Retouching Academy Interview: Mikhail Malyugin, Commercial & Beauty Photographer & Retoucher

Today I’d like to invite you to read my interview with one of the Retouching Academy instructors and my fellow countryman, Commercial & Beauty Photographer & Retoucher Mikhail Malyugin. I must confess I love Mikhail’s work, so it was a great pleasure to pick his brain about all things retouching for you, our readers. Enjoy! ~ Julia 

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Importance Of Self-Promotion For Artists and Practical Tips

In this post our Guest Artist Michael Herb, Commercial, Editorial and Conceptual Photographer from Las Vegas, NV talks about the importance of self-promotion for artists and shares his own methods. I absolutely agree with Michael on how necessary self-promotion is, hope you hear him too and learn from his approach. Enjoy! – Julia Kuzmenko McKim, Commercial

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The Story Behind “The Princess And The Golden Chair” Artwork by Johan Normén

In this post our Guest Artist photographer & master photoshopper (who is a full-time consultant and a team leader at an e-commerce company by day) Johan Normén from Alingsås, Sweden will show us the entire process of his “Princess and the golden chair” image creation.   I personally think the attention to detail in his work is amazing, as well

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Retouching Guidelines & Considerations

Retouching Guidelines & Considerations

The general term “Retouching” can be categorized under the following subject-specific areas of Portrait, Editorial, Commercial, Beauty and Creative Retouching. Each of these areas possesses its own assembly of considerations around what “retouching” is when editing the image in question. In other words, the decisions and actions one undertakes when editing in the area of

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