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retouch

1. the art or practice of retouching
2. a detail that is the result of retouching
3. a photograph, painting, etc., that has been retouched
4. Archaeol fine percussion to shape flakes of stone into usable tools
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Christie practiced early photography skills while working as a retoucher for Pontiac photographers John H.
By 1948 had also acquired the photographic studios of Melton-Greene at 620 Burke Rd, Camberwell, looking for further colourists and retouchers ('Professional' [advertising] The Argus [Melbourne] 20 Mar 1948 p.
Kloskowski, an author, photographer, and Photoshop and digital photography teacher, explains the process of compositing using Photoshop to photographers, designers, and retouchers.
Even if your photos are shoddy, PhotoHand retouchers and designers will find a way to integrate them into a professional-looking banner image.
However, none of the other retouchers from this site or any other known Mousterian site was ever made from skull fragments, apparently making this new discovery unique and perhaps suggesting the human bone was intentionally chosen for use as a tool.
For other commercial photo retouchers and anyone interested in adding a professional touch to their digital images, Honiball begins by explaining how he set up that crucial comfortable workspace and how he did retouching in the pre-Photoshop era.
The proverbial nail in the coffin really came with the adoption of desktop publishing and the flood of enhancements that were developed in a relatively short period of time to enable a computer operator to perform the same functions heretofore possible only with contact frames and the watchful eye of color retouchers and strippers.
The best retouchers appreciate a person's unique characteristics and carefully accentuate the positive and minimize the less-than-flattering facial characteristics.