Monthly Archives: July 2015

Nikon D700 50mm f/1.4 lens Shutter Speed: 1/6400 ISO 800 f/1.8 Shooting mode: aperture priority with +2/3 exposure compensation Metering mode: evaluative Focus points: single Focus mode: one-shot This photo was taken on May 31st at 5:19pm. The sun was fairly low in the sky, which was perfect for our shoot. I photographed Leigh and […]

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For those of us that recently updated Lightroom to version 6 or CC, there have been strange crashing/freezing issues. I was editing a wedding shortly after the update and periodically Lightroom would exit unexpectedly. Naturally, I tried restarting Lightroom and then rebooting my machine (I use a Mac), but the problem would always resurface. Do […]

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Have you ever wondered how to retouch skin to create more professional photos? [image-comparator left=”https://weddingsbyheather.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/22-5455-post/0562-copy.jpg” right=”https://weddingsbyheather.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/22-5455-post/0562.jpg” width=”532px” classes=”hover”][/image-comparator] I’ve been asked for years if I would sell my action, but I wanted to add more value by explaining the why and the how behind learning Photoshop techniques. Therefore, you can get the action AND an […]

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Nikon D700 70-200mm f/2.8 lens @ 130mm Shutter Speed: 1/250 ISO 800 f/2.8 Shooting mode: aperture priority with +1/3 exposure compensation Metering mode: evaluative Focus points: single Focus mode: one-shot This photo was taken on August 31st at 7:02pm. The sun had just set and I was quickly losing light. It seems like it takes […]

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This week’s Q&A comes from Kathy, she writes, “Hi Heather, Quick Lightroom question: is it possible to blur a background? I have an image of an old ’56 Ford truck, but the background is awful… or is this something that I need to do inside of Photoshop?” In this free video, I share how to simulate […]

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I’m thinking of starting a series entitled, ‘Tech Tuesday.’ For this week’s post, I’m including the photos I posted of Angie and Abel’s wedding with all of the EXIF data. In the future, I may just post one image and discuss why I selected particular settings. Would this be helpful? Is there any other information […]

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Angie and Abel celebrated their wedding at Meadow Rock Farm in Butler. Angie is a fantastic photographer that I’ve had the pleasure of mentoring for several years. Make sure you visit her website: SunRae Creative I have been attempting to write this post for a week, and every time I begin, I start to cry. Angie […]

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