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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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My Culling Process in Photo Mechanic and Lightroom Today I’m sharing my complete culling process with photo mechanic and Lightroom. I’ll walk you through the process from start to finish. Get Photo Mechanic HERE Photo Mechanic makes it so easy to scroll through and organize images fast And my culling process is really simple. I’m […]

Editors, Education, Lightroom, Photographers, Photography

May 29, 2020

My Culling Process in Photo Mechanic

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Hi There! I’m going to show you 3 quick ways to get more consistent edits TODAY. These are not techniques you need to practice, but tools you can implement in your very next editing session.  3 Quick Ways to Get More Consistent Edits First, I want to show you the Reference View in Lightroom. To […]

Editors, Education, Lightroom

April 16, 2020

3 Quick Tips for Consistent Edits TODAY

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Today I’m sharing some handy keyboard shortcuts and Lightroom flags that make getting around Lightroom a lot easier! In this video, I show you how to easily: Maximize the image size on your screen Flag and label images Stack flags/labels Navigate flags/labels Navigate between Library Grid View and Develop View Filter by camera serial number […]

Editors, Education, Lightroom, Photographers

April 2, 2020

Lightroom Flags, Labels, & Library View

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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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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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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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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

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Welcome to my new home on the web! I’m so glad you’re here! After months of uncertainty, prayer, planning, and learning, I’m ready to share the next step for my business. Today is a day of CELEBRATION. And what better day to do that than the first day of my birth month?! I sat down […]

Editors, Personal

April 1, 2019

Introducing Christi Johnson Creative | Private Photo Editor

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