Approaching a Beauty Shoot Like an Art Master

Today our guest writer, Minsk-based Art Director & Retoucher Alexey Adamitsky shares his methodical approach to a beauty photo shoot from an artistic perspective, and outlines his thought process as well as workflow steps from the start of the shoot to the final touches in post-production. ————— A few weeks ago I contacted beauty photographer Daniel Scheel, who had a beauty

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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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LightFarm Studios: Harmful Nature Artwork and the Story Behind It

Our friends from LightFarm Studios, Brazil are back as guest contributors with their amazing new artwork entitled “Harmful Nature,” as well as the story behind it. Nothing is more inspiring to me than seeing the beautiful execution of an art project from its inception to its final creation. I hope you enjoy their latest contribution as much as I

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Breathtaking Work of The Amazing Australian Artist Alexia Sinclair

I recently published my interview with one of my most favorite digital artists Alexia Sinclair on Fstoppers. My full interview, however, was much longer and I picked Alexia’s brain about her post-production stage & Photoshop as well specifically for the Retouching Academy followers and students. Back in my Photography college in Australia (2008-2010), I was introduced

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The Making It Up Beauty Series & Retouching Details

I recently published an article on Fstoppers about one of the Retouching Academy community group members  Juan Sánchez Castillo from Spain and his beautiful series “Making It Up”.  In that article Juan explained how he photographed the images, and exclusively for Retouching Academy he now shares the before and after images from his shoot as well. Check

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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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