A photography blog from the creators of Perfectly Clear

Like you, we’re learning all the time. And this blog gives us a chance to pass along the latest news from the frontlines of photo correction. Every week, we’ll report on the trends that we see shaping the industry… as well as the very coolest customer stories.


If you aren’t using Presets and LOOKs in your daily workflow, you might want to rethink it. Not only can you create and save your own presets in Perfectly Clear, you can also get Presets and LOOKs created by some amazing photographers. One of our favorite sets is the Wandering Traveler. This pack includes 30 […]

portrait of girl

Making a picture with your camera is the first step in making a portrait, but retouching it on the computer is when you truly finish it. If you’re using tools like Photoshop to do your retouching, then it can be a complicated and time-consuming to give your picture the finish it needs. Personally, I like […]

done photograph of water

In theory, a skillful user of Lightroom or Photoshop can massage a photo to shine, highlighting the best features of a scene, minimizing distracting elements and directing the viewer’s eye to whatever it was that first attracted the photographer to the scene. In practice, optimizing images can take a LOT of time and effort, even […]

covered bridge

The holy grail of post-processing digital images would be a true single-click option, minimizing futzing with sliders, testing this possibility vs. that-wouldn’t that be wonderful? That day isn’t here, but with newer software programs, we’re getting closer.  I recently spent a week in Little Cayman at a Lightroom Bootcamp, taught by Erin “Go Ask Erin” Quigley.  […]

levi sim landscape photo

If you can make a terrific foundation, then you can be free to create. This is especially true regarding color. Great color allows you to make better black and whites and utilize all kinds of creative apps. Let me show you how Perfectly Clear’s excellent tools can help you make a sure color foundation to build your […]

forest the great outdoors landscape preset1

There’s nothing like getting that perfect shot. When you photograph landscapes, it’s not easy to get your photo exactly the way you want it. The angle of the sun is unforgiving, and it might take hours to hike to the best spot for your shot. All the work is worth it when you hold up […]

Chris Anson is an expert on all things drone related, and in this episode, he’ll give share insights for making the best pictures while piloting your drone and he’ll show us some powerful techniques for finishing them in Perfectly Clear. Register for this free webinar here. Everything is a little different when your camera is […]

photographing after asking questions to ask photography clients

You got a potential client inquiry– hooray! But now what? It’s time to discuss the expectations of your client for the project they would like you to shoot, and for you to sell them on the deal. Finding the right questions to ask photography clients can seem challenging at first, but once you have your questions in […]

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