Lightroom & Photoshop Tips

How to Dodge and Burn Your Images in Photoshop

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The Dodge and Burn tools have been popular among Photoshop users for a long time. Like some other tools and features in Photoshop, these tools have their roots in traditional film development. Photographers around the world had been using the dodging and burning technique to lighten or darken parts of their images much before digital photography was introduced. The effectiveness of this post-production technique is the reason behind its inclusion even in newer digital photo editing platforms. The Dodge tool helps you lighten selected areas of your image while the Burn tool darkens the chosen areas.

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How to Remove Glass Glare From Photos in Photoshop

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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

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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.

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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.

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Most Popular Wedding Photo Editing Trends in 2020

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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