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How to Rotate a Photo in Lightroom

how to rotate a photo in lightroomTake a minute to think about your current editing workflow. Chances are, you have needed to know how to rotate photo in Lightroom more than a few times. Of all the potential issues that could distract from the quality of your work as a wedding photographer, a crooked or badly rotated image can be one of the most challenging to identify and correct.

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How to Crop in Lightroom

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Cropping is one of the most basic functions of any post production tool, yet it is one of the most complicated tasks to truly master. While there are many suggested guides and tools for effectively cropping a given image, knowing how to crop in Lightroom to make the perfect crop to your work as a wedding photographer can be very subjective.

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How to Use the Liquify Tool in Photoshop

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As a wedding photographer, it is valuable to have knowledge behind some of the best ways to adjust your photos to match your unique photography style. In the past, we have covered how to use several features in Lightroom to edit your work. And now, we are ready to talk more about Photoshop. Do you know how to use the Liquify tool in Photoshop? The Liquify tool is of the most commonly used filters in Photoshop. It allows you to distort the pixels in an image without losing quality, which is in an important part of the images you deliver to your wedding clients. Below, we cover the various ways to use the Liquify tool in Photoshop.

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How to Set Up and Shoot a First Look for Wedding Photographers

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As a wedding photographer, every client you book will have unique timelines, ideas, and expectations for their big day. One of the differences your client may have in their timeline is whether or not they will take part in a first look wedding photography session. A wedding first look is when the bride and groom decide to see each other before the ceremony in their wedding attire. The main purpose of a first look is to allow the couple to experience this special time privately and more intimately.

Here at ShootDotEdit, we see plenty of first look wedding photos as a part of our color correction services for photographers. And since we know it can be one of the most important parts of the wedding day, we reached out to Ruth Terrero of Ruth Terrero Photography, a wedding photographer who is no stranger to mastering the first look, to gather her insights on the best ways to set up and shoot the first look for your clients.

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23 Tips for Successfully Shooting Winter Wedding Photography

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Here at ShootDotEdit, we provide photo color correction services for wedding photographers. We also partner with wedding pros to discuss topics that are most relevant to you and your photography. When the cold and, depending on where you live, snowy winter months arrive, there are several challenges that may arise during your wedding shoots. To gain insights into successfully shooting winter wedding photography, we reached out to Adam Shea of Adam Shea Photography. As a Wisconsin-based photographer, Adam has extensive experience photographing weddings and engagements in extremely cold conditions.

 Read below to find tips and tricks that will make your life, and your client’s experience, a much happier one.

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How to Price Photography Prints

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When you first started your business, did you think you would need to know how to price photography prints? Pricing is one of those responsibilities that comes with owning a photography business that can be boring and often complicated. It can be hard to know where to start and which prices will work best for your clients and business. But in the end, setting proper pricing for your photography prints is a crucial part of your success.

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The Best Photography Workflow Tips for Wedding Photographers

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Airlines don’t overhaul their airplanes while they are flying. And that’s for good reason. Taking vital systems offline while in flight would probably be disastrous. The same is true for photographers. While less fatal, changing your photography workflow during busy season can derail projects leading to late nights and angry clients. That is why off-season is the ideal time to update and improve your workflows.

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