Jr. Photographer, Digital Retoucher with Callaway Golf, Carlsbad, CA


Requisition Number 17-0179
Post Date 1/5/2018
Title Digital Retoucher & Jr. Photographer (Interim)
City Carlsbad
State/Province CA
Shift/Hours First Shift (Days)
Description Job Overview:
The Digital Retoucher is responsible for editing product and editorial images in a fast-paced, high volume Studio. Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop CS and the ability to work quickly and efficiently is required. A portfolio of current work demonstrating
expertise in photo retouching is necessary to be considered for the position. Candidate must be deadline driven, detail oriented, and have a positive and enthusiastic attitude. Reports to Head Photographer.

  • Edit a high volume of product images for use online under tight deadlines.
  • Have a professional understanding of clipping images & using the pen tool
  • Follow procedures for naming, saving, and archiving images.
  • Maintain and Manipulate images with a understanding of commercial level quality
  • Maintain an efficient workflow with the ability to follow a defined process accurately and consistently.
  • Take creative direction from Directors/Managers to achieve high quality photos.
  • Digital Asset Management.
  • Utilize proprietary digital asset management tools throughout the editing process.


  • 2+ years of professional editing.
  • Knowledge of Photoshop CS with an understanding of pen, curves, levels, color balance, masking, actions, and other various tools and adjustments.
  • Capture One and Phase One / Canon Equipment.
  • Strong visual skills with attention to detail and an eye for consistency and color.
  • Knowledge of retouching skin tone and matching color.
  • Ability to work quickly without sacrificing overall image quality.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Understanding of digital photography and studio light.
  • Portfolio of current work demonstrating skill in photo retouching.

Callaway Golf is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Reminder: 2018 Photography Competition Deadline March 9th

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[Enter the most prestigious competition for creativity in photography, the Communication Arts 59th Annual Photography Competition.]

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The 2018 Photography Competition deadline is this Friday, March 9th.

When you enter our competition, your work will be reviewed by our judges-leading creative professionals who are both creators and commissioners of award-winning photography. They know great work when they see it.

Winners also get their work in front of our worldwide readership-your potential clients and colleagues. A trophy is nice, and recognition from your peers is always welcome, but the promotion and the potential for commissions and collaborations are unmatched.

Submission guidelines and FAQs can be found at:

Looking forward to seeing your work.

Best regards,

Lauren Coyne
Competition Coordinator
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6 March, 2018 23:06

Opportunity for Students to Attend Palm Springs Photography Festival

Please contact Micajah Truitt by 3/15 if interested. mtruitt

We have 3 spots available. Here are the details:

The Palm Springs Photography Festival will take place May 6-11.

The Strong Workforce Grant is covering the following:

Daily Registration Fee from May 6-11th.

“All seminar pass” for activities May 6-11

Here is a list of the Seminars: http://2018.palmspringsphotofestival.com/seminars/

Symposiums: http://2018.palmspringsphotofestival.com/symposiums/

Hotel stay (1 person per room) for 5 nights, starting May 6th.

Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner on May 6th -11th (only covered within approved limits listed below)

Van Rental for the whole group to travel from Chula Vista to Palm Springs and back. Anyone not staying the entire time would have to provide their own transportation.

Anything else would cost extra including Workshops and Portfolio Reviews. Individuals would have to pay their own ways for those activities.

For a complete list of the schedule:


Main Festival Website:


Here are more details on Food:

Food is Reimbursed to a max of $45 per day with these limits:

$8 for Breakfast

$12 for Lunch

$25 for Dinner

All food purchased must have receipts submitted for verification.

Any receipts showing alcohol cannot be including as part of reimbursement. Grant money cannot be used to purchase alcohol.

It may take a month or two to get reimbursements.

CA 2018 Photography Competition


Deadline: March 09, 2018

Enter the most prestigious competition for creativity in photography, the Communication Arts Photography Competition. Any photograph first published or produced from March 2017 through March 2018 is eligible. Selected by a nationally representative jury of distinguished designers, art directors and photographers, the winning entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication ArtsPhotography Annual, in print and digital editions, and on commarts.com, assuring important exposure to the creators of this outstanding work. As a service to art directors, designers and art buyers, a comprehensive index will carry contact information of the photographers represented.

Each winning entrant will receive a personalized Award of Excellence, milled from solid aluminum, and award certificates issued for firms, individuals and clients.

CA’s Award of Excellence is one of the most-coveted awards in the industry. If chosen, winning places you in the highest ranks of your profession.

2018 Photography Jury

Steve Crist, publisher/photographer, Ammo Books, New York, NY
Noah Dasho, senior print producer/art buyer, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco, CA
Todd James, senior photo editor, National Geographic, Washington, DC
Erin Mayes, designer/founder, EmDash LLC, Austin, TX
Sarah Wilmer, photographer, Brooklyn, NY

What to Enter: Information on eligibility, categories and fees.
How to Enter: Information on preparation of entries and forms.
Photography Competition FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions about applications and file formats.
Student Category FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions about submitting student entries.
Tips for Success: Seven things you should remember when entering our competitions.

What to Enter
Any photograph first published or produced from March 2017 through March 2018 is eligible. Entries may originate from any country. Explanation of the function in English is very important to the judges. Submission of entries acknowledges the right of Communication Arts to use them for publication and exhibition.

Photography Competition Categories
These categories are judged by the Photography jury and will appear in the Photography Annual. For a list of fees, please download the category PDF:

Advertising: ads, posters, music and product packaging, etc.
Books: covers, jackets, interiors, etc.
Editorial: consumer or trade magazines, newspapers, etc.
For Sale: posters, prints, greeting cards, licensing/stock, gallery sale, online store, etc.
Institutional: company/association publications, annual reports, catalogs, client websites, blogs, etc.
Motion/Cinematography: time-based media for film, television, video or web, etc.
Self-Promotion: promotion for photographers, design firms, ad agencies, art schools, printers, paper companies, etc.
Unpublished: experimental/personal work not published.
Student Work: photography or cinematography projects created for school assignments.

Late Fees
Entries must be registered no later than Midnight (Pacific Standard Time), March 9, 2018. Entries registered after that date require a late fee of $10 per entry. No entries can be registered after March 23, 2018.

Each photograph is a single entry. A printed piece with several photographs must have a dot or some other mark indicating which specific single photograph is to be judged. If a single photograph isn’t indicated, the entry will be disqualified.

Campaigns or series are limited to five photographs. If the entry has more than five photographs, indicate which five are to be judged. If this isn’t indicated, the entry will be disqualified.