Welcome to the Beauty Photography group!

Hello and welcome!

Please feel free to post your questions and discussions, and share your photography - whether it is something you are proud of, or you have a question about it. Please mention if you'd like feedback or help with anything specific when you post.

Please feel free to introduce yourself, so we can all become photo-...

First beauty shoot.

Hello, everyone.

This was my first attempt at beauty photography. I know I need more practice but I think it turned out pretty well. Skin retouching for beauty is still something I am learning. I will definitely be posting more attempts soon.

Feel free to let me know what you think.

Shooting beauty with a low aperture

Recently I've been shooting some beauty images with the lowest aperture on my Canon 100mm 2.8 lens and i have been getting some pretty good results. How many people here shoot with the same technique?

Low Key Beauty Portrait

Model: Sunny
MUA: Sunny
Jewelry: Custom made Necklace and matching ear rings by Ra Jewelry.
Photog/Retoucher: Dan Lubbers (www.danlubbers.com)

*Lit with one Beauty Dish overhead*

What Do You Like to Listen to When Retouching?

We all know, retouching can be extremely tedious! Especially when it comes to beauty or close-up work. It requires extreme precision which in turns tends to make the process quite long. I'm sure we'll have habits when editing and I'd love to hear yours!

I used to have the TV on all the time when retouching, but I've found that EDM, House...

Need CC

Hi guys, I'm new here!
I was wondering is there anyone here interested in giving me some advices on retouching.
Is this good or too much? I was learning this by myself, with a help of tutorials, there were in the beginnings some over retouched portraits, that's why I need prefessional advice.
Thank you!


I have the opportunity to shoot with this awesome blogger, all the way from LA to San Juan, Puerto Rico.

any tips are helpfull.


After watching several classic films I was Inspired to give a try at creating this image of a young model. It was shot with just modeling lights as fill and natural light from two windows behind the bed. It was edited in lightroom first to bring up my shadows a bit and convert to grayscale. It was then edited in photoshop for blemishes and to...

My new beauty retouch

My name is Rebecca and I am a retoucher in Photza. I'd like to share my new work for portfolio with you and will be glad to know your opinion.

I am happy to answer your questions and try to help :)

I also run a blog which has interesting articles and guides for the novice retouchers and photographers.
My blog is...

Male beauty shot critique

This was a golden hour shot with an vintage Pentax 135mm on a Fuji XE2, shot close to maximum aperture. It's actually the first beauty shot I took.

I found that if I sharpened the eyes then the picture became too intimidating, so I made them much softer than usual. I'm interested in people's general comments and advice on the shot and...

Retouching uneven skin

Curious on if this would be considered enough Dodge and Burn, or does it need even more to make it completely flawless? Also, any CC would be appreciated as well :)

Sol Nebula!

Hello All,

I have recently done a shoot with a dark feel. The Theme was "Sol Nebula".

I would love to hear some comments and suggestions.