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How to Use Lightroom Target Collections – DT013

How to Use Lightroom Target Collections – Daily Thoughts 013

Today’s post might be covering something that is common knowledge for those of you that have been using Lightroom for quite a while — how to use Lightroom Target Collections to pick the best photos from a shoot. It took me a couple months after initially using the software to learn it, so maybe there are a few of you newbies out there that’ll draw some value from it.

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My Full Photography Post-Processing Workflow – DT007

My Full Photography Post-Processing Workflow – Daily Thoughts 007

In today’s post I’m going to be outlining the various software that I use for my photography post-processing workflow. To give you as much information as possible, I’m going to approach this as if I was going all-out on an image that is going to a client. While I may not use all of these for a typical Instagram post, I will use most, if not all, of these for the really important images.

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The Power of Lightroom Import Presets – DT002

The Power of Lightroom Import Presets – Daily Thoughts 002

After yesterday’s primer post, I’m excited to get into content directly related to photography. Today I’m discussing Lightroom import presets and why I use them to speed up my post-processing workflow.

It’s no secret that I use Lightroom for a lot of my basic editing and have released quite a few presets for the software on The Creativv Shop. However, I have yet to talk about, or release, Lightroom import presets.

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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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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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A Simple Tip for Better Instagram Engagement

A Simple Tip for Better Engagement on Instagram

One of my biggest tips for better Instagram engagement is to take advantage of the portrait format for posting photos. Since Instagram introduced support for portrait and landscape orientation in August of 2015, most of you should know exactly what I’m referring to here. If not, read about it here.

While I personally format photos based on the image content, I know many people using the popular photo-sharing platform care about getting better Instagram engagement. So if you’re are struggling to get the likes and comments you desire, give this a try.

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