profiles in lightroom and acr
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Efficiency & Productivity, Industry & Community News, Software

Adobe Adds Profiles to Lightroom and ACR

Today, Lightroom and Camera RAW users can rejoice! Adobe has just released “Profiles” for Lightroom Classic, Lightroom CC, and Adobe Camera Raw.Within ACR and Lightroom, a profile is used to render your photograph, converting it from raw camera information...

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saving layers in photoshop
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Creative Retouching, Video Tutorial

How To Quickly Save Photoshop Layers As Separate Files

There are thousands of tools, techniques, and shortcuts within Photoshop, and today we will share one that you’ll want to remember.When working with composite images, retouching a set of photographs, or applying color grading, often we want to have...

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Commercial Retouching, Real World Practices

New French Law Requires Label For Retouched Images

Effective October 1st, a new French law goes into effect that requires any commercial photos of models that have been digitally altered to appear thinner or thicker to bear the warning that the photo has been retouched,"photographie retouchée".Initiated by the...

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system requirements for retouching software
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Efficiency & Productivity, Hardware & Tools, Software

System Requirements for Retouching

Becoming a retoucher is one of those things that doesn’t involve many barriers to entry. Most computers will run the necessary software, making retouching accessible to many.For those that are just beginning their journey as a retoucher, or those...

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Industry & Community News, Software

Plotagraph Launches A Create To Play Social Platform

Since launching in 2016, Plotagraph, Inc. has allowed users to add motion from single, still images. Unlike GIFs or Cinemagraphs, that require multiple frames or a video, Plotagraph Pro gave its users the ability to animate a JPEG, with...

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Beauty Retouching, Efficiency & Productivity, Real World Practices

Don’t Let Facebook Image Compression Ruin Your Images

So, you just spent hours retouching your perfect shot. Naturally, you want to share it with the world, so you upload it to your Facebook page, only to find your hard work trashed and frankly looking like sh!#t. Well, rumor has...

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Beauty Retouching, High-End Beauty & Fashion

Approaching a Beauty Shoot Like an Art Master

Today our guest writer, Minsk-based Art Director & Retoucher Alexey Adamitsky shares his methodical approach to a beauty photo shoot from an artistic perspective, and outlines his thought process as well as workflow steps from the start of the shoot to the final touches...

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Creative Retouching

History of Retouching: Photographers and Retouchers Synergy in the Analog Photography Era

It is a widely spread misconception that retouching as an art was born with the invention of Photoshop. Yes, digital retouching is relatively new, but analog post-processing was created hand in hand with photography in the beginning of 19th...

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