The Gnomon Workshop

Meghan Farrell


Meghan Paddock Farrell received a BFA in Photography from Rhode Island College. Her understanding of the color darkroom process as well as her background in fine art informs her ability to accurately manipulate color, capture the 3D human form and translate these through lighting effects into the 2D space. As the Senior Retoucher at the publishing house of Weider Publications, she oversaw, enhanced and brought tens of thousands of images to a production level, print-ready, status. Her work has been published in hundreds of magazines including Glamour, Allure, Vanity Fair, Los Angeles Magazine, Shape Magazine as well as many more domestic and international titles and advertisements. She has also worked as retoucher at Getty Images, SuperColor Hollywood, and for notable fashion photographers Guilano Bekor, Norman Jean Roy and Ondrea Barbe. Currently she works as an independent contractor for several advertisers and publications including OPI, VIV and others.

  • "Meghan understands the intricacies of Photoshop Retouching in way that exceeds just the technical level. We've had pre-production images with so many problems we almost certainty thought we'd have to reshoot. Her ability to quickly problem solve, with a fine Artist's eye, continues to amaze my entire staff. If Meghan is sharing her secrets than I have no doubt you will learn amazing and incredibly useful things from this tutorial."

    - Campion Primm
    V.I.V. Magazine