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Christmas Photography Tips

Christmas is a great time to shoot amazing photos as there are lights and snow everywhere and if you are able to use these to your advantage then you can definitely click amazing photos, so in this blog we will look at some of the tips you can follow to level up your photo game this Christmas.

Use Lower Apertures
This Christmas click some really amazing portraits with bokeh effect using the lower aperture, the lower the aperture is the more bokeh effect you will get so play around with the aperture setting and create some amazing pictures, If your lens is capable, try staying at f2.8 or below. And there is always a way to improve the final result in post production work with Photoshop and Lightroom, that’s what we are here for so shoot as many photos you want and we can help you with the post production work and you can enjoy the holidays with your loved one without having to worry about the work.

Stay Active and Ready For Great Reactions Stay ready and actively anticipate smiles and laug…

What Is Digital Photo Restoration and How Does It Work

Digital photograph restoration is the process of restoring the appearance of a digital copy of a physical photograph which has been damaged because of environmental causes or simply affected by age or neglect or any other reason.

Digital photograph restoration uses a variety of image editing techniques to remove visible damage and aging effects from digital copies of physical photographs. At Uretouch we use professional software to repair the appearance of the digital images and add to the digital copy of the photo where pieces of the physical photograph are torn or missing. Evidence of dirt, scratches, and other signs of photographic age are removed from the digital image manually. Unwanted color casts are removed and the image's contrast or sharpening may be altered in an attempt to restore some of the contrast range or detail that is believed to be in the original physical image. In addition image processing techniques such as image enhancement and image restoration are also ap…

New Lens or New Camera?

A point of contention amongst photographers everywhere who are budgeting for their new gear is one question, “What should I invest most in when upgrading my photography equipment, the camera body or the lens?” This can be a rather complicated answer, as it does depend on the type of photography that you’re interested in doing. So in this blog we will learn the importance of both and when you should invest in new camera body or lens?

The Lens:
First we will talk about the importance of new lens and why you should invest in lenses, ask yourself a question: “What is the most important part of your SLR or mirrorless camera?” If you just replied ‘the camera body’, you’re onto something, but you’d be wrong. The answer is “the lens”. Most of time people ignore the fact that how important the lenses are, if you are thinking about investing in new gear then you should definitely consider buying a new lens depending on your genre of photography. Look at it as a long term investment you can use …

Types of video editing and its benefits

Video editing is the manipulation and arrangement of video shots. Video editing is used to structure and present all video information, including films and television shows, video advertisements and more. If you are videographer then you must know the importance of video editing and it’s near to impossible to get a perfect video without editing, so we cannot ignore its importance.
If you don’t have the proper knowledge or resources for video editing or you don’t have enough time for it, then we at Uretouch would be more than happy to help you with your post production works.

Types of video editing:

Linear video editing: It is a video editing post-production process of selecting, arranging and modifying images and sound in a predetermined, ordered sequence. Video is edited in a very linear way, several video clips from different tapes are recorded to one single tape in the order that they will appear as a final complete video.

Non-linear editing: It is a form of audio, video, or image …

Photography is Incomplete Without Good Retouching

I firmly believe that in today’s world photography is incomplete without good retouching. Our industry has changed so much over the last few decades that ignoring retouching is equivalent to believing that learning the intricacies of composition is unnecessary. Am I wrong? I want this article to promote conversation. We live in a world where we’re allowed to have our own opinions and I’d love to hear yours in the comments at the end.
Photography Industry Has Changed, Or Has It?
In years gone past, before digital cameras and Photoshop, when photographers didn’t make significant adjustments to their photos, photography was pure. It was better. People knew what they were seeing was real and as a result photography was better.

No, that’s not the case at all. Firstly, back in the day there was something called the darkroom. In that magical place images went through pretty significant changes. Today we have Photoshop and other photo-editing programs which allow us to make adjustments in a far…

Full Photoshop on Your Apple iPad in 2019

Yes you’ve read the headline right, finally its going to happen. Apple and Adobe are working on an iPad which can run Full version of Photoshop.
It’s no secret that hardware performance in mobile devices is progressing so rapidly that it’s been seriously changing the way smartphones and tablets are used by creative professionals, especially visual artists. With modern innovations like Microsoft’s Surface and the Wacom Cintiq Pro line with the built-in Pro Engine, retouchers have had the option to work beyond the traditional office desk setup, granting unlimited ability to retouch at a professional level, just about anywhere.

