Unretouched and Beautiful

This summer, a few swimwear brands are making their marketing campaigns louder by refusing to retouch their images. The 21-year-old founder of Rheya Swim, Chloe Madison told Seventeen that she wasn’t happy with the images of her body “enhanced to someone else’s idealistic version of it.” She claims she sent them back and asked for all of the retouching

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#JOBALERT: Senior Retoucher for Rankin

Location: London, United Kingdom Posted: Jun 9, 2017 Source: Rankin Photography Ltd Employment type:  Full-time Job function: Advertising, Art/Creative Job description: SENIOR RETOUCHER We’re looking for an exceptionally talented Retoucher to join the in house team. You will have a minimum of 5 years professional retouching behind you with significant experience across high end advertising and beauty. You’ll

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Huge Summer Sale on Fstoppers!

Our friends at Fstoppers are currently running a huge summer sale for all of their tutorials. Most of those tutorials include post-production and are very valuable if you are getting into a specific type of photography, even if only as a retoucher. Knowing how things are photographed, understanding light behavior and photographers’ expectations is what helps professional retouchers

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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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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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Russell James & Nigel Barker Share Their Views On Retouching in Their #BehindtheGlass Interviews

There’s a lot of controversy about retouching, and anti-retouching campaigns keep sweeping the internet communities bashing the very art form that many of us photographers and retouchers are deeply in love with and desire to master. Let’s hear what the big boys of the photography industry have to say about it:   Russell James on Retouching:

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Ambition to Become Better

There are numerous opportunities and specialization options when it comes to post-production work. However, many think that to succeed as a retoucher, you need to have outstanding skills in every aspect of post-production: CGI, 3D modeling, heavy photo compositions, and so on. Although it doesn’t hurt to have some basic knowledge in every discipline, having

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