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Saving the photographs of those who lost their homes and loved ones in the Japanese tsunamiSaving the photographs of those who lost their homes and loved ones in the Japanese tsunami

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Photo retouchers don’t have the best of reputations. As Becci Manson put it in a moving talk at TEDGlobal 2012, “We’re pale gray creatures who hide in dark windowless rooms and generally avoid light. We make skinny models skinnier and perfect skin more perfect.” But sometimes, a retoucher’s work is far beyond skin deep. In […]

Design

Restoring humanity after the tsunami: Becci Manson at TEDGlobal 2012Restoring humanity after the tsunami: Becci Manson at TEDGlobal 2012

Posted By Helen Walters

Becci Manson is a high-end photographic retoucher who works with client like fashion magazines to tart up glamorous images. She and her friends, she says, are pale gray creatures hiding from sunlight in dark, windowless rooms. “We make skinny models skinnier, perfect skin more perfect, and we make the impossible possible.” The field comes under […]