Andy McLaughlin

Illustrator • Graphic Artist • Photographer

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Jewellery and lifestyle image retouching, before and after.

Jewellery and lifestyle image retouching, before and after.

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Latest work, Retouching fashion & lifestle, Retouching product photography | 0 comments

I get asked a lot to enhance images including jewellery, here is a recent job where the jewellery piece needed defining and the whole shot needed some brightening and retouching. RAW files were supplied and I was able to enhance the charm on the models wrist, enhance skin tones remove any imperfections and retain realistic skin texture. Contact me for a...

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Gate and tree after dark, Hadstock Airfield, Essex

Gate and tree after dark, Hadstock Airfield, Essex

Posted by on May 29, 2012 in Landscape, Latest work, Location, Photography, Prints | 0 comments

This image was created from a night shoot on Hadstock Airfield, Essex. The image is very close to the original exposure (around 4 minutes), I’ve just dodged in some areas and retouched a little to reduce slight noise in the sky then applied some curves adjustment to enhance contrast where needed. I wanted the tree and gate on first glance to look...

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Bottle advertising shot

Bottle advertising shot

Posted by on May 23, 2012 in Commercial, Creative, Latest work, Photography, Product, Retouching, Retouching product photography | 0 comments

Creative product photography Shot in my studio, this project was designed to show several areas of creative photography and retouching. How it was done – Firstly, photographing a shiny glass surface and illuminating the contents is quite a tricky task and capturing this was done in a single exposure. Then the battle was shot with the same lighting...

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Photographing stained glass

Photographing stained glass

Posted by on Apr 22, 2012 in Commercial, HDR, Latest work, Photography, Product | 0 comments

I wanted to capture the saturated and beautiful colours you get in stained glass with this shoot but I also wanted to show some of the surface detail as well, the leading and soldered joints, as this adds interest and texture. Essentially it’s a HDR image created in Photoshop by blending several exposures together to show the detail on the face of...

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