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How to Make an Image Black and White in Lightroom

Think of black and white images, and you immediately think of the timeless appeal they hold. What is it about these monochrome photographs that have such a classic resonance? The answer lies in the depth of black and white photos that evokes a sense of mystery and drama all at once. And as a photographer, […]

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Indoor Wedding Photography Inspiration From ShootDotEdit Customers

Whether your couples choose an indoor wedding venue or the weather conditions force you to photograph indoors, knowing how to turn any scene into an equally compelling photograph always pays off. However, the rules and requirements that work for outdoor weddings don’t always apply to indoor wedding photography. The reason? There are plenty. The biggest […]

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Collage of infographic stating a quote form Chris Scott, co-founder of Swift Galleries, on the left, and a thumbnail of him on the right

Swift Galleries. It’s maybe not what you think! What it IS is an integrative educational tool for photographers that will help you master in-person sales and bring more profit to your business. We know, we said in-person sales – yikes! Those words may strike fear in the hearts of photographers – or, for those who’ve […]

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Tutorial: How to Add a Sepia Filter in Photoshop

The warm, brown hues of old sepia-tinted photographs captured in film have not lost their charm even in the age of digital photography. And if you want to bring back the sepia-tone romance of images from the time when our parents and grandparents said their I dos to add a dash of nostalgia to your […]

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Hard Light vs Soft Light: Understanding Wedding Lighting

Think of a beautifully decorated venue with bad lights! If you’ve been there before, you probably already know it’s a wedding photographer’s nightmare! Lighting in photography can dictate the mood, message, and emotion of any scene. It is one of the building blocks of creating a photograph. How you use it and what type of […]

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Blue Hour Photo Inspiration From ShootDotEdit Customers

Ever gushed over a strong blue tone of an early morning or evening sky? We have too! The twilight hues set a different kind of mood, mystery, and a bit of magic to any imagery. Just as the golden hour, the blue hour also opens up a whole new world of creative possibilities for photographers […]

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How to Close a Deal as a Wedding Photographer

The gap between a prospective client and a client who has already booked your service is often narrowed down by how well you are at closing a deal! An engagement session, a parent album, or thank-you notes – there is always something that you can sell to a potential client. Knowing how to sell your […]

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The Importance of Location Scouting in Wedding Photography

Imagine running behind your wedding day timeline and walking into a venue where you are still figuring out the scene, the lighting, and the creative possibilities. Stressful, isn’t it? That’s why knowing your location in advance could help you frame your scene better and act on things quickly and with greater ease. This makes location […]

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Photography Basics: Shutter Speed Explained

A camera’s shutter is a device that allows its lens aperture to open to let light in and expose the film in film cameras or the sensor in digital cameras. Your camera shutter can move the same way every time you take a photo but may not necessarily move at the same speed each time. […]

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Wide-Angle Wedding Photo Inspiration From ShootDotEdit Customers

Wide-angle photographs are as much a part of wedding photography as wedding portraits and detail photos. With a wide-angle lens, you can bring the grandiose, the glam, and all the action of a particular scene or a venue to life in one image. If you have ever been in awe of those dramatic outdoor images […]

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