A full-service retouching studio for photographers, designers, and publication.

Best-in-class post-production services, delivered on time and on budget.

With 20+ years of experience photographing and retouching architecture and interiors, we’ve dealt with every client request and random eye-sore imaginable. Let us handle post-production, so you can focus on the parts of the job you actually enjoy.

Work With Us

We’re currently accepting a limited number of clients. If you’re interested in working with us, please leave us your details and we’ll be in touch soon.

It helps us to know things such as your typical turnaround times, how many jobs a month you deliver, how many images per job you deliver, what a normal retouching budget looks like for you, etc. This will help us understand if we are a good fit for your work style.

Where you’ve seen our images

We’re honored to have worked with the most sought-after brands, publications, and architects.


  • Fentress
  • Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
  • Santiago Calatrava
  • David Adjaye
  • Plus Development
  • MAD Architects
  • SHoP Architects


  • Hilton Hotels
  • Apple
  • Tesla Motors
  • Fendi
  • Target
  • Macy’s
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Salesforce


  • Dwell
  • Architectural Record
  • The Architect’s Newspaper
  • Fast Company
  • The New York Times
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Time Magazine
  • The Los Angeles Times

Our Work
Our Capabilities

  • Exposure merging
  • Color correction
  • Object removal
  • Distortion removal

  • View replacement
  • Texture recovery
  • Sky replacement
  • Swatch matching

  • File prep
  • Perspective correction
  • Color grading
  • Compositing and CGI

About Us

We have decades of experience photographing and retouching architecture and interiors both professionally and for our own passion projects. We founded this studio because we appreciate clear communication, seamless workflows, and accurate estimates just as much as you do.

Mike Kelley

Mike Kelley is a photographer based in Los Angeles, California, who has photographed architecture for 15+ years. In 2018, he founded Architectural Photography Almanac as a hub for architectural photographers from across the globe to connect, learn, and discuss theory and craft.

Thomas Seely

Thomas Seely is a retoucher with 10+ years experience specializing in architecture, interiors, design, and editorial. He’s worked with veteran architectural photographers including Scott Frances, Richard Barnes, Alan Karchmer, Dean Kaufman, and David Sundberg. He’s based in
Brooklyn, New York.

Contact Us

Feel free to send us a note using the form above, or write to us at retouching@apalmanac.com.

Are you a retoucher interested in working with APA Retouching?

Email us and put, “retoucher” in the subject line: retouching@apalmanac.com.

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