As a wedding photographer, my Lightroom catalog contains both my photos, and photos taken by my second photographer. I use stars to mark images that I may want to consider for blogging or adding to my portfolio later. Images that go into my blog may include photos from the second photographer so that I can show off the story-telling of the day. However I never ever put images from a second photographer into my portfolio – these are only images that came from my own hands and eyeballs.
To facilitate portfolio review, I have a smart collection that gathers all images with 4 or more stars. But how to also filter by images shot by me? For my workflow, the solution is the camera serial number.
The problem is that I shoot on multiple bodies. There are three serial numbers in my database that all lead to images I shot. At first, I tried building a smart collection that looks like this: