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How to Install Lightroom Presets in 2017

How to Install Lightroom Presets 2017

In this post, I’ll be covering how to install Lightroom presets. It’s not a difficult process, but if you have never installed them before, you might find yourself wasting valuable time looking for the right folder on your computer. While many other blog’s instructions only cover how to install develop presets, I’ve also covered how to install other types of presets including curves presets, which require a slightly different installation process. Anyways, let’s jump into it!

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Luminar vs Lightroom – First Impressions

Luminar vs Lightroom – First Impressions

Introduction

I‘ve been a Macphun product user for quite some time and have absolutely loved their products.  So when they announced they were releasing Luminar, I was ecstatic.  Thanks to them, I got my hands on a pre-release version.  This software is extremely powerful and will replace Lightroom and Photoshop for most of my photo editing needs, so I wanted to share my first impressions of the software, while at the same time giving you my Luminar vs Lightroom point-of-view.

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Incase DSLR Pro Pack Review

Incase DSLR Pro Pack Review

As a freelancer, I’m constantly on the move. My days are filled with meetings, cafe work sessions, and shoots across the city, so a good bag has always been a top priority for me.  After being left unsatisfied by every other photography bag I’ve tried, I received the Incase DSLR Pro Pack and haven’t looked back.

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Straight Moody Advanced Luminar Preset

Straight Moody Advanced Luminar Preset

Straight Moody Advanced is an updated version of my post popular Lightroom preset built for Macphun’s new photo editing software — Luminar.  The original Straight Moody preset was released as a part of my Daylight Porter Pack and I received a lot of positive feedback on that particular preset.  Therefore, I decided that it would be cool to take the preset to the next level by adding in some of Luminar’s filters.

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Instagram Post Building: Beyond the Visual Content
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but for Instagram-marketing purposes, that isn’t always enough.  In addition to your visual content, Instagram allows you to write a caption, add a location, tag other users, and share to other social media platforms. It’s wise to take full advantage of these Instagram post building opportunities, so keep reading for a few tips on ways you can complement your visual content before you post.

If done right, you should see results in the form of boosted engagement, follower gains, and more exposure!
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Free Lightroom Export Presets for Instagram Posts

So, you’ve just finished editing a batch of photos from your latest shoot in Lightroom and you want to throw a few on Instagram.  There are so many different ways to get the images out of Lightroom and onto your mobile device, but many of them are time consuming, sacrifice quality, and/or result in large files that end up taking space.

If only there was a simple Lightroom export preset that gave you small file sizes at optimal dimensions for Instagram and synced the images with your mobile device.  Well, now there is — InstaCloud1080.  Best of all, I’m giving it to you for free!
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