Retouching

WATCH: Photoshopping: You Won't Recognise This Girl By The End

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Lights, camera, Photoshop seems to be the running order in this music video. Accompanying a song by Hungarian musician Boggie, it highlights the i...

'Not Just Making Girls Skinny, We Often Make Them Bigger!' - In Conversation With a High End Celebrity Retoucher

Hannah Gal | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Gal

"I wish retouching wasn't getting such a bad rap by people thinking we are making girls skinny" says high end retoucher Carrie Beene, "that is the very least of what we do, in fact we often make them bigger!"

The Art of Digital Surgery: In Conversation With High End Retoucher Pratik Naik

Hannah Gal | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Gal

As the controversy surrounding Kate Winslet's 'unrealistic' Vogue cover rages on, I meet with a world renowned high end retoucher, Pratik Naik (Vogue, Marie Claire, Elle, FHM, Cosmopolitan and The Observer) to discuss aesthetics, ethics and the more technical aspects of beautifying subjects on commission.

It's Been a Year of Success for the Body Confidence Campaign - But Where Next?

Jo Swinson | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Swinson

We need to open the debate up further and to talk more openly. We already understand how low body confidence can affect 15 year old girls. But what happens when those 15 year old girls reach 25, 35, and 45? How does their low body confidence translate into social confidence? How does it affect their performance in the workplace? How does it affect their families? The government is already doing a lot to support women, but we also need to ensure that we can nurture and support the aspirations of women and girls.

WATCH: Super HD Video 'Fixed' Via Amazing Live Airbrush Effects

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Tech

Everyone now expects that pretty much every picture in a glossy magazine is airbrushed to perfection via the magic of Photoshop. But 4K, super-HD v...

APPG Body Image Report Is Just One Part of a Larger Campaign

Jo Swinson | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Style
Jo Swinson

We're currently planning a retailer roundtable on diversity and retouching to deepen the debate on the use and prevalence of retouching and the lack of diversity - whether shape, age or colour - in the media. We want to get all sides talking to come to a shared idea of what responsible retouching and real diversity looks like.