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Are Lightroom Presets Worth Buying?

If you follow any popular photographer on YouTube or Instagram, chances are, that you’ve been pitched to buy their Lightroom presets. Some photographers actually give theirs away, while some charge a pretty penny. Which leads to the question, are Lightroom presets worth buying?

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If you search the Internet for this question, you would mostly find strong opinions telling you to not buy any presets at all. But I will give you a more balanced answer with both the for and against perspective.

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How To Edit Real Estate Photos in Lightroom (RAW)

Understanding the editing process is necessary for every photographer, especially if you’re in the business of real estate photography.

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You need to know the methods of post-processing so you are familiar with the necessary steps you have to take in order to achieve the output that you need. From the photo shoot down to the post-processing, a professional photographer should know the methods involved in order to produce quality photos that will sell properties right away.

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10 Lightroom Plugins You Should Use

Lightroom is one of Adobes most useful tools in its photography bag. It’s the companion to Photoshop, and it’s built more for image processing and visual editing, rather than the manipulation abilities that makes Photoshop so popular.

lightroom plugins-main Lightroom is one of the key tools any photographer should have in their tool belt.

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How To Use Lightroom To Save An Underexposed Photo

Sometimes you  come home with what you thought was a great shot, just to find out that it is way underexposed and without any better exposures of that composition. But, how can you save the underexposed photo in Lightroom? Of course, first of all, it would be better to get the exposure right on location, lesson learned, right.

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But if you haven’t got the possibility to get to this location again anytime soon, it would be good if you could save the underexposed photo and still get a great looking photo out of it.

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Use These Few Lightroom Sliders To Make Your Image Pop

One of the most used tools in Lightroom to bring attention to the subject is the vignette tool. However, unless you are very subtle with the vignette tool it will be very obvious what you did to the image to make the subject pop.

If you overdo it, the vignette tool will leave a distinct dark circular frame near the edges that fades as it gets closer to the subject. Additionally, in Lightroom, it is not possible to control the center of the vignette.

How to Make Your Image Pop in Lightroom

There are other and in my opinion better ways to bring attention to your subject and make it pop than using the vignette tool. Read more…

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