Finally Get Organized! Simple Photography Workflow & Archiving

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In this class, Kristina Sherk dives into the part of your job that happens after your shoot is over ­— getting all those gorgeous images onto your computer and organized for processing. If you have been putting off organizing your archive because you think it is too overwhelming and time-consuming, this is the class for you. Kristina will show you how to get organized, the easy way! Read More.

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What You’ll Learn

01

File Structure

If you are one of those people that cringes when a client that contacts you and asks you for an image that you took 3 years ago at a shoot and you can’t remember where you filed that image, start with this module! Kristina is going to help you get organized with an extremely easy for you to access those images with just the date you took the images and the name of the client. In a few minutes you will be able to access any image you have taken in your photography career.

Lessons in this module

00:38 00 - Intro
16:17 01 - File Structure
02

Importing Files

In this module, Kristina teaches you how to properly import our images into Photoshop Lightroom. She talks about why we use lightroom, how to make it run as fast as possible, and how to apply metadata to your images to make sure you can find them no matter where they end up on the internet. All of these things are super important for professional photographers.

Lessons in this module

00:34 00 - Intro
13:08 01 - Importing Files
03

Folder & File Renaming

When you import your files from camera to computer, it gives you a file name that won’t help you down the road. In this section, Kristina teaches you how to rename your files, why it is important, and what information you should be using so all of your images are correctly described and easily accessible.

Lessons in this module

00:30 00 - Intro
12:14 01 - Folder & File Renaming
04

How to Fix a Messy Archive

We all run into the situation where we don’t have the time to properly name and organize our images when we import them. Whether you have a couple of images or a couple of thousand images that need organizing, Kristina is going to show you how to properly organize those images very quickly.

Lessons in this module

00:29 00 - Intro
25:48 01 - How to Fix a Messy Archive
05

Culling Down to Proof Images

As a photographer you know there are many images you take that you don’t want to show your client but it can be challenging to cull down to the ones you want to share. In this section, Kristina shows you a few simple ways to quickly cull down your images.

Lessons in this module

00:29 00 - Intro
10:26 01 - Culling Down to Proof Images
06

General Image Adjustments

Even though the bulk of this class is about image organization, file structure, and post-production from start to finish, In this section, Kristina shows you basic image adjustments using Lightroom and Camera RAW.

Lessons in this module

00:26 00 - Intro
22:04 01 - General Image Adjustments
07

Choosing Final Output

In this section, your client has now picked the images they want to be retouched and it is time to get to work.  Kristina is going to give you an action that will cut down your retouching time so you can work smarter, not harder and use it as a guide when it comes to retouching future images. At the end of this section, she talks about output, saving specific versions of the image, and color profiles. This is an important module!

Lessons in this module

00:41 00 - Intro
18:01 01 - Choosing Final Output

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Backing Up

Kristina has saved one of the most important topics for this last module: backing up your images. She will talk about where to back them up, when to back them up, and cloud storage so you can have the peace of mind that your images are safe.

Lessons in this module

00:23 00 - Intro
09:58 01 - Backing Up

Finally Get Organized! Simple Photography Workflow & Archiving

In this class, Kristina Sherk dives into the part of your job that happens after your shoot is over ­— getting all those gorgeous images onto your computer and organized for processing. If you have been putting off organizing your archive because you think it is too overwhelming and time-consuming, this is the class for you. Kristina will show you how to get organized, the easy way!

This class touches on how to apply metadata, properly structure, rename, and organize your files in order to simplify your workflow and save you time. Learn how to properly importing your images, the fastest way to cull through the images from your shoot, how to edit and save in multiple file formats, and applying correct color profiles. Kristina even shows you how to easily organize your archive, back up your images and recommends the best hard drives to help finally get organized.

While not a glamorous subject, file management is a very important aspect of being a productive and profitable photographer. This class is a gamer changer!

1 Reviews

“This is the best information I have found to organize, backup and retrieve images in LR. Kristina uses basic language to go step by step from post shoot to file management, culling and more! A big THANK YOU for this information and I look forward to more of your video's.”

Rick H.