Types of Retouching Career

If you’re seriously considering a future career in retouching, you’re undoubtedly aware of the huge range of potential options and specializations in the industry. From working fashion in-house, to remotely delivering an architectural interiors project, or assisting at a shoot as a digital operator, we get the option to experience a rewarding variety of work. Broadly,

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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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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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RETOUCHED Magazine Debut on iTunes Newsstand

We are happy to announce the debut of [RE]TOUCHED magazine on the Apple iTunes Newsstand!   [RE]TOUCHED is a new interactive tablet-based magazine designed to give photographers and retouchers the tools, techniques, and insights they need to hone their retouching skills and excel in their businesses. Interactive tutorials, articles, interviews and downloadable bonus materials in every issue published

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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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Real World Retouching Practices: What Do I Charge For Maternity, Boudoir and Infant Retouching?

I often receive emails from friends and strangers asking if I could recommend a retoucher for a particular job. Sometimes it’s just a portrait, sometimes a series of shots, and sometimes those potential clients are looking for a retoucher for an ongoing collaboration. I have just received an email from a friend, fellow photographer from

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Importance Of Self-Promotion For Artists and Practical Tips by Michael Herb

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, Beauty

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