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Artist Spotlight: Pearl Studios

Cover shoot for Magpie Darling Magazine; Photographer: Sarah Fountain; Retoucher: Pearl Studios  Pearl Studios is an England-based retouching studio. Robyn, the founder of Pearl Studios, has a clean and natural style which is eminent throughout her portfolio. With publications in magazines like Vogue, Elle,...

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Artist Spotlight: Oleg Ti, Fashion & Beauty Photographer

Oleg Ti is a fashion, beauty and advertising photographer from Moscow, Russia. He has photographed for multiple major brands in both Russia and the USA. About five years ago Oleg started hosting photography workshops around the globe, including New York City, Los Angeles, London, Dubai...

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Weekly RA Instagram Inspiration #12

If you are lacking inspiration and need something to reignite your creativity, look no further. Retouching Academy Instagram page is dedicated to bringing top-notch inspiration each day to our loyal followers. We have a team of dedicated curators who are...

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Weekly RA Instagram Inspiration #7

At the end of each week we present you with the best 5 images featured on our Instagram page where our IG Editors post daily inspiration. Have a look at this week's selection: https://www.instagram.com/p/BAiBylwwe_r/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BAehU2rwe13/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BAcJ9T9we9S/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BAZ9HIAwe1-/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BAXMc_eQe-D/ If you think you are our next talent, tag...

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Weekly RA Instagram Inspiration #5

Every day, Retouching Academy’s curators scour the web to brighten your day with striking imagery. We feature the world’s top talents including photographers, models, retouchers, makeup artists, and stylists. At the start of the weekend, we showcase the top five...

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Weekly RA Instagram Inspiration #3

Whether you are at your desk retouching or blinking away sleep as you flick through your Instagram feed, Retouching Academy’s curators scour the internet to brighten your day with striking imagery. We feature the world’s top talents including photographers,...

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Weekly RA Instagram Inspiration #2

Each week at Retouching Academy we surf the web searching for the industry outstanding talents to be featured in our feed for your daily inspiration. At the end of each working week we present you Friday Refresh, where we feature this...

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Interviews & Making Of Stories

Interview with Benjamin Von Wong, Presented by Wacom

By Wacom: Every picture holds two stories: the one within the image and the one behind its creation. That’s what Benjamin Von Wong believes and wants to transport into his artwork. By now, the 28-year-old visual engineer has become notorious for his...

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RA Daily Dose of Inspiration on Instagram #1

At Retouching Academy, we scour the web for breathtaking imagery that showcases the top talents from around the globe. Every week, we will highlight the top five images from our Instagram feed - www.instagram.com/retouchingacademy - to deliver an additional dose of inspiration. Here...

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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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Business & Clients, Efficiency & Productivity, Stay Inspired

10 Tips: How to Stay Organized and Productive as a Freelancer

When I made the jump from my 9 to 5 job to full-time photographer and freelancer, I was ecstatic to have the freedom that came with the entrepreneurial life. Little did I know that there are unique pros and...

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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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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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