What is Image Retouching?
When talking about photography, specifically post-processing and image editing, the term ‘retouching’ refers to any process used to alter an image in it’s physical look.
It also refers to digitally improve the images appearance.
Retouching can be used to remove a variety image defects for example dust or dirt on an an unwanted object in an image or, as is widely seen in fashion publications the physical defects of a model’s skin.
Modern digital retouching is carried out in photo editing software using numerous tools such as blurring brushes, color replacement tools, and clone stamps.