It is always interesting to see the behind the scenes, especially when it comes to professional photography. Not only do we see the reality behind the pitch-perfect photos, but also realize the hard physical work that photographers have to go through and their super-creative approaches to ensure that they capture the very best depiction of their photoshoot. If that wasn't enough, there also comes the photo editing part!

Kai Böttcher is a talented 25-year-old self-taught photographer and retoucher who decided to share the behind the scenes of his stunning photoshoots. When he was only 14 years old, digital art became his passion and he started editing pictures and creating brand logos. As he got older, he became more interested in surrealism and photo manipulation so he decided to apply at The University of Kaiserslautern, which is specialized in Digital Art and Virtual Design. There he started focusing more on portraits as he realized that he loves getting feedback from his models as he perfectly captures their emotions. His marvelous portraits are filled with great colors, incredible bokeh, and mesmerizing tones and lights!

More info: Instagram | kai-boettcher.com

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Tony Moon
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1 year ago

Great idea, I like this one too.

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OcEaN mAn TaKE mE
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1 year ago

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Bluebell Rizzi
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1 year ago

Who has their rings that far along their finger!!!! Aaaa! Nice pictures though :)

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Brick
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1 year ago

How’d it change colour?

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Rhyme
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1 year ago

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Her eyes can get poked by those- I don't even know what's its called- thorns.... Lovely picture though.

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divydumdrop hello
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1 year ago

That lamp creates such cool effects! These types of photos are definitely his speciality!

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Lilli Stanard
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1 year ago

wow

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Elizabeth Mellisa
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1 year ago

"oh, let's go over there by the gutter and you can lay down on the ground" ew, gross!

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Avital Pilpel
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1 year ago

This is hardly cheating. Choosing a flattering light or a cool background / light source when taking a picture is not the same as cutting-and-pasting in photoshop.

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Tony Moon
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1 year ago

When choosing foreground objects that cast light or shadow, be cognizant of shadow placement. This image would have been perfect if the door handle from the screen door had not cast its shadow over her chest. Buying props and setting them up is just as important as setting the shot. Great subject however, and great idea.

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Tony Moon
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1 year ago

Bit of a tough shot to sell. Not a bad idea, but often it just feels too cluttered.

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