Go Back   RetouchPRO > Business > Work/Jobs
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Work/Jobs Talk about the business side of things. Advice, questions, inspiration, and moral support


Thread Tools
Old 09-28-2010, 07:48 PM
bilguitei bilguitei is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Bangkok,Thailand
Posts: 8
Wink Books

Hi guys....So i have a question...I am trying to learn photoretouching online from free tutorial....But what's the best way to learn it?I am wondering if there is a book which can change until i become really professional photoretoucher....Please gimme your ideas and if you know the book,please introduce those book please...I am just quite confused here
Reply With Quote top
Old 09-28-2010, 07:52 PM
bilguitei bilguitei is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Bangkok,Thailand
Posts: 8
Re: Books

By the way books can be about photo restoration,photo retouching,artistic retouching...I really wanna become professional at this thing within one year.And book should be soooo detailed..Because i really need a money.

Thank you so much
Reply With Quote top
Old 10-08-2010, 01:49 PM
ftp-Jeff ftp-Jeff is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Livin the life in Canada. Got bored with London!
Posts: 248
Blog Entries: 3
Re: Books

Is there a book out there that can teach me how to become a doctor? I want to be one within a year and earn loads of money....... Only Kidding.

Like most things, you have to work hard and go pay your dues somewhere. Books? Just there to make the authors money, surely you know that!
Reply With Quote top
Old 10-08-2010, 03:56 PM
skydog's Avatar
skydog skydog is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Carolina
Posts: 1,293
Re: Books

There are some great books...but they only scratch the surface...practice, experiment...continue leaning...then practice some more...
Reply With Quote top
Old 10-09-2010, 08:05 AM
Flashtones Flashtones is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 949
Re: Books

A great retouching/restoration starting point would be:

Adobe Photoshop Restoration & Retouching (3rd Edition) [Paperback]
Katrin Eismann (Author), Wayne Palmer (Author)

And a lot of videos available at
Reply With Quote top
Old 10-09-2010, 01:16 PM
LeNoirPhotog LeNoirPhotog is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 4
Re: Books

Cs4 digital retouching for fashion beauty and portrait photography
an e-book by gry garness is great
Reply With Quote top
Old 10-10-2010, 04:08 AM
zganie zganie is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Montreal Quebec
Posts: 420
Re: Books

Yes Books are a starting point and buying to many your just getting repetitive information ut eventually you need to get your feet wet and get in the business some how
Reply With Quote top
Old 10-17-2010, 07:09 PM
paulafrog's Avatar
paulafrog paulafrog is offline
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: NY
Posts: 77
Re: Books

Even check out you tube so you can see what they are doing too. Some great free ones on there.
Reply With Quote top
Old 10-18-2010, 04:07 PM
plugsnpixels's Avatar
plugsnpixels plugsnpixels is offline
RetouchPRO LIVE Guest Artist
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: LA area
Posts: 1,945
Re: Books

There is a list of training resources here. The product versions keep changing but the links should refer you to the latest offerings from each publisher.

See this ebook specifically for fashion reotuching.
Reply With Quote top

  RetouchPRO > Business > Work/Jobs

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
books books books - which is best? Sveltepig Non-RetouchPRO Resources 7 01-16-2010 07:17 PM
Recommended books & dvd's on Photoshop CS One4UAll Photo Retouching 10 01-03-2010 08:14 AM
Any good books you can recommend? Runfox Photo Restoration 18 06-08-2009 10:00 PM
Photoshop Books & Training DVDs 4 sale (*Updated) meok Classifieds 6 04-15-2008 03:02 PM
Could you recommend restoration/retouching books? Toriat100 Non-RetouchPRO Resources 3 02-15-2008 11:58 AM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:13 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved