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Christine Meintjes Lightroom Presets


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Christine Meintjes Lightroom Presets


 

Editing is a crucial part of any photographer's workflow. Over the years I've refined my Adobe Lightroom presets and they are now available to the public. Please see my collection of presets below.

 

My Preset Bundles

All in One Bundle
120.00
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3 set Black + White Bundle
29.00
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10 set Colour Bundle
99.00
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My Presets

Each preset you purchase comes with 9 preset varieties. Click on the product below for more information.

Couple Love
15.00
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Ego (Black & White)
15.00
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Hollywood (Black & White)
15.00
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Sunset Girl
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Night Time
15.00
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Inside Pastels Warm
15.00
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Warm Celebrations
15.00
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Pop in the cloud
15.00
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Inside Pastels Cool
15.00
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Oemf
15.00
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Drinks be served
15.00
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Nr1 (Black & White)
15.00
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Warm up the shade
15.00
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Workshops·Teaching


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Workshops·Teaching


 

Without the guidance of mentors in my life, I would never have built the business like the one I have today. Through their help and support, I’ve become the photographer I am and for that I will be forever grateful.

Through the last 18 years, I've made huge mistakes, I've tried many things and I've learned a lot! My workshops are a combination of the last 18 years of experience, packaged in a 2.5 day workshop, where I share basically everything I've learned. My workshops are intimate, informal and a great space within which you can dedicate a few days to focus fully on what you need to work on, in order to improve your photography business.

At my workshops I cover hands on photographic topics, as well as the business-behind-the-photography and how to make it work for you! 

My workshop will take you to a place where you are excited to move to new heights. If you want a quick fix, you should probably skip this one. But if you're ready to dig deep, get to know yourself, be honest and work really hard at your brand, I'm ready to share the past 18 years of experience with you.

My workshop is centre around discussing the challenging situations we find ourselves in once we start turning our passion into a business. Throughout the 2.5 days I'll share my thoughts, stories and all the little bits that brought my business to where it is today. If you're ready to discover who you really are... this one is for you.*

Through my workshops I cover the following:

 - Photography basics + the camera equipment I use
- Natural light and how I use it
- How to build a brand

- How to price your work
- Marketing + Social media
- Workflow + time-hacking tips
- All the apps I use
- Adobe Lightroom Editing (How to edit a full wedding in 1 day!)

 
 

South Africa: Somerset West
23 - 25 January 2017 : R12 500 per person

50% booking fee required to secure your seat -- SOLD OUT.

The workshops will include coffee, tea, snacks, lunch and a welcome dinner on the first night. Accommodation or travel is not included in the price. For more information, please contact me.

 

Testimonials:

Your advice has been INVALUABLE to me starting up my business. Your generosity in sharing information has really fast-forwarded my knowledge of this business. Seriously. And one of the biggest helps.
— Anushe Low . London
Your workshop was an unforgettable experience!
— Aileen Borrajeiro
I loved this workshop, because it reminded me that I’m the force behind my brand...I feel very inspired after this, like a Vitamin B injection - ready to take on the industry.
— Jenni Elizabeth

Editing Party


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Editing Party


For editing, I purely use Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom changed my life! It's by far the easiest and most efficient way to edit big batches of photos. Especially if you do a lot of portrait sessions or weddings.

If you want to learn how to edit like a boss, speed up your editing process, save tons of time (and your sanity!) you need to come to one of my editing parties. We'll sit around the table, I'll take you through the steps of how to do it and then you'll get to practice what you have learnt on your own photos.  

I'll cover the following: 
My digital workflow
Time-hacking tips
Why Adobe Lightroom is a good idea vs Photoshop
Knowing your way around Lightroom
Library mode, selections & filtering
Develop mode: The basics, colour, lighting, effects
More advanced, skin retouching, spot removal and filters
Preset Creation
Exporting your images
Resizing for blogging, social media and print

The next party:

Where: Somerset West
When: Friday, 17th February 2017
Time: 9:30 - 1:00
Cost: R2500 pp*
What to bring: Your computer with Lightroom installed + updated , 10 Raw photos

*Only 8 seats per workshop. 

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I'll be speaking at...


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I'll be speaking at...


Twenty21 Conference 2016 

I'm honoured to be part of Admired in Africa, an organisation that aims to uplifting the photographic industry, by awarding excellence, as well as facilitate workshops and conferences, to make information accessible to up and coming photographers. 

For more information, visit Admired for Africa and Twenty21 for more conference information.


Cosmopolitan #nextgenstartup lunch event

I've been selected as one of the #nextgenstartups, by Cosmopolitan South Africa. And I'll be sharing some insights into being an entrepreneur at their #NextGenStartUps Women’s Lunch event on Saturday 22 October in Johannesburg.

It will be an exclusive afternoon, celebrating Millennial #girlbosses.

For more information, visit their site here.


THE GERMAN WEDDING CONGRESS 2017

I'm excited to be one of the speakers at the third, German Wedding Congress taking place in Hamburg, Germany from the 3d to the 4th of March. The congress is aimed at wedding professionals from Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

The program includes a wide variety of speakers and a wonderful opportunity for industry professionals to network and build new relationships. 

For more information, visit German Wedding Congress website. 

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If you're interested in asking me to speak at your event, please get in touch, through my contact page. 

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Partners


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Partners


I'm honoured to be one of the five Nikon Premium Ambassadors for Southern Africa,
as well as be associated with these amazing brands.

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My Bag


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My Bag



Cameras:
Nikon D4s
Nikon D4
Nikon D750 (great for travelling!)

Lenses:
Nikon 35mm, f1.4
Nikon 50mm, f1.4 (my favourite lens)
Nikon 85mm f1.4
Nikon 105mm Macro lens (great for rings and details)
Nikon 24mm-70mm, f2.8
Nikon 70mm-200mm, f2.8

Lighting:
2 x SB 900 Nikon speed lights
1 x SB 910 Nikon speed lights
California Sunbounce Reflector (YOU need this! Available from Photohire)

Storage:
Lexar Professional cards
Lexar SSD portable hard drive (Epic fast little thing - use this all the time!)
Western Digital Harddrives

In Studio:
Apple Macbook Air 13” (when traveling)
Apple 27″ Retina iMac
Adobe Lightroom
Lexar Professional Worksflow Hub