Lightroom & Photoshop Tips

How to Remove Glass Glare From Photos in Photoshop

How to Remove Glass Glare From Photos in Photoshop

As a wedding photographer, do you want to save your portraits from getting ruined because of glass glare? If so, this ShootDotEdit blog is for you.

We know that the presence of a reflection or glare on the glasses of your subject can be annoying. You take a great photograph of your couple only to realize later that there is a glass glare in the photo. A situation like this can spoil your image as well as your mood.

Fortunately, there’s a way out. You can remove glass glare from photos in Photoshop.

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Importing Lightroom Presets

Importing Lightroom Presets

Adobe Lightroom is a popular editing platform for wedding photographers around the world. It offers a huge array of editing tools to get the most out of your images. For the majority of photographers, it’s the only editing program they ever need. A perfect illustration of how simple and intuitive Lightroom can be is the array of presets offered.

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How to Select and Export Multiple Images In Lightroom

Select and Export Multiple Images

Once you are done post-processing or editing your wedding images, selecting them one by one to export or move can be a Herculean task. One way to improve your speed on a task like this is to select and export multiple images all at once. This quick tip could save you tons of time. And, time is money when it comes to running your wedding photography business.

Being able to select and export multiple images at once can be empowering and doing it in Lightroom is easy.

Learning to select multiple photos in Lightroom can be useful in many ways. You can use it to export, print, or move images. If you want to compare similar shots, you can select multiple photos for it. You can use it to reorder the wedding photos if you use the Custom Order view. You can also use it to sync metadata or develop settings between multiple photos. Whether you select two photos for comparison or multiple photos to sync develop settings, you can save lots of time with this tip.

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How to Watermark Images in Lightroom

Watermark Images

Have you ever wondered why people Watermark photos? Maybe you have heard stories about two artists who lay their claim over the same piece of art. Of course, one of them is the rightful owner, while the other might just be trying to take credit for work they didn’t create. As a wedding photographer, you may have to face a situation like this. This can be unpleasant and might be damaging financially and emotionally! So one way to prevent getting into a situation like this is to consider adding a ‘Watermark’ to your images.

Watermarking your images in Lightroom could cut down the possibility of plagiarism. You might be able to save your intellectual property from being used without your permission or without giving the credit to you for your work. Even if someone removes the watermark and uses your image, you’ll always have proof that the image first appeared online with your watermark on it.

Watermarking your images in Lightroom is easy and you can learn it here if you want to keep your wedding photos protected from false claims.

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Most Popular Wedding Photo Editing Trends in 2020

Wedding Photo Editing Trends

Every wedding photographer is unique and so is their wedding photo editing style. Some photographers like to stick to classic styles while others love to follow trends. Either way, both have their benefits. Adhering to a classic wedding photo editing style never goes out of fashion but following a new photo editing trend keeps you top of mind of the social media using clients. 

If you want to know what’s trending, and maybe even follow a few trends, here is all you need to know! 

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Create a Vintage Photo Effect in Lightroom

Create a Vintage Photo Effect in Lightroom

Creating a vintage photo effect in Lightroom is just a few clicks away…

Many photographers grew up looking at the beautiful vintage photos of their parents and grandparents. The faded black and white or sepia-toned photos that tell of a time long ago and far away – there is something special about them even now! Vintage wedding photo albums hold so many memories and a sense of nostalgia, they have a certain appeal- especially for those to have old souls. To give the same sense of elegance and beauty a vintage photo holds, wedding photographers these days opt for a vintage photo effect in Lightroom. It is a style that many couples love and may even request.

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Creating GIFs with Wedding Photos

Creating GIFs

GIFs, and creating GIFs, used to be wildly popular back in the 90s, but they lost their appeal somewhere late in that decade. In recent years, with the growth of social media platforms, the art of creating and sharing GIFs has made a huge comeback. People across the world use animated GIFs for memes and funny short clips. They are used to express emotions online. Wedding photographers are making full use of GIFs to share with their clients as well as add interest to their websites.

In this blog post, you will learn how wedding photographers can take advantage of creating GIFs to impress their clients. And, bonus, we’ll share how wedding photographers can also use GIFS on their own websites to add interest and diversity above and beyond the normal text/image layouts!

Why Create GIFs?

Creating GIFs for wedding photography has gained popularity in the last few years. There are wedding photographers who charge extra for GIF animation wedding photography. There is no doubt that GIF photos add realism, depth, and beauty to the image. There are couples who specifically look for photographers who would be able to provide them GIFs of their wedding photos. Not many couples might demand an all-GIF wedding, but several would love a few GIFs for their personal use as a part of their photography package.

Photo Editing Software for Creating GIFs

Adobe Photoshop is a great platform to create animated GIFs. Wedding photographers who already use Photoshop or are learning it can create interesting wedding GIFs in a few easy steps.

Want more tips and tricks for wowing your clients? Read TOP 15 PHOTOSHOP TRICKS FOR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY here!

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Top 15 Lightroom Tips for Wedding Photographers

15 Lightroom Tips

These 15 Lightroom Tips are the perfect place to start when it comes to learning Lightroom. We know you are a busy wedding photographer. You try to stay booked all year round. You do everything possible to advertise your business and voila! You succeed! Clients keep coming and you keep shooting. You love this part of your business. But, there is one part that you may dread — sitting down to edit your photos. Maybe you are using a complicated software or maybe you are using the right one but don’t know how to use it correctly.

If you’re like many photographers, you use Adobe Lightroom to edit your wedding photographs. Leading professional photographers use Lightroom. Lightroom comes in two versions- Lightroom Classic and New Lightroom CC. You can use either one of them based on your needs.

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Remove Dust in Lightroom

Remove Dust Spots

As a wedding photographer, you might sometimes book destination weddings. Their location might be anywhere from a farm to a beach. In these and any outdoor wedding situations, your lens and camera sensor might attract dust particles.

Cleaning your camera lens and sensor is the best way to avoid dust spots showing up in your images. But sometimes the dust particles are in the air and stick to your lens or sensor. If you do not have the needed things to clean your equipment right away, these particles can show up in your images. Sometimes they might be tiny enough that they aren’t visible to the naked eye, but will be visible when you go to edit your images.

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Top 15 Photoshop Tricks for Wedding Photography

Top 15 Photoshop Tricks for Wedding Photography

As your wedding photography skills grow, you start to look for and pick up Photoshop tricks and tips to make your images better. As you begin to observe photographers, you realize their images aren’t straight from the camera. Post-processing plays a major role in the way their images look. There might be subtle or heavy work on those images.

If you love Photoshop, you probably have many favorite Adobe Photoshop tricks in your arsenal when it comes to editing. Maybe you use it to retouch or fine-tune images. Maybe you use it for some light graphic design. However you use it, you know that Photoshop is a powerful yet intuitive software that can help you bring out the best in your images. So if you feel that it’s an essential part of your workflow to edit pictures with Photoshop, then check out these tips below to either get you started or pick up some few more Photoshop tricks for your toolbox!

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