It is common knowledge in the beauty and fashion photography world that eyebrow shape can "make or break" the face. And while in most cases we, as retouchers, are lucky to have make-up artists style and shape the models'...
One of the major components in our interpretation of healthy looking hair is its shine. Apart from giving the hair a shiny look, highlights create the much-sought after volume. As with almost every task, Photoshop gives us numerous ways of...
Transitional Values, Tonal Transitions, and Micro Transitions are a big part of how we define the qualities that make up an image in photography.
Transitional Values are the values found between the midtones and the shadows, and between the midtones...
In today's RA Quick Tip I'd like to share my favorite way to quickly clean up the outline of the neck and shoulders from stray and body hair.
I am a big fan of getting everything right in camera as I shoot,...
It's soon going to be a year since the Beauty Retouch and Pixel Juggler panels were released, and we have been receiving lots and lots of great feedback from our users.
An updated version of the Beauty Retouch panel with a few...
Check out this wonderful guest article on Scott Kelby's blog by one of our top instructors Michael Woloszynowicz:
It’s Guest Blog Wednesday featuring Michael Woloszynowicz
In this article Michael talks about such fundamental things and their importance for successful retouching like:
If you are new to the Dodge & Burn technique, make sure to read this 3-part article "The Ultimate Guide to the Dodge & Burn Technique" I recently published on Fstoppers.
For more of my Fstoppers articles please visit: http://fstoppers.com/author/julia
DODGE & BURN...
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.
Mentor: Lulie Talmor Retouching
Retouching Academy on Facebook.
Listen to Julia and Lulie chat about retouching as a craft, retouching career and growing as a creative professional.
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Stay tuned for more interviews and retouching courses on Retouching...
I recently published an article on Fstoppers about one of the Retouching Academy community group members Juan Sánchez Castillo from Spain and his beautiful series "Making It Up". In that article Juan explained how he photographed the images, and exclusively for...
The general term “Retouching” can be categorized under the following subject-specific areas of Portrait, Editorial, Commercial, Beauty and Creative Retouching.
Each of these areas possesses its own assembly of considerations around what “retouching” is when editing the image in question....
There are thousands of video tutorials on how to retouch skin, hair, etc., but I haven't seen anyone talk about what it is that needs to be retouched to make a female portrait more flattering.
In this video I've attempted...
As a Beauty & Fashion retoucher, one of the tools I most often go to is the Healing Brush tool. It works similarly to the Clone Stamp tool in the sense that you choose the area that you wish...