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Geeking Out On Photoshop with Brock McFadzean

If you love Photoshop, this is the right episode for you! Brock McFadzean and I are geeking out on Photoshop, retouching techniques and more…

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Responsibility In Retouching
/w Erika Barker

Today we get into the deeps of retouching, talk with Erika about the gear she is using and which software allows her to create and finish up her images.

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The Channel Mixer As A Help Layer SUCKS!
Breaking Bad Retouching Habits

So, you are using visual aid layers for your retouching? Good, you seem to already have a fundamental knowledge and know about common high-end retouching techniques.
BUT, If you use the channel mixer adjustment layer as a visual aid for your dodging and burning, you might find this interesting as I explain why you should not be using it like you were told!

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Workflow Magician Brock McFadzean

Brock McFadzean is a visual communicator who currently resides in Sydney, Australia. He was fortunate to have met an Adobe Evangelist early on in his career and shares his knowledge on Photoshop and workflows in today’s episode of the LET’S TALK RETOUCHING podcast.

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LTR!010 – Making It In NYC With Erika Barker

Our guest Erika Barker is talking how she made her way up in the industry and eventually became a real force in the NYC fashion industry

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LTR!009 – How To Deal With Disappointments – Mental Contrasting

Disappointments in our personal lives and in business are inevitable. Managing those and finding solutions is essential to success. We talk about practical solutions and mental contrasting which can make you more successful and more happy in life.

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LTR!008 – How To Find Retouching Clients And How Not To!

My inbox is full of emails I will never open. In today’s world, you have to make some effort in order to create some business opportunities for yourself. We talk about the dos and donts.

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LTR!007 – Creative Retouching With Dracorubio

Roderique, who also goes by the artist’s name of DRACORUBIO is an special effects artist who ventured into creating characters and even worlds beyond most of our imagination. By mixing images with 3D, spcial effects knowledge and refined compositing techniques he creates his very own stories. Today we take you on a ride into his mind: what motivates him and what makes these creations possible.

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LTR!006 – From Freelance To Retouching Agency With Nico Socha

Nico Socha started as a freelance retoucher and has since grown his business to having a studio, producing photography and offering post-production services to advertising agencies and companies.

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LTR!005 – Kai Gut – AURORA RETOUCH

In Episode #6 of Let’s Talk Retouching we talk with professional retoucher Kai of AURORA RETOUCH. He gives insides into what drove him into retouching and gives us a peek into all the tools he is using to do his beauty retouching work

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LTR!004 – Our Fake Tutorial The Aftermath Of The Dodge&Burn 2.0

On April 1st we have released a tutorial about a technique we called Dodge&Burn 2.0. Unfortunately, it was all fake and our April fools prank. BUT there was much more to it than it seemed. We would not have gone through the process of creating marketing material, a trailer video and offering a video tutorial as a digital download on our website just to mess with people. we wanted to prove a point!

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LTR!003 – Retouching Education | Setting Business Goals & Invest Into Your Retouching Business

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LTR!002 – Finding Your Style | Branding | Business Models

Let’s Talk retouching! Today we are going to continue our conversation with portrait and advertising photographer Gerry Kingsley. Today it will be all about specializing, branding and client expectations. So, join our conversation!

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LTR!001 – Do We Need A Style? Fuel Your Passion and Master Client Communication!

In our first episode of LET’S TALK RETOUCHING, we got together with commercial portrait photographer Gerry Kingsley and tried to shed some light on the photography and retouching industry. Follow along with our conversation to know more

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TOP 5 Photoshop CC 2018 New Features

The latest Photoshop update to CC 2018 is around now for a while. We have analyzed its new features and will share which ones we think are the most useful of all the new Photoshop CC 2018 features.
COPY & PASTE LAYERS
SELECT AND MASK IMPROVEMENTS
ACR MASK REFINEMENTS
QUICK SHARE
BRUSH STROKE SMOOTHING

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Crop and Composition – Is Symmetry Always The Way To Go?

Rules are rules, they can be followed, broken or just bend. How do we deal with the rule of symmetry being attractive? Dos symmetry reign supreme in beauty photography?

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