Portrait Education

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…

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…

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…