Chore Charts for Kids (4 options)

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I thought this might be a fun download for many of you!  If you know someone who can use them then please share this page with them, too.  Thanks for being here and have fun delegating. :)  You can click here to download all four cheat sheets.  You can also pin them for later here. Included within the download: Animal Farm Chore Chart Ballerina Chore Chart Princes Chore Chart Superhero Chore Chart Download all 4 chore charts for kids here!

How to Correct Skin Tones in Lightroom

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One of the editing steps that many people find the most challenging when editing portraits is how to make skin tones more accurate to the subject and pleasing to the viewer. It is important to mention that skin tones is not a simple subject because much of the "tone" comes from the camera and photographer, but only the editing of skin tones will be discussed in this tutorial. This tutorial will show how brushes from the Perfect Portrait custom brush collection can be used to correct skin tones in Lightroom. Brushes are local adjustments that can be done at any...

4 Ways to Generate Income That You May Not Have Considered

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Building a solid client base to the point where you have sessions booked year-round usually takes months, and oftentimes years, to achieve. Sometimes, you will be overbooked, yet six months later, you may be struggling to book a single session. Unfortunately, this is often the “way things are” with a photography business (and a lot of small businesses, for that matter!) in the first months and years, so please know that things usually get better over time, you just have to be persistent! In the mean time, if you are having trouble booking client shoots, but still want to earn...

8 Photography Cheat Sheets + 250 Links to Resources

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I'm so excited to have you here at Pretty Presets.  I'd like to welcome you with some helpful cheat sheets that I believe will help save you time and money.  You can save this to your computer or have it printed out. Personally, I have a copy sitting next to me and enjoy having the references available.   At the end of the book there are pages of resources to help encourage you as you learn more about lightroom and expand upon your photography business.  Thank you for being here!  Don't ever hesitate to let me know how I can...

Creative Cloud Updates 2014

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Adobe had a live event yesterday centered on their Creative Cloud programs, which included Lightroom. There some exciting develops with a few of their programs, however only a few new additions regarding Lightroom. Guess we will have to wait a while longer for Lightroom 6.  Lightroom is now available for the iPhone (sorry Android users, only on iPhone right now). You can take You can customize the order of images in collections on a desktop or laptop by dragging and moving them to a different spot in the photo arrangement. Collections are available on mobile devices, including the custom arrangement...

Why Using a Makeup Artist Might Mean Better Sales

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We all have those rare photos of ourselves where we look at them and can’t help but think Man, I look good! Maybe it’s our outfit, the way our hair is laying just so, or perhaps even a perfect culmination of lighting and the right angle. It really doesn’t matter if the photo was taken by a professional, or by a friend’s iPhone in a dark club… it’s priceless to us. Because we all really just want to know we look good once in a while. For me, that photo is really anything taken on my wedding day. It was...

Social Media Image Size Cheat Sheets

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I have a hard time keeping up with all the new sizes for images and thought you might be, too.  Hoping this resource will save you time. Thank you for being here!   We've included social media images sizes for Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Google+.  If there is one you'd like to see us add, please let me know in the comments below. Thank you!   Download your Social Media Image Size Cheat Sheet here! I realize not all men may want something super colorful, so here is something a bit darker.  Download this Social Media Image Size Cheat...

5 Tips for Finding Your Style as a Photographer

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I have loved photography for many years, and even before I started making pictures of my own, I had an appreciation for what was, in my opinion, great photography. When I first started out with photography, I found that this lifelong appreciation of the medium was both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, my appreciation of photography created a passion within me to learn, and to work hard at learning, day in and day out. On the other hand, however, my lifelong appreciation of the medium created a feeling of inferiority within me during the first few months...

Make It Matte Collection Winners + Special Release!

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Winners Announced + Special Announcement  Thank you so much for being a part of our fun giveaway, today! Congratulations to the winners randomly selected through Rafflecopter!  I have sent out links to your email addresses so you can start playing immediately. Enjoy the presets and be sure to share your results with us!  Thank you to joining the giveaway.  I enjoyed reading through each of the comments today! Personally, I've never been able to wait long for a release and for that reason I have a very special announcement!!  For the first time ever, we are offering our fans EARLY...

Win The "Make It Matte" Lightroom Preset Collection

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Winners Announced + Special Announcement Thank you so much for being a part of our fun giveaway, today! Congratulations to the winners randomly selected through Rafflecopter! I have sent out links to your email addresses so you can start playing immediately. Enjoy the presets and be sure to share your results with us! Thank you to joining the giveaway. I enjoyed reading through each of the comments today! Personally, I've never been able to wait long for a release and for that reason I have a very special announcement!!  For the first time ever, we are offering our fans EARLY...

Father's Day Gift Ideas with 2-Day Shipping

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Father's Day is this coming Sunday, June 15, 2014. †If you're a procrastinator, never fear; there is still time to get a great Father's Day gift in time. †Here are ten ideas that are currently available from Amazon that would make any dad a happy dad. Be sure to select two-day shipping at checkout to ensure delivery by Father's Day! #1 - Invicta Men's Pro Diver Analog Display Swiss Quartz Black Watch - $59.99 (Reg. $595) Save $535.01 on this great watch! This watch is water-resistant up to 660 feet, has swiss quartz movement, and comes with a 1-year warranty...

70+ Free Photography Tutorials

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Here's a fantastic opportunity to catch up on some of the photography tutorials you may have missed out on or refresh on some of your past favorites.  Within this list we share a lot of fantastic tips for photographers and hobbyists alike.  Enjoy learning more about adobe lightroom, client shoots, editing, manual mode, lighting, seasonal photography, and so much more! Also, be sure to check out our other resource page if you haven't already.  It's all about saving you time in Lightroom.  Check out our 100+ Free Lightroom Tutorials here.   If you don't have time to read this today,...