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Portrait Tips: Coach Carter says, “Reset your preset”
I had the privilege to attend a talk by Coach Carter the other day. You remember the movie with Samuel...
Learn from Matt Kloskowski: Presets vs. profiles — which one should you use?
Let’s take a look at what the difference between Lightroom (and Camera Raw) Presets and Profiles are. They each have...
Create your own actions, presets & Luminar Looks
A quick tip why you should create your own actions, presets & Looks.
Four easy steps to kick-ass Luminar custom Looks
Looking for a time-saving solution to your post-editing workflow? Here are some quick and easy tips to become more efficient...
How to use Luminar’s looks to be creative differently
If you subscribe to the Photofocus newsletter, then you just got an announcement about a huge pack of looks for...
Striking the balance between creativity and efficiency
Real pros are proficient. Here’s how to become a pro by striking a balance between creativity and efficiency.
Attaching a LUT to a Lightroom preset
A recent change to Lightroom is an Advanced Camera Profile that allows you to attach other settings. Now, we can...
How to create and save presets
What is a preset? A preset is a combination of filters as well as the settings used for each of...
Portrait Tips: A Layered Workflow for Retouching
Retouching the portraits you make can be a lot of fun, and it can be a lot of frustration. I...
Do You Add Metadata to Your Photos? If Not, Why Not?
What is metadata? Metadata is information about a photograph that is added after the pixels are captured. The first is...

Four easy steps to kick-ass Luminar custom Looks

Looking for a time-saving solution to your post-editing workflow? Here are some quick and easy tips to become more efficient while making sure you keep your personalized editing style by creating your own customized Luminar 3 Looks. What is a

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Attaching a LUT to a Lightroom preset

A recent change to Lightroom is an Advanced Camera Profile that allows you to attach other settings. Now, we can actually import look-up tables, and attach them to our Lightroom presets. This means that a lot of the advanced things

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How to create and save presets

What is a preset? A preset is a combination of filters as well as the settings used for each of those filters to create a special look or style. Luminar ships with over 60 powerful one-click presets to quickly enhance

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Four easy steps to kick-ass Luminar custom Looks

Looking for a time-saving solution to your post-editing workflow? Here are some quick and easy tips to become more efficient while making sure you keep your personalized editing style by creating your own customized Luminar 3 Looks. What is a

Read More

Attaching a LUT to a Lightroom preset

A recent change to Lightroom is an Advanced Camera Profile that allows you to attach other settings. Now, we can actually import look-up tables, and attach them to our Lightroom presets. This means that a lot of the advanced things

Read More

How to create and save presets

What is a preset? A preset is a combination of filters as well as the settings used for each of those filters to create a special look or style. Luminar ships with over 60 powerful one-click presets to quickly enhance

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How Photographing Sports Changed My Life

Guest post by Erin Holmstead. Shooting sports changed my whole photography business! At the end of 2015, I met a gentleman, Rick Parker, who shoots sports photography for a local online news center. We were in the same photo club

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Perfectly Clear’s New Preset Area Rocks

Perfectly Clear Complete Version 3 was just released and has some terrific new and refined tools for finishing your pictures. However, version 2 was also awesome, and I assumed any image editing tools would also be great, and they are.

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New to Photomatix? Start with a Preset

The photo above is the normal exposure of a Waffle House near my studio. Periodically the company remodels one of their restaurants. I saw this one was under what looked more like destruction rather than renovation. I noticed a pair

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