Endless Tweaking Does Not Mean Endless Improvement

Does this sound familiar? You wake up in the morning and decide to color-correct a few images. Then the coffee is ready, so you take a break. When you come back to the images, they don't look as you remember, so you correct a bit more. Then the … [Read more...]

Faster File Return for JPG Shooters

When photographers submit JPG files for correction, POST also returns JPGs by default. That means you're uploading and downloading about the same amount of data. There is, however, a faster way to get your edits back. Ask us to return a Lightroom … [Read more...]

Easy FTP Uploading and Downloading for Windows Users

FTP is super easy for Windows users. That's because Windows comes built-in with FTP functionality. It's as easy as opening My Computer, typing in the POST server address (it's just like our web address expect starting with "ftp" instead of "www"), … [Read more...]

Upload Images From Lightroom to POST

Did you know you can upload your images directly from Lightroom? With the addition of a simple plug-in, your Lightroom exports can be saved directly to your POST FTP account. Depending on your workflow, this may save you the extra step of … [Read more...]

How to Export Lightroom Presets

POST's editors work hard to learn your preferences when you order Signature Correction, but even that has its limits. One way to help achieve a certain visual style is to have POST apply your own Lightroom preset before we begin the correction … [Read more...]

An Example Workflow

We talk a lot about workflows, but this week we thought it would be useful to see one in action. Below is a workflow that many of our event and portrait photographers use when working with POST. 1. Download & Backup Images After the shoot, get … [Read more...]

Back up your Lightroom catalog

Lightroom has become integral to the professional photographer's workflow. As it holds a lot of important data, it's a good idea to back up your catalog(s) on a regular basis. Lightroom has backup functionality built in, so make sure you take … [Read more...]

Don’t Forget Your Output

When submitting post-production jobs via the Post online order form, there’s one decision you don’t want to overlook: Primary Output. There are a number of ways we can return edits to you, and we want to make sure you get the one that works best … [Read more...]

Quickly Reset Lightroom Development Settings

Coming to you from the Department of Fewer Mouse Clicks, here is a quick and easy tip for reverting Lightroom Develop settings back to their initial state: Double-click on any slider label to reset that individual slider. Double-click on the … [Read more...]

Lightroom Sharpening Previews

When using the Sharpening sliders in Lightroom, it can be difficult to see the effects of each slider. Thankfully, there is a simple method to help visualize what's going on. Hold down the Alt key (also labeled as Option on Macs) while using any … [Read more...]