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WordPress Feature: Customizer

By LongLiveHustla | 02/25/2020

What is the Customizer feature? The WordPress Customizer is a feature that rests in the appearance menu of your site. It gives the user the ability to change important settings on their site, with a live preview of the changes. The Customizer contains common entities that you can choose to modify, such as your font color or site background. Premium themes may give more options, such as adding sections with content that the user can […]

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My Editing Process

By LongLiveHustla | 02/25/2020

Disclaimer I don’t claim to be a professional in this field; However, I feel that my experience and work speaks for itself. This is entirely my opinion, and you should not take what I say as the “correct way”. Please take this page with a grain of salt. How I Created This Process When I first began to do “professional” photography, I didn’t have a system in place to gather my work to use for […]

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Canon 80D: The Budget Sweet Spot

By LongLiveHustla | 02/25/2020

Canon 80D The Canon 80D, a $1,099.99 price tag for the performance you get makes this a great deal! This camera is versatile and can be adapted to any situation. Boasting a 24.2MP sensor, pair this puppy up with a good quality lens and you’ll be golden. I use this camera for all of my work in photography and videography. Oh, and it also supports full 1080p 60FPS video, making it capable as a professional […]

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Why I Avoid Using “Fake” Lighting

By LongLiveHustla | 02/21/2020

What is “fake” lighting? The meaning is pretty much said in the title of this article. I absolutely despise all studio lights … when you are shooting outside in daylight. Sorry for the clickbait, you probably thought I was going crazy. A casual stroll through Portland’s Pearl District on a sunny day provides lots of beautiful spots to get portraits. I always see countless photographers hauling these massive studio lights with them when they are […]

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Reducing Photo File Sizes Without Losing Quality

By LongLiveHustla | 02/21/2020

Why is this important? Web and photography share a relationship when it comes to marketing. Today, most photographers have a website where they feature their works and have information about themselves. Having an online portfolio is easy to do with various drag and drop website builders such as Wix or Squarespace. Optimizing file sizes and knowing how to prepare your high-quality photos is essential to saving bandwidth and a fast website. Below are the steps […]

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Why Editing Your Photos Is Important

By LongLiveHustla | 02/21/2020

Rational I consider editing your photos is nearly essential nowadays. While a photo may not require any edits, it is still a good idea to give your photos a touch-up. Adding minor bumps in brightness or contrast can drastically enhance your photo. Edits can create a unique style to distinguish you from most other photographers. Your new unique style might be the catalyst for attracting clients to your business. I tend to work with object-oriented […]

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