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How to outsource wedding post production Everything you need to know: How to outsource wedding post production.  UPDATED: If you’d rather listen, here’s a podcast episode on this topic! Hello from San Diego! If this is your first time visiting with us, surely you have some questions about how ...

Sending an order to Essential Edit Sending an order to Essential Edit: The Finer Details Just like you, we are constantly refining our internal workflow! The goal? To become more efficient and accurate. We have identified one little thing YOU CAN DO to help us out: FILE NAMES! (Exciting, right?) If you’re reading this, ...

How to Use a Master Lightroom Catalog to Outsource Photo Editing When you prefer to have one Master Lightroom Catalog to keep track of all your shoots, it’s still very possible to send out just the files you need edited and take advantage of Smart Previews to streamline your uploads. In short, you ...

Outsource Photo Editing using Lightroom 4 Outsource Photo Editing using Lightroom 4  If for some reason you can’t upgrade to Lightroom CC to take advantage of Smart Previews, there is one alternative for LR4: Small DNGs! (Without a doubt upgrading to LR CC is still the very best, but ...

How to Update Lightroom 4 catalog with XMPs How to update your Lightroom 4 catalog with XMPs: Once your order has been completed, you will receive a zip file with your XMPs.                    STEP 1 Double click to unzip this file and copy the XMPs into the same folder as your original ...

Small DNG Process for Bridge/ACR users This process is for clients who prefer to use Adobe Camera Raw and Bridge instead of Lightroom. The concept is to output Small DNG versions of your Raw files for easy upload and receive XMPs to update your original Raw ...

Using Lightroom Smart Previews to Outsource Wedding Post Production How to outsource wedding post production: Adobe introduced a game-changer in Lightroom 5 called “Smart Previews.” Smart Previews are mini versions (or “screen-sized versions) of your Raw files. This makes sending & receiving thousands of images swift and easy when you outsource wedding post production. If you’re ...

Do I get the same editor? Typically yes! However, it’s good to note that for most of our clients looking for the clean and natural style, anyone of our editors can achieve that with great success. For the more customized client, we can certainly have one editor but ...

How much does retouching cost? Generally speaking, basic facial retouching can be done for $6 per face. Our approach is:REMOVE obvious blemishes, leaving permanent features like moles & birthmarks REDUCE eye bags and wrinkles SMOOTH skin to a natural level, keeping the texture of the skinFashion retouching ...

What if I don’t like my order? We absolutely want you to be satisfied with our work, so if something doesn’t look right, please let us know right away! If this ever happens, rest assured, we’ve got your back. Just grab some screenshots, note image number ranges, and a ...