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Rim Lighting

Photography TipsHave you ever tried to use rim lighting? It's a great thing to know if you haven't learned yet, and here's a short refresher if you already know. When there's a light on the far side of someone, the light leaks through right around their head illuminating their hair or hat. Sometimes the line can be so crisp that it looks as though they're being cut out. Rim light is beautiful, and it adds a ton of visual interest to a photo. The real win here is taking an extra second to try and look around your environment for some kind of rim lighting. Don't settle for the light you're given, find better light. And also plan to show up during golden hour, instead of trying to do photoshop later and add in something fake. More about rim lighting from New York Institute Of Photography: https://www.nyip.edu/photo-articles/cameras-and-gear/what-is-rim-lighting

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Lightroom Export Settings

Lightroom Export Settings

IN A RUSH? DOWNLOAD THE EXPORT PRESETS:

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Culling in Photo Mechanic and Lightroom Tutorial

Culling in Photo Mechanic and Lightroom Tutorial

I had been told by a handful of photographers to try to use Photo Mechanic to speed up our culling of images, and for a while I just brushed them off, because I was happy with Lightroom, and I had figured out how to render 1:1 images, so I could fly through images pretty fast. Also, Photo Mechanic was pretty expensive (or at least that’s how I saw it then) and I wasn’t trying to spend extra money.

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