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What is a Photography Editing Workflow and Why Do I Need One?

What is a Photography Editing Workflow and Why Do I Need One?

Systems, workflows and ways to be more efficient with your time - if you’re anywhere in the online entrepreneur world (which you must be if you found this blog post) then I’m sure you’ve heard some of the hullabaloo about keeping yourself in check as a small business owner. There’s client management systems to keep your happy customers happy, outlines for how to post on social media and coffee dates with potential clients, but have you ever thought of how to best utilize your time in your portrait photography workflow…

Are You Making These 3 Portrait Editing Mistakes?

Are You Making These 3 Portrait Editing Mistakes?

You ever have the gut wrenching feeling when you realize it’s suddenly 8pm and you haven’t gotten all those portrait sessions edited that need to be delivered tomorrow? No worries, babe - we’ve all been there. As photographers who run our businesses from a place of passion, it can feel like a ton of bricks has hit you when you disappoint your clients, so let’s talk about some ways to avoid the overwhelm and get your portrait sessions edited on time! Here are the biggest 3 mistakes that photographers make when editing portrait sessions and how you can avoid making them…

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…

3 Reasons Why You Aren't Booking More Photography Clients

3 Reasons Why You Aren't Booking More Photography Clients

Let’s be honest - I think it’s pretty safe to say that as photography businesses we want to book clients. We want the chance to work with incredible people to create portraits that will stand the test of time, express ourselves artistically and make a connection with others doing what we love. But sometimes it ain’t that simple - here are the 3 biggest tips I have for photographers who want to book more portrait clients in their business…

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…

Win It | The Atelier Collection | Lightroom & ACR Presets

Win It | The Atelier Collection | Lightroom & ACR Presets

Last week I launched The KH Shop for photographers & creatives - and this week I'm doing a giveaway to celebrate! The Atelier Collection is my favorite (don't tell the others...) - it was the first collection I created and it has SO many uses for photographs! I designed the collection to work with beautifully with indoor portraits as well as outdoor ones...