includes: removing facial blemishes, softening eye bags, softening deep lines, stray hair removal, toning down facial shine
fashion model retouch
always includes: facial retouching (heavy for girls, lighter for boys), simple eye enhancement, saturation pop (background, clothing, props only), black vignette
included when needed: blending/evening skin tones, toning down facial shine, teeth whitening, slimming, stray hair removal, small object removal, simple glass glare removal, toning down hot spots
All lines, blemishes, wrinkles and eye bags are completely removed and the skin is smoothed extensively – an over-retouched look
simple eye enhancement
Sharpen only edges of iris or pupil, brighten catchlight, define eyelashes, remove small red veins and remove extra catchlights.
tone down facial shine
Complete removal is not suggested; this would require an estimate.
remove stray hairs
Removal of large chunks of hair. Hair covering the face requires an estimate.
Applies only when teeth do not have to be reconstructed.
add or remove catchlight
blend shoulder tan lines
tone down red face
complex eye enhancement
Sharpen edge of iris, bring out color, brighten catchlight, remove veins, brighten whites, remove secondary catchlights, slightly add/enhance eyelashes & soften highlight on iris opposite catchlight.
swap eyes/open eyes
Provide carded image containing eyes to be inserted marked “swap”. Both images must be similar in exposure and positioning.
Provide carded image containing head to be inserted marked “swap”. Both images must be similar in exposure and positioning.
soften clothing wrinkles
Objectionable wrinkles are lightened by 50%. Please mark on proof the wrinkles to be softened. We do not recommend complete removal of major wrinkles since this often tends to make the clothing look flat and artificially “airbrushed”. Clothing should not have patterns.
Trimming an area to be more in proportion with the rest of the body.
The effect of a soft focus filter applied digitally to the entire image.
A sharpening filter is applied to the entire image to sharpen the edges. Not recommended for extremely grainy or pixilated image because it can enhance grain.
Include proof showing specific cropping desired.
custom cropping w/borders
Include proof showing specific cropping desired.
remove camera dirt
simple custom burning
Include proof showing specific areas to be burned. No additional corrections.
simple custom dodging
Include proof showing specific areas to be dodged. No additional corrections.
Choose a black or white vignette at 25%, 50%, 75%, or 100%.
reduce double chin
Trimming down of chin area
remove braces & reconstruct teeth
remove small objects (up to 3)
Applies only to items smaller than the head size in the image.
add teeth (up to 2)
blend horizon line
Blend the line between backdrop and floor in studio backgrounds.
smooth out hair
Smoothing extreme frizziness around the hairline.
remove color moiré
Removes the color but not the patterning from moiré. To remove both color and pattern timed art is necessary.
Including but not limited to scratches, rips, pinholes, flares etc.
Restoring an old or damaged image to an acceptable state. Some images are beyond total restoration.
An estimate is required for foreground/background extensions when the area to be extended includes texture, trees, objects, structures, etc.
Camera flare or circles of confusion can hide portions of the image and also give the impression of underexposure
detailed burning or dodging
When burning and dodging alone are not enough. Requires additional correction or enhancement in detail
text / logos / graphics
Group titles and subject descriptions are easy to add to images when your choice of font and /or camera ready art or text file is provided on disk.
custom design of a multi-image canvas
Adding or eliminating color from an object or specific area of an image. Describe objects and define color
As with all replacement/cloning situations, please send a second sky to replace the existing one
sharpen eyes & facial features
Moderately sharpen eyes and enhance eyes, mouth, nose, etc. Depending upon the degree of softness, some images are beyond repair
remove clothing wrinkles or moiré
Removal of wrinkles in clothing when moiré or pattern exists
tone down large hot spots
Tone down 5 or more large hot spots when no detail is present
add and/or remove a person or object
Size and exposure must be similar. Light quality (its intensity, direction, color, contrast, & ratio) must match on both images
Addition or reconstruction of three or more teeth
Moderately sharpen the entire image. Depending on the degree of softness, some images are beyond repair
add and/or fill in hair
Addition of hair to a subject to fill in thinned areas
Adjustment of a subject’s eyes to make both the same size
blend skin tones
Blend blotchy skin on an individual subject
even skin tones
Match skin tones of multiple people within the same image.
extend foreground or background
Portrait background or without detail or texture. Second image must be provided if objects need to be extended beyond 30% on any given side.
A new background of your choice should be provided to replace the existing one. Requires no extra manipulation.
tone down hot spots
Up to 4 spots - must have some detail. Spots larger than head size darkened by 50%. Digital cannot remove all hot spots.
tone down shadows
Tone down, not complete removal of shadow(s)
Complete removal of shadow(s)