We believe in pulling together a force of highly talented, specialized in their field individuals. Besides our international freelance staff, the core base of RetouchRepublic is in Pretoria, South Africa

Sean / Studio Manager

Background:  Photographer (former ProfotoSA Ambassador), Lighting Designer, Educator, Business Advisor

Strength:  Voice of reason in a group of creatives, Sean keeps the artistic wonderings on the tight scheduling track. Great at making coffee. 

Trivia: that guy with the bow

Luba / Artistic Director + Retoucher

Strength:  Extensive traditional print background, large format retouching. African Beauty retouching work is published worldwide. Natural approach to skintone & texture. Widely published photographer. Brutally honest.

Trivia: credited as a senior retoucher for Maxim Magazine / ZA. Frequent speaker at the Photo & Film Expo South Africa

JeAnette / Retoucher

Background: multidisciplinary Artist & Art Educator

Strength: formal training in shape & form, colour & stroke comes in very handy in digital retouching.

Trivia: collector of dogs, children & fine art


Background:  Food photographer, Master Chef in the making - this creative person is our grounding stone.

Damarissa / Angel in Disguise

Strength: keeping the studio space in working condition