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Business & Clients, Efficiency & Productivity

Passion, Drive & The Everyday Challenges On The Way To Your Success. Part 2

Continued from Passion, Drive & The Everyday Challenges On The Way To Your Success. Part 1 Problem #2  Self-doubt & Lack of inspiration When I was in high school and it was time to start thinking of my future profession, I wanted to...

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Business & Clients, Efficiency & Productivity

Passion, Drive & The Everyday Challenges On The Way To Your Success. Part 1

I used to think that the first two - passion and drive - inevitably would lead me to the ever-desired success as an independent artist because, as we all know, "Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration" and "The harder...

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Beauty Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories

Interview with the RA Beauty Retouching Contest Winner

Our first Beauty Retouching contest was a fascinating experience not only for our community, but also for the RA team as we got a chance to review the work of hundreds of retouching artists of all skill levels applied...

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Beauty Retouching, Stay Inspired, Video Tutorial

RA Beauty Retouching Contest Update & Timelapse Retouching Video

Wow, what a great run! We accepted 785 submissions from artists all over the globe!On behalf of the Retouching Academy team and the Contest sponsors, Wacom and Capture One, I'd like to thank everyone who participated! We really enjoyed seeing how...

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Industry & Community News, Software, Stay Inspired

Follow the New Capture One Dedication Campaign

In the newly released Capture One Dedication Campaign, Phase One highlights the dedication and creativity behind professional photography. Check out their new series of videos exploring various photography disciplines through the lens of leading photographers in an effort to...

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Commercial Retouching, Industry & Community News

No, CVS is Not Banning Retouched Images

Yesterday, a myriad of news websites proclaimed that CVS, one of the largest drugstores in the U.S., had announced a ban on photo manipulation in makeup marketing created for in-store promotional displays, websites, social media and any other marketing...

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Commercial Retouching, Retouching Job Alert

#JOBALERT: Retouching Manager for an English Marketing Company

Location: England, Oxfordshire (1h from London) Posted: Jan 11, 2018 Source:  onlymarketingjobs.com Position: Full-time on-site Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum Job description:Retouching Manager - Stock Imagery CompanyThis company are one of the market leaders in Stock Imagery and Footage, supplying some well-known companies...

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Commercial Retouching, Industry & Community News, Real World Practices

New French Law Requires Label For Retouched Images

Effective October 1st, a new French law goes into effect that requires any commercial photos of models that have been digitally altered to appear thinner or thicker to bear the warning that the photo has been retouched,"photographie retouchée".Initiated by the...

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Beauty Retouching, Real World Practices

The Art of Flawless Skin: Photography & Retouching

"On the subject of beauty photography and retouching, one of the first aspects that comes to mind is flawless skin. The core of most beauty work is the art of conveying perfection. While few complexions are naturally perfect, it is...

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Fundamentals, High-End Beauty & Fashion, Real World Practices

Stop Doing These 5 Things For Better Retouching Results

As photographers and retouchers we all begin from zero and improve our skills by constantly learning and refining our workflow. Looking back at my own progress in retouching, I realize that simply correcting some of my habits and beliefs...

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Fundamentals, Industry & Community News, Software

The Hidden Treasures of Creativity in Adobe Photoshop

Every experienced digital artist and retoucher knows how important your choice of brushes is for each specific purpose. With that in mind, on June 15, 2017, Adobe announced the release of a new set of digital brushes created from 360 scans of...

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Retouching Job Alert

#JOBALERT: Senior Digital Retoucher for Logitech

Location: Newark, CA Posted: Jun 12, 2017 Source: LogitechEmployment type:  Full-timeJob description:SENIOR DIGITAL RETOUCHER The Sr. Digital Retoucher is responsible for performing photo retouching, masking and swatch matching for a variety or products.He or she will work closely with the creative team...

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Commercial Retouching, High-End Beauty & Fashion

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...

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Commercial Retouching, Retouching Job Alert

#JOBALERT: Senior Retoucher for Rankin

Location: London, United Kingdom Posted: Jun 9, 2017 Source: Rankin Photography LtdEmployment type:  Full-timeJob function: Advertising, Art/CreativeJob 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...

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Commercial Retouching, Retouching Job Alert

#JOBALERT: Retouching Artist for Verizon

Location: New York, NY Posted: Jun 7, 2017 Source: Coroflot  Job Description: RETOUCHING ARTIST At 140 West, you will be part of the energy that’s evolving the Verizon brand to become a leading technology player. The new Tribeca space will bring together some of...

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