Artist Spotlight: Claire Harrison

Claire Harrison is a London-based beauty and advertising photographer. Her love for color and creative lighting, as well as her distinctive style, set her apart from other photographers in the industry. EyeLure, Nivea, Garnier and L’Oreal are just some of the many beauty brands on Claire’s client list. Check out her story in this Artist Spotlight feature: —————

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Artist Spotlight: Lubo Sergeev

Lubo Sergeev is a Bulgarian conceptual and advertising photographer with more than 20 years of experience in the industry. In today’s Artist Spotlight we will introduce you to a selection of his mesmerizing works as well as his workflow, ideology and inspirations. ————— HOW LONG I have been making a living in photography for 20 years but I

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Artist Spotlight: Alexander Wätzel

Alexander Wätzel is a Germany-based fashion and beauty retoucher at his own dgtl-craft.com. In this Artist Spotlight feature, we’d love to introduce you to his beautiful work and some insights into his artistic processes.  ————— HOW LONG I started working with clients and established my retouching business “dgtl-craft.com” back in 2014. Before that, I was retouching my

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Artist Spotlight: Pearl Studios

Cover shoot for Magpie Darling Magazine; Photographer: Sarah Fountain; Retoucher: Pearl Studios  Pearl Studios is an England-based retouching studio. Robyn, the founder of Pearl Studios, has a clean and natural style which is eminent throughout her portfolio. With publications in magazines like Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, GQ, Prestige HK and many more, the young talent takes the retouching world

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Artist Spotlight: Oleg Ti, Fashion & Beauty Photographer

Oleg Ti is a fashion, beauty and advertising photographer from Moscow, Russia. He has photographed for multiple major brands in both Russia and the USA. About five years ago Oleg started hosting photography workshops around the globe, including New York City, Los Angeles, London, Dubai and other major cities. He also shares his outstanding photography and lighting knowledge through his articles, some

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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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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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Retouching Academy Interview: Lulie Talmor

Retouching Academy on Facebook. Listen to Julia and Lulie chat about retouching as a craft, retouching career and growing as a creative professional.     Lulie’s Website & Social Media Pages: www.lulielens.com www.behance.net/LulieLens www.facebook.com/LulieLens . Lulie’s Articles on Retouching Academy: www.retouchingacademy.com/author/lulie/ Stay tuned for more interviews and retouching courses on Retouching Academy in 2014!    

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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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Retouching Academy Interview: Mikhail Malyugin, Commercial & Beauty Photographer & Retoucher

Today I’d like to invite you to read my interview with one of the Retouching Academy instructors and my fellow countryman, Commercial & Beauty Photographer & Retoucher Mikhail Malyugin. I must confess I love Mikhail’s work, so it was a great pleasure to pick his brain about all things retouching for you, our readers. Enjoy! ~ Julia 

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Retouching Academy Interview: Julia Kuzmenko McKim & Pratik Naik

Retouching Academy Interview: Julia Kuzmenko McKim & Pratik Naik

Retouching Academy on Facebook. Listen to Julia Kuzmenko McKim & Pratik Naik chat about retouching, career, inspiration and business, and watch a slideshow of Pratik’s beautiful work and a time-lapse video, in which he performs his retouching magic. Pratik’s websites and contacts: www.solsticeretouch.com www.retouchingclasses.com www.facebook.com/highendretoucher   Upcoming events: March 2014 – Pratik in Italy with Marianna Santoni

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