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Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers by Scott Kelby

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Chapter 7. Taking Five: My 5-, 15-, and 30-Minute Retouches

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Okay, so as photographers, we don’t have the luxury of being able to spend hours on a retouch. Heck, we don’t have the luxury of spending even an hour, because (a) we usually don’t get to bill separately for the retouching (unless you live in New York, where you’re allowed to bill for everything from air to paper clips), and (b) the time we spend retouching is time we’re not shooting, which is what we do get paid for, so we need to get back to work as quickly as possible. Honestly, most ...

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