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Commercial Retouching, Creative Retouching, Video Tutorial

Swapping Faces In Photoshop

While we always encourage photographers to get everything "right in camera", in many situations corrections are still needed to be done in post. When working with a group of subjects, for example, client demands or budget restrictions could make...

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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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Creative Retouching, Fundamentals, Working With Colors

Super Quick Technique For Easy Color Matching Elements In Your Images

Love it or hate it, compositing is a common part of digital imaging today. Whether you’re superimposing a model onto a different than captured background, or compositing a series of product photos together for a commercial campaign, a uniform...

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How to Add Neon Effects In Photoshop
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Creative Retouching, Fundamentals, Video Tutorial

How to Make Neon Effects Using Photoshop

Are you bored with the same old portraits, are you in a creative funk? Thankfully Photoshop has you covered with tons of ways to express your creativity and sometimes the simplest tips yield the biggest results. In this quick...

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Retouching Men's Portraits
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Beauty Retouching, Creative Retouching, Efficiency & Productivity

Retouching Male Portraits

It's no news to anyone that we see women comprising the bulk of subject matter in fashion, editorial, cosmetic, and social media imagery, so it's not surprising that almost all retouching education and workflows revolve around techniques that serve...

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Creative Retouching, Fundamentals, Video Tutorial

How to Use and Create Color Look Up Tables in Photoshop

Photoshop has so many tools built within its massive toolbox that it can be easy to get lost for a beginner. Which tools we use can be up to mere personal preference or ease, while other tools are overlooked...

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Composition Study
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Creative Retouching, Fundamentals, Stay Inspired

How Understanding Composition Can Make You A Better Retoucher

Retouchers can learn a lot from traditional art forms like painting, as many of the fundamental concepts are quite similar. While retouchers tend to lend their focus in the areas of skin retouching and color grading techniques, composition is...

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Creative Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories, Stay Inspired

The Love Car 2018 by Felix Hernandez

In this guest blog by our dear friend, Cancun-based photographer Felix Hernandez of @Hernandez Dreamphography, he revisits the project that first put him on the map as a Digital Artist: The Love Car. This project was originally published in...

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Creative Retouching, Video Tutorial

How To Quickly Save Photoshop Layers As Separate Files

There are thousands of tools, techniques, and shortcuts within Photoshop, and today we will share one that you’ll want to remember. When working with composite images, retouching a set of photographs, or applying color grading, often we want to have...

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Creative Retouching

History of Retouching: Photographers and Retouchers Synergy in the Analog Photography Era

It is a widely spread misconception that retouching as an art was born with the invention of Photoshop. Yes, digital retouching is relatively new, but analog post-processing was created hand in hand with photography in the beginning of 19th...

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Creative Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories

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...

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Creative Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories

Artist Spotlight: Jon Jacobsen

Jon Jacobsen is a self-taught artist and photographer born in Quintero, Chile. In this Artist Spotlight feature, Jon tells us about his work, his inspirations, and his highest achievements. With exhibitions both in South America and Europe, worldwide publications and...

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Creative Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories

Step-by-Step Guide to Visualizing Movement by Benjamin Von Wong. Presented by Wacom.

This tutorial is an excerpt from TOUCHED Magazine, Issue 4: YOUR PORTFOLIO. Benjamin Von Wong Photographer & Visual Engineer Website: www.vonwong.com Our special guest artist Benjamin Von Wong is well known for his hyper-creative, mind-blowing images. Learn his approach to visualizing movement in...

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Creative Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories

A Guide to Creative Toy Photography and Focus Stacking by Felix Hernandez Rodriguez

Felix Hernandez Rodriguez is a conceptual and commercial photographer and graphic designer from Cancun, Mexico. Today he shares his Guide to Toy Photography which is designed to help all enthusiasts in this genre create realistic images by using a few...

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Imagine: Created Reality – Exhibition Opening and Book Release by Erik Johansson

Well known Swedish Stage photographer Erik Johansson opens his debut exhibition "Imagine: Created Reality" at Stockholm’s Fotografiska Museum of Photography on 26th of February. Imagine: Created Reality presents 25 works from 2008 until now, including previously unseen new work,...

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Creative Retouching, Stay Inspired

Photo Series Captures the Imagination of Children to Create a Calendar for Charity

https://vimeo.com/144526468 As a commercial photographer I am constantly creating content for clients. As much as I love my jobs, I inevitably reach a point where I find myself with a hankering for my own personal creative outlet. This eventually leads me...

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Creative Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories

Making of "The Queen of Hearts" by Mark Soon

Guest artist Mark Soon continues our Making Of segment with the creation of his whimsical “Queen of Hearts” image. We first shared the finished image in our Artists You Should Follow feature in Issue 2 of TOUCHED magazine. It's...

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Creative Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories

The Making Of the “Oh No!!!” by Derek Johnston

Our new guest Derek Johnston continues our Making Of segment with a documented process of the creation of his fun “Oh No!!!” image. I am always inspired by the BTS stories and projects when an artist has a complete...

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