Adam Rowney

Tag: editing

Developing a Retouchers Eye

This post isn’t just relevant to retouchers; I think it is relevant to photographers from all the different disciplines. A photographer should be able to analyse an image, and consider how to improve it. This might not necessarily be in a destructive/constructive manner in the way a retoucher is often known to do, but it […]

Understanding The Need For Retouchers

When I started taking photography more seriously, I started to come across photographers who used retouchers. At first glance, I was against the principal. For me, an artist, photographer, or otherwise, created their work on entirely their own merit. The idea that in fact someone else did a great deal of the work I found […]

Pre/Post Production

When I first started doing photography, back in 2005/06, I had a film camera. I would take photographs, then send them off to be developed. That was it. I would not plan my ideas to some great degree. I would not setup the shots. I would not develop the film myself. I did no post […]

Editing ±

Two things I have noticed about the editing of my images the last few years: – I’m much faster – I take much more time Almost a contradiction. The fact I am taking more time is mainly due to me being obsessive compulsive  in nature, constantly going back and forth checking everything is just right. […]

Production Line / Unwanted Evolution

The above is a new image taken from a mini series I am working on. I took the images last week, and perfected the look of one image (the above). I find if I am creating a series where similarity is concerned, then I create and virtually finalize one image. Then I create a production […]