adobe launches youtube series
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Fundamentals, Software, Video Tutorial

Adobe Launches a YouTube Series for Beginners

This week, Adobe launched a new YouTube series of Photoshop tutorials aimed at beginners, called ‘3, 2, 1 … Photoshop!’ This series of videos created by longtime Adobe evangelist Julieanne Kost, covers a useful sampling of tips and tricks for...

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impressing clients with retouching portfolio
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Business & Clients, Commercial Retouching

Your Portfolio Can Help You Start Getting Clients That You Want

There are no hard and fast rules for creating your résumé, each one is unique to the individual, highlighting their particular talents and skills, while showcasing previous work as it pertains to the job they want. In the same...

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retouching skin with dodging and burning
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Beauty Retouching, High-End Beauty & Fashion, Video Tutorial

Retouching Skin with Dodging and Burning

A vital technique for every retoucher to master, dodging and burning is a non-destructive method for retouching. This video tutorial demonstrates a successful workflow for utilizing dodging and burning on skin. We previously shared Zoë Noble’s tutorial on using the...

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efficient habits for photographers and retouchers
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Business & Clients, Efficiency & Productivity, Real World Practices

Efficient Work Habits For Retouchers

As a photographer or a retoucher, there is one commodity that is important above all others: your time. Setting aside your skills, creativity, and style, it is your time that is the intangible product your clients invest in. Learning how...

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testimonial of retouching academy beauty retouch panel
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Beauty Retouching, Efficiency & Productivity, Software

A Review of the Beauty Retouch Panel

For thousands of retouchers around the world, the Beauty Retouch and Pixel Juggler Panels have brought efficiency to their workflow by optimizing the retouching techniques we often use. RA Panels are an extension that works with Adobe Photoshop CS6 and...

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system requirements for retouching software
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Efficiency & Productivity, Hardware & Tools, Software

System Requirements for Retouching

Becoming a retoucher is one of those things that doesn’t involve many barriers to entry. Most computers will run the necessary software, making retouching accessible to many. For those that are just beginning their journey as a retoucher, or those...

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Beauty Retouching, Fundamentals, Video Tutorial

Retouching Skin With The Clone Stamp Tool

In beauty, portrait and fashion photography skin retouching is arguably the most important and challenging part of the post-production process. Among the simple retouching tools in Adobe Photoshop, the Clone Stamp tool is our number one instrument when it comes...

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seven ways to increase engagement on instagram
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Business & Clients

Seven Ways to Increase Engagement on Instagram

Instagram has recently released a slew of updates which can affect the way you engage with your audience. New tools for business accounts, enhancements to Instagram Stories, as well as the ever-elusive shadowban, just to name a few. These...

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Efficiency & Productivity, Real World Practices

Healthy Habits for Retouchers: Protecting Your Eyes & Vision

As retouchers, we often spend hours in front of our computer monitors, with our eyes trained on the finer details we’re enhancing. This is just the time spent while actively retouching, and does not take into the account the...

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pixel peeper io shows exif data and lightroom adjustments
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Industry & Community News, Software

Find Out How That Photo Was Edited With Pixel Peeper

Have you ever admired a photograph and wondered just how they achieved that look in post? If you have, and the photographer used Adobe Lightroom, then you’re in luck! Web developer, Piotr Chmolowski, has launched a website that lifts...

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adobe posts record sales and launches adobe advertising cloud tv
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Industry & Community News, Software

Adobe’s Upward Momentum and What Is Next

Adobe is having a record week: beating profit estimates, launching Adobe Advertising Cloud TV, and utilizing Adobe Sensei’s sophisticated A.I. machine learning. It has been a busy week, and that can only be good news for us. On Tuesday, June...

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Kavyar Magazine Submission Service
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Business & Clients, Efficiency & Productivity, High-End Beauty & Fashion

Kavyar Takes the Fuss out of Magazine Submissions

For many fashion and beauty photographers, having their work showcased in independent magazines is a way to gain exposure. This process was rarely ever an efficient one, however, as each publication is vastly different. Traditionally, the method for doing...

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