Retouching is an art for professionals (using their photo for marketing) and
photographers who want the best color/focus mangement possible. There are
more ussues aside from 'looking better naturally'. Shadows which hide information,
dirty whites, greenish yellows, glare, dropping saturation without loosing
color richness are examples.
dental, hair, neck, eyes, color to show wardrobe details.
is a simple retouch; cutting glare on glass, eliminating wrinkles on eyes and
neck, lowering facial shadows, adding more color to face and hair.
budgets aren't available for dynamic photography a composite is within possibility.
product to background, elevating shadows and highlights