I'm a photographer and retoucher with 3+ years of experience. My specialty is portrait, commercial and fashion photography.
- Image Editing Software: Proficient in using industry-standard software like Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, and Capture One to retouch and enhance images.
- Color Correction: Expertise in adjusting color balance, contrast, saturation, and exposure to achieve accurate and visually appealing tones.
- Skin Retouching: Skilled in retouching portraits and fashion images, including skin smoothing, blemish removal, and enhancing skin texture while maintaining a natural look.
- Makeup Retouching: Ability to retouch makeup in portraits, focusing on details and color balance to achieve a natural and professional appearance.
- High-End Retouching: Experienced in performing complex high-end retouching with an emphasis on preserving details and image quality.
- Retouching Techniques: Knowledgeable about various retouching techniques, including dodge and burn, frequency separation, and advanced masking.
- Background Removal: Proficient in isolating subjects from their backgrounds and replacing or refining backgrounds to enhance overall composition.
- Batch Processing: Familiarity with automating repetitive tasks through actions, scripts, or batch processing to improve efficiency.
- File Formats: Familiarity with different image file formats, their advantages, and best practices for saving and exporting images for various platforms.
- Technical Proficiency: Comfortable using advanced tools and features within image editing software to achieve desired results.
- Time Management: Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously while upholding quality.
- Communication: Effective communication skills to understand client requirements and provide updates on project progress.
- Creativity: Demonstrated ability to think creatively and suggest innovative approaches to image retouching, aligning with client needs.
- Ethical Sensitivity: Recognizing the importance of maintaining authenticity while retouching images, preserving the natural qualities and intentions of the subjects.
- Empathy: Understanding the emotional significance of photographs to clients and viewers, ensuring - that retouching decisions align with the intended emotions of the image.
- Continuous Learning: Eagerness to stay updated with the latest software features, retouching techniques, and industry developments to consistently improve your skill set.
- Positive Attitude: Approaching challenges with optimism, maintaining a positive attitude, and inspiring confidence in clients and team members.