In this episode, Scott speaks with portrait and wedding photographer Lindsay Coulter about her photographic and photography business workflows.Lindsay Coulter is a wedding & portrait photographer capturing timeless and on-trend photographs for couples worldwide. Although residing in Canada, Lindsay's passion for finding beauty in small details and capturing candid moments has taken her to places like Australia, Bermuda, St. Maarten, Mexico & Italy. She loves the outdoors and prefers beach houses in Malibu or cabins in the Pacific Northwest. Lindsay takes pride in getting to know each couple's unique story and essence, believing that inclusion and equality are fundamental to her personal and professional life. She cherishes the idea of photography as a way to look back on moments in time and remember how you felt, wanting couples to be taken back to their special day, no matter how much time has passed.
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(08:11) - What is one thing that you do for the photographic process that has saved you time?
(13:12) - What is one thing that you do for the business that saves you time or money?
(20:04) - What is one thing that you do for editing that has saved you time?
(26:49) - What is one thing that you do after a session that has increased business?
(43:43) - Can you share an outlined breakdown of your workflow from lead to delivery?
(55:16) - How did Imagen impact your life?
Discussed in this episode- Importance of efficient editing process for photographers- Guides for engagement session provided with the outfits and location ideas- Importance of pre-production planning for prioritizing photos- Experience with outsourced editing process and a bad experience with a previous company- Using Imagen for more control and efficiency- Use of skin smoothing- Eliminating emotional ties from the editing process- Importance of timely delivery of previews and gallery for maintaining clients- Curating organized and easy-to-digest galleries- Personalized delivery email with specific instructions and positive feedback- Managing anxieties and burnout during busy seasons- Personal backups for every piece of work- Getting to know clients and creating a comfortable environment- Putting pricing online to streamline process and increase conversions- Simplifying CRM system for easier management
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