I'm Halley, a photographer turned private photo editor, but I'll always be capturing the moments inbetween.

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My Favorite Lightroom Tools

Listen, I know editing is not every photographer’s favorite thing to do. You’d rather be… well, photographing. As a private photo editor, I understand how much you’re editing. And that’s why I’m excited to share my favorite Lightroom tools with you. I use these every day as a private photo editor and know you’ll be […]

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Make Your Photos Consistent

Are you wondering how to make your photos consistent? Are you scrolling through Lightroom and noticing that to a total stranger, all these photos look like they’re shot from different weddings?! As a photographer it’s important to have a consistent look or brand for your business. Clients are hiring you for a particular reason and […]

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Private Photo Editor Guide

Guide to a Private Photo Editor Whether you’re doing photo editing outsource research for your wedding photography business or how to become a private photo editorĀ in 2018, you’ll probably start your search by asking what is a Private Photo Editor? A Private Photo Editor is hired to edit an entire wedding or session for a […]

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Exporting Your Lightroom Catalog for Private Photo Editing

A Lightroom catalog is the key to outsourcing for private photo editing! The number one question I get asked most often is… “How will I get my images over to you?” Simply export your images that you are outsourcing as a catalog and drop it into a shared folder through Dropbox. Isn’t technology wonderful? If […]

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Wedding Galleries Delivered Sooner

Break the molding of wedding galleries. Photographers, let’s send wedding galleries back sooner! We are officially in the thick of wedding season which means that the editing process becomes easily overwhelming for wedding photographers. I get it, especially being a former wedding photographer, but let’s break the molding. Excel in your business. Think of it […]

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How To Hire A Photo Editor

So, you’ve come to the realization that you need to hire a photo editor for your wedding photography business. Well, take a breather because the hard part is over! Trust me, you’ve made the right decision – not only for you, but for your business. The first years of any business are hard work and […]

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Why I Ran Straight Towards Private Photo Editing

I tried to block it out of my memory for as long as possible… until it fit so perfectly to something I experienced in this so called life. As we were nearing college graduation, one of my CSUN professors said something pretty heavy in the last Commercial Photography class that resonated with us all. “I […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Private Photo Editor Right Now

I’ve been there. You get your pictures back from a big box online “editing” company… … only to find out they made things worse. How is that possible? So now you’re left taking the time that you don’t have to go back to Snapseed, Adobe Lightroom,  [photoshop – whatever editing program you use and edit […]

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Wedding Season Is Around The Corner – Why You Should Outsource Photo Editing

For the past three years I’ve acted as a photo editor for the portrait studio, The Pod Photography. Ironically enough I’ve only recently discovered that I enjoy photo editing as much as photographing (thank you new year rejuvenation). Since high school I’ve had a camera by my side, focused on being a photographer. Every family […]

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