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Retirement Sale + Black Friday Sale

We're so excited to offer our 2017 Retirement Bundle to you!  Enjoy the popular Pretty Presets Workflow, Graduated Filter Toolbox and Landscape Presets in one download. During Black Friday, we'll be offering you the...

Enhance Your Smartphone Images with Pretty Presets

“The best camera is the one you have with you.” I’d like to attribute that quote to the source but it has been so widely heralded, I can’t name the genius who first uttered it. Though it was years into photography be...

Using Your Presets in Lightroom's Mobile Apps

Adobe recently released a NEW Lightroom update that included a new Lightroom CC app for desktop and mobile devices.  This release has led many of you to ask if these mobile apps allow you to use your Pretty Presets....

Halloween Photo Challenge Winners

HALLOWEEN PHOTO CHALLENGE WINNERS ANNOUNCED We know it's been a fun week where sweet pictures were captured. Here are some creative images we fell in love with in our Pretty Presets group and Pretty Actions group.  ...

Photographing Your Furry Friend

It’s no secret that I LOVE my dog. Huxley features prominently on my Instagram account. We adopted him and shortly after, my husband deployed. Only a few months later, my youngest kiddo started school. As you can ima...

Day in the Life Series: Forgiveness

First of all, I love that you are here.  You were probably drawn in by the idea of a swear word in the title, so we should be friends, I think.  Alas, the F-word I’m referencing isn’t the same one you might use when ...

Questions & Answers About the NEW Lightroom CC App

We know that some of you are thinking about or have decided to start using the NEW Lightroom CC app Adobe released.  We know that many of you have questions.  We have answers.  Let us know if you have more questions...

NEW Features in Lightroom Classic (2017 release)

Adobe announced some new changes to Adobe Lightroom yesterday.  And, while Lightroom had received regular updates in the past, this one was a little confusing so I thought it would be worth it to break the changes cl...

Rediscovering My Love of Photography

Have you ever heard of writer’s block? A similar phenomenon can be experienced by artists of all varieties. Though you neither lack for talent or time, you just can’t seem to create anything of substance. It’s frustr...

Don't Stop Documenting Your Life

For the past several weeks, I’ve been brainstorming writing about how to best photograph your military family. Having spent the past decade as an army wife, I thought that maybe I’d have some insight to share, some ...

The Image That Got Me to Print My Photos

August 1st met me with thick, hot, air and about a thousand voices of crickets, toads and  birds yelling their songs for the world to hear.  The evening was a colorful one, the sun exploding through the clouds at sun...

Photographing an Artist in Her Studio

A couple years ago, I got a message on Instagram that went something like this: “Hey Ashley! This might sound weird, but I’ve followed your work for a while and last night I had a dream we were friends.  I was thi...

Lightroom Processing Workflow for Interior Images

In my previous post listing my top five tips for photographing interiors, I talked about the importance of being detailed, cropping in camera, etc. Basically, taking a bit of extra time up front to ensure a great SO...

When a Photographer Is Photographed

Confession: The last time I had professional photos taken were my senior pictures in 2002.  Did you just gasp and fall over dead?! Let me explain. I’ve always been a documenter of life, filling scrapbooks and albums ...

How To Edit Newborn Photos in Lightroom

This week in the Pretty Presets group on Facebook we offered to edit your images.  Below are some of the images edited with the Bella Baby Complete Workflow. We've included both the original image, the edited image an...

Top 5 Tips for Photographing Interiors

Interior photography is, in my opinion, underrated. While it may not be the most glamorous or exciting genre, it is one that we all appreciate on a daily basis. When you go to Lowe’s to pick out paint colors, you’re ...