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Victor Brana

Commercial Digital Retoucher & Graphic Designer 
                    

About

Hi! My name is Victor. I am a professional freelance Retoucher, upbeat, proactive and creative person, with an appetite for visual challenges. I provide high quality photo retouching services (both print and web) to individual photographers and big companies all over the world. My strongest point is product, food, still life, automotive and architectural retouching, image manipulation and composing.
I have industry experience with excellent, in-depth working knowledge of retouching workflows and all the main IT skills, so, I am expertly versed in both creative and technical approaches. Plus, able to demonstrate an exemplary work ethic and a positive attitude. I work independently, but also function well within a team. Able to work well under pressure and with tight deadlines.
All my customers are satisfied with my photo retouching and graphic design services. Those I work with are often kind enough to offer testimonials: be sure to read what clients have said about working with me.

All my experience specializing in realistic retouching and image design has taught me that collaboration produces the best work. Whether I've retouching photography or developing complex images from photos, CGI elements and digital illustration, I listen, offer advice, and make sure that you’re as happy with the process as you are with the final results.



Professional Digital Retoucher and Graphic Designer available for full-time hire and freelance projects. 15+ years experience in digital retouching, graphic design, digital pre-press, print layout and production, digital art creation and game development. Feel free to contact me today.

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Client: Photographer

Date: January, 2019

Type: Retouching


Sunshine in a Room. Retouching: before and after. Image improvements, body shaping, color correction, etc.
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Client: Jean Paul Gaultier

Date: March, 2019

Type: Retouching


Cosmetic products retouching: Classique Intense. One of the iconic fragrance from Jean Paul Gaultier. Image composition and improvements, product shaping, color correction, etc.
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Client: Bourjois

Date: April, 2019

Type: Retouching


Cosmetic products retouching: Volume Glamour Push Up Black Serum. Luxurious volumizing mascara from Bourjois. Image composition and improvements, product shaping, color correction, etc.
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Client: Jan Berghauer

Date: Oct, 2018

Type: Retouching


Natural retouching for Jan Berghauer (Czech Republic). Careful work was done: changing the shape of the face, removing skin imperfections, detailed work on the eyes, changing the background, skin color correction, beauty retouching and overall color correction.
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Client: IKEA AB, Sweden

Date: July, 2018

Type: Retouching


One of the works for IKEA AB (Sweden): The yellow sofa was exchanged to the brown one; the oak effect on the cabinet frame in the background exchanged to the white colored texture; all the color corrections; shadows re-created; all the imperfections removed; image manipulation / compositing; etc.
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Client: ESCADA

Date: April, 2019

Type: Retouching


Cosmetic products retouching: Especially. Perfume by Jean-Michel Duriez. Image composition and improvements, product shaping, color correction, etc.
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Client: The Barrel Shack

Date: August, 2016

Type: Retouching


The Stockton bags: Replacing the inscriptions on the bag, removing imperfections.
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Client: Galton Voysey

Date: June, 2017

Type: Retouching


Advanced high-end retouching: cutting out hair from a background (Adobe Photoshop hair masking technique), background removal, color correction. Careful, professional isolation of the object and hair, which allows me to move the object to any background - from a plain to a compound background without any problems.
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Client: Galton Voysey

Date: November, 2015

Type: Retouching


Photo retouching: background replacement with a new one, removing unwanted interior elements, revitalizing a plant, working with shadows / reflections / light, color correction. Like all my works - this one was created using layer masks, clear cut (deep etching) and adjustments layers.
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Client: Guerlain

Date: April, 2019

Type: Retouching


Cosmetic products retouching: Meteorites Heart Shape Strobing Palette. Powder by Guerlain. Image composition and improvements, product shaping, color correction, etc.
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Client: Terayos

Date: August, 2017

Type: Retouching


Very interesting task: changing the shape and position of the thrown sheet, correcting the shape of the mattress (especially the corners) and pillows, natural color correction. Also, at the request of the client, were made: an image version with a visible ceiling (portrait orientation, for mobile devices) and an extended version with a window in a elongated room (landscape orientation, for desktops).
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Client: Private

Date: May, 2015

Type: Retouching


Changing & correcting the shapes, beauty retouching / photo editing, color correction.
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Client: KAMIKOTO

Date: Dec-Jan, 2017/2018

Type: Retouching


Kamikoto #creative: shown here are only a small number of images of all that I have prepared for this wonderful company. The task was to find and buy suitable backgrounds and to do a realistic product retouching and integration of the company's products into these backgrounds. Were prepared images for the holidays: Boxing Week, Japan's National Foundation Day, Christmas, Valentine's Day.
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Client: IKEA AB, Sweden

Date: July, 2018

Type: Retouching


Another pretty easy task done for IKEA AB. Main task was: recoloring the upper bed textiles to the same color as the ones below. Also was done: white balance, imperfections removal, additional light source added (for left side of the image), etc.
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Client: JOOP! / Coty Inc.

