Let’s be clear: I’m not an editor.
I was never trained to be an editor and I only know what I’ve picked up through various workshops, manuals, and online training.
But, like many photographers, I tried to be for awhile!
My editing style was somewhat consistent, but always based on “what looked good that day.” I was falling into the never-ending pitfall of purchasing the latest and greatest actions to “play” with my photos. While it sounds like fun (and sometimes was), the images on my blog and my website were starting to look very inconsistent. Plus, I had no idea whether an image was bright because it was a sunny day in my office or because I had done something wrong in post-production.
In order to maintain a sustainable and profitable business, I knew I needed to produce work that was always consistent and beautiful! So, I started considering outsourcing editing. Once I learned