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Watch my PDN presentation on Photodemy

In October 2016, I presented “Beauty retouching: skin, light and color” at the PDN PhotoPlus Expo in New York City. If you missed it, or just want to rewatch the presentation, the good folks at Photodemy have made it available. Use the referral code below to watch the premium course: https://photodemy.com/en/p/8ac928af83fd/en/course/beauty-retouching-skin-light-and-color/

SVA Weekend Workshop – September 20-21, 2014

The September SVA workshop is almost here! You can sign-up at the School of Visual Arts! The artistic and business aspects of professional beauty retouching will be addressed in this course. We will cover retouching techniques that include maintaining skin texture, enhancing make-up and improving body contours that are used to make the beautiful look perfect. …

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Speaking Engagement at the PDN Expo, Oct. 2013

I’m speaking again at the 2013 PDN Photoplus Expo, October 24th, 2013 at 1:30pm.  You can go here for more info: http://www.photoplusexpo.com/seminars/seminar-schedule The title of my course is “Retouching Techniques for the Professional Look”, and it covers just that: taking your project from start to professional finish.  I’ll go over some of the techniques I use …

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Upcoming Workshop

I’ll be teaching a course at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops this summer, July 15th – July 20th, with David Robin. The course is “Lighting and Retouching for Portrait and Beauty”.  Information can be found here. More details will be posted in March, so keep an eye out! The Santa Fe Workshops is a year-round …

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RetouchPro, “The Spread” – live on Saturday, January 15th

Got a live webcast at RetouchPro today. Hope you join! Get more info here. I am going to build a beauty spread, like the ones you see in at the cosmetics counter. A spread usually consists of a Beauty shot, Products and a Lifestyle shot (full body). Being conscientious while compiling a complicated composition such …

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“Encrusted” – beauty retouch rebroadcast at RetouchPro

RetouchPro is rebroadcasting one of my live videos this Wednesday, December 15th, featuring a photo by my friend Rick Day.  Check it out! You can also see the final product in the Beauty gallery here on my site. Details from RetouchPro’s newsletter: Encrust: to decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems) On our next RetouchPRO LIVE …

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RetouchPro, “Frankenmodel” – live on Saturday, May 8th

I’m doing a new webcast on Saturday, May 8th.  Check it out! Here’s the synopsis… It’s rare that a fashion pose comes out perfect. Frequently, a professional retoucher will be called on to stitch together a final image using heads, arms, legs, and other bits and pieces from different images (sometimes from different models). Watch …

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