The Art & Business of Retouching
Become a Retouching Professional
Whether you are a beginner or a working freelancer, here you will find a wealth of information shared by successful professionals to help you improve your retouching skills and business.
Our video courses taught by the best in class will provide an excellent skill base in Beauty, Portrait and Fashion Retouching and help you to successfully transition from student to professional.
Our retouching panels will help you speed up your beauty and portrait retouching workflow, achieve accurate, repeatable retouching results and increase the quality of the finished product.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS, EXPERT APPROACH & WORKFLOW
NEW! Professional Beauty Retouching Course
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Retouching Courses & Tools
INDUSTRY NEWS & EDUCATION
Software Updates, Tutorials, Business Advice
While it used to be the case that a full portrait or beauty retouch was the exclusive domain of raster-based photo editors such as Adobe Photoshop or Affinity Photo, the release of Capture One 20 (13.1) has now made it possible entirely at the raw level…
We care deeply about the quality of our products and choose not to jeopardize our users’ experience by offering panels that might not perform as they should due to outdated Adobe software. As a result, we will no longer offer RA Panels for Photoshop CS6 for purchase and we will not continue updating the CS6 version of the panels going forward. The mention of the Photoshop CS6 version of the panels will be gradually removed from all of our webpages and supporting materials by the end of April 2020.
The world of professional beauty retouching is very exciting, collaborative and diverse. You never stop learning and growing as a creative professional because every job is a set of new challenges that keep your problem-solving and retouching skills sharp and ever-evolving.
Read on if you are interested in becoming a Professional Commercial Beauty Retoucher.
Avenue is a retouching agency catering to cosmetics brands and commercial photographers in the beauty industry, currently hand-picking a small selection of highly skilled freelance beauty retouchers:
We’re looking for an exceptionally talented retoucher to join our Freelance Talent Pool. You should have a minimum of 2 years professional retouching behind you with significant experience across commercial and editorial beauty. You must be used to a fast-paced, high-volume workflow and willing to go the extra mile when deadlines demand.
This year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) was an eventful one for Apple, announcing many exciting new software features and products. Notably, the pro users (or power users) got the recognition they wanted, with a refresh of the Mac Pro, as well as Apple finally releasing a new display. We’ll discuss some of these in more detail, as well as one particular new feature that may give you the drawing tablet you’ve always wanted.
Adobe Lightroom has been an industry heavyweight for many photographers and retouchers. With each update bringing new features and performance improvements, Lightroom is a fully-loaded RAW Converter, image-editor, and a powerful file management system.While some photographers and retouchers may prefer to live entirely within Photoshop’s interface, there are many benefits to learning the ins and outs of this software as a complement to Photoshop, especially if you are dealing with large volumes of images.
get more jobs done faster and impress your clients
WORK SMART, NOT HARD
RA Panels are Photoshop extensions designed to help speed up your Beauty, Fashion & Portrait retouching workflow by performing the tedious and repetitive parts of your routine, and increase the quality of the finished product.
In today’s fast-paced digital world, we independent artists must offer superior, swift and consistent service to be ahead of our competition. Whether you are a freelance retoucher or a professional photographer, this smart panel will simplify and speed up your workflow by performing the tedious and repetitive parts of your routine.
Utilizing extremely helpful scripts, as well as the ability to add your own custom User Actions, this extension panel will help you achieve repeatable top-quality results, impress your clients, and save you hours of work in the process.