Unfortunately, current professional display tablet options are still sitting at price points which are out of reach for many, but we can rest assured that the fact has not gone unnoticed by tech manufacturers. Over the last couple of years we’ve been seeing more and more third party manufacturers offer alternatives to Wacom’s comprehensive product line, which is …

Difference between image formats (JPEG, TIFF and RAW)

JPEG, TIFF and RAW are image file formats that nearly all DSLR cameras can use. Beginning cameras typically only offered JPEG file formats, but now most of the DSLRs can shoot in JPEG and RAW simultaneously. And only some high end DSLRs offer the TIFF format as it’s the best among all three and most of the professionals prefer this. Continue reading to learn more about each type of photo file format.

JPEG
JPEG is the standard image format in digital cameras, especially inexpensive point and shoot cameras. JPEG uses compression format to remove some pixels that the compression algorithm deems unimportant, thereby saving some storage space. The compression will take place in areas of the photo where the colors of the pixels repeat, such as in a photo that shows a lot of blue sky. The software inside the camera will compute the compression level at the time the camera saves the photo, so the reduced storage space occurs immediately, saving space on the memory card.
Most photographers tak…

Can Photoshop be replaced?

Whenever we hear the word photo editing the first software that come in our mind is Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop is the gold standard when it comes to photo retouching and editing. So we can say that Photoshop have created its monopoly and no other software can take its place as Photoshop have been in this industry for a very long period of time. It was Photoshop that introduced people to the Photo retouching and editing, before Photoshop it was hard to get a perfect photo as people had to do everything while clicking a photo and once the photo was clicked it was not possible to make changes and retouch photos to get a better result as we can do now like now we can adjust brightness, contrast, ambiance and many more things in Photoshop and get the perfect look we want.


Photoshop is not only used for photo retouching, creative artists have been using Photoshop to create something from their imagination which is known as creative retouching or photo manipulation. We at URetouchPhot…

Are Smartphones taking the place of Digital Cameras?

Nowadays everyone is a photographer since it’s the age of smartphones with great cameras and now you only have to carry one device instead of music player, camera, gps device and more. So this changed everything because people prefer to spend money on something which is more useful than something which can be used on special or rare occasions this resulted in dramatic increase in the number of smartphones sold over the past few years. There’s no denying the fact that smartphone is really easy to carry and if you are walking down the road and see something interesting you can capture the moment with you phone because it’s not possible to carry your Digital Camera everywhere you go and some of flagship phones are capable of capturing really stunning pictures but there’s no denying the fact that the smart phone cannot take place of a Digital Camera as the picture quality of a professional camera is remarkable without a doubt. Let’s divide this topic under two parts one in the favor of S…

E-Commerce Retouching

We at URetouchPhotos provide E-commerce retouching/Product retouching services, for those who don't know what it is, let me explain it to you. E-commerce or Product retouching means to edit a Photo for websites and online stores, as we all know that in today's world it is very important to have an attractive product image on your website and online stores to attract more and more customers, Most photographs however are not fit for publishing straightaway - there are many time consuming process required for each photo to achieve that "ideal" look. Don't worry if you don't have enough time and resources to edit the images because we at URetouchPhotos have a team of professionals to provide you the best result.



Why do you need e-commerce Retouching ?
If you're thinking that if you should try it or not, or if e-commerce retouching is for you or not, then let me help you decide better. If you want to sell online and want to attract more customers then you shoul…

What is Beauty Retouching?

