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How to Install your new Presets

How to Install Your Lightroom Presets: 1.  Go into Lightroom and click on Edit at the top (next to File) on a PC or Lightroom then Preferences on a Mac. 2.  Go down to Preferences and click on it. 3.  There will be a new screen that pulls up.  There will be six tabs at the top, click on Presets (second tab). 4.  Click on the box titled, Show Lightroom Presets Folder. 5.  Double click on Lightroom. 6.  Next double click on Develop Presets Folder. 7.  Copy the contents of your new Presets Folder, found in your download, into the “Develop Presets” folder. 8.  You are done!  If Lightroom was open when you copied the Presets, you will have to close it and restart it. Having issues installing?  Here are some possible issues that could arise!  DOWNLOADING...

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How to Take Compelling Self-Portraits

Self-portraits. You may associate them with vanity and arrogance. You might even consider self-portraiture an overrated genre and dismiss it completely. In reality, taking compelling photos of oneself is far more than a desire to look gorgeous. There is an abundance of photographs which feature the artists themselves expressing negative or neutral emotions; though seemingly too vulnerable at first sight, these works of art are opportunities for artists to help both themselves and others. Just like any other skill, self-portraiture needs to be nourished and practiced continuously. Once mastered, it will fill you with magnificent creative opportunities and ideas.   You might be wondering where and how to start. Perhaps you've tried out self-portrait photography before and considered the results...

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