Photo Retouching

Photo retouching is a process of altering an image settings to prepare it for final presentation. During the process of alteration, the photo undergoes several steps in retouching to achieve the best results. It usually follows major alterations, such as background removal or color correction. The photo retoucher polishes an image so that even the slightest flaw is taken care of. When retouching a portrait, for instance, it involves whitening teeth, masking blemishes, and smoothing out the skin. When it comes to product photography, retouching may involve smoothing out the surface of a product and removing smudges and fingerprints.

The amount of retouching done to a photo heavily depends on what the client desires the output will be. This is especially true for product photography where images need to fit and reflect the branding of a business.

Top 3 Different Types of Photo Retouching

Similar to other post-photography processes, there are many tools available that you can use for DIY image retouching. But a professional photographer knows that only expert retouching can make localized adjustments while preserving the natural look of an image. It’s so easy for anyone to overdo retouching and end up with an image that is completely different from the raw file. This is why it is important to partner with a professional photo retoucher to ensure proper preservation of an image while presenting it in the best light.

Real Estate Companies

The real estate industry is increasing rapidly and the need for retouching real estate property is a must. We offer various services in real estate retouching from sky replacement, major object removals to complex retouches.

Day to Dusk Conversion Real Estate

Wedding Photography

Wedding photographers hire the best wedding post production company to finalize there images before sending to the client. By retouching the groom and brides wedding it makes the photos more beautiful than ever.

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Products such as Women’s Dress

Most e-commerce products online need to be retouch to improve the look of the image. Using a photo editing software we are able to carefully retouch blemishes and make every photo appealing.

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3 Types of Levels in Retouching Images

Photo retouching services are available in three different levels such as basic, pro and high end retouching. Each level is often distinguished based on the complexity and the time spent in working.

Pro Retouching

Pro level involves removing large object removal, correcting color, enhancing the background, and editing the skin, which covers removing zits and pimples.

High End Retouching

As for high-level or premium retouching, editing may include stylization based on the style of a client, pro correction, and liquify effect.

Among the three levels, high end retouching is a popular choice by professional photographers. It’s easy to see why based on the final output, which shows a major difference between standard and high-end level of retouching.

That is, the end product is suitable to be placed in the cover of a magazine. A photo retoucher will always pay attention to the details in every image and make corrections where necessary. But they put in extra time and effort for extensive photo retouching.

Basic Retouching

Basic retouching is a minor service that takes about 5 to 10 minutes of editing of an image. It comprises of small retouching such as spots, hair strands, blemishes.


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Head Shot Photo Retouch

Head shot retouching eliminates the pimples, acne, scars in the face making it more smoother and beautiful to look at.

  • Remove Acne and Pimples
  • Airbrush the Skin on the Face
  • Tighten the Face of the Model
  • Improve the Color of the Image

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Jewelry Photo Retouching

Jewelry products such as rings, necklaces, pendants, stones, gold and silver are one of many types of products we retouch.

  • Create a shine effect on the Jewelry Ring
  • Retouch blemishes in wedding rings
  • Enhance the color of diamond
  • Remove background of necklace

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Real Estate Retouching Service

We retouch different kinds of property images such as homes, buildings, hotels, commercial property and even vacant property.

  • Object Removal
  • Day to Dusk Effect in Property Photo
  • Drone Retouching
  • Indoor and Outdoor Photo Retouching
  • Panorama Stitching

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Wedding Retouching Service

A wedding retouching service is a process of post production of photography photos of the groom and bride.

  • Groom and Bride Retouching
  • Lightroom Post Production Wedding
  • Removal of Blemishes in Wedding Photographs
  • Retouch Wedding Pictures using Photoshop
  • Wedding Photoshop & Lightroom Retouching

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External Links

1. Benefits of Photo Editing to your Business: Learn the benefits of Editing
2. Why Outsourcing Photo Editing is Worth It: Outsource Photo Editing
3. Photoshop: Photo Editing Software
4: Lightroom: Color Correction Software
5: Beginners Guide to Photography: Guide to Product Photography


What kind of pictures do you retouch?

We retouch various kinds of image from portrait, products, real estate, wedding, studio and high end photography image.

How much does it cost to retouch a photo?

Our photo retouching rates can cost you from as low as $ .80 cents to $ 3 base on the complexity of your image.

What is the process of retouching an image?

  • Import images to a photo editing software
  • Retouch minor blemishes and color correct the photos
  • Once we are done with retouching adjust the right size, crop and alignment of the image.

What is your turn around time for retouching a photo?

Turn around time will be within 24 hours or 48 hours depending on the volume and difficulty of the image.

What format do you accept in retouching various images?

We accept different types of image such as JPG, PSD, TIFF, DNG, CR2 and even other raw types.


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