My blog is the heart of my site!! Here you'll find personal posts and educational posts for both photographers and editors! You'll also find photo work from my 10 years as a photographer. If you're a bride, check out the "Brides" category! Look around, leave a comment, or ask a question! Explore & enjoy!






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Hi, friends! It’s been a few weeks since I’ve made a blog post, and that’s because I’ve been SO busy! I launched my editing biz on April 1 (no joke!), and I spent the first month learning, networking and blogging. I spent the second month marketing, still blogging, and tackling work for my first editing […]


June 27, 2019

Six Months in California

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Outsourcing your editing to a private photo editor is a GREAT way to get some much-needed time back to invest into your business. I know that it is a TOUGH decision to make because it is not cheap. But I promise you that the money you spend can be worth it if you use the […]

Education, Photographers

June 4, 2019

Increase Your Profitability with Outsourcing

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One question I get A LOT from photographers is if they can see some before and afters of my editing. I completely understand this question, and it seems like it would make sense for an EDITOR to show their EDITS, right?! For a retoucher, it absolutely does make sense and is a great question to […]

Editors, Education, Photographers

May 29, 2019

Why I Don’t Show Before and Afters

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Have you ever come across a game changer in your business? You know what I’m talking about. Something that makes your life SO MUCH BETTER that you can’t even remember how you existed without it? In my 10 years as a photographer, I had several business game changers. One of the biggest game changers in […]

Education, Photographers

May 23, 2019

Using Photo Mechanic for Faster Culling

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Have you considered outsourcing your editing but just aren’t sure if you’re ready? It can be difficult to give up control on such a big aspect of your business. Perhaps you’re worried that you won’t like the edits, your clients will be upset, or you just don’t want to ask for help. I totally get […]

Education, Photographers

May 14, 2019

10 Signs Outsourcing May Be Right For You

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If you’re wondering how exactly the relationship works between a photographer and an editor, then you’re in the right place! Today I’m sharing every step of the outsourcing process from initial inquiry to delivered catalog. If you have any questions afterwards, feel free to check out my FAQ page or e-mail me a question! I’m […]

Editors, Education, Photographers

May 3, 2019

The Outsourcing Process Step By Step

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Are you wondering if it’s time to outsource your editing? Not sure if the expense is actually worth it? Or maybe you’ve heard about outsourcing but aren’t really sure what it’s all about. Then keep reading! Today I’m sharing seven reasons why outsourcing your editing can help your business and reduce your stress! Why Outsource […]

Education, Photographers

April 25, 2019

Why Should You Outsource Your Editing?

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When I launched my business on April 1, I began a series of blog posts introducing my new business. I planned to post them all my first week, but God had other plans. I had all of my posts written and somehow lost the document where I’d written them when I came back to write […]

Editors, Personal

April 19, 2019

Why I Became a Private Photo Editor

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Last week you read about why I wanted to create a personal brand. But what happened that made me want to shift gears from photography to private photo editing? To answer that question, we’ll have to go all the way back to one year ago. Settling Down? One year ago, Matt and I had just […]


April 11, 2019

A New Adventure | Christi Johnson Creative

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Earlier this week I shared about my nearly 10 years using the name Kingsbridge Photography for my business. It served me well! In 2016, I began considering a rebrand to something personal. After all, what sets me apart from other photographers is ME! I attended a Katelyn James Workshop in June of 2017. Katelyn’s comments […]

Editors, Personal, Photographers

April 5, 2019

Why I Want a Personal Brand