Beauty Retouching is not anything new, photographers have been using it for years to get the perfect picture. People who don't know what is Beauty Retouching must be thinking what is it and how does it work? Well you are in the right place as in this blog I'm going to tell you everything you need to know about Beauty Retouching.
Beauty Retouching goes a step beyond normal editing/adjustment. This is where, in a portrait we can smooth the skin, reduce or eliminate lines and wrinkles and remove black spots on face and even remove some stray hairs. Most of the retouchers use Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop as Adobe is the Gold Standard. Beauty Retouching is very common as we all know that no one is flawless and picture perfect so for models to look picture perfect, it is used as a tool to get the perfect look for the photo project. With the Beauty Retouching it is impossible to tell if the photo has been retouched or not, it looks very natural.
It's totally normal to use Beauty …

Traveling Photography Tips

Traveling photography have lots of genre in it, like: landscape, portrait, wildlife, etc. We may feel comfortable in some of the genre and some just don’t seem to be our play. As a traveling photographer you should know how to shoot every genre because you don't know when and where you'll find something interesting. Well it is not possible to be equally good in all the genres, you just have to be able to click decent photos in all genres and you can always strengthen your weakness with regular practice and dedication. And there's always an option for Retouching and get the result you want.
You can improve your Traveling Photography and Photography in general by following these simple yet powerful tips:
Background: Background is very important in every photo, if the background doesn't support your foreground then the final image will not come out as you might have wanted them to be. So always spend time studying your background and in travelling photography it's har…

Tips for Wedding Photographers

Every wedding is very special to Bride and Groom and everyone involved in the ceremony, so it is the job of the photographer to make the moment more special and not ruin the moment by making any mistake. Here are some tips to capture the moment more perfectly and make it more special for the Bride and Groom.

First and foremost the photographer should consider how many assistant photographer does he need, because it is important to capture every moment and it is not possible for a single photographer to capture everything alone, so under such case he should get his team together and coordinate with them and explain who will cover what so that everyone knows what they have to do. After getting his team together the photographer should collect all the equipment required, like tripod, camera, lenses. Lenses are very important and the photographer must carry at least two lens The Prime lens and a Zoom lens. Prime lens for taking portrait and for close-up photographs. And zoom lens when th…

Learn to use natural lights for indoor photo shoots effectively

We all know that nothing can beat natural lights when it comes to photography. The contrast, brightness and everything that we get from natural lights, we can never get from the artificial lights. So in this post we'll learn how to use natural lights for indoor photo shoots effectively. 
Before we get into details let's talk about little things we can do to get a perfect shot indoor. First of all you should get into the room you want to shoot and then spend some time to see how lights get into the room at different time of the day and select the spot where you want to place your subject and see what is the best time for you to shoot the photo according to your need and what gears you will need for that particular photo shoot.

After completing the above steps we will now get into the camera settings, we now know what we actually want so that we can adjust our camera settings accordingly, first and foremost thing we should do is, we should adjust White Balance (WB) according to …

Why and when you should outsource photo retouching

The outsourcing of photo editing is the best way to get your photos in the perfect variant without spending your own time. By outsourcing your photos to professionals like us, you can focus on improving your photography skills and finding new clients. By now you might be thinking you should choose outsourcing or not, let us help you decide that.
What does outsource editing for photographers mean?
Everyone thinks that they are specialists in their business, and nobody could do their work better. This point of view is far from reality. As we know, the work of a professional photographer is not only shooting. He also have to perform the following functions:
Administration: The photographer is the admin of his work and as the admin he have to perform several activities to keep peace and harmony between his clients and subordinates. Marketing: If a photographer is working on his own then he have to do the work of marketing also and it can take some serious time doing it, under such situatio…

7 Simple Tips to Improve Your Photography Skills

If you want to improve your photography skills then you've came to the right place. Here are 7 simple tips to help photographers improve their photography skills without spending any extra amount of money on gears or equipment.


1. Read the camera manual
When most people buy a brand new DSLR they don't go through the user manual and it is very important if you're buying your first ever camera, as it contains a lot of key information that can help you make the most out of your camera and learn how take better photos. You’ll learn how to customize the controls of your camera so that you can react to situations faster. You’ll understand which of the many autofocus options and AF point set-ups will suit different subjects. You’ll know how the camera will handle flash exposures in different shooting modes and more.
2. Take control of focus In most situation the auto focus (AF) works fine and you can get some decent photos with your camera but if you want to get into photography a…