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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Retouching Academy Interview: Milton Menezes, Digital Artist

This is the fifth in a series of interviews with established digital artists who exemplify another facet of the retouching industry. We hope you find this series both enlightening and informative. Milton Menezes (www.lightfarmbrasil.com) is a Rio de Janeiro  Brazil-based digital artist with 15 years experience in design, art direction, and photography. Milton is the director of Lightfarm Brasil, one of the

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Retouching Academy Interview: Glyn Dewis, Digital Composite Artist

This is the fourth in a series of interviews with established composite artists who exemplify another facet of the retouching industry. We hope you find this series both enlightening and informative. Glyn Dewis (www.glyndewis.com) is a photographer, retoucher, and trainer located just outside of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Glyn’s main area of work centers around shooting promotional

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Retouching Academy Interview: Brandon Cawood, Digital Composite Artist

This is the third in a series of interviews with established composite artists who exemplify another facet of the retouching industry. We hope you find this series both enlightening and informative. Brandon Cawood (www.brandoncawood.com), is an internationally recognized and published photographer based in Dalton, Georgia, who is known for his detail-oriented and creative images. He specializes

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Retouching Academy Interview: Jeff Whitlock, Digital Composite Artist

This is the second in a series of interviews with established composite artists who exemplify another facet of the retouching industry. We hope you find this series both enlightening and informative. Jeff Whitlock (www.jeffwhitlockdigitalartist.com) is a Maumee, Ohio-based digital artist with more than 20 years experience who specializes in photo illustration and creative retouching for the advertising, marketing, and

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Retouching Academy Interview: Greg Agee, Digital Composite Artist

Greg Agee (www.pixelogyarts.com) is a Fort Myers, Florida-based artist with 12 years experience creating digital composites. His work has received numerous awards, including the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) Guru Award, and earned the distinction of having been accepted into the Professional Photographers of America’s (PPA) 2015 International Loan Collection. This is the first in a series of interviews

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The Importance of Layer Organization in Product Retouching – Part IV

This is the fourth part of the article by our guest Australian Commercial Digital Retoucher Peter Worthington. Start with Part I here: The Importance of Layer Organization in Commercial Retouching – Part I. Part II can be found here: The Importance of Layer Organization in Product Retouching – Part II. Part III can be found here: The Importance of Layer

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The Importance of Layer Organization in Product Retouching. Part III

This is the third part of the article by our guest Australian Commercial Digital Retoucher Peter Worthington. Start with Part I here: The Importance of Layer Organization in Commercial Retouching – Part I. Part II can be found here: The Importance of Layer Organization in Product Retouching – Part II. Grouping Related Layers You’re probably starting to get your head

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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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