The Importance of Batch Editing
So you just finished uploading and culling a wedding, or a general portrait family session. Chances are, you have several images within the same setting and with the same lighting/exposure. Did you know that you can edit one, then have it applied to a batch of images within Lightroom to speed up your process? GAME CHANGER! This is a quick and easy way to expedite your editing process and gain you more time, which is something we all need more of, amiright or amiright?
Let me tell ya how to do it:
Another time-saver step that is super important to know, is to have Lightroom set up to import all new photos with your favorite / go-to preset! This will save lots of time as well!
So there you are, my friend! Go forth and get your time back!
Magan Ward is a photographer, wife, mom of 3, and educator to fellow photographers. She has an unhealthy obsession with Chick-Fil-A mac and cheese, and has a bit of a love affair with dry shampoo – something she tried to avoid for years until the pandemic of 2020 occurred rendering her dependent upon the waterless revelation that saves her time, something now used to instead apply nutella to waffles for tiny humans.
Putting that Masters in Education to good use, Magan enjoys teaching her fellow photographers and online entrepreneurs the ins and outs of building a business that they love…and occasionally sprinkles in some encouragement for Mamas, because life with littles is just plum hard sometimes.
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YES! Thank you!!! I am saving this in like a million places to keep for reference! I am officially in love with batch editing now!
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