When it comes to the editing job, wedding photographers have got it tough because of the sheer number of pictures they need to work on. And that’s why every Kent wedding photographer will at least a set or two of Photoshop actions to ease their work. It really saves your time when you don’t have to repeat the same process on every 200 pictures.
Matte & sunshine actions
Matte and sunshine actions help with making your pictures look solid gorgeous or shiny and dazzling. Wedday Matte action is the pack that helps with giving your pictures the perfect white balance that you need and softens the lighting on the pictures to give it a pastel look. While soft sun action gives your clients’ portraits the pink or golden hue that your client will love to bath in.
Black & White actions
The best part about wedding pictures is that despite the availability of modern DSLR camera and sharp lenses that capture so much color, people still love that monochrome look in their album. And because of this, you will end up editing hundreds of them in this mode. Black & White Wedding actions is an example of an action pack dedicated to providing a wide variety of high quality black and white effect.
Or you can go with the Wedding Theme actions that come in 9 different options and one of them is a black & white filter.
Vintage & Retro actions
You’d be lying if you are a Kent wedding photographer who has never edited pictures in a vintage or retro mood. No matter how elegant or luxurious the party is, your clients will always love one or two of their pictures that have this vintage, old and aesthetic feel to it. Other times, you find yourself working in a venue that has this 80s and 90s vibe to it. You know what actions you will need at that moment.
Photoshop Vintage Actions is free to download on DeviantArt and each layer can be removed to customize the filter on your pictures. Retro Photoshop Action gives that yellow crisp to your pictures and is also free to download.
Overlays are not actions per se, but they are great additions to any pictures because they give an additional typically surreal feel to the pictures. From butterflies to natural light, overlays can add things to your pictures that weren’t there, or you failed to find when taking your shots. In wedding photography, however, it’s important to not overuse overlays.
When choosing overlays, you will find sky overlays to be very useful. This helps you change the look of the pictures that you took under gloomy weather into one that is shiny. Or you can use the overlay to darken the clouds even further for that serious, romantic and mysterious feels.
There are many kinds of actions and overlays that are available out there, but these are 4 kinds of actions that you definitely want to have when editing your pictures. If you want to learn from a fellow Kent wedding photographer, we urge you to go give www.davidburkephotography.co.uk a visit!