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Creative Retouching

MALKOVICH, MALKOVICH, MALKOVICH – Homage To Photographic Masters By Sandro Miller

Anyone who is familiar with the History of Photography will not be able to hold back a smile looking through these brilliantly executed images from the recent exhibition MALKOVICH, MALKOVICH, MALKOVICH - HOMAGE TO PHOTOGRAPHIC MASTERS by Sandro Miller at the Fahey/Klein...

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Commercial Retouching, Creative Retouching

RA Inspiration: Creativity Takes Courage

Advertising is one of the primary markets for creative professionals such as photographers, retouchers and graphic designers. Successful artists’ fees are higher and the reach of the created artworks is wider, making Advertising one of the most desirable fields...

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Commercial Retouching, Creative Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories

Retouching Academy Interview: Glyn Dewis, Digital Composite Artist

This is the fourth in a series of interviews with established composite artists who exemplify another facet of the retouching industry. We hope you find this series both enlightening and informative. Glyn Dewis (www.glyndewis.com) is a photographer, retoucher, and trainer located just...

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Commercial Retouching, Creative Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories

Retouching Academy Interview: Brandon Cawood, Digital Composite Artist

This is the third in a series of interviews with established composite artists who exemplify another facet of the retouching industry. We hope you find this series both enlightening and informative. Brandon Cawood (www.brandoncawood.com), is an internationally recognized and published photographer...

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Commercial Retouching, Creative Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories

Retouching Academy Interview: Greg Agee, Digital Composite Artist

Greg Agee (www.pixelogyarts.com) is a Fort Myers, Florida-based artist with 12 years experience creating digital composites. His work has received numerous awards, including the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) Guru Award, and earned the distinction of having been accepted into the Professional Photographers...

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Creative Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories

LightFarm Studios: Harmful Nature Artwork and the Story Behind It

Our friends from LightFarm Studios, Brazil are back as guest contributors with their amazing new artwork entitled "Harmful Nature," as well as the story behind it. Nothing is more inspiring to me than seeing the beautiful execution of an art project from...

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Creative Retouching, Real World Practices

Storytelling in Concept Photography. Part III: Tools to Develop Your Story

In this final part of the series, I will describe some of the tools I use to generate and develop story ideas to make them compatible with the photographic medium. You can find Par 1 and Part 2 of this...

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Creative Retouching, Real World Practices

Storytelling in Concept Photography. Part II: The Mechanics Of Storytelling

This is the second part of the series of John's articles on Storytelling in Concept Photography. You can find Part 1 and Part 3 of the series here: Storytelling In Concept Photography. Part 1: The Power Of Stories Storytelling in Concept Photography. Part III...

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Creative Retouching, Real World Practices

Storytelling In Concept Photography. Part 1: The Power Of Stories

This is the first part of the series of John's articles on Storytelling in Concept Photography. You can find Part 2 and Part 3 of the series here: Storytelling in Concept Photography. Part II: The Mechanics Of Storytelling Storytelling in Concept Photography....

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Creative Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories

The Making Of The Verge Artwork by LightFarm Studios

I was very happy to see an email from Milton Menezes, director of LightFarm Studios, Brazil in our Retouching Academy Facebook page mailbox. The LFS team have just released their "The Verge" artwork along with the making-of video and we'd...

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Creative Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories

Breathtaking Work of The Amazing Australian Artist Alexia Sinclair

I recently published my interview with one of my most favorite digital artists Alexia Sinclair on Fstoppers. My full interview, however, was much longer and I picked Alexia's brain about her post-production stage & Photoshop as well specifically for the...

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Creative Retouching

Let’s Play! Fun Robocop Retouching Contest & Prizes

UPDATE: The finalists and the Winner are announced on Fstoppers: The Awesome Robocop Retouching Contest Winners Congratulations, Jeff Whitlock! My Fstoppers colleague, NYC based Commercial Photographer Douglas Sonders, is running a fun retouching contest and giving away some sweet prizes! Douglas recently had...

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Creative Retouching, Fundamentals, Video Tutorial

Practical Uses for Photoshop Layer Blending Modes

In this video we'll be discussing some of the most important layer Blending modes for retouchers to understand, as well as present practical examples of when they are used. We've divided our discussion into four main Blending mode groupings: Lightening...

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Creative Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories

The Making Of The "Red Dress Twirl" Artwork by Shayne Gray

In this post our Guest Artist Shayne Gray from Toronto, Canada will walk us through the creation process of his "Red Dress Twirl" image. I am really enjoying reading through our Guest posts and seeing their BTS and Before images...

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Creative Retouching, Interviews & Making Of Stories

The Story Behind “The Princess And The Golden Chair” Artwork by Johan Normén

In this post our Guest Artist photographer & master photoshopper (who is a full-time consultant and a team leader at an e-commerce company by day) Johan Normén from Alingsås, Sweden will show us the entire process of his “Princess and the golden chair” image...

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