Editing

4 Tips to Creating Consistency in Your Portrait Sessions & Why Your Clients Care About It

4 Tips to Creating Consistency in Your Portrait Sessions & Why Your Clients Care About It

You probably already know that consistency in your portrait sessions matters to your clients, but you may be wondering why that is and how the hell to make it happen. Here’s some helpful info on why consistency can help your business be successful and stand out and 4 tips to making it work in your photography…

The #1 Editing Tool Every Portrait Photographer Needs to Succeed

The #1 Editing Tool Every Portrait Photographer Needs to Succeed

I used to spend all my time hunched over my desk, fingers flying at lightning speed, hoping to reach my gallery delivery deadline and trying not to think about all the hours I spent in front of my computer.

Then, like a well timed joke - I injured my back out of too much stress related to work and couldn’t sit at my desk for more than 30 minutes at a time.

I had to reevaluate my editing workflow in my business and see if there were areas I could cut down my time on because those client galleries still needed to get done but my body couldn’t handle that amount of editing anymore. I started using Lightroom in my everyday workflow and the change was instant…

Lightroom & ACR Preset Quick Edit | The Atelier Collection

Lightroom & ACR Preset Quick Edit | The Atelier Collection

When I decided I wanted to become a portrait photographer at 14, I thought that that meant I would spend all my time with my camera out in the world, photographing amazing women and creating new art daily. I didn’t realize how quickly editing could pile up like pressure on my shoulders and make me need to spend so much time indoors on the computer - feet up, pajamas on, and hands cramping from Lightroom sliders…