photoshop tricks and hacks for retouching
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Software, Video Tutorial, Working With Colors

These 19 Hacks Will Help You Improve Your Retouching in Photoshop

To stay relevant and marketable in this highly competitive industry, it’s important to keep your skills sharp and to constantly learn new and improved ways to get the job done. Photoshop is a tool of our trade, but with...

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Business & Clients, Commercial Retouching

When Are You Good Enough to Become a Retouching Freelancer?

Waking up all hazy, you raise your head up, your eyes slowly focusing back in, you come to and suddenly realize, you fell asleep at your day job, again.Most days, you find yourself unfulfilled, bored and unchallenged. Back at...

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tricks for speeding up your photoshop workflow
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Efficiency & Productivity, Video Tutorial

Four Tricks to Speed Up Your Workflow in Photoshop

There are many methods for increasing your productivity while working in Photoshop, but they're not always obvious. This useful tutorial by Kevin Roodhorst demonstrates four ways for taking control of your time while retouching. 1. Scrubby Zoom There are several techniques...

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reasons why you are not getting retouching jobs
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Business & Clients, Successful Retouching Business

Six Reasons Why You Might Not Be Getting Retouching Jobs

Being a freelance retoucher in the beauty, fashion, and commercial industries can be incredibly competitive. Gaining loyal, repeat clients should be the top priority of every retoucher.In the beginning, however, finding your way can be a real challenge. Below...

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Beauty Retouching, Real World Practices

Improve Your Retouching By Learning From Make-Up Artists

At Retouching Academy we've recently started highlighting blogs, articles and opinion pieces from around the internet that we find compelling and have value for our professional and aspiring professional readers.In Five Ways To Improve Your Retouching (full of great tips, check...

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Fundamentals, High-End Beauty & Fashion, Real World Practices

Stop Doing These 5 Things For Better Retouching Results

As photographers and retouchers we all begin from zero and improve our skills by constantly learning and refining our workflow. Looking back at my own progress in retouching, I realize that simply correcting some of my habits and beliefs...

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Efficiency & Productivity, Fundamentals, Software

How to Use Apply Image Function to Expand Dynamic Range While Retaining Detail In Shadows And Highlights

A typical issue that photographers face when capturing digital images is limited dynamic range of DSLR cameras. We always have to choose between which detail we would like to keep, and which detail will unfortunately be lost. If you choose...

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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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Industry & Community News

Retouching Academy Mentorship Program – January 2014 Winners Announced

 We are super excited to announce that the first round of the Mentorship Program in our Retouching Academy Community group is finished and our winner Mentees are announced along with the Mentors of the month!Join our community group to...

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