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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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Lightroom-Style Luminar Workspace

Lightroom-Style Luminar Workspace

One of my favourite things about Luminar is its workspaces, allowing you to adapt the software to your personal editing style.  If you’ve come to Luminar from Lightroom, you might feel a bit overwhelmed with the additional filter options you now have.  Rather than getting scared off, give yourself an opportunity to adjust to Luminar by using a workspace that is very similar to Lightroom first.  Therefore, I created a Lightroom-style Luminar workspace called Room of Light.

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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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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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How to Install Lightroom Presets – A Step by Step Guide

How to Install Lightroom Presets

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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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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Knowing Your Role as a DJ with Teki Latex

As DJing becomes more and more popular with the younger generations, a lot of corners are being cut on the road to success. It’s easy to watch a few YouTube tutorials, buy some equipment, and call yourself a DJ, but there’s definitely more to it than that. Knowing your role as the DJ is extremely important and is one of the most ignored aspects of today’s DJ dream-chasers.
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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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Optimize Your SoundCloud URL

Introduction

Google is by far the king of search engines across any platform (desktop, mobile + tablet, console). With that being said, you’ll want your SoundCloud profile’s URL to be fully optimized for Google’s search engine to allow people to discover your profile higher in the results.

If you are just starting out as an artist or finally decided to put your music on SoundCloud, you’ll want to utilize all the help you can get to make sure your fans can find your profile when they type your name into Google.

Although this post is written with artists in mind, if you are a curator, media outlet, or a respected user with a good sense of musical taste, you can apply these tactics to ensure people easily find your profiles as well.

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