corel paintshop pro 2018
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Industry & Community News, Software

Corel Launches PaintShop Pro 2018

Canadian software company, Corel, best known for CorelDRAW and Corel Painter, have a habit of successfully revamping beloved applications. WordPerfect from Novell, and even PaintShop Pro from JASC (back when I used to use Paint Shop Pro 7 in...

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Industry & Community News, Stay Inspired

Take a Peek Into The New Adobe’s Office in London

Have you ever wondered where Adobe magic is made? US multinational software giant Adobe, the creator of our very main retouching software Photoshop, has opened a new vibrant office in the UK to host its 600 employees. This colorful space...

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Beauty Retouching, Commercial Retouching, Industry & Community News

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

The Hidden Treasures of Creativity in Adobe Photoshop

Every experienced digital artist and retoucher knows how important your choice of brushes is for each specific purpose. With that in mind, on June 15, 2017, Adobe announced the release of a new set of digital brushes created from 360 scans of...

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Business & Clients, Industry & Community News

Huge Summer Sale on Fstoppers!

Our friends at Fstoppers are currently running a huge summer sale for all of their tutorials. Most of those tutorials include post-production and are very valuable if you are getting into a specific type of photography, even if only as...

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Business & Clients, Industry & Community News, Software

Adobe Creative Cloud Subscriptions – The Devil is in the Details

We all love our Adobe products, but recently I had the misfortune of being caught by the Adobe Creative Cloud cancellation ‟penalty.” Turns out, when you sign up for any annual Adobe CC subscription that’s paid monthly, you’re actually committing...

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Industry & Community News, Software

The New and Old Features of The Latest Update: Photoshop CC2015.5

While I am very happy about the return of the Legacy Healing Algorithm for the Healing Brush tool and excited to play with the new features, I can't wrap my head around the name of the update - why is...

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Efficiency & Productivity, Industry & Community News

#RETOUCHINGSPACE Contest Winner!

Congratulations Manuela Crippa! Manuela participated in the ‪#‎RETOUCHINGSPACE‬ contest that we held a couple of weeks ago on Instagram. Her image was short-listed and consequently selected by majority vote in the Retouching Academy group. Manuela is a Beauty & Fashion Retoucher from...

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Industry & Community News, Retouching Educational Events

RA Community News: The Photography Show Birmingham, UK

This year's Photography Show will take place in NEC Birmingham, UK from the 19th through the 22nd of March 2016. All photography and retouching enthusiasts and professionals are welcome to attend. You can book your tickets at the Photography Show website. Note that professional photographers...

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Creative Retouching, Industry & Community News

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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Industry & Community News, Software

Adobe Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Photoshop

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! We wouldn't be here if not for the existence of this wonderful software that gives us -retouchers, graphic designers, photographers and digital artists - wings to fly. Check out the Photoshop Anniversary timeline:   Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel entertains...

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June & July 2014 Mentorship Program Submissions Critiques

Scheduled for Aug 15, 2014 - 8am PDT Retouching Academy Google + Event page with comments from the Live show: https://plus.google.com/events/c4vnui72n9q8ce04sl7qv0ii7g0 The judging panel today consists of Julia Kuzmenko McKim (Los Angeles, California), Rebecca Britt (McAllen, Texas), Lulie Talmor (Vancouver, Canada), Brock McFadzean...

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Industry & Community News

Retouching Academy Mentorship Program – April Winner

We have selected our Winner for April 2014 RAMP! We haven't recorded a video of our selection process this time, but our RA team have discussed all submissions and runner ups in our secret group. April submissions: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.757808977592923&type=1 OUR WINNER: Leonor Vicente Mentor: Lulie Talmor Retouching It...

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Industry & Community News

Remove That Cart. Photoshop Request Fail

Just like most artists who share their work on the internet, I often get emails from people I don't know. Typically, they are just expressing their appreciation for what I create or write, or asking me some photography- or retouching-related questions. Yesterday, I got a...

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