WHAT I DO: I help visual artists, creatives, photographers, creative and art directors, ad agencies and publishers bring their vision to life.
Whether it’s your cutting-edge ad campaign, editorial assignment, exhibition or book project, I will help your work stand out, tantalize, shine.
I specialize in complex digital compositing, high end retouching, finishing, photo illustration, pre-press, press-checks, book design, digital printing.
I am detail-oriented, competitively priced, on time.
I primarily assist auteurs in the theatrical motion picture, advertising, fashion and music industries.
I will work in-house, on-location, on-set, or remotely.
BACKGROUND: Carsten received his professional training in lithography, graphic design and pre-press in Germany. He 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. Since then, his focus has been on providing digital retouching and photo compositing services for editorial, entertainment and advertising campaigns (products, cars, beauty, movie/tv posters and fashion to name a few) as well as the music industry. He has collaborated with artists and publishers on several outstanding book projects where his skills cover a variety of tasks, from simple image optimization to book design and the whole pre-press operation and press check.
– high end retouching
– complex compositing
– graphic design
– book design
– photo illustration
– conceptualizing and creating projects from start to finish
Carsten is available and travels to work in-house, on-location, on-set, or remotely. National as well as international.
Prints: If you are interested in professional and archivable inkjet or giclée prints of my personal work please contact me under: email@example.com