The need for portrait retouching is practically a given, even if your subject is nearly flawless and your photographic talents outstanding. But making your clients—or family and friends—look their best can be time-consuming. Anthropics’...Show More Summary
A few days ago it started – suddenly these portraits sprouted everywhere like mushrooms after the rain, with pictures of people and a postit note on their forehead which states their age. Behind this fed is a new “service” called how-Old, which claims to give an accurate guesstimate of your age based on a single photo. [...]Show More Summary
Portrait retouching may be accomplished using many different methods. Still, how often have you seen a portrait image that has been retouched to the point that the subject’s face looks unnatural? Even many of the software packages available for portrait retouching result in an airbrushed effect to skin tones. Show More Summary
“We live in an age of glossy magazines and overly retouched skin. But there is no lying with tintypes. You can’t get rid of a few wrinkles in Photoshop,” … Read More
A conservator retouches the Jabach family portrait at The Met. Image via Did you know that Andy Warhol sealed 610 time capsules with priceless personal effects inside? Did you know that there's a hidden chipmunk in the Museum of Natural...Show More Summary
You have probably seen several portrait retouching programs advertised in magazines or online, and wondered if they were worth buying. The answer is no. I have tried out quite a few, and the truth is that the Soften Skin preset in Lightroom does just as good a job as any of them. Show More Summary
French artist Cal Redback is a master of digital photo retouching. His new work, called Treebeards, is a collection of creepy hyper-realistic portraits of human-plant hybrids and a clear proof of his amazing Photoshop skills. More »
$74.28 $37.14 Limited time offer! This interactive eBook is for you if you are beginning your journey into the professional Beauty & Portrait photography retouching world. You don’t need to waste your time learning all the tools and panels Photoshop has to offer, if you only want to master or improve your photo retouching skills. Show More Summary
Less than three months after the initial installment of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's official portrait was hung in the rotunda of the state Capitol, bearing a somewhat visible image of his estranged wife Maria Shriver's face on a pin on his lapel, a retouched version of the painting was placed on the wall next to that of his predecessor Gray Davis. Show More Summary
Washington, D.C., circa 1930. "Gibbs, Mrs. Malcolm." Our second visit with Maude Foote Gibbs, wife of the People's Drug Store founder. Upon whose portrait the delicate filigree of the retoucher's hand gamely attempts to work its magic. But it is not to be, res ipsa loquitur. Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.
Julia Kuzmenko McKim is a beauty, fashion and portrait photographer, digital artist, retoucher, and educator, currently residing in Los Angeles. Recently, I had a chance to talk with McKim, who has become really well known for her work in photography and retouching. Show More Summary
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to retouch a model portrait. We’ll wak through some basic retouching tools and learn how to use them effectively. Also we’ll use adjustment layers, brush, masking to get a beautiful and natural result. Final Image Tutorial Details Program : Photoshop CS3 + Estimated Completion Time : 30 minutes […]
When it comes to portrait retouching, there’s no shortage of tools, techniques, tutorials and most notably, results. Retouching is both a blessing and a curse as I’ve seen it turn good photos into a great ones but also decent ones into a complete disasters. During my time teaching retouching I’ve noticed a common set ofContinue...
Digital Photo Retouching, an inspirational eBook with lots of beautiful images, retouching tips, articles and a few illustrated text and video tutorials for amateur and professional photographers who edit their work in Adobe Photoshop. Keep in mind that most of … Continue reading ?
One of the most difficult tasks in Photoshop is also one of the most common. Since we are in the business of making people look good, solid portrait retouching skills are perhaps some of the most important tools in your digital bag of tricks. Show More Summary
Photoshop includes some powerful tools to help you manipulate photos. In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a caricature portrait from a photo using many of Photoshop’s advanced editing tools. In the process, you will learn...Show More Summary
The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop Collection v5. The Lightroom Preset System is designed to take you from Ordinary to Extraordinary photos in just a few seconds and clicks. In this article we’re going to do a headshot retouch to show how capable Lightroom is. [...]Show More Summary
Something about that portrait you snapped just isn't cutting it. Maybe it's that pesky blemish, stubble or unruly strand of hair that's trying to ruin your pic again. But fear not, the people from Lightricks Ltd. are making your photo-editing needs easier (and cheaper). Show More Summary
While browsing through the App Store, you can find plenty of photo editing apps. Though they allow editing photos with multiple tools, filters and effects, not many of them are able to retouch portraits. Welcome an app that lets you easily improve facial photos - Visage Lab. Visage Lab is designed for both iPhone and iPad. Show More Summary
Portraits of city dwellers outline cityscapes in photographer Jasper James’ series. James says, “The images are made in camera with just a basic adjustment in contrast and colours but no retouching.” Hat Tip Link