No Photoshop Please, We’re French
Oct05

No Photoshop Please, We’re French

In 2009, French lawmakers proposed a law that photographs where a model— the key word is “model” not your aunt Sally—has been photoshopped be labeled as such. In 2017, that law is now going into effect. The BBC reports that the Photoshop rule does not apply to the removal of blemishes being or retouching to hair. France 24 reports that as of October 1, 2017, anyone who publishes a photo in which Photoshop is used to “either slim or...

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Better Portraits Through Makeup & Retouching
Jul02

Better Portraits Through Makeup & Retouching

One challenge facing aspiring portrait photographers is retouching. Out here in the real world, few of us are perfect. In fact Cindy Crawford once famously said, “even I don’t look like Cindy Crawford when I get up in the morning!” So before you doing any retouching on a digital image file there are a few steps you can take to make sure that your portraits won’t need that much retouching to begin with. One way to minimize retouching...

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