As many of you know by now, Adobe has now done away with having the right to purchase their software. Instead, you can now subscribe monthly by paying through a few different options. You can purchase a single product (such as Photoshop), or you can pay for multiple apps as well. The problem wasn’t the […]
Level: Intermediate-Advanced Every image is unique and there’s no single retouching rule that will work for all photographs. I have found, however, that having a routine in place really helps me work quickly and efficiently. Here are the main steps of my usual retouching process, from exporting images from a RAW Converter to polishing them up before publishing. […]
Just recently, Train to Create, Wacom Europe and X-Rite held a workshop for Natalia Taffarel in London. Fortunately for us, she also held a webinar where she graciously exhibits her workflow. Although it doesn’t showcase everything, it goes into wonderful detail on some great retouching tips that I believe everyone will benefit from.
Recently, Harper’s Bazaar China released their March 2013 cover featuring none other than Sarah Jessica Parker. Immediately, multiple sources posted the image and shouted, “Photoshop Disaster.” This is a wonderful case study on the end result of a shoot. It’s not necessarily true that the only thing there is to blame is Photoshop.
One of the most asked questions coming from the public is how to remove a model from a background. Many tutorials I’ve seen haven’t been as easy to follow as this one by colleague, Dennis Dunbar. Plus, Dennis is one of the best digital artists in the world, working on celebrities and a whole range […]
If you haven’t heard of Amy Dresser before, you have now. She’s been working in the industry for a very long time and has set the way through inspiration for other retouchers.
Retouching is all lies! That’s what some people want you to believe. Although there may be some truth to it in the eyes of the public, it seems people want to draw a line on what is acceptable and what is too much. The recent news that has people talking is regarding Natalie Portman. This […]
Many people use Photoshop on Windows so this comes as a huge announcement. Thank you to Adobe for letting people know in advance, that Windows XP will no longer be compatible with all future versions of Photoshop. After an over 10+ year run, XP, as amazing as it is, will no longer be supported. The […]
One important part about photography is knowing exactly how far to go with retouching. When you see images in public, it’s hard to guess how much is done if you don’t have a trained eye or experience in the matter. With this shroud of mystery, you’re left to assume the worst, that they really did […]
Within a year, Wacom has decided to launch 2 new products. Last time, it was the Intuos 5 touch. This time, it’s the Cintiq line that has 2 new models. The two models are the Cintiq 24HD Touch and the Cintiq 22HD Prior to these 2 models, the Cintiq only had the 24HD Cintiq 24HD […]