Episode 241: How to Speed Up Turnaround Time – Caitlin & Luke Bachtold

Turnaround Time

Does your client experience suffer from slow turnaround time?

In episode 241 of the Bokeh Podcast, Caitlin & Luke Bachtold share how they manage to deliver client galleries to clients in just over a week after their weddings. Listen in as they share the benefits of outsourcing, and what their full workflow looks like from the wedding to the final delivery!

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

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Technique for Time: Get you day started really early.

Book Recommendation:
The Bible
Luke: This is Marketing Seth Godin –bit.ly/bp-sg-marketing
Caitlin: Worth Every Penny by Erin Verbeck & Sarah Petty- bit.ly/bp-everypenny

Advice for Photographers:
Caitlin: It’s about the people you’re photographing, not just the craft.
Luke: Always keep learning; don’t stay on cruise control.

Brand Position: A husband and wife photography and videography team loving and serving couples.

The Gear Bag:
Canon 5D Mark IV
Sony A7 III
Walkie Talkies: bit.ly/bp-walkietalkie

The Post Production Workflow:
Saturday
Shoot the Wedding
Sunday
Day Off
Monday
Luke Culls the Wedding with No Distractions in Photomechanic
– Caitlin Adds to a Lightroom Catalog and Edits 100 Photos for the Blog and for Reference for Editors
– Caitlin Uploads the Edited Photos to an Online Gallery to send to their Virtual Assistant
– Caitlin Downloads the Images and Uses Blog Stomp to Prep for Blogging, Creates Vendor Credit Links, and Drafts the Blog Post
Tuesday
Caitlin Reviews the Draft and Adds Content About the Wedding Day
– Luke Sends the Lightroom Catalog to Photographer’s Edit
Friday
Images Arrive Back from Photographer’s Edit
Monday
Caitlin Uploads Images to Gallery and Send to Client
– Virtual Assistant Delivers Images to Vendors

Tips for Faster Culling:
– Do It As Soon As Possible
– Don’t Get Emotionally Attached to the Photos
– Pick Instead of Delete

Why a Faster Turnaround Time?
It provides less liability for your business – the shorter the amount of time that the images are in your hands, the less likely something will happen to them.

Backups:
– Harddrive
– NAS – Cloud Based Storage (Used only to access image on the go as needed)
– External Harddrive in a Fireproof Safe
– Online Gallery System

Links:
caitlinandluke.com
instagram.com/caitlinandlukephoto
caitlinandluke.com/education
facebook.com/groups/CLbusinessgrowth
Zig Zigler: ziglar.com
Sara Petty’s Episode: bit.ly/bp-38

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Episode 208: The Significance of Trust in Outsourcing – Teshorn Jackson

Trust in Outsourcing

Have you attempted to outsource your editing, but have a hard time giving up control over your work?

In episode 208 of the Bokeh Podcast, Teshorn Jackson shares his experience with outsourcing, and how he finally let go of the control. Listen in as he explains the significance of trusting your editors to create the edits your brand requires.

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Ready to start outsourcing your editing? Try out Photographer’s Edit today and get 40% off your first order! Get started now!

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Technique for Time: Set reminders for tasks on your phone to manage your time.

Book Recommendations:
4 Hour Work Week – bit.ly/bp-4hr
The Richest Man of Babylon –bit.ly/bp-richestman

Brand Position: Mid to High-End Wedding Photographer focusing on client experience.

Advice for Photographers: Get a professional help with the financial and business paperwork.

The Gear Bag: 35mm

Links:
teshornjackson.com
instagram.com/teshornjackson
daveramsey.com
Pause & Pursue Thou Shalt Live the Life You Are Meant to Live:  bit.ly/bp-pausepursue

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Episode 181: Workflow Wednesday: Outsourcing Editing (Part 2 – The Workflow) – Nathan, Haylee, Heather, & Rich

outsourcing editing

Do you struggle with the idea of giving up control in your business? We’ve been there and we understand!

In episode 181 of the Bokeh Podcast, Nathan, Haylee, Heather, & Rich continue the conversation on outsourcing editing and discuss the Photographer’s Edit workflow. Listen in to hear Rich & Heather’s process of setting up their editing style, prepping files for editing, and receiving their final edits from Photographer’s Edit.

The audio from Workflow Wednesday episodes is from our weekly Facebook Live videos. Tune in live on Wednesdays at 2:00PM EST, at facebook.com/photogsedit

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Connect:
richsmithphotography.net
@richsmithphoto
@heathersmithrsp
hayleegaffin.com
@hayleegaffin
@nathanholritz
photographersedit.com
@photogsedit
bokehpodcast.com
@bokehpodcast

Links:
Workflow Wednesday: Outsourcing Editing Part 1
Jide Alakija
Mike Colon

 

Episode 178: Workflow Wednesday: Outsourcing Editing (Part 1: How to Let Go) – Nathan, Haylee, Heather, & Rich

outsourcing your editing

Are you hesitant to give up control when it comes to your business? You’re not alone!

In episode 178 of the Bokeh Podcast, Nathan, Haylee, Heather, and Rich discuss the importance of delegating work, like editing, so you can focus on the things that will grow your business and fulfill your life.

The audio from Workflow Wednesday episodes is from our weekly Facebook Live videos. Tune in live on Wednesdays at 2:00PM EST, at facebook.com/photogsedit

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Connect:
richsmithphotography.net
@richsmithphoto
@heathersmithrsp
hayleegaffin.com
@hayleegaffin
@nathanholritz
photographersedit.com
@photogsedit
bokehpodcast.com
@bokehpodcast
aelphotos.com

Links:
Goliath Must Fall
Podcast: Elon Musk #1169: bit.ly/bp-elonmusk
chatbooks.com
Ted Talk: Dying Well
Webinar: Getting Started with Photographer’s Edit