No - My goal with the free consult is to eliminate the need for trial edits. I want my clients to first focus on finding an Editor that they feel confident and comfortable with. Once we’ve moved on to the style consult, I’ll ask detailed questions to ensure to I feel confident with the directions being provided. I do encourage starting with a portrait session, prior to the first wedding. If that’s not possible, I send back small percentages of the first 1-2 weddings for review before finalizing an entire catalog.
I’ve found that even with trial edits, Editors can spend an ample amount of time editing 10-20 images. It does not showcase their true work or time spent on a full wedding. It takes time and feedback to truly understand an editing style.Read More