– retouching necessary?

Is retouching necessary? There is a reason celebrities have all their photos retouched. They look better that way.  Photographs, unlike moving images like in film or video, are a frozen instant in time. That one moment in time is there to look at over and over, and...

–Can I do my own makeup and hair?

Unless you are an experienced and talented makeup artist accustomed to doing makeup for fashion photography I believe you would be doing yourself a disservice. I shoot with very high resolution cameras… what looks good on an iPhone, or on YouTube most often...