Who: Carsten Steinhausen is a master in Photoshop who specializes in complex digital compositing, finishing, photo illustration and high end retouching. He has worked for a long list of cutting edge advertising and entertainment agencies, and alongside some of the most preeminent commercial and fine art photographers, creating some of the most iconic images of our time. Carsten thrives on the collaborative process and is well known for his attention to detail and ability to deliver excellent results within budget and on time. On more complex projects, Carsten works with a team of highly skilled digital artists who assist him achieving the client’s goal.
Background: Carsten received his professional training in lithography, graphic design and pre-press in Germany. Carsten started his own company DesignCSC back in Germany in the 1990’s and worked for advertising agencies in both Europe and the United States before relocating to Los Angeles in 2000. For over 18 years, he has concentrated on providing digital retouching and photo compositing services for editorial, entertainment and advertising campaigns (products, cars, beauty, movie/tv posters and fashion) and for the music industrie. Carsten thrives on using his 30+ years of experience in advertising and photography to collaborate with creatives to help them flawlessly achieve their vision.
– high end retouching
– complex compositing
– photo illustration
– graphic design
– conceptualizing and creating projects from start to finish