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Studio House Calls with Keith

One of my favorite things that I get to do as a Client Relations Specialist with McKenna is help photographers make their spaces work great for sales. We all know that the physical environments we invite our clients into are of huge importance. Not all of us have commercial spaces solely dedicated to sales, but…

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Best Tools for Designing Albums, Magazines and Brochures

There is nothing worse than designing an album or magazine for a client and having it eat up your whole day. And let’s face it – you’re a photographer, not a designer, and you don’t have all day. That’s when pre-designed album and magazine templates become a must-have. There are dozens of templates and design…

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Top Digital Tools for Photographers

When it comes to choosing tools for your photography business, there are a lot of options out there. That’s why we took the time to do a bit of research and find the top digital tools for photographers for editing, management and marketing! Photo Editing Tools Adobe Lightroom Adobe Lightroom is the #1 photo editing…

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Profiles in (McKenna) Excellence: Keith Nester

Here at McKenna, one of the things we pride ourselves on the most is our ability to take care of our customers. Because of this, we put customer service at the forefront of every order, call and interaction we have with them. When you work with McKenna, you’re not just a number or a name…

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Choosing a Pro Lab Over Consumer Printing

“Why should I work with a pro lab when consumer printers offer the same services for less?” We’ve heard this question so many times from photographers. It’s possible you have even thought it. And while it’s true consumer labs like Walmart, Target, Walgreens and Costco have more print offerings than ever before, for professional photographers…

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All About McKenna’s Ordering and Shipping

As a professional photography lab, we get a lot of questions about our ordering and shipping process. While we love answering your questions over the phone, sometimes it’s easier to find the answer you’re looking for online! Here are some of our most frequently asked questions about ordering and shipping prints with McKenna. What ordering…

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A $200 Monitor for Picture-Perfect Editing – Too Good to be True?

Apple produces great monitors. If you’ve worked on an Apple, I’m sure you understand what I mean. The retina display makes your images look absolutely perfect. What’s not to love about these popular monitors? And yet, I get calls all the time from photographers because their prints don’t match the image on the screen -…

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The Ultimate Guide to Calibrating your Monitor

Monitor calibration is the process of adjusting the light and color on your monitor to match real life. As a professional photographer, calibrating your monitor should be an essential part of your editing process, whether you have a $500 monitor or a $5,000 monitor. Discover how to calibrate your monitor and why it’s important! Why…

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