necessary, beneficial, yet something most might not be sure about venturing into or tried but couldn’t make it work to yield results. How you do SEO can either make the entire process very easy or equally complex. So it is important to get the basics right. If you are one of those who want SEO to work magic for your website but couldn’t figure out where to get started – this blog is for you. Here, we have shared useful SEO tips for wedding photographers to build a better web presence for a photography business.

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Silhouette Wedding Photography Inspiration From ShootDotEdit Customers

Silhouette Wedding Photography Inspiration From ShootDotEdit Customers

Silhouette wedding photography is an excellent skill to add to your skillset, and it’s also one of the ways you can create stunning couple photographs. Silhouettes are an excellent way to add a touch of drama and mystery to your images. Including silhouette photographs in your portfolio will undoubtedly attract your couples – think silhouette photos during sunsets! However, it’s not an easy skill to perfect. You do need some technical knowledge and an understanding of how lighting works to take a good silhouette photo. And while this might test your patience, the result is totally worth it! And your couples will vouch for that! If you are open to experimenting with light and your couples, adding silhouette photos to your shot list could be a great way to do it. And if you are looking for inspiration, below are some stunning silhouette photographs from ShootDotEdit customers that will definitely get you excited for your next wedding photography gig! 

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