How to Install Lightroom Presets

Lightroom has changed a lot in the past few years and now with the addition of Lightroom CC, and the updates to Lightroom Classic CC, it’s gotten more difficult to figure out how to install presets and what presets can be used where!

This will help you install Birth Becomes Her presets on Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic CC (2015) 6, 5, 4, and Lightroom Classic CC Version 8. I am on a PC, if you are on a MAC, the screen shots will look slightly different, but I’ve included the text for MAC.

First, if you don't know what Version you are on, you can check by going to the HELP menu item and scrolling down to “ABOUT ADOBE CLASSIC CC” and click it, then a pop up will come up with the VERSION number.

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Twin Home Birth in Northern Virginia

This birth session was so, so inspiring. For some many reasons. But a few being that this beautiful mama welcomed twin baby girls in the comfort of her own home, she found out she was having twins at 37 weeks 3 days and welcomed her babes at 42 weeks and 1 day. She had her spouse and their little girl with them too.

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WHY Hire a Birth Photographer?

“BIRD Photographer? …..oh….wait….BIRTH?!?! You said, BIRTH Photographer? But…why?!”

Not sure you can call yourself a Birth Photographer until you have had this conversation at least once. So what is your answer? Why are YOU a Birth Photographer and why should your prospective clients hire a Birth Photographer?

We polled our community and while there are countless reasons, we collected some of the strongest.

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She Danced Her Twins Out

I first met Bronwen at her home when she was already heavily pregnant with Monochrionic twins, which means identical twins who share a placenta and have their own sacs. Instead of choosing the routine caesarean that is the norm in these cases, Bronwen wanted not only a vaginal birth but a beautiful and positive one. When she researched mono twin births she couldn't find any positive stories, films or image. So she decided to document her own experience and share it with other women planning a twin birth. And to my great pleasure, she contacted me and asked me to capture her story for her. And I'm so glad she did. With the constant and loving support of her partner, Sam and her doula, Patricia, she had the beautiful birth she dreamed of. Seeing her overcome every obstacle she faced and bring her babies to her babies so instinctively was such an incredible experience and one I will never forget. 

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