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    Re: Are my rates too cheap?

    Originally posted by Repairman View Post
    For every retoucher making bucks on glossy magazine covers there are a hundred more doing model cards and photographer samples for pennies. IMO you make more money out of putting right what someone else got wrong than you do making good stuff look great and there is plenty of the former out there to fix. Often it's a lack of commercial nous rather than ability that holds retouchers back.
    They are just not as good. It's all one thing. One skill set.

    Like saying for every great photographer there are a million making pennies. THEY ARE NOT AS GOOD, that's why. It's not just pure photography, it's about human relations, like any business; retouching, too.

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