The Flip Side: Photo Retouching to Celebrate Beauty with All its Flaws and Failings

Read this article to know how Photo Retouching has been the life and soul of fashion and the entertainment industry since the time digital editing has been made possible. Know the capabilities of such tools and what you can achieve by the use of such tools.

Invention of camera is perhaps the best thing that happened to humanity – Thanks to the art of photography; we can actually go back in time and relive our memories. Now as the camera has evolved the possibilities are wide, and clicking a perfect shot has become reality.
However, does the equipment guarantee the perfect picture, just as you had visualized it? Nope! Even a proficient and award-winning photographer might get an absolutely blurry or shaky image; that completely ruins the beauty that he intends to capture. And the reasons can be aplenty, from poor lighting, to bad color contrasts and photo bombing to red eyes.

So should this bother you? If the composition is good, and there is no time to click a similar but better picture, photographers need not give up hope. No need to use the trash bin; instead rely on the good old image editing services popularly known as photo retouching services also.

Who doesn't have imperfections? A recently leaked photograph of Cindy Crawford, is proof enough, that nobody can be perfect.

The photograph garnered a lot of support and appreciation for the 48 year supermodel. However, instead of lambasting photo retouching and editing, it should be seen in a positive light, because it gives you a chance to celebrate your flaws. A little retouching is essential, because brands do not want the wrinkles and lose skin straight out of a magazine cover staring at the audience. A little retouching, just enough to make the model look 'glamorous yet real' is essential.

With professional help from skilful image editing service provider, you can make most of the imperfections disappear.

Photo retouching is an art that by and large helps in creation of high-quality and flawless photographs which can be used in industries related to retail, fashion and media (magazines).

So now what do photo editing services do? Without actually altering the identity or the real person behind the picture, these photo editing service providers highlight and accentuate the qualities and hide the flaws. Here are some photo editing essentials and advantages: read on

Picture Perfect Photograph:

In fashion industry; even a little blemish or uneven skin tone can ruin the entire photo-shoot. Even if the picture is taken from the best possible angle; blemishes, red eyes and uneven skin tones, often create problems. Now when models have pimples, they do not need to do into hysteria or a depressive mode. They can take their own sweet time - replenish and rejuvenate from inside. Photo retouching experts will take care meanwhile.
Photo Editing

Just a few and simple steps and you can get a beautifully enhanced photograph which is amazing and almost close to perfection.

This is one of the prime reasons why most fashion magazines love the art of photo retouching; as it allows them to choose a model for his/her inherent qualities, without worrying about the flaws. So celebrate your flaws, as image editing can anyways tackle them, and allow businesses gain a competitive edge.

Color Enhancement:

Whether it is repairing an old black and white photo or an old ad picture; photo retouching can create a wonderful new look and the much needed appeal.

Removal of Red Eyes:

One of the most irritating and common problem that is usually found in photographs is the "red eye". People look like they are straight out of a horror show. If you want to make that disappear, it can be done with no problems whatsoever.

Repairs Blurry Image:

If your picture is unclear, blurred or shadowy, sharpening tools can be used make amazing changes till the image gets better. Blurry images are now the thing of past!!

Repairs Bad Light:

No matter whether the image is taken during late afternoon or under the flash lights, photo retouching fixes the lighting problems with perfect élan. You can make the pictures lighter and even darker depending on your requirement.

Photo-Bombing Gets Eliminated:

You thought you got that perfect shot until you see something/someone horrible lurking in background. Someone or something photo-bombed it. Well, you can definitely get rid of that with the editing services. A proficient photo editor will make unwanted object or person disappear as if it was never there in the first place.

Even when an amateur clicks pictures, that are a little hazy, blurred, with bad lighting or with lot of noise, it is possible to transform this not so well clicked photograph into a clean professional looking photograph, ready to be used on a magazine cover, website, calendar or an advertisement.

Photo retouching can add life and beauty to the not-so-perfect-shot and make it an album worthy image.

About Ritesh Sanghani
Ritesh Sanghani is a Director at HiTechBPO for the past 15 years. He has worked with several international clients and has executed BPO projects of varying scales and complexities.

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Author: Timmappa Kamat03 Mar 2015 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

It is a great review on the possibilities of making your poor shots a great masterpiece. The list you have added clearly indicates what you can achieve with a best in class photo retouching software.

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