P1 Draft Editing Standards

Cull, Normalize, and Storyboard

  • LightRoom Classic File
  • Completed within 48 hours of assignment
  • Average 1300 image wedding takes 8 hours for P1 Draft Edit

 Storyboard the Images

10% – 20% of images should be selected to tell the story of the wedding. These images are selected by using the “White Flag” tag in Light Room. Each of these images should the best of the 27 wedding categories.


 Quick Collection First

10% – 20% of images should be selected to tell the story of the wedding. These images are selected by using the “White Flag” tag in Light Room. Each of these images should the best of the 27 wedding categories.

Culling the Images

10% – 20% of images should be selected to tell the story of the wedding. These images are selected by using the “White Flag” tag in Light Room. Each of these images should the best of the 27 wedding categories.


Rejecting Images

10% – 20% of images should be selected to tell the story of the wedding. These images are selected by using the “White Flag” tag in Light Room. Each of these images should the best of the 27 wedding categories.

  • 15% – 25% of images should be rejected
  • Use “Black Flag” status to reject
  • Blinks, Duplicate Content

Selecting  Album Images

10% – 20% of images should be selected to tell the story of the wedding. These images are selected by using the “White Flag” tag in Light Room. Each of these images should the best of the 27 wedding categories.


Selecting Gallery Images

10% – 20% of images should be selected to tell the story of the wedding. These images are selected by using the “White Flag” tag in Light Room. Each of these images should the best of the 27 wedding categories.

 Normalizing the Images

10% – 20% of images should be selected to tell the story of the wedding. These images are selected by using the “White Flag” tag in Light Room. Each of these images should the best of the 27 wedding categories.


Cropping the Images **IMPORTANT**

10% – 20% of images should be selected to tell the story of the wedding. These images are selected by using the “White Flag” tag in Light Room. Each of these images should the best of the 27 wedding categories.


 Image Adjustments

10% – 20% of images should be selected to tell the story of the wedding. These images are selected by using the “White Flag” tag in Light Room. Each of these images should the best of the 27 wedding categories.

  • Color Adjustments
  • Exposure Adjustments
  • Enhancements