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Editing Landscape Images in Lightroom

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Camera and Lens Used: [amazon_link id=”B007FGYZFI” target=”_blank” ]Canon 5D Mark III[/amazon_link] and [amazon_link id=”B007SNP02K” target=”_blank” ]Tamron 24-70mm 1.8 VC[/amazon_link] ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed: ISO 400, f9.0, 1/500 Software Used: Lightroom Actions/Presets Used: Enlighten Lightroom Presets Extra Details: Enlighten Develop Presets: Heavy Metal and Lake. Brush/Gradient Presets:…

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Photoshop Actions for Pure Perfection

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: MCP’s Free Photoshop Actions, Newborn Necessities Photoshop Actions Extra Details: 1/320sec at f/1.6 ISO 250 50mm I used Newborn Necessities actions. White Blankie Fix, Magic Lotion, Brighten Midtones, Sharp Eyelashes and Web Sharpie. I also added a texture using MCP Texture…

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Add Warm Tones and a Matte Finish Using MCP Autumn Equinox Actions

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: Autumn Equinox Photoshop Actions Extra Details: Settings: 1/640 sec; f/2.2; ISO 250 (1) “Autumn Equinox Base” at 50%, opened the folder and bumped up Autumn Richness to 52%, lowered Autumn Contrast to 23%, left the rest of the layers as is.…

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Fall Look with Quick Clicks Lightroom Presets

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Lightroom Actions/Presets Used: Quick Clicks Lightroom Presets Extra Details: I first started by taking the photo up 1/2 a stop then changing the white balance to daylight & sunshine. Then started the fun part adding Hi Ho Cherry-O to give it a fall feel…

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Toddler Edited with Actions and Presets

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Lightroom, Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: Four Seasons Photoshop Actions, Fusion Photoshop Actions, Quick Clicks Lightroom Presets Extra Details: LR editing based on Quick Clicks preset Hi Ho Cherry In PS manual editing on backround and skin Actions: Fusion One Click Color 50% Vintage Postcards 20%…

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Photoshop Actions for Family Photography

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Elements Actions/Presets Used: Fusion Photoshop Actions Extra Details: First, I used the lasso tool to grab each of the kids and bring them in closer. I used the eraser tool and clone tool on various sizes and opacities to make the composition seamless. Second,…

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Photoshop Actions for a Spotlight Look

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Lightroom, Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: Manual Edits Learned In MCP Online Workshops, Newborn Necessities Photoshop Actions, Autumn Equinox Photoshop Actions, Four Seasons Photoshop Actions Extra Details: Started by duplicating background layer and flipping to fill in ivy. Manual curves for proper skin tone based on…

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Bohemian Style Photoshop Edit

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Lightroom, Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: Enlighten Lightroom Presets, Eye Doctor and Dentist Photoshop Actions, Fusion Photoshop Actions Extra Details: – Fixed white balance with dropper tool in LR (sampled gray area) – this warmed the image -Enlighten’s Clean Preset– Fusion’s Peachy at 45%, Lemonade Stand…

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Sweet Child Edit

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: Autumn Equinox Photoshop Actions, Eye Doctor and Dentist Photoshop Actions, Summer Solstice Photoshop Actions Extra Details: Color Carnival 58% Campfire 30% Honeycomb 27% Sunflower Fields 21% Jenna’s Jewels 52% Eye Doctor- Enhance Catchlights 44%, Brighten the Iris 31%, Brighten the Whites…

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Vintage Diva

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: Bag of Tricks Photoshop Actions, Fusion Photoshop Actions, Newborn Necessities Photoshop Actions Extra Details: MCP Bag of Tricks, Magic Color Finder: Used brush on layer mask at opacity 25% and brushed areas more then others. MCP Newborn Necessities, frosted vignette and…

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Hummingbird Edited with Bag of Tricks Actions

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: Bag of Tricks Photoshop Actions Extra Details: I shot this photo in raw format and may have lightened it a bit before I started edits in photoshop. I used the edits within the Bag of Tricks actions. I used Midtone lifter…

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Simple Photoshop Editing

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: Eye Doctor and Dentist Photoshop Actions, Four Seasons Photoshop Actions Extra Details: 50mm 1/100 sec; f/2.8; ISO 320 Process: Cloned out blue tractor part in top right corner, reduced noise, MCP’s popstar (lowered opacity to 25%), levels, color balance and selective…

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Newborn Lightroom Presets

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Lightroom, Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: Enlighten Lightroom Presets Extra Details: Used MCP Enlighten to make the following steps – Auto White balance, Soft and bright, Slightly brighten shadows, slight noise reduction and an Atmospheric overlay. Cropped in Photoshop and a few hue/saturation adjustments and softening…

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Pastel Edit in PS

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Lightroom, Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: Enlighten Lightroom Presets, Eye Doctor and Dentist Photoshop Actions, Fusion Photoshop Actions Extra Details: Enlighten, White Balance Adjustment, Lighten 1/3 stop, ubtle, Rose Shadows, Yellow ecrease, slight noise reduction, contrast slight, brightened mid-tones. In photoshop used the Eye Doctor and…

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Kitty Cat Photoshop Actions

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: Fusion Photoshop Actions Extra Details: In ACR cropped to straighten image. Once is CS4, I used MCP Fusion Slumber One Click Color @ 61%, used Slumber Party at 100%. Created a Levels Layer to begin a Matte Finish by adjusting the…

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Early Autumn Look With Actions and Presets

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Lightroom, Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: Quick Clicks Lightroom Presets, Texture Play Overlays, Four Seasons Photoshop Actions, Fusion Photoshop Actions Extra Details: LR : Quick Clicks – Hi Ho Cherry (modified) Manual editing in PS on several things in the background (patching, cloning etc.) PS: Fusion…

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Dog and Baby Edit

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: Newborn Necessities Photoshop Actions Extra Details: Night Light and Brighten Midtones to lighten the image / In the Spotlight for additional light around the dog’s eyes / Quiet the Highlights over the part of the lavender blanket that is blown out…

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Elegant Maternity Editing With Photoshop Actions

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: Newborn Necessities Photoshop Actions Extra Details: Camera settings: 50mm 1.4, 1/160, f4.5 Hand Edits: Levels, cleaned up gown wrinkles with clone tool, stretched/transform Actions from Newborn Necessities: Sugar and Spice 10% Keepsakes 12% Night Light 12%, brushed off face Paint On…

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Editing a Large Family Portrait

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Elements Actions/Presets Used: Newborn Necessities Photoshop Actions, Winter Whirlwind Photoshop Actions Extra Details: Quick edits done in CR such as adjusting contrast, clarity and vibrance as well as bumping up sharpness a bit and toning down some of the noise levels. Opened image in…

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Carefree Senior Photo Editing

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Lightroom, Photoshop Actions/Presets Used: Enlighten Lightroom Presets, Fusion Photoshop Actions Extra Details: I used Enlighten Lightroom presets using “CLEAN” and the Warm overlay to start. Then I took it to CS6 and used Creamscile at 50%, then High Definition Sharpening, some hand edits to…

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Warming Up A Photo

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Before: After: Photo Equipment & MCP Actions™ Products Used Software Used: Elements Actions/Presets Used: Summer Solstice Photoshop Actions Extra Details: This was a delightful session with a lovely 2013 High School Senior! After making a few adjustments to white balance and exposure in ACR, I ran the Summer Solstice Base Action at 50%. Then I…

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