Date: April, 2019

Type: Retouching


Cosmetic products retouching: JOOP!. Image composition and improvements, product shaping, color correction, etc.
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Client: J'espère Cosmetics

Date: January, 2017

Type: Retouching


One of my cosmetic product retouching for J'espère Cosmetics. Removal of all imperfections, restoration of correct foiling of the inscriptions on the bottle. Color correction.
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Client: Galton Voysey

Date: November, 2015

Type: Retouching


Photo retouching: background removal. Working with shadows / reflections / light / backlight. Color correction. Retouching was starts with a raw file conversion, exposure correction and white balance. To give the product a decent appearance, all the necessary tools of a professional retoucher were used.
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Client: Alena Akerlund, AT

Date: January, 2017

Type: Retouching


The task was rather interesting. To get the feeling of a trip alone in the forest, it was necessary to thoroughly and meticulously clean the photo from the visible houses and windows, as well as parked cars. What's done: removing unwanted objects, restoration of image parts, color correction.
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Client: WKR

Date: May, 2016

Type: Retouching


Photo retouching: Removing unwanted objects from the image. Working with shadows / reflections / lights. Color correction, especially in the shadowed parts of the house. Natural colors restoration for the sky and plants and other exterior elements.
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Client: WKR

Date: June, 2014

Type: Retouching


Removing unwanted objects from the environment in architectural photography.

What people say?

 Victor has done an extensive volume of work for several of my businesses over the past 3 years; his work has been consistently magnificent and he has always been highly professional, considerate and expedient. Always going the distance and beyond for his clients. I highly recommend his services with the greatest of confidence. 

Dr. Bryan Craig Siegel
Food Allergy Center of North Scottsdale and North Scottsdale
Chiropractic Wellness, NorthScottsdaleWellness.com, AZFoodAllergyCenter.com

What people say?

 Victor is an exceptional designer. He did a lot of design work for our new product Bobcat at AVL. All he needed was just a hint and presto comes back an image that never failed to wow us. If you want to convert your software from 'just another app' to 'this looks really professional', Victor is your man! 

Munish Gupta
Sr. Software Engineer, AVL North America Inc.

What people say?

 Victor is a superstar and the nicest guy. We have worked on many projects together and he is always delivering above and beyond what I ask in a timely manner. Victor will do whatever he can to keep you happy, whether it will be to work on weekends or drop what he is doing to help you meet your deadline. Cant wait to work with him again! 

Boris Vaisman
CEO and Co-Founder at Soxy.com

What people say?

 I used Victor for product retouching and beauty retouching of images used in Theos Medical packaging and collateral. He did exceptional work with fast turnaround. I also appreciated that he proactively identified additional photo edits that could be made to further enhance the images. His skills, and artistic and marketing judgement, are outstanding and I trust his advice completely. I would definitely use him again. 

Amy Dolin
Marketing and Advertising, Theos Medical Systems, Inc.

What people say?

 I would give Victor 6 stars if they were available. Victor goes above and beyond for his clients. He's FANTASTIC in all aspects. I work with many talented graphic designers and product retouchers and Victor is by far top-notch the best. Victor is very responsive, excellent at eliciting requirements, superb communication skills, and talented graphic designer and product retoucher

Neal Webster
CEO, DayTrading Logic, USA

What people say?

 Victor is always a pleasure to work with. He is the best graphic designer I have every hired. Not only can he follow a set of detailed instructions, he can also create designs for websites, .pdf files, CD covers, software boxes and many more. He is very technically skilled and he is very creative. I gave him a very hard design project and he completed it in the same day! And it was designed perfectly! I wish Victor lived in America so we could hire him full time as our in house designer. Thank you Victor! 

Harry Migirdic
VP, The Emini Trader, USA

What people say?

 Victor has been an absolute pleasure to work with and deliver high quality result with great communication and respect. I highly recommend his product retouching and photo editing services to anyone. 

Anita Smith
CEO, Permanent Effects, LLC.

Game & Graphic design

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Client: Branovets Games

Date: June, 2011

Type: Game & Graphic Design


Designed / developed and published by the game studio where I was a co-founder, graphic designer, game designer and UX/UI designer. Casual game "The Treasures of Hotei" was my favorite match3 project. Bright, colorful, well balanced and very addictive. What was done by me for this wonderful project? From an idea to implementation: game and graphic design, were selected music and sound effects, balanced the gameplay for all locations, localization and testing.
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Client: Branovets Games

Date: August, 2013

Type: Game & Graphic Design


Designed / developed and published by the game studio where I was a co-founder, graphic designer, game designer and UX/UI designer. Match3 game: "Easy Gems". Retina HD graphics, level design, balance the gameplay, all the graphics for the main build and localization. From an idea to implementation. I participated as a game designer, graphic designer, sound producer, tester.
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Client: Branovets Games

Date: April, 2011

Type: Game & Graphic Design


Designed / developed and published by the game studio where I was a co-founder, graphic designer, game designer and UX/UI designer. Bouncy Toys for iOS, MAC oS X, Android TV, Google Play, Amazon and Windows Store. HD graphics, level design, balance gameplay, all the graphics for the main build and localization. Project from an idea to implementation: I participated as a game and graphic designer, sound producer, tester.
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Client: Branovets Games

Date: August, 2017

Type: Graphic Design, Ux/Ui


PlayerPrefs Elite plugin for Unity 3D. Anti-cheat solution for all platforms. Protect your game from cheating and modification for items, levels, highscores or something else. No need to code for view states, edit or delete your Player Prefs values in real time through PlayerPrefs Elite visual editor. Supported: iOS, Android, Windows, Mac OS X, Windows Phone 8, Windows Store (Metro), BlackBerry, Unity Web Player, Linux. Can be bought in Unity Asset Store.


Providing customers with the best possible digital services

Main skills and specialities: Adobe Creative Cloud professional (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver); Proficient in retouching techniques; Expert in exposure blending, Photo-realistic product compositing and enhancement; High-end retouching experience for advertising in web and print; Firm understanding of non destructive workflows; Highly developed eye for detail and color accuracy; High ability to distinguish between color hues; Exceptional skills in retouching and color correction in both CMYK and RGB; Advanced knowledge of using curves, selective color, channel mixer, layer masks, layer sets, etc.; Experience with Nikon/Canon photography and lighting equipment; Creative Retouching / Photo Editing / Product Retouching, Image manipulation, Masking/Isolation, Advanced color retouching; User Interface (UI) / User Experience (UX); Graphic design (for web, print, software and games); Game design; Ecommerce, Mobile and Application design skills; Typography; Illustration and Icons; Web and mobile app design; HTML, CSS.

Creative Retouching

Commercial Retoucher, experienced professional in retouching, photo editing.

Graphic Design

Adobe Creative Cloud professional for projects in media products such as apps, websites, magazines, labels, advertising, signage etc.

Pre-Print

Digital pre-press services, 15+ years experience in print layout and production.

Game Design

Seven years' experience as a game designer and producer. More than 10 titles released successfully.

Photography

My strongest point here are product, food, still life, automotive and architectural photography.

Web Design

Knowledge of CSS, JS, HTML and web page development. Ux / Ui, custom graphics, on-going site maintenance.

Marketing

An understanding of the latest trends and their role within a commercial environment.

Support

Not only the content creation, but also the constant support to my clients.

Retouching F.A.Q.


What type of services do you provide?

I have the time, the patience, and the skills to provide the high quality retouching and post-production services you need, leaving you free to concentrate on your business. You can rest assured that you’ll receive friendly service. As a multi-talented professional with a proven track record of creating / editing digital content for use in print and digital media, I am also able to follow creative direction from any team to meet highest standards of any brand.


How much does it cost?

That depends entirely on how long the retouching will take. Please feel free to send me your images for a free, no-obligation quotation.


How long does it take?

Turnaround times are usually within 1-3 working days, I'll be happy to confirm this as a part of any quotation.


I didn’t take the photograph – is that ok?

By sending me an image for retouching, you are confirming that you have the legal copyright – I cannot be held responsible for any breach of copyright.


I’m not in your country – does that matter?

Absolutely not. I work worldwide.



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