Archive | September, 2011

It seems like everyone is looking for a way to improve their workflow and tools to get things done faster. This is very smart, since you should not be wasting time doing things that can be automated with a tool that already exists! We wrote about one such tool example earlier called BlogStomp. If you have not […]

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KIKI TV Episode 23

KIKI TV September 29, 2011

We take a look at websites, blogging, blogging platforms and Content Management Systems such as WordPress. Iaan also shares some tips that you can implement on your website, since it is a part of your business and not just an onlime brochure or marketing tool anymore.

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Here is a quick Photoshop shortcut to help you speed up your post-production workflow while Photoshoping. Most retouchers use different types of tool panels to speed up there workflow while working in Photoshop. In this video tutorial I will show you how to create, set up your own tool panel and adjust it to your […]

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Have you ever found a tool that you know is going to change your life? I found one and I am pretty sure that it will change your life too…

The tool is called BlogStomp. BlogStomp has been around for a while now in the form of Photoshop Actions. I never really bothered with it it too much (partly due to my ‘anti-love’ for Photoshop), until they released the desktop application version.

If you are bloging your images, you know how much time and effort it takes to prepare the images for your blog – resize, add logo, add border, design layout, sharpen, export etc. BlogStomp makes all of this simple and fast! Seriously very fast!!

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KIKI TV Episode 22

KIKI TV September 22, 2011

Most photographers are offering Albums to their clients. But how do you manage the digital proccess with your clients. Christine shares how she uses Album Exposure to manage this system.

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I want to share a simple Lightroom tip to help you speed up your workflow, while shooting tethered. Most photographers have never tried shooting tethered. In this post I want to show you how to set up your tethered mode and I want to show you how to create and run a automated preset, while […]

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Finding the right Client is hard, and sometimes it can take years to get clients that you feel are the right fit for you. On my search for the perfect client, I’ve partook in a couple of mentoring sessions, followed some international renowned photographers who shared info on how to choose the right client for […]

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KIKI TV Episode 21

KIKI TV September 14, 2011

Have you ver wondered how to get ‘natural’ photos of couples? In this Q&A show, we share some tips and ideas that you can apply to help you move away from awkward, stiff poses to natural, relaxed moments between the people you are photographing.

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In today’s technical posts I want to share a simple Bridge tip to help you speed up your workflow. Most photographers plug in their SD or CF card and just copy the whole folder including all the images to their hard drives. This is not necessarily wrong, but definitely makes your work more. Following this tutorial […]

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KIKI TV Re-Scheduling

News September 13, 2011

We have received great feedback regarding our live internet TV show, KIKI TV. Unfortunately, we have also heard that many people are not able to watch it due to the broadcasting time. So we have decided to change the change the time of the live transmission to allow as many people as possible to tune […]

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Since starting the crazy/beautiful journey that is running your own photography business I have learned that there is a single aspect that can make or break your business. In the end, the success of your business does not depend on whether you use Canon or Nikon, film or digital, Mac or PC, Photoshop or Lightroom, […]

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To kick of the weekly technical series on KIKI, I want to share a quick Lightroom tip with you. Sometimes you find yourself sitting with a client and showing him/her images on your Macbook or laptop. These could sometimes be pre-edited images which are still located in a Lightroom catalog. In this tip, I will […]

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