Pic-Time AI Image Filters | How to deliver photos to clients like a pro

John Branch IV Photography
8 Nov 202313:11

TLDRThis sponsored video introduces Pic-Time, an AI-powered platform designed to streamline the workflow of photographers, particularly in the context of managing and delivering wedding photos. The video demonstrates how Pic-Time integrates seamlessly with Lightroom, allowing photographers to cull, rate, and tag photos, which can then be easily organized and delivered through various channels like blogs, slideshows, and vendor-specific galleries. The platform's AI features enable users to quickly search and sort images based on specific criteria such as 'flowers' or 'kids', facilitating the creation of targeted content for clients and vendors. The video emphasizes the efficiency gains and time-saving benefits of using Pic-Time, showcasing how it can enhance a photographer's business operations without adding extra steps to their workflow.


  • ๐Ÿ“ˆ Pic-Time streamlines the workflow for photographers by integrating with Lightroom, allowing for seamless transition from editing to client delivery.
  • ๐ŸŒŸ The AI features in Pic-Time can automatically categorize photos based on text, star ratings, flag ratings, and color labels, making culling and sorting more efficient.
  • ๐ŸŽจ Photographers can use Pic-Time to create and customize blog posts, slideshows, and highlight galleries without having to export and re-import multiple times.
  • ๐Ÿ“‚ The platform enables photographers to organize their work into sections, which can be helpful for editing and exporting in manageable parts.
  • ๐Ÿ“˜ Using a single preset for editing, such as the 'Natural Feels Preset', can speed up the editing process and maintain a consistent look across all photos.
  • ๐Ÿ” Pic-Time's AI Search function can find specific elements within photos, like 'flowers' or 'kids', to create targeted galleries for clients or vendors.
  • ๐Ÿค– The AI technology within Pic-Time helps in identifying and selecting photos based on various criteria without manual sorting, saving time and effort.
  • ๐Ÿ’ By using AI to find specific photos, photographers can provide vendors with a focused selection of images relevant to their business, enhancing the value of the service.
  • ๐Ÿ“ Adding text to photos during the editing process in Lightroom can help categorize and organize the wedding into different sections for easier management in Pic-Time.
  • ๐Ÿ“ธ Pic-Time allows for the creation of various deliverables such as blog posts, slideshows, and highlighted photos directly from the platform, reducing the need for additional software.
  • ๐Ÿ”— Sharing photos with clients and vendors is simplified through secure links or direct emails, making the delivery process more efficient and professional.

Q & A

  • What is the main challenge photographers face during the fall wedding rush?

    -The main challenge is managing the large volume of photos from weddings, ensuring timely delivery to clients, vendors, and for use on websites and blogs.

  • How does Pic-Time simplify the workflow for photographers?

    -Pic-Time simplifies the workflow by integrating with Lightroom, allowing photographers to read and import metadata from photos directly into Pic-Time, and use AI features to streamline the sorting and delivery process.

  • What types of metadata can Pic-Time read from Lightroom?

    -Pic-Time can read text, star ratings, flag ratings, and color ratings from Lightroom.

  • How does the AI feature in Pic-Time help in creating a blog post?

    -The AI feature allows photographers to search for specific labels, such as 'blue' for blog post photos, and select all corresponding images to create a blog post without manually exporting and sorting them.

  • What is the advantage of using a single preset for editing photos?

    -Using a single preset, like the 'Natural Feels Preset', ensures a consistent look across all photos and speeds up the editing process by reducing manual adjustments.

  • How can Pic-Time help in creating a slideshow for a specific part of the wedding, like the ceremony?

    -By using the Filter & AI Search, photographers can find all the labeled 'Ceremony' photos, select them, and create a slideshow with the option to add music and share it with clients.

  • What is the benefit of highlighting certain photos in the gallery?

    -Highlighting photos makes them appear larger in the gallery, drawing attention to the photographer's favorite shots and making them stand out to the couple.

  • How can Pic-Time assist in sharing photos with vendors in a more targeted way?

    -Pic-Time's AI Search can find specific elements, like 'flowers', within the gallery, allowing photographers to share only relevant photos with vendors, saving them time and making the collaboration more efficient.

  • What is the process for sharing a gallery with a vendor using Pic-Time?

    -After using AI Search to find the relevant photos, photographers can select all, create a gallery, and generate a secure link to share via email or directly within Pic-Time.

  • How does the AI feature in Pic-Time help in finding specific types of photos, like those with kids or elderly people?

    -The AI Search can be instructed to find photos containing 'kids' or 'elderly', and it will automatically select images that feature these subjects, making it easier to create targeted galleries.

  • What does the instructor suggest is the best part about using Pic-Time's AI features?

    -The best part is that it automates the sorting and selection process, saving photographers time and effort without requiring any additional work.

  • How does Pic-Time help streamline the overall business workflow for photographers?

    -Pic-Time allows photographers to import, sort, and share photos efficiently, reducing manual sorting and enabling faster delivery to clients and vendors, thus improving the overall business workflow.



๐Ÿ“ธ Streamlining Wedding Photography Workflow with Pic-Time

This paragraph introduces the sponsorship of Pic-Time and addresses the challenges photographers face during the busy wedding season, particularly with managing and delivering a large volume of photos. It suggests that Pic-Time can simplify the workflow from Lightroom to Pic-Time, highlighting the compatibility between the two platforms and the AI features that facilitate easy organization and delivery. The speaker outlines the process of importing photos into Lightroom, culling, and editing, emphasizing the ability to add metadata such as text, star ratings, and color labels that will be recognized by Pic-Time. The paragraph also touches on the convenience of creating blog posts, previews, and slideshows directly from the culling and editing process without needing multiple export stages.


๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ Sorting and Organizing Photos for Blogs and Slideshows

The second paragraph demonstrates how to sort and organize photos in Pic-Time using Ratings, Labels, and Orientation. It explains how to find specific photos based on the color label assigned in Lightroom and how to create a blog post directly from Pic-Time without additional exporting. The paragraph also covers creating slideshows for specific sections of the wedding, such as the ceremony, and setting highlighted photos to feature in the gallery. The AI Search feature is introduced, showcasing its ability to find and organize photos based on specific subjects like flowers, which can then be shared with relevant vendors in a targeted and efficient manner.


๐Ÿ” Leveraging AI for Targeted Photo Sharing and Organization

The third paragraph focuses on the AI Search feature of Pic-Time, emphasizing its ability to find specific subjects within the photo library, such as kids or elderly individuals, without any extra effort from the user. It discusses the benefits of being able to create targeted galleries for clients and vendors, like a gallery of flower photos for a florist, which can be easily shared via a secure link or email. The paragraph also mentions the time-saving aspect of not having to manually sort through photos and the overall positive impact on the photographer's business by using Pic-Time's AI capabilities.




Pic-Time is a platform that integrates with Lightroom to streamline the process of delivering photos to clients. It is designed to make the workflow of photographers more efficient by allowing them to cull, rate, and categorize photos directly within the platform, which then can be used to create blog posts, slideshows, and other deliverables. In the video, it is emphasized how Pic-Time can read information from Lightroom files and use AI features to simplify tasks such as searching for specific types of photos.


In the context of the video, a workflow refers to the sequence of steps a photographer takes to process, edit, and deliver photos to various stakeholders, such as clients, vendors, and for personal use like blogs. The video demonstrates how Pic-Time can enhance a photographer's workflow by automating and simplifying many tasks, thus saving time and effort.


Adobe Lightroom is a photo editing and organization software used by photographers to import, edit, and export photos. In the video, it is mentioned as the starting point of the workflow where photos are imported from a wedding shoot, edited, and then exported to be used in Pic-Time for further organization and delivery.


Culling is the process of selecting the best photos from a larger set, which photographers do after importing photos into an editing software like Lightroom. The video discusses how Pic-Time can utilize the culling information, such as star ratings and color labels, to help organize photos for different uses.

๐Ÿ’กAI Features

AI features in Pic-Time refer to the platform's use of artificial intelligence to automate tasks such as searching for specific subjects within photos, like 'flowers' or 'kids'. This allows for a more efficient way to sort and select photos for various purposes, as demonstrated when the instructor searches for photos to share with vendors.

๐Ÿ’กBlog Post

A blog post is a written entry published on a blog, which can include photos. In the video, the instructor shows how to select and use photos from Pic-Time to create a blog post, making it easier for photographers to share their work online without manually selecting and exporting each photo.


A slideshow is a presentation of photos in a sequential order, often with added effects or music. The video demonstrates creating a slideshow using selected photos from Pic-Time, which can be shared with clients or at events, providing a professional way to showcase photography work.


In the wedding photography context, vendors are professionals such as planners, florists, and others involved in the event. The video explains how Pic-Time can help photographers share specific photos with these vendors, making it easier for them to get the images they need without sifting through a full gallery.

๐Ÿ’กStar Ratings

Star ratings are a method of ranking or sorting photos based on their perceived quality or importance, typically on a scale from one to five stars. In the video, the instructor uses five-star ratings to designate the best photos for delivery to clients.

๐Ÿ’กColor Ratings

Color ratings are another way to categorize and sort photos, using colors to represent different types of photos or uses. The video shows the instructor using color ratings, such as labeling certain photos blue for a blog post, to organize and select photos within Pic-Time.

๐Ÿ’กFlag Ratings

Flag ratings are used to mark or highlight specific photos for particular attention or use. In the video, the instructor flags certain photos to stand out, such as those intended for a preview or to be featured more prominently in a slideshow.


Pic-Time can streamline a photographer's workflow by integrating with Lightroom and automating the delivery process.

AI features in Pic-Time allow for easy sorting and categorization of photos based on various criteria such as text, star ratings, and color labels.

Photographers can efficiently cull and edit photos, considering different deliverables like blog posts, vendor shares, and previews, all within the same workflow.

Pic-Time's AI Search function can identify and select photos containing specific elements, such as 'flowers' or 'kids', for targeted sharing with vendors.

The platform enables the creation of tailored galleries for different stakeholders, like vendors or couples, with just a few clicks.

Photos can be delivered to clients and vendors through secure links or direct emails, simplifying the sharing process.

Pic-Time's interface allows for quick and easy sorting of photos using Ratings, Labels, and Orientation filters.

Photographers can apply a single preset to all photos for a consistent look, saving time on individual adjustments.

The platform supports the creation of slideshows with selected photos, enhancing the presentation for clients.

Pic-Time facilitates the selection of highlighted photos to feature prominently in galleries for clients.

The AI Search can be used to find specific moments or subjects in a wedding, such as the 'ceremony' or 'elderly' guests.

Photographers can organize their work into sections of the day, making it easier to manage and edit in stages.

Pic-Time's system allows for the efficient management of photo orders, favorites, and prints.

The platform eliminates the need for manual sorting, enabling photographers to import, sort, and export photos directly within Pic-Time.

Pic-Time's workflow enhancements lead to time savings and improved efficiency for photographers, allowing for a more successful wedding photography business.

The integration with Lightroom ensures a seamless transition from photo editing to client delivery without the need for multiple software.

Photographers can create and deliver a variety of content, including blog posts and slideshows, directly through Pic-Time's user-friendly interface.