Artist Spotlight: Claire Harrison

Claire Harrison is a London-based beauty and advertising photographer. Her love for color and creative lighting, as well as her distinctive style, set her apart from other photographers in the industry. EyeLure, Nivea, Garnier and L’Oreal are just some of the many beauty brands on Claire’s client list. Check out her story in this Artist Spotlight feature: —————

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Artist Spotlight: Lubo Sergeev

Lubo Sergeev is a Bulgarian conceptual and advertising photographer with more than 20 years of experience in the industry. In today’s Artist Spotlight we will introduce you to a selection of his mesmerizing works as well as his workflow, ideology and inspirations. ————— HOW LONG I have been making a living in photography for 20 years but I

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Creating Banding-Free Gradients In Photoshop

Seattle-based guest writer Josh Fredman is with us today to share how he avoids banding when creating gradient-based background in his images.  ————— In this tutorial, we’re going to look at how to create banding-free gradients in Adobe Photoshop. Although often misunderstood, when used properly, gradients are a great tool that can be used in all sorts of applications including shading, or filling and

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Artist Spotlight: Alexander Wätzel

Alexander Wätzel is a Germany-based fashion and beauty retoucher at his own dgtl-craft.com. In this Artist Spotlight feature, we’d love to introduce you to his beautiful work and some insights into his artistic processes.  ————— HOW LONG I started working with clients and established my retouching business “dgtl-craft.com” back in 2014. Before that, I was retouching my

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Retouching Eyelashes and Eyebrows in Beauty Portraits

In this beauty retouching tutorial, out guest writer, Minsk-based Art Director & Retoucher, Alexey Adamitsky will demonstrate how to deal with delicate facial features such as eyebrows and eyelashes in post-production. ————— Beauty retouching requires a great deal of concentration and attention to details. Some of the areas which need careful, detailed retouching are eyelashes and eyebrows. Many

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Step-by-Step Guide to Visualizing Movement by Benjamin Von Wong. Presented by Wacom.

This tutorial is an excerpt from [RE]TOUCHED Magazine, Issue 4: YOUR PORTFOLIO. Benjamin Von Wong Photographer & Visual Engineer Website: www.vonwong.com Our special guest artist Benjamin Von Wong is well known for his hyper-creative, mind-blowing images. Learn his approach to visualizing movement in this detailed tutorial presented by Wacom. Create More Magic In this tutorial,

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Artist Spotlight: Baard Lunde

In this Artist Spotlight feature, we asked Norway-based Fashion and Beauty photographer Baard Lunde, a seasoned professional with publications in magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, L’Officiel, Marie Claire and others, how he started, who inspires him and what important steps he takes when creating his captivating imagery. As always, we also asked to share his expert advice with our readers who are

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Industry Insider: Portfolio Panel Discussion with Pratik Naik

In the Industry Insider section of issue 4 of [RE]TOUCHED Magazine “YOUR PORTFOLIO” we asked a few brilliant artists Webb Bland, Pratik Naik, Daniel Meadows, Simon Webb, Todd Riddiford and Milton Menezes to share their perspectives on creating portfolios with impact. In this issue they discuss: the importance of having a portfolio and how it differs from

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Using Adobe Color CC to Create Custom Color Palettes For Fashion Photography & Retouching

Our guest writer Daniel Hager talks about the Adobe Color CC app and how photographers and retouchers can use it to create custom color palettes for their fashion and beauty work. ————— Color is key When you look through today’s magazines or at advertising campaigns, you may quickly notice that specific design features are always used to convey the

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Your Portfolio: Making The Right Impression

The following is an excerpt from Kendra Paige’s article “Your Portfolio – Making the Right Impression” in [RE]TOUCHED Magazine, issue 4, YOUR PORTFOLIO.  KENDRA PAIGE South Florida-based Fashion and Commercial Photographer Online portfolio: www.kendrapaige.com ————— There are no hard and fast rules to creating a work résumé; each one is unique to the individual, highlighting

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RA Community News: The Photography Show Birmingham, UK

This year’s Photography Show will take place in NEC Birmingham, UK from the 19th through the 22nd of March 2016. All photography and retouching enthusiasts and professionals are welcome to attend. You can book your tickets at the Photography Show website. Note that professional photographers and retouchers can attend the Show free of charge, but you still need to make your

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Artist Spotlight: Pearl Studios

Cover shoot for Magpie Darling Magazine; Photographer: Sarah Fountain; Retoucher: Pearl Studios  Pearl Studios is an England-based retouching studio. Robyn, the founder of Pearl Studios, has a clean and natural style which is eminent throughout her portfolio. With publications in magazines like Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, GQ, Prestige HK and many more, the young talent takes the retouching world

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Artist Spotlight: Oleg Ti, Fashion & Beauty Photographer

Oleg Ti is a fashion, beauty and advertising photographer from Moscow, Russia. He has photographed for multiple major brands in both Russia and the USA. About five years ago Oleg started hosting photography workshops around the globe, including New York City, Los Angeles, London, Dubai and other major cities. He also shares his outstanding photography and lighting knowledge through his articles, some

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Imagine: Created Reality – Exhibition Opening and Book Release by Erik Johansson

Well known Swedish Stage photographer Erik Johansson opens his debut exhibition “Imagine: Created Reality” at Stockholm’s Fotografiska Museum of Photography on 26th of February. Imagine: Created Reality presents 25 works from 2008 until now, including previously unseen new work, such as Lost in the Rain. On the very same day is the release of his book

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