Modern Digital Photo Retouching is very powerful. It's progress over several decades has developed lots of styles and techniques that can bring dramatic changes to any photograph. Industry standards as well as the retouching methods are constantly evolving and today final look of processed photograph depends only on the creative vision and professionalism of the artist, because almost any change to the initial photograph is possible.
Getting the desired result is mainly a question of correct and clear assignment, because every retouching project is different and includes use of number of techniques. Some of them are very time consuming and greatly affect the quality of the image and the price. The list below can give you better understanding of what is usually done in digital photo retouching.
Most common retouching processes:
Before/after examples found in the Gallery section will show you what exactly retouching does to the photographs and will give you the taste of what is really possible in the world of digital photography post processing.