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Photograph Retoucher

Retouch photographic negatives and prints.

What does a Photograph Retoucher do?

Retouches photographic negatives and prints to accentuate desirable features of subject, using pencils or watercolors and brushes: Examines negative to determine which features should be accented or minimized. Paints negative with retouching medium so that retouching pencil will mark surface of negative. Shades negative with pencil to smooth facial contours, conceal stray hairs, wrinkles, or blemishes, and soften harsh highlights. Brushes watercolors on print to accentuate lights and shadows and produce clear and attractive features.