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Jan 27th


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New LR Develop Presets Released



This Adobe Lightroom Develop preset package includes 42 of Nicole S. Young’s most-used presets and a 16-page PDF manual, which includes installation instructions and complete before/after catalog of photographs of each preset to give you a sense of what to expect.

Presets are extremely helpful in making one’s workflow more efficient. They also give us new ideas about expression, and, if you take the time to look at the changes they create, can help you learn Lightroom in new ways – you’re going to love using these!  These presets are compatible with Adobe Lightroom 4 and 5. Learn more about this toolkit, and how you can save 20% on the Preset Bundle, also giving you LR Develop Presets from David duChemin and Dave Delnea – over 100 presets, total, at

Nicole S. Young is a full-time, Seattle-based photographer and author. She specializes in food and stock photography and licenses her images through iStockphoto and Getty Images. Nicole’s resume includes four titles published through Peachpit Press, an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) in CS4/CS5/CS6, and a regular Lightroom and Photoshop contributor on the National Association of Photoshop Professionals and Photofocus websites.

The retail price of Nicole S. Young’s LR Develop Presets is CAD $10. Before Feb. 3 at 11:59 PM (PST) you’ll find the 25%-off discount code (so you can save $2.50) exclusively in Craft & Vision’s Contact Sheet, and you can get that, if you don’t already, by signing up here - you’ll get the auto-responder inside the hour.


Jan 14th


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CategoryPosted in: Craft & Vision, e-books, News & Stuff

The Natural Portrait

Today Craft & Vision releases Andrew S. Gibson’s comprehensive introduction to natural light portraiture – not surprisingly titled, The Natural Portrait. Like some of our most recent books, this one’s big – it’s 240 pages and it covers a really wide gamut of topics from working with models, to lens choices, camera settings, light considerations, […]

Dec 16th


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CategoryPosted in: Books, Craft & Vision, e-books, News & Stuff, The Craft

Pushing Light

One of the big challenges of working with light is the contrast between light and dark and the ability of film or sensors to capture that full range. The camera just doesn’t see the way we do sometimes. PUSHING LIGHT is a 112-page discussion of this problem and the various solutions to it. These days […]

Dec 11th


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CategoryPosted in: Books, Craft & Vision, e-books, News & Stuff


SEVEN+ IS NOW AVAILABLE When I launched SEVEN, my limited edition book, earlier this year, we offered a special edition that included an expanded digital edition. 200 pages long, SEVEN+ was a chance for people who purchased the uber-edition to look at the work on a bus, a plane, anywhere you weren’t going to take […]

Nov 27th


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C&V Black Friday

Once a year, while there’s truly unconscionable insanity going on in shopping malls across this continent, Craft & Vision holds a Black Friday sale. It’s one of two chances we take to offer killer deals on our products, and it only lasts 24 hours, and it’s happening this Friday, November 29. Every product in the […]