Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

London Calling

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Pari Retouch
    replied
    Re: London Calling

    Originally posted by twopoint0 View Post
    Pari- very nice work, I especially liked the hair on the blond!
    Thanks, I'm glad you liked it

    Leave a comment:


  • twopoint0
    replied
    Re: London Calling

    Pari- very nice work, I especially liked the hair on the blond!

    Leave a comment:


  • Pari Retouch
    replied
    Re: London Calling

    Ohh I thought you are talking about applying blur directly on the skin, oh yes I use split frequency with blur as well.

    Leave a comment:


  • pixeljar
    replied
    Re: London Calling

    Hi Pari, thanks for your post and advice, although I don't quite agree
    with you about not using blur at all. I've worked with some high end retouchers
    and they do use a bit of blur on skin, the trick is to separate the low and high frequencies and getting the right radius and opacity for the blur which may be difficult. I'd say whatever works for you is good trying and if you can make Photoshop work for you and save your time while still getting good results, why not do it. I will check Natalia's DVD. Take care!

    Leave a comment:


  • Pari Retouch
    replied
    Re: London Calling

    You are in London, what would be better than that, if I would have been there I would have targeted the local fashion photographer first, call them, meet them, offer them a test, prove your skills. Though I'm thousands of miles away from London but most of my clients are some amazing photographers of London.

    I saw your port, as my personal comment, you have some good work but I was not very impressed by your port, you need to go further to next level, we have lots and lots of people doing medium level stuff in our industry but people doing high end stuff are very few, and they have huge demand in market. If I was in your place I would have made my port better at the moment. See work of other high-end retouchers, see what they do to image that make the image look wonderful, study their before/after samples. A retoucher should never ever blur the skin, I read it in your post about surface blur, my advice is to never do it, use dodging and burning, try Natalia's DVD, that DVD changed my life, changed the way I used to retouch. Find some nice shots for your port and I would say to improve your port at the moment then hit the clients.

    Good luck!

    Leave a comment:


  • Solvent
    replied
    Re: London Calling

    Hahaha
    Thanks though, those are some helpful tidbits to muck around with. I generally just use the stamp and healing tools and then airbrush over on another layer. I'm really going to start experimenting with different techniques.

    Leave a comment:


  • pixeljar
    replied
    Re: London Calling

    Thanks Solvent! For my skin I use lot of spa and carrot juice

    In beauty retouching I tend to give a good cleanup to the skin before applying any filters. It's all about small steps and some different techniques that work great are stamp tool on lighten, darken or color mode with small opacity brush, healing tool and noise filters to bring back the texture plus surface blur with separate layer texture on top. I try to keep it realistic and 3-dimensional by adding shadows and highlights on separate layers and trying to not overdo things. Hope it makes sense.

    Leave a comment:


  • Solvent
    replied
    Re: London Calling

    Some really nice work in there
    Which technique do you prefer for your skin?

    Leave a comment:


  • pixeljar
    replied
    Re: London Calling

    you must be happy with what you have to be happy with to share...I know the ads

    \\m//

    Leave a comment:


  • macdool
    replied
    Re: London Calling

    Hi, in South Africa theres a site called biz community. http://www.bizcommunity.com/

    and I found a few retouching jobs www.mad.co.uk here is the direct link http://jobs.mad.co.uk/searchjobs/?ke...nSubmit=Search


    Good luck with the job hunting!

    Leave a comment:


  • pixeljar
    started a topic London Calling

    London Calling

    Hi,

    I am looking for retoucher work in London and was wondering if someone
    could give me word of advice.
    Last edited by pixeljar; 07-17-2014, 08:33 AM.

Related Topics

Collapse

  • saby
    Work in London
    by saby
    Hi there,

    Next spring i'll move to London to attend lecture of English language at LMC my course takes 52 weeks so i need a job there. I can choose between to times a day (till 12:00 or from 15:30). My professional practice at scanning and retouching. If you know about any opportunity...
    09-14-2007, 02:32 AM
  • Sinisa
    agency in london
    by Sinisa
    does anyone know a good agency in london (or europe)?
    04-05-2009, 05:07 PM
  • gem1980
    Retouching Agencies in London
    by gem1980
    Hi,

    I'm currently looking for retouching agencies in London. Does anyone know any of the larger more reputable agencies/studios in London? The only ones I know of are Happy Finish based in Soho and Taylor James.

    Maybe Im searching under the wrong headings.......are they...
    02-20-2008, 06:03 AM
  • camilla_k
    work in london
    by camilla_k
    hi everyone

    does anyone here know of some retouching/ post work houses in london?
    or photographer/ photostudios that use retouchers?

    any, i mean any at all, reply is highly appreciated!

    thanks,

    camilla
    07-09-2007, 01:04 PM
  • Godmother
    London Beauty&Fashion Workshop
    by Godmother
    Ill be in London soon

    Inc Sapace on Covent garden http://bit.ly/hdZ3BQ

    You can get 20% off asking for a discount voucher to this email:

    [email protected]

    See ya there

    X
    07-25-2011, 09:41 AM
Working...
X