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How to Remove Shadows in Photoshop

How to Remove Shadows in Photoshop

Shadows, when used artistically, can help to create some of the most stunning images. But sometimes, harsh shadows can become a distracting element and lower the overall appeal of an image. The balance lies in knowing when and how to remove and reduce shadows in an image to create a more realistic yet visually pleasing effect. And Photoshop has many tools that can help you do just that. In this blog, we offer you a step-by-step tutorial on how to remove shadows in Photoshop. So let’s get started!

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How to Add Grain in Lightroom To Achieve a Film-Like Look

How to Add Grain in Lightroom To Achieve a Film-Like Look

In a world that has widely transitioned from film to digital, some traces of film still remain and are often recreated in post-production. And grain has always been one of those notable features that make a photograph stand out instantly. High-resolution digital images have dominated the industry, but there is something about the grainy textured film-like look that enhances the elements of nostalgia and romance. Therefore, photographers and filmmakers, nowadays, have been experimenting with film grain to add to the aesthetic appeal of an image or footage. However, the key to attaining the perfect look lies in using it right. So if you ever found yourself asking what is grain, when to add it, and how to add grain in Lightroom – this blog is here to help with an extensive overview and a step-by-step guide.

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How to Create a Panorama in Photoshop

How to Create a Panorama in Photoshop

A panorama is the unbroken view of a space or scene surrounding a person, and in photography, it can be described as a wide-angle, full-length view of an area. Though these images are mainly used for landscape photography, even wedding photographers take panoramic shots to capture the whole scene. They help the photographer capture the mood, beauty, and essence of the moment in a single shot. Panoramas can be a 360 degree horizontal or vertical representation of an activity, event, or just the scenery. For example, a vertical panoramic image of the couple under the sky or a horizontal panorama of the couple and their guests on the dance floor. These can easily be created in Photoshop, and if you want to learn, this blog will teach you how to create a panorama in Photoshop. 

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5 Must-Try Engagement Photo Ideas Featuring ShootDotEdit Customers

5 Must Try Engagement Photo Ideas Featuring ShootDotEdit Customers

As stressful as planning a wedding can get, an engagement session is a perfect chance for couples to celebrate their love and take a break from the planning and just let their hair down. So, since you are the chosen one, besides impressing your couple and giving them a glimpse of what they could expect from you at the wedding, it’s on you to ensure that they have a good time too. Engagement sessions are also a great chance for you to spend time with and get to know your couple. And lastly, they are also a way to get your couple to be comfortable in front of the camera, so they are prepared for the wedding day. Whether you plan to photograph at a picturesque outdoor location or suggest an at-home engagement session, if you are looking for engagement photo ideas to impress your couples, then these ShootDotEdit customers have just the right thing for you!  

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All About Natural Light Wedding Photography

All About Natural Light Wedding Photography

With its roots in Greek, the word photography literally means ‘drawing with light.’ So when we speak of taking images with the camera, we can’t proceed any further without discussing the importance and impact of light on the resultant images. While there are endless options for lighting equipment, many photographers choose natural light wedding photography. This style of photography allows you to simply document a moment as it is – organic and natural, without having to pause the scene to fix the lighting setup. However, even though many photographers prefer this style to document their couple’s big day, it can get tricky, especially in indoor venues. In this blog, we take you through the different sides of this style of photography and what you can do to perfect it.

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The Importance of Implementing Business Processes in Wedding Photography: Featuring Infinite Loop Photography

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Jerry Cantave of Infinite Loop Photography

Running a wedding photography business means constantly being vigilant on every level to keep your business humming. From maintaining and updating your website to keeping up with social media and the challenges of post-production, there’s always so much to do! And according to ShootDotEdit customer Jerry Cantave of Infinite Loop Photography, managing your wedding photography business is easier, faster, and more successful if you put business processes in place from the start. He believes if you “map out the process first, then bring on the tools that let you reach the goals in the most effective manner,” you will thrive. Find out more about his secrets to success in this feature story. 

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5 Wedding Photo Editing Trends You Need to Know About in 2021

5 Wedding Photo Editing Trends You Need to Know About in 2021

Editing wedding photos are no longer just about cropping or straightening an image. Today, wedding photo editing involves color correction, retouching, spot removal, and many more steps. Each wedding photographer has their unique editing style. However, every year, certain trends gain popularity and are specifically asked for by many brides and grooms. You might be someone who sticks to a classic editing style, but whether or not you like to experiment with what’s trending, it’s always good to learn more about what’s going on in the wedding photography industry. In this blog, we bring you five photo editing trends that we think are here to stick around in 2021. 

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Bridal Portraits You Can’t Miss: Featuring ShootDotEdit Customers

Bridal Portraits You Can’t Miss: Featuring ShootDotEdit Customers

Bridal portraits are not just an excuse for the bride to wear her gown before the wedding. For some brides, it’s the day they get to be a model for a day and pamper themselves, and for others, the session is simply about the joy of taking beautiful photographs, which they can then share with their families and friends. As the wedding photographer, the bridal portraits session is a great chance for you to interact and establish a relationship with the bride. These portraits usually happen a month or two in advance, so that gives you plenty of time to help your bride get comfortable in front of the camera and with you. Every bride deserves some gorgeous portraits of herself, and we are here to help you deliver the best! In this blog, we share some stunning photographs of brides by some amazing ShootDotEdit customers and offer you some tips on preparing for the session.

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Top 10 Marketing Tips for Wedding Photographers

Top 10 Marketing Tips for Wedding Photographers

Being a wedding photography business owner isn’t just one job but several responsibilities and duties under one. One of the biggest responsibilities out of all is booking more weddings, and to do that, you need to market your business and services to the right people in the right way. This can often get stressful for many wedding photographers, but carefully planning and strategizing business tactics can help you avoid that stress. In this blog, we offer you 10 marketing tips for wedding photographers that you can use to grow your business digitally and offline. 

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Why Networking with Wedding Vendors is Important for Business

Why Networking with Wedding Vendors is Important for Business

For business or pleasure – networking is an important aspect of the wedding photography industry, especially if you run your own wedding photography business. Whether it’s to increase your clientele or get more referrals, networking can help you achieve your goals. But before you think of it as a business meeting, we’d suggest that you shift your focus to building strong relationships with wedding vendors as step one. Try to find commonalities, strike a conversation about what you like about their business, build a personal relationship before you get to the business partnership. But if building relationships seems like too much work or too time-consuming to you, this blog might help you see why it’s necessary and worth it too! And by the end of it, if you change your mind, you can also check out our top tips on networking with wedding vendors.

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