Category: Technical FAQ


Sachin Khona Wedding Photographer

Uploading Files

Uploading RAW files to send off for editing would be the pits. You’d be sitting for hours, maybe even days waiting for everything to upload properly. Luckily, we don’t need your RAW files to edit your images. Instead of spending hours wanting to pull your hair out, cursing our names, or just saying “forget this”, […]

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Common Colour Adjustments

Adjusting colour can be a great way to balance out an image, especially one with tricky lighting. There are times when using the white balance tool does not cut it and that is when using colour adjustments come in handy. There are a few ways to adjust specific colours in Lightroom. The first being the […]

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Why you should be using Smart Previews

Lightroom is an amazing tool for photography and is constantly getting better with time. We read some articles recently that have called out Lightroom and Adobe to get their act in order and fix their speed issues. Their response? They already did in 2013 with the introduction of smart previews. Lightroom is constantly referring to the […]

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Straightening and Cropping

In a perfect world, we would not need a straightening and crop tool. Horizon lines would always be straight, random limbs would never protrude into our frames, and exit signs would not exist. Unfortunately, these things are a reality and we have to make adjustments in post! There are a few different tools that Lightroom […]

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Perfecting Skin Tones

Skin tones are hard to perfect. However, it’s probably the biggest focus for most photographers. White Balance, Color/HSL Panel, Camera Calibration and Split Toning are four great tools that you can use to help perfect skin tones. Let’s see how these four editing tools can help you perfect your subjects skin tones! 1. White Balance […]

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Quick Tip – How to save a Preset

For most photographers who buy pre-made presets they often tweak it to some degree to make it their own. If you always start your post-production by adjusting a certain VSCO or Mastin preset, today is the day to learn how to save a custom version that’s just yours. If you have a specific editing style, […]

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Choosing VSCO packs

Post Partner is a company that specializes in editing, and emulating a photographer’s personal editing style. We’re also photographers ourselves, so basically, we spend a lot of time editing images. We often have photographers emailing us about specific editing questions, how to achieve a certain look, or help to create a custom preset. All things […]

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Adjust time using PhotoMechanic

If you shoot with multiple cameras on a wedding day, or if your second shooter brings their own gear, you are probably already aware that when you import your images for editing they might not show up chronologically in Lightroom. Time syncing your images will make editing quicker, and give a chronological story to your […]

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Using the Graduated Filter tool

Today we’re talking all things graduated filter. It’s one of the best tools to apply ‘selective adjustments’ to an image. It’s perfect for fixing mix lighting situation, or for working on one area of a specific image that needs to be color corrected. Here’s some of our favourite reasons for using the graduated filter! Oh, […]

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Product Overview – Alien Skin

Although we spend most of our time editing images in Adobe Lightroom, we also use a few other programs for finishing touches. Today, Myles is going to talk through one of our favourite programs – Exposure by Alien Skin. If you have ever heard of someone talking about photo editing and Alien Skin in the […]

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