Diwan Of Beauty And Odd, the first album Tunisian composer, singer and oud player Dhafer Youssef has recorded with an all-American band, carries all the trademarks this exceptional artist is known for: beautiful melodies, heartfelt chanting over infectious grooves and great artistry on his instruments, as well as of all musicians performing with him. These young jazz musicians understand Dhafer's musical world perfectly, and thoroughly enjoy the music making – just listen to how perfectly trumpet player Akinmusire plays in unison with Dhafer or how pianist Aaron Parks duets with him on Fly Shadow Fly. Although the album is more rooted in jazz, his traditional Sufi chants give it a unique and touching quality.
Beautiful photographs are used to sell hair and skin care products, cosmetics, makeup, jewelry, and so much more. Learn about the concepts and techniques that are used to create polished, ad-ready beauty images in Commercial Beauty Retouching with Julia Kuzmenko McKim.
Retouching is a vast and complex business. Pratik Naik, from Solstice Retouching, in one of the most proficient retouchers in the commercial market today. In this new tutorial, Pratik shows you his analytical approach and best practices for advanced retouching of: portraits, skin, men’s Images, commercial headshots, lifestyle and beauty Imagery. Topics from basic setup, to understanding an image to advanced and specialized techniques, are covered in great detail.