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Beauty Retouching, Video Tutorial

Dodge and Burn: Working with Micro Transitions

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...

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Beauty Retouching, Efficiency & Productivity, Video Tutorial

A Fast Way To Remove Stray and Body Hair

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,...

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Beauty Retouching, Commercial Retouching, Efficiency & Productivity

RA Panels Get A Great Review On Fstoppers

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...

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Beauty Retouching, Fundamentals, Real World Practices

Your Roadmap to Retouching Greatness

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: Dynamic Range ...

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Beauty Retouching, High-End Beauty & Fashion

The Ultimate Guide to the Dodge & Burn Technique on Fstoppers by Julia Kuzmenko McKim

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...

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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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Beauty Retouching, High-End Beauty & Fashion, Interviews & Making Of Stories

Retouching Academy Interview: Lulie Talmor

Retouching Academy on Facebook. Listen to Julia and Lulie chat about retouching as a craft, retouching career and growing as a creative professional.      Lulie's Website & Social Media Pages: www.lulielens.com www.behance.net/LulieLens www.facebook.com/LulieLens . Lulie's Articles on Retouching Academy: www.retouchingacademy.com/author/lulie/ Stay tuned for more interviews and retouching courses on Retouching...

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Beauty Retouching, High-End Beauty & Fashion, Interviews & Making Of Stories

The Making It Up Beauty Series & Retouching Details

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...

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Retouching Guidelines & Considerations
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Business & Clients, Commercial Retouching, Fundamentals

Retouching Guidelines & Considerations

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....

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Beauty Retouching, Fundamentals

Concepts of Beauty, Biology & Aesthetics For Beauty Retouchers

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...

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