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February 27, 2024

As a private editor, I often get asked about the use of “Collections” within Lightroom’s interface and whether or not I use Collections as part of my workflow. The short answer is, yes. I use Collections everyday as a private editor. Creating a collection is an awesome way to organize photos that a client sends […]

February 20, 2024

Choosing the right photo editor can make or break the final outcome of your images. It is vital to select an editor who is proficient, efficient and understands your style. Here are some factors you should consider while making your choice. A Keen Eye Always look for an editor that can mimic your style or […]

February 11, 2024

In a nutshell, NO! Never, or rarely, use Auto White Balance (AWB). I know this is a controversial subject in the photo industry. I will probably get criticism for even saying this. And I am aware that you could google the subject and get several different opinions. But IMO, setting the WB in camera is […]

February 6, 2024

If you edit photos in Lightroom, the BEST thing you can do to significantly increase your editing time, is learn Lightroom Shortcuts! I have shared some of these before, but 8 years into this private editing gig, I still use these shortcuts everyday, so it bears repeating! Below are my fave shortcuts for this year! […]

January 31, 2024

One of the most useful and commonly used shortcuts in Lightroom is using the feature “LIGHTS OUT.” When you use “Lights Out” within Lightroom’s interface it helps you to assess your edits and focus on the details of the photograph without any distractions. There are two quick and easy ways to see any photo in […]

January 26, 2024

All week we have been comparing the differences between a human editor and an AI editor. And this is Part 3 and the final post in this series. In PART ONE we looked at the strengths and advantages of having a human editor. If you haven’t already, read PART ONE here, or click the link […]

January 24, 2024

Yesterday, we looked at advantages a human editor has over AI editing software. However, truth compels me to tell you AI has its own strengths as well. Let’s take a look at some of those. If you haven’t done so already, read that PART ONE of this series first. Now, let’s look at the advantages […]

January 23, 2024

In part 3 of this series, I will give you a side-by-side breakdown of AI versus Human editing. But before we do that, let’s consider the advantages and disadvantages, strengths and weaknesses of each editing option, in depth. Fist up, Human Editors. Let’s spend today talking about their advantages. And tomorrow we will take an […]

January 22, 2024

I just launched my new website! Ekk! But why am I telling you this? Why would you care? And why did I find it necessary to launch a new site and start offering new services? There is a reason for all that. It’s time to start talking about the White Elephant in the room. The […]

February 1, 2023

Most brides want detailed photos of all of the elements that made their wedding day unique and special, including photos of their wedding ring. The trouble is, diamonds are notorious for picking up colors casts which can make their beautiful diamond rings look blah! What if I told you I have a simple hack to […]

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