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 […]

November 1, 2022

Every October, Adobe releases updates for Lightroom. The most current version of Lightroom is now version 12, which was just released this October 2022. This might be my favorite update ever! I thought last year’s was amazing. But this year’s update has it beat hands-down!!! Below is a list of my top 5 improvements this […]

October 13, 2022

What if I told you there is a way to alter ONE color in an image, in Lightroom, without affecting the entire image. There is! This hack is found in the HSL Panel within the Develop Mode. BUT FIRST What is the HSL Panel. HSL stands for H-Hue, S-Saturation, and L-Luminance. The HSL Panel can […]

September 29, 2022

I am giving away my Lightroom Ring Brush, that I use everyday as a private photo editor. It makes all of the Ring Shots I edit, sparkle and shine! I want to share this brush with all of you as a way of saying thank you! And because it’s just so fun to share. Download […]

September 29, 2022

In my 7 years as a professional photo editor, I have edited almost 2000 weddings. That equates to hundreds of Ring Shots!!! And even after all of this time, Ring Shots are still one of my favorite things to edit. There is just something so symbolic and beautiful about the bride’s ring. And because photographers […]

September 24, 2022

I recently recreated a free course I have given away for years. It’s my FREE LIGHTROOM MOBILE COURSE. As Lightroom improved and added features, I knew the free course needed to be updated! And that’s where, my daughter, Charissa, comes in. She actually helped me create the course this time, and we had so much […]

September 24, 2022

I had the privilege of collaborating with Rebecca Rice recently. She is an amazing Family Portrait photographer and educator in Nashville, Tennessee. She is also one of my clients. When she came to me and asked if I would create a preset pack for her that would pair perfectly with the different seasons, I could […]

September 23, 2022

Did you know that you can customize the order of the panels within the Develop Module in Lightroom’s interface?! And it is so quick and easy to do! You can even hide panels you never use, to keep your working space clean and organized. I personally, customize the panels, in the order in which I […]

February 10, 2022

Before you read this post, make sure you have seen PART 1, which includes a how-to YouTube video as well. You don’t want to miss any of the editing tips + tricks I use everyday as a professional editor, to get gorgeous skin tones! Every week, I get questions about skin tones. Questions such as, […]

November 2, 2021

This is part of an on-going series. On Instagram I get questions every week on subjects surrounding what I do. Subjects such as,  Lightroom Questions Editing Questions And questions about what it is like to be a professional photo editor. I make every effort to answer at least 1-2 of those question every week on […]

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