About

As one of L.A.'s top fashion and architectural retouchers, Rondi Ballard's skills have been honed by over 20 years of experience with the best photographers and Art Directors in the industry. Working with clients hand in hand, on shoots and in post production, Rondi has not only developed a critical eye for detail but the sense to know which details should be removed and which should remain. 

She is widely recognized for natural glamour retouching and complex photo composites by clients such as Vogue Magazine, InStyle Magazine, DDB Chicago and Sony Pictures. 

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Testimonials 

Rondi is an irreplaceable part of my team. Having worked with her for over 12 years, I would highly recommend her as a retoucher. Her attention to detail, ability to work under tight timelines, and expertise in color management has always been top notch. 

- Leslie Rutledge, Art Director, Velvet, Inc. 

 

Rondi's retouching skills and creative post solutions have been a valued means in enhancing our cover photography. While following directives, she makes suggestions that enhance the images. Her willingness to work with our demanding deadlines, make additional changes as needed, and do so with sane rates, makes her invaluable to our team. She is also a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend her to anyone who wants to take their photographs from good to amazing!

-Rufus Agbede, Art Director, Robb Report Magazine

 

Rondi Ballard is the consummate professional. She strives to understand my vision before she puts her touches on my work. The end result is always beyond expectation, and always on budget.

-Mark Hanauer, Photographer

 

Rondi has been retouching my work for over 15 years. She employs a combination of talent and professionalism, backed by an extensive knowledge of photography, often enabling her to point out corrections that I didn't see. 

-Kevin Burke, Photographer