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Commercial Retouching, Creative Retouching, Food, Product & Jewelry, Interviews & Making Of Stories

Advertising Product Photography Behind-The-Scenes: Creating Aqua Minerale Visuals

If you ever wondered how real-world Advertising Product Photography & Retouching jobs unfold for the hired creative professionals, this article by our talented friends Ilya and Max Plotnikov, will take you through the project steps from shoot to the...

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how to get hired on a creative team for beauty and fashion photography
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Business & Clients, Commercial Retouching, Real World Practices

14 Tips on How to Increase Your Chances of Getting Hired Again

As a freelance artist, one of your primary goals is securing return clientele. For retouchers, makeup artists, hair stylists, wardrobe stylists, digital techs, photography assistants, models, and others, one of those primary sources of income can be from the...

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Business & Clients, Commercial Retouching

When Are You Good Enough to Become a Retouching Freelancer?

Waking up all hazy, you raise your head up, your eyes slowly focusing back in, you come to and suddenly realize, you fell asleep at your day job, again.Most days, you find yourself unfulfilled, bored and unchallenged. Back at...

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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, 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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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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Beauty Retouching, Commercial Retouching, Real World Practices

Natural Trends in Fashion Retouching

Retouching, as with photography and fashion itself, has always been a slave to trends, and the driving force behind what we as industry professionals produce for our clients has always been what the consumer wants to see. These are...

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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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Business & Clients, Commercial Retouching

How Much To Charge For Retouching. Part Two: Project Billing

In ‘How Much To Charge For Retouching Part One: Billing Hourly’ we took a look at hourly billing, the positives and negatives that it brings as a pricing model, and a rough idea of a typical hourly retoucher’s fee. In...

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Business & Clients, Commercial Retouching

How Much to Charge For Retouching. Part One: Billing Hourly

One of more frequent questions we’re asked at Retouching Academy is ‘how much should I be charging for retouching?’ Tutorials, articles, and advice on how to improve your retouching output are widely available, but the issue of pricing can...

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