Pratik Naik is a high end retoucher based out of the United States, specializing in commercial and editorial work.
With 10 years experience working with top professional photographers, he aims to create images as perfect as possible while adhering to the vision of the photographer.
Influenced through his training in fine art, Naik’s belief in retouching is based on simplicity and efficiency. The end goal is to keep the images as natural as possible while still being perfect in the eyes of the photographer.
Aside from working in the field, Naik enjoys teaching. Many people want to know the essentials of retouching in a way that is easily understood. “There is no greater joy than being able to show someone what they want to know,” says Naik.
Owner of Solstice Retouch, Naik is also the founder of “Infinite Color” the Photoshop color grading extension, along with another line of other Infinite tools.