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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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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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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I’m so excited to share Kyle & Kimberly’s wedding with you today! Kyle & Kimberly have known each other since middle school and they are high school sweethearts!! They were friends for a long time before they started dating, and I just think that is so sweet! Now that they’re married, they officially get to […]


January 9, 2020

Pretty Place Chapel Wedding | Kyle & Kimberly

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Hi friends! I’m pretty sure I said this post was coming WEEKS ago! But I just haven’t written it because honestly I’ve been FAILING at following my schedule lately. I got crazy busy with work and life happened!! Now I am slowly learning to implement more time management skills into my life (which is another […]

Education, Personal

October 23, 2019

Setting Up Your Work from Home Schedule

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Step 1: Exporting your Catalog Pre-edit at least 5-10% of the images for me to use as guidelines for how the rest of the gallery should look It is helpful if the pre-edits are scattered throughout the gallery so I know how you would handle different lighting situations. Label your pre-edits with a color label. […]


August 20, 2019

Preparing Files for Outsourcing: PC Version

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In my last post I shared my journey to productivity and effectiveness. I mentioned a couple influential resources that helped me get where I am now. They were my Cultivate What Matters goal planner and the book What’s Best Next by Matt Perman. Those books helped me immensely in 2018. 2018 was a defining year […]

Education, Personal

August 9, 2019

How I Became a Goal-Getter

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Or How I Went from Being a Workaholic without boundaries, to an unstructured creative without systems, to a disciplined solopreneur with big dreams and the plans to back them up If you know me at all, you know I talk a lot. Apparently my blog is no different. I sat down to write one post […]

Education, Personal

July 25, 2019

My Journey to Productivity and Effectiveness

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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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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