The creative tutorial home of image wrangler, Lesa Snider.

Holiday Photo Gifts

In this online video course, learn how to make amazing photo gifts for your family, friends, and clients! Lesa shows you how to create beautiful gifts of all types: calendars, stamps, pillows, magnets, puzzles, playing cards, and many more that you can give to those you care about. As photographers we create beautiful photos, and the memories those photos bring back can make wonderful gifts. Lesa illustrates how to make the most of your photos this holiday season, or anytime a gift-giving opportunity presents itself.

The trick to adding text to a print layout in Lightroom

Lightroom’s Print module makes it easy to design gorgeous print templates, but adding custom text to a print layout is tricky. Oddly enough, Lightroom’s Identity Plate feature is the easiest way to get it done, though formatting text can be challenging.

How to pick the best photo editor for your life

Browsing the App Store for new photo-editing software can be overwhelming. There are dozens of image editors, and it’s difficult to tell which is the right one for your needs. If you’re already using iPhoto or Aperture, stick with those free programs until Photos is released in 2015—it may be all you need.

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