About me

Cape Town born Gisela Calitz is a retoucher renowned for her work both behind and in front of the camera. Having many years of work in the industry under her belt, she has extensive knowledge of her trade.

Working on celebrity portraits with the likes of Ian McKellen, Sienna Miller, Solange Knowles, Arnold Vosloo, Nelson Mandela and Kate Moss, Gisela continues to strive for excellence in all that she touches.

Her unique approach to understanding a client's vision, embodies a creation that is produced to that of an unparalleled standard. Her belief in growing a client's brand is second to none, with a relationship built upon continual growth, she strives to create ever-strengthening symbiotic relationships. Always prepared to go the extra mile just to make that final touch count, her dedication is key to her clients standing out from their competition. Gisela's work has been featured in many well-known publications including Sports Illustrated, Elle, Marie Claire, and Glamour.

"I believe why you do what you do will always be what sets you apart, as an artist it is essential to find balance between the "normal" and abstract parts of our brains functioning in order to deliver fantastic results."


Graphic Design, Image Retouching, Retouching

Sector Experience

Design, retouching


Conde Nast

#261 Ranked Retoucher
Currently No Recommendations
On the web
Cape Town
Skill Level
Afrikaans and English
Creativepool member since 21 October 2019