10 Practical Tips for Posing Seniors for Portraits
Need help with posing seniors? Check out the MCP™ Senior Posing Guides, filled with tips and tricks for photographing high school seniors. Flattering Posing for Senior Photography by guest blogger Sandi Bradshaw Hi ya’ll! Today I’m going to chat at you a little bit about posing. For most photographers, posing seems to be one of those love it…
Looking for your photos – for examples for our newest actions and presets
MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Actions Store These products are not yet available, but will be very soon! We need some examples for our website. Our newest Presets will have a very nostalgic flare to them. So we are looking for photos that lend themselves really well to this type of style. Think “Vintage Camera” , “Pop Photography”, “Lomography”.…
How to Keep Your Photography Prices Firm
What to do when you are asked for a discount? Here’s how to keep your prices firm and your customer happy.
Editing Autumn Portraits for Beautiful Fall Colors
Get rich tones from your Fall images – using this easy to follow workflow recipe.
Why Many Photographers Choose to Use Photoshop Actions
Learn the benefits to using Photoshop actions and Lightroom presets versus relying just on hand editing. And figure out which is best for you.
Fun Photography Activity Using Fruit as a Prop
Have fun using fruit as a prop in this step-by-step photography activity — carve letters into fruit for your next summer themed photo shoot, BBQ or more.
Making a Newborn Prop Photo Pop
This Blueprint was created by Blythe Harlan, an MCP Actions customer. She explains below how she has saved time using our products and she shared an example of how she edits her newborn photos using our products.
Make a DIY Box Airplane Prop for Newborn Photography
Follow these step-by-step instructions to make your own airplane newborn photography prop.
5 Tips for Photographers to Get In Photos with Their Families
Getting in photos with your loved ones is so important. Here’s ways to help photographers let go and start becoming part of those memories.
Stop Following the Rules of Photography to Start Capturing Photos You Love
Why Lindsay Williams stopped following the rules of photography, and why you should too, in order to get “perfect” photos that you love.
How to Edit Sunset Silhouette Images
Before and After Step-by-Step Edit: Creating Stunning Silhouettes with MCP’s help The MCP Show and Tell Site is a place for you to share your images edited with MCP products (our Photoshop actions, Lightroom presets, textures and more). We’ve always shared before and after Blueprints on our main blog, but now, we will sometimes share some…
Bringing Sunshine and Warmth Into Your Photos Using Lightroom
Before and After Step-by-Step Edit: Lightroom edits that can make all the difference in your photos by bringing in some sunshine and “lighting” it up! The MCP Show and Tell Site is a place for you to share your images edited with MCP products (our Photoshop actions, Lightroom presets, textures and more). We’ve always shared before…
Finding Balance: 4 Tips for Juggling Career, Family, and Photography
When photography is not a full-time job, finding the right balance in life can be hard. Lindsay Williams of Lindsay Williams Photography offers advice on how to manage a career, a family, and a passion for photography whether you are a hobbyist or a part-time professional.
Batch Editing in Lightroom – Video Tutorial
Batch editing is one of the best benefits of using Lightroom as a starting point for your photo edits. It’s quick and easy! And once you’ve done all that you can with your photos in Lightroom, you can even open them into Photoshop in a batch for any final edits you’re looking to make. …
Christmas Mini Session Edited with MCP Inspire Photoshop Actions
I’m so happy MCP Inspire came out before my Christmas Mini Sessions! They’ve helped me speed up my workflow tremendously! When running actions, especially ones that enhance color tones, I turn all the layers off, start at the bottom by turning them back on and adjusting to taste. I do this and work my way…
Fall Portrait Workflow Using MCP Inspire Action Set
I have really been enjoying the new MCP Inspire action set. This time of year is the busiest and I used this recipe on all of my outdoor fall portrait sessions. Give it a try and see how it works for you! In the screenshots below, hopefully you can read it, you can see how…
How to Add Beautiful Tones By Using MCP Autumn Equinox
This blog post will teach you how to add beautiful sunset tones to your images using MCP Autumn Equinox Actions
Get Ready: 10 Tips for Photographing Toddlers
10 tips for photographers to get better pictures of toddlers.