How To Rename Files Using Automator

A while back, we shared a few tools for batch renaming files. Well, we just found another one thanks to LensProToGo. Mac users can use the built-in Automator app to batch rename any files in Finder. While not as full-featured as a standalone app … [Read more...]

The 80% Solution

What’s the Question? To outsource or not to outsource, that is NOT the question.  Outsourcing post-production is something to consider for every photographer that wants to have more time to grow their business.  The decision to outsource should … [Read more...]

Non-Destructive Editing

Non-Destructive Editing Non-destructive editing refers to the act of working on an image file in such a way that you can later modify it or go back to the original without loss of quality. For the opposite of this, picture the following … [Read more...]

Adjusted Images At a Glance

Adjusted Images At a Glance Whether you edit in Lightroom yourself or have your Post editor handle the work, this icon is a handy one: The icon appears in Grid mode (press 'G' in Lightroom to jump to Grid mode) next to each image that has had … [Read more...]

XMPs vs Lightroom Catalogs – What’s the Difference?

XMPs vs Lightroom Catalogs - What's the Difference? When submitting RAW files for post-production work, you can request back either XMP files or a Lightroom catalog.  So what's the difference between the two? XMPs and Lightroom catalogs contain … [Read more...]

Guest Article: Three Things You Could Do Today, IF You Weren’t Sitting At Your Desk EDITING

Three Things You Could Do Today, IF You Weren’t Sitting At Your Desk EDITING by Kate Byars This is part 2 of a 2 part series. Read part 1 here. When you first outsource your editing and editing-related tasks (color correcting, retouching, laying … [Read more...]

Guest Article: Why You Should Call It Quits On Editing Your Own Images

Why You Should Call It Quits On Editing Your Own Images by Kate Byars Hi Photographer Friends. Want to hear something creepy? I can read your thoughts. YES, THAT’S RIGHT. I have special “Photographer Mind Reading Spectacles,” and they SEE WHAT YOU … [Read more...]

The Goal of Post-Production

The Goal of Post-Production When sitting down at your computer to edit your latest professional shoot, what is your goal? Is it to make the images you shot look the absolute best they can? Is it to prove your prowess in Lightroom and Photoshop? … [Read more...]

A Holistic Workflow for Wedding and Event Photographers

Casting Light on the Post-Event Workflow For too many photographers, post-production is a dark, shadowy piece of their business. The end goal is poorly defined, the workflow is amorphous, and the expenses of the process are shrouded in the … [Read more...]

A Video Intro to Post From Matt Hoaglin

Alright, we hear a lot of nice things from our clients, but no one's ever made us a video before! Matt Hoaglin - from Allison Ragsdale Photography - posted on Seniors Ignite an amazing video testimonial which is also a great introduction to how we … [Read more...]