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How to Use Lightroom's New Texture Slider

How to Use Lightroom's New Texture Slider

How to Use Lightroom's New Texture Slider Lightroom is constantly upgrading and adding new features to help photographers edit quickly with beautiful results.  The brand new Texture Slider is the first slider that Li...

5 Lighting Tips for Better Photos

5 Lighting Tips for Better Photos

5 Lighting Tips to Improve Your Photography One of the most important aspects of any photo is LIGHTING! If you get that wrong, you can easily ruin your image. But if you get it right consistently, you will take your ...

How to Edit Sunrise & Sunset Photos in Lightroom

How to Edit Sunrise & Sunset Photos in Lightroom

How to Edit Sunrise & Sunset Photos in Lightroom The natural beauty of a sunrise and a sunset is quite difficult to capture in photos due to the contrasting exposures between a bright sky and a dim foreground tha...

Pretty Presets & Actions 2020 Lightroom Scholarship Winner

Pretty Presets & Actions 2020 Lightroom Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to our 2020 Lightroom Essay Scholarship Winner! We received many amazing essays written by some very incredibly talented students from around the world. It was a pleasure to read all of the creative a...

5 Essential Newborn Photography Safety Tips

5 Essential Newborn Photography Safety Tips

Newborn Photography Safety Tips Newborn photography is one of the most rewarding types of photography in the industry, yet it is one that you NEED to be experienced in to ensure your little subjects are completely sa...

Focal Length Comparison (Which One is Right for Your Subject?)

Focal Length Comparison (Which One is Right for Your Subject?)

Focal Length Comparison (Which is Best for Your Subject?) Whether you just picked up your first camera last week or you’ve been shooting for years, focal lengths can be tricky. Not only is it important to understand ...

Jana Gaston (Photographer Spotlight)

Jana Gaston (Photographer Spotlight)

Jana Gaston - Photographer Spotlight Jana Gaston is a professional photographer who has inspired us for years with her newborn, senior, wedding, and family photography in the Pretty Presets Facebook Group. She always...

Kelly-anne Gladwin (Photographer Spotlight)

Kelly-anne Gladwin (Photographer Spotlight)

Kelly-anne Gladwin - Fine Art Photographer Spotlight Kelly-anne Gladwin is an exceptionally talented pet and portrait photographer who has inspired us almost daily in our Pretty Presets Facebook Group. She always get...

4 Ways to Boost Your Photography Income (When You Can't Shoot)

4 Ways to Boost Your Photography Income (When You Can't Shoot)

4 Ways to Boost Your Photography Business (When You Can't Shoot) In the last few weeks, our world has been turned upside down. We are each struggling to find a new normal. However, we also know that these times will ...

3 Social Media Tips for Photographers (During Hard Times)

3 Social Media Tips for Photographers (During Hard Times)

3 Social Media Tips for Photographers During COVID-19  We are living through a pandemic. Just writing those words makes my body rigid with anxiety and my heart heavy with emotions. A few weeks ago I was on top of th...

How to Make a Photo Gallery Wall in Your Home

How to Make a Photo Gallery Wall in Your Home

How to Create a Photo Gallery Wall in Your Home When I dreamed up my perfect photo gallery wall, I had no idea that everyone would love it as much as I do. I always get a ton of questions about the details and dimens...

Your Photography Business & the Health Pandemic (How to Keep it Alive)

Your Photography Business & the Health Pandemic (How to Keep it Alive)

How to Maintain Your Photography Business During Difficult Times With all the health scares around us, businesses everywhere are hurting and Photography is no exception. In the midst of this madness, I have been thin...

Quarantine Bingo for Photographers

Quarantine Bingo for Photographers

Quarantine Bingo for Photographers We've seen the photography industry struggling over the past few weeks (along with so many others) and have been trying to put together resources to encourage our PRETTY Family. We...

How to Create Candid Moments (When Photographing Your Children)

How to Create Candid Moments (When Photographing Your Children)

Creating Candid Moments (When Photographing Your Children) I photograph what I love, and love what I photograph. I always find myself looking at beautiful spaces, old fences, overgrown nooks and crannies seeing photo...

Photographing Your Family During the Quarantine

Photographing Your Family During the Quarantine

Photographing Your Family During the Quarantine Do you need a way to deal with your sudden roll as a full time stay at home mom, teacher, maid, AND doctor? Bust out your camera and photograph your kids! Everything lo...

Photographing Your Own Kids (+ FREE e-Guide & Video)

Photographing Your Own Kids (+ FREE e-Guide & Video)

Photographing Your Own Kids I believe photographing your own children is mostly about telling a story. We want to remember today. We always want to remember the feelings and beauty of our time together. And we want t...

7 Tips for Better Newborn Lifestyle Photos

7 Tips for Better Newborn Lifestyle Photos

Newborn Lifestyle Photography Seven pounds and twenty inches.  A tuft of dark hair.  Tiny fingers and even tinier toes.  I am sure you can imagine the sweetness of a newborn baby. Capturing those small details and fr...

Benefits of Using Vintage Lenses

Benefits of Using Vintage Lenses

Vintage Lens Photography When building up a modern photography kit, you can expect to spend the largest portion of your budget on glass (a.k.a. lenses). Autofocus lenses can often cost as much or more than the camera...

15 Items Photographer's Should Have in Their Camera Bag

15 Items Photographer's Should Have in Their Camera Bag

15 Things Every Photographer Should Have in Their Camera Bag If you spend any amount of time shooting on location (as opposed to shooting in a home studio) you may have found that there is something you left at home ...

Cleaning Your Camera Sensor (and Keeping it Dust Free)

Cleaning Your Camera Sensor (and Keeping it Dust Free)

How to Clean Your Camera Sensor When to have your camera cleaned is a very common question that comes up in regards to gear maintenance. Keeping your camera's sensor clean and dust free will help you have sharper ima...

How to Clean Your Camera Lens

How to Clean Your Camera Lens

How to Clean Your Camera Lens I will be the first to admit that I'm a camera gear junkie. I love my camera gear, old and new, and I totally treat it like a baby. Just like your monitor, TV,  or glasses, sometimes, yo...