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My Experience With AI Editing

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AI EDITING WITH IMAGEN

Today’s Youtube video has probably been my most requested video ever..

Let me explain…

A few weeks ago I posted a 6 second reel sharing that I let a robot edit a session for me. I was seriously BLOWN AWAY. 

Didn’t think much of it when I posted the reel but I came to realize that this is a hot button topic that many photographers AND editors have been avoiding. 

 

I get it. 

 

I avoid things that I don’t know what to do with either. 

 

For those who are nervous and scared about the realities of AI and what it will eventually do to our industry, I understand. There are definitely things about it that make me nervous too. 

 

However, we cannot wish this away. 

We can’t slow it down.

We can’t hide from it. 

It’s here to stay and it’s out of our control. 

 

So, what do we do? 

We focus on what we CAN control. What we CAN control is our reaction and our actions to AI. 

 

After multiple conversations with private editors, my own editor, other photographers and then experiencing AI editing for myself, I feel like it’s time to share what program I used, what I experienced, and my overall thoughts on this new part of our industry. 

 

When Imagen AI decided to partner with us on this episode, I was both excited and a little nervous. Unlike a lot of educators with decent followings, we rarely do sponsored content. Actually, we’ve never had a sponsored episode on Youtube until… TODAY. 

 

Sponsored content for us is something that we are very picky about and take super seriously. We’re not going to share about something that we aren’t using ourselves and don’t believe in. That’s why I’m excited about this episode because I’m introducing a tool that could have saved me so much time if I had had earlier in my career. 

 

In this episode, I’m sharing my honest thoughts about my first experience using Imagen AI and how simple it was to set up and get started. Imagen AI didn’t have any say in this content and didn’t preview it ahead of time. This is just my first take on the program and I’m excited to share more as I learn and grow more familiar with it!! Plus if you want to try it out yourself, here’s 1,500 free edits by using THIS LINK!

 

Ready to dive in!? Watch here!

If you’re a Private Editor who is struggling with the idea of AI editing and need some encouragement, be sure to listen to this podcast that I made just for you!


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