Lightroom & Photography Tutorials

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Lightroom Mobile Sync: How to Sync Photos & Edits to LR Mobile

How to Sync Lightroom Classic with Lightroom MobileDid you know you can use the Lightroom CC Mobile app to share, edit, add and/or delete photos …

Tutorials

Extending a Background in Photoshop

How to Extend a Background in Photoshop<b>Have you ever taken a photo and then later, when you pull it up in Photoshop, you wished you had framed just a</b> …

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Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts: The Essential Guide

25 Essential Lightroom Keyboard ShortcutsWe love saving you time! This has been our primary goal at Pretty Presets since our very beginning! Today's …

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Choosing the Best Focal Length for Portraits

<i></i>"Which Lens Focal Length is Best for Portraits?" I see this question asked frequently in photography groups and have noticed the topic is quite often …

Landscape Photography

Should I Watermark My Images?

Should I Watermark My Photos?Who would think such a simple question would be such a hot topic amongst photographers? And they all seem to have …

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EXIF Data: What It Is & Why You Need It Now

EXIF DataIf you are a new photographer, reviewing the EXIF data from your photos will help you improve your photography skills in a very real way. …

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How to Edit Backlit Photos in Lightroom & Make Them Pop!

How to Edit Backlit Photos in LightroomMastering beautifully backlit photos takes some practice with both shooting and editing. Even if your backlit …

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What is White Balance & How to Get it Right in Camera

Importance of White Balance In PhotographyGetting your white balance right in-camera will not only save you a lot of time in post-processing, it will …

Cameras

Using a Gradient Map in Photoshop to Achieve Muted, Dramatic Tones

How to Use a Photoshop Gradient MapIn this tutorial, I will show you how to use the Gradient Map Tool in Photoshop to give your image a dramatic, …

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How to Import Photos & Video into Lightroom

Importing Photos and Video into LightroomOnce you are a Lightroom user, the best way to import photos from your memory card to your hard drive will …

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Senior Picture Poses - Flow Posing for Senior Photography

Senior Picture PosesI love photographing seniors. They are a fun, happy group - excited to be graduating and generally enjoy having their photos …

Yoga

How to Change Background Color in Photoshop

How to Change Background Color in PhotoshopIn this tutorial, I will show you one of my favorite ways to change background color in Photoshop, with a …

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Lightroom Video Editing & How To Apply Presets to Video

Lightroom Video EditingCan you edit video in Lightroom? The simple answer is YES!In this tutorial, we will show you Lightroom's video capabilities, …

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20+ Breathtaking Night Photos

20+ Breathtaking Night PhotosWe are so excited to share these beautiful night photos with you! We had an awesome photo challenge and loved how unique …

Tips for Using Light Brushes from the Illuminate Lightroom Collection

The Illuminate Collection is all about adding beautiful light effects to your photo that will bring a bit of extra interest or beautiful focus to …

Customizing Radial Filters from the Illuminate Collection in 3 Easy Steps

Customizing the Illuminate Preset Radial FiltersThe presets included with the Illuminate Collection are a beautiful way to add that extra bit of …

Editing with the Illuminate Collection Lightroom Presets

Editing with the Illuminate Lightroom Presets CollectionAttention PRETTIES! Pretty Presets for Lightroom has done it again! We have created something …

Senior Photography: 10 Tips for Success

Senior Photography: 10 Tips for SuccessWhether you already are a senior portrait photographer or just <i>thinking</i> about shooting seniors, chances are …

Social Media

How to Find Great Photography Locations for Your Photoshoots

Finding Great Photography LocationsFinding great photography locations near to you will take some investigative work on your part, but along with …

Landscape Photography

Photography Pricing Guide: Pricing for Profit

Photography Pricing Guide: Pricing for ProfitHow do you know how to price your photography or if your photography business is even profitable? To …

Retouching Teen Portraits in Lightroom

Retouching Teen Portraits in LightroomRetouching skin is an art form and retouching teen skin takes special skill. While teen skin is young and …

Pretty Presets for Lightroom 2018 Summer Scholarship Winner

<b></b>Congratulations to our 2018 Summer Scholarship Winner!Over the past 6 months, we received many amazing essays written by some very incredibly …

How to Whiten Teeth & Eyes in Lightroom

Welcome to our multi-part blog series showing how to use Pretty Presets brushes and presets to edit portraits which is important because we all want …

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Top 6 Posing Apps for Photographers

Our Favorite Photography Posing AppsThis was a difficult post to put together because there are so many options and ideas out there for posing, but I …

How to Create a Light Leak in Photoshop

Light Leaks in PhotoshopBecause they mimic film, adding a light leak to your digital photos is an easy way of giving your photos a vintage retro …

Beware: Don't Over Edit Your Photos

Are you Over Editing Your Photos?When I first discovered the world of editing and post-processing, I felt like I had gone to school for 13 years and …

Photographing Fireworks: 5 Tips for Dazzling Images

How to Photograph FireworksThe Fourth of July is right around the corner. I am always mesmerized by the amazing firework photos I see many …

Landscape Photography

How to Make Eyes Pop in Photoshop Using the Eye Sparkle Action

How to Make Eyes Pop in PhotoshopOur 'Eye Sparkle' Action from the Pure Color Workflow collection is absolutely fabulous at giving you tack sharp …

How to Brighten and Make Eyes Pop in Lightroom

How to Brighten and Make Eyes Pop in LightroomEyes are generally one of the first things we notice in a portrait. Since they are what we notice …

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Kissing Photo Challenge Winners

25+ Incredible Kissing PhotosWhile scrolling through our community last week we found so many pictures with the sweetest kisses! From babies, …