Retouching Academy Interview: Nick Duell, Commercial Advertising Retoucher

Nick Duell (www.nicholasduell.com) is a commercial advertising photo retoucher with over 10 years experience based out of Melbourne, Australia. It is always interesting and important to know what successful creative professionals think, believe and what they have been through to get to where they are at now, so check out our interview with Nick – we hope you

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Color Correction Lesson Preview: Black and White Conversions in Relation to Dodging and Burning

This is an outtake from the upcoming RA online workshop Beauty Retouching: Skin & Skin Tones by Lulie Talmor & Julia Kuzmenko McKim (July 12-13, 2014).   The technique of Dodging and Burning, where one selectively adjusts the exposure on various areas of a film is as old as photography itself. With traditional film photography a dark

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Beauty Retouching: Skin & Skin Tones, Online Weekend Workshop

Beauty Retouching: Skin & Skin Tones

STARTS on July 12th 2014  ENDS on July 13th, 2014 In this online weekend workshop Julia and Lulie will explore the key high end retouching techniques for achieving flawless yet naturally looking skin in beauty, fashion and portrait photography. Our main focus for the weekend will be on cleaning and evening out skin, while achieving “delicious” and correct skin tones. But learning doesn’t stop at

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Sydney & Melbourne Australia: 2-day Studio Beauty Lighting & Retouching Workshops With Julia Kuzmenko

WORKSHOP PROGRAM  Organized by the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) and taught by Julia Kuzmenko, this 2-day photography workshop will cover industry standard working strategies used in shooting and in high-end retouching of beauty photography – cosmetic, fashion, hairstyling and advertising – from start to finish. Over the two days Julia will be covering how to work with the main

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Retouching Academy Mentorship Program – April Winner

We have selected our Winner for April 2014 RAMP! We haven’t recorded a video of our selection process this time, but our RA team have discussed all submissions and runner ups in our secret group. April submissions: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.757808977592923&type=1 OUR WINNER: Leonor Vicente Mentor: Lulie Talmor Retouching It is wonderful to see that the overall quality of

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Key Steps to Freelance Success

Working as a freelance retoucher is not easy, especially if you’re just starting on your journey down this long and bumpy road. People often don’t understand how difficult it is, and the fact that you have the word “free” on your title makes people underestimate you more. Often, they simply consider you as a Temp

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