Portus was founded in 2005 by Carolyn Winslow. Carolyn received her BFA in photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. RIT gave Carolyn the conventional photography background that she was able to apply to digital photography. Carolyn's work as a retoucher/compositor has earned her several prestigious awards including an award of excellence from Communication Arts, 1st place in PDN Digital Awards Editorial and a PDN Digital Imaging award. Her work has been featured in such publications as American Photography and Communication Arts. She has been chosen as a Who's Who for Lüerzer's Archive. Carolyn also taught Digital Imaging/compositing in the Photography Department at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA.
Portus is a Los Angeles based, high-end, retouching boutique, specializing in compositing and color correction. We work on large scale advertising campaigns and editorial projects. Our handpicked, versatile team of retouchers combine their years of experience to cast a wide net of specialties ranging in beauty, automotive, sports, fitness, and athletic apparel retouching. Catering to a prestigious rolodex of long-standing client relationships, we work with artists, brands, and agencies direct to provide an array of post-production services that champion their aesthetic while aligning with their creative needs.