Welcome to Daniel Meadows – High End Photo Retouching

Daniel Meadows is a British freelance retoucher with nine years of experience in digital retouching and has worked with award winning photographers and major fashion and cosmetics brands such as Chanel, L’Oreal Paris, Elle Magazine and Harper’s Bazaar. Daniel uses high end retouching techniques to achieve a subtle perfection without relying on common ‘blurring’ skin retouching methods which destroy pore-detail and clarity; strictly using non-destructive retouching techniques that look perfect at any resolution.


Please feel free to view the retouching portfolio section for examples of retouched images.


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Recent Posts

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Inverted High Pass (IHP) Retouching Tutorial

Using inverted high pass to smooth an area of skin (or anything including fabrics and seamless backdrops which we’ll also cover), is one of the most useful yet easy to overuse techniques in retouching. It’s a fairly simple trick that smooths out a targeted radius in your image, allowing you to ‘blur out’ the shot […]

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Paris Flood in 1910, Photographs

Anyone who follows me on Twitter knows I love history, so when I find one of those extraordinary moments in time captured beautifully in photography I get excited about it. The shot above shows library books carried through the streets of Paris after the flood of the River Seine in 1910. More shots follow;

Google+ Retouching Community

Google+ Retouching Community

If you’re on Google+ and reading this blog, you’ll probably want to become a member of the Google+ Retouching Community! There didn’t seem to be a great deal around in terms of commercial retouching news, articles and discussion, so for photographers and retouchers of all levels we now now have a home on Google+. Click […]