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Why Do Photographers Who Own DSLRs Take So Many Photos on Their Phones?

If you are a photographer, and you have either an iPhone or Android, you have, most likely, discovered the endless assortment of photo apps! Now, a few weeks ago, one of my photographer friends who does not use thei...

7 Steps to a Successful Boudoir Session

7 Steps to a Successful Boudoir Session

Though boudoir photography has become increasingly popular in the last few years, this style has been around for a very long time. During the Golden Age of Hollywood, actresses were often photographed in glamorous li...

Professional Photography Magazine Review of Pretty Presets

  We are so excited to be included in this months issue of Professional Photographer Magazine!  Check out your digital copy or your hard copy to read more.  The review of our products is on page 71-72.  You can find m...

Pinterest: To Pin or Not to Pin

Chances are, by now, you have heard of Pinterest, but chances are even greater that you are already pinning away. Pinterest has been around since 2010, but in the past several months, their traffic has grown exponen...

Client Tracker for Photographers

Enjoy our free Client Tracker Download!  I hope this makes it easy to keep up with each client and stay organized.  Thanks for being a friend of Pretty Presets!  We are so happy you are here.  You can also download ...

Lighting Techniques: High Key and Low Key

In this post, we will look at two different, yet very popular, lighting techniques: high key and low key. High key lighting is just what you would imagine - very bright, even light, whereas low key emphasizes midtone...

What Photographer Do You Compare Yourself To?

One of the many great questions posed on the Pretty Presets Facebook page the other day was, “who do you compare yourself to?” as a photographer. Originally, I wasn’t going to answer this question, because I have lea...

How do I Transition to a Full Time Photographer?

How do I Transition to a Full Time Photographer?

This post is in response to one of the many great questions posed on Facebook the other day by Pretty Presets users. The question pertained to “getting started” in the photography business and going from being the pe...

Should I Sell My Unedited Pictures to Clients?

The Debate There always seems to be a lot of debate amongst photographers about whether or not to sell unedited files to clients. Originally, I was of the “No photographer should EVER do that!” mentality.  I still a...

Finding the Perfect Location for your Portrait Session

Finding the Perfect Location for your Portrait Session

When I first took up photography, I would go anywhere I could to find a great location to shoot. Now, this also meant that I did a fair amount of trespassing, which I no longer do. Never. Ever. Under any circumsta...

Common Sense Accounting Advice for the Professional Photographer

Common Sense Accounting Advice for the Professional Photographer

It’s time to get your business books in order because TAX SEASON is just around the corner. If you’re one of those people that vowed you would not wait until the last minute AGAIN, but somehow let the year slip awa...

How to Restore Old Photos in Lightroom & Photoshop

With the Holidays quickly approaching, many of us are making our lists for gift-giving. A really sentimental and unique gift for your family members is restoring and printing old family photos! Whether you give them t...

First Newborn Photoshoot, From a Photographer Who Mainly Photographs Adults

First Newborn Photoshoot, From a Photographer Who Mainly Photographs Adults

As a photographer, my business mostly centers around portraits, engagements and weddings. I photograph children when I have the opportunity because I absolutely love doing photo shoots with kids, but until recently, ...

Vibrance vs. Saturation in Lightroom

Hi this is Elizabeth from elizabethhalford.com on behalf of Pretty Presets for Lightroom and Adobe Camera RAW and today we're going to talk about the difference between vibrance and saturation. So again as usual I’m ...

5 Ways To Maximize your Photography Business

5 Ways To Maximize your Photography Business

Now that you have an idea of what sort of daily work schedule you would like to create for yourself, let’s look at a few areas that will help you stay organized, focused and stick to your daily schedule. Of course, y...

Lightroom’s Magic Targeted Adjustment Brush

What is the Targeted Adjustment Brush? Lightroom has a little known tool that has amazing powers.  It is can be found in the HSL Panel and Tone Curve Panel in the Develop Module.  It looks like a small circle with a...

10 Steps Towards a Fun Client Shoot

10 Steps Towards a Fun Client Shoot

Do you remember when you were a kid or a teenager, often feeling a sense of dread at the thought of going to a photo session? You knew you would have to get all dressed up, and then have to sit, awkwardly posed, in f...

Mastering the Lightroom Brush Tool

Mastering the Lightroom Brush Tool

Mastering the Lightroom Brush Tool Lightroom has so many great features that its hard to pick which one is “the best” or “my favorite” feature.  But today I want to share with you 5 reasons the brush tool is at the t...

5 Simple Steps to Build a Solid Photography Client Base

5 Simple Steps to Build a Solid Photography Client Base

Building a client base and having repeat clients are two of the most important aspects of having a photography business, especially if you are primarily a portrait photographer. Whether your specialty is weddings, c...

Beautiful Pretty Presets Templates for Free and Instant Download

Beautiful Pretty Presets Templates for Free and Instant Download

If there is something I love about working in this industry, it is the generous and beautiful people in it.  Elena is one of those who people who loves to help others and is so generous.  I came to her and asked if sh...