5. Pascal Dangin

Photo Doctor

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If you had never been to a fashion shoot, you might think click was where it ended. Pascal Dangin knows better. He's the man whom photographers, designers and editors seek out to perfect the pictures--and the people--who appear in fashion magazines. Dangin is founder and head of Box Studios in New York City, the fashion world's most sought-after photo-retouching firm. As the essential "postproduction" man for Annie Leibovitz, Craig McDean and other top-tier photographers, Dangin draws out possibilities within the negative after the picture is snapped. Not incidentally, he also improves any skimpy eyebrows, plump thighs or detectable pores. Whatever...

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