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Custom Presets

Have you wanted to look behind the scenes of my photos?

Custom Presets

Wondered how I edit my photos so quickly? Spend almost no time on social media yet regularly publish.

For the first time, I am offering my custom presets for you to purchase.

Yes, you read that right. If you like my photos, you can easily make your photos look the same. It is just like adding a filter. Only custom.

Go download a preset and add it to Lightroom today.

Want to learn more? Book me for a one-on-one session.

Digital Film G.Arroyo

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
For my birthday I got a new t-shirt. It shares my love of manual mode.

Now before you think this is a critique, let me say this you need to learn your modes. Yes you have heard me state this a ton, but you need to understand your camera. You need to know when to use Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual. Yes, you can take good photos using an automatic mode like Program, but to make great photos, you need to have an understanding of the other modes. Learn when to select and use the different modes. read more

Digital Video

Rejoice Lightroom’s import has returned.

If you have updated your Lightroom CC to the latest version you will notice another big change. Yes the people have spoken and Lightroom has returned to the import dialog from a couple of versions ago. Here is the post where I show how much it changed a few months back. Good, bad or indifferent the video below shows you what the import dialog looks like again as I import a photo.

Here is the photo that was imported above after it was developed. Shot on a Sony A7 with Nikkor 50mm f1.4 manual focus lens